The One World Trade Center might be the most expensive skyscraper in history, but the mighty concrete tower is also one of the safest and most sustainable

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Tuesday, 10 March 2020 14:00

The Louvre and its great glass pyramid

Once a royal residence, the Louvre Museum's palatial courtyard now centres around a crystalline glass pyramid
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Wednesday, 22 January 2020 07:42

10 of Zaha Hadid’s most spectacular buildings

From the sharp diagonal lies of Zaha Hadid's first commission to the swooping curves of futuristic stadiums and museums, this selection of her most outstanding works capture the Queen of Curves' radical style

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Villa Savoye is a definitive example of a modernist building. Set in the Parisian suburb of Poissy, the villa was designed by Swiss architect and modernist titan Le Corbusier and his cousin, Pierre Jeanneret.

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German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is considered to be one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper and practically inventing open-plan spaces. 

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Beauty, colour and texture combined in innovative creations at the RCA's graduate shows

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In the age of the smartphone, Jordan Söderberg Mills champions a hands-on creativity that's still Instagram-friendly

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 Nestled in the lush greenery of the Swiss countryside, Sky-Frame produces some of the most ambitions sliding glass doors and windows in the world

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Czech designer Lucie Koldová's glass lighting systems juxtapose the mastery of Bohemian glassblowing with contemporary technology.

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Thursday, 25 June 2015 00:00

Iittala: Fluid, liquid and alive

Finnish glassmaker Iittala is renowned for producing works by Alvar and Aino Aalto, Tapio Wirkkala and, most recently, the Bouroullecs. But it is the factory workers, performing one of the most intuitive crafts in the world, who bring their designs to life

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Friday, 12 September 2014 01:00

Human Nature by Jeremy Maxwell Wintrebert

The designer has placed a stack of handblown stained glass cylinders in the V&A's Medieval and Renaissance galleries

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Wednesday, 03 September 2014 13:43

19 Greek Street

A chandelier reminiscent of scientific equipment, ceramics that resemble iced biscuits and products made of discarded glass are among the items on display at the cafe and gallery

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Tuesday, 31 July 2012 11:30

Liquid Glacial by Zaha Hadid

For David Gill's gallery in west London, Zaha Hadid has created an ice-like table that appears to be melting into its own legs.

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Tuesday, 16 August 2011 12:15

Glass masters at Berengo Studio

Artists, architects and designers – among them Zaha Hadid and Kiki & Joost – come to the Berengo Studio in the Venetian Lagoon to work with its glass masters, part of a project to restore art to the craft.

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