Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:58

Hardware

For decades artist Chris Foss has been imagining the spaceships of tomorrow, says William Wiles.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:48

A Machine to See With

An live-action game on Brighton’s streets made bank robbers of its players, including Hazel Tsoi-Wiles.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:39

Lee Friedlander

The American photographer's irreverent perspective exposes the superficiality of car-worship, says Isabel Stevens.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:27

Ghost Milk

Iain Sinclair’s relentless pessimism about the London Olympics fails to depress Chris Hall.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 09:14

The Art-Architecture Complex

Hal Foster turns a spotlight on famous buildings, but pays no heed to their contexts, says Kieran Long.

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The Hemswell bottle recycling plant in Lincolnshire is the largest facility of its kind in Europe – and will soon be the biggest in the world. It processes half the plastic bottles collected for recycling in the UK. Kieran Long visits a hidden world and wonders how 21st-century factories like this will shape the cities of the future

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Monday, 27 February 2012 16:40

BIG: Ski park on a power plant

Trailblazing Danish practice BIG is building a ski park on top of a waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen – and the incinerator blows laser-lit smoke rings.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 16:12

Spimes: junk philosophy

Behold the “spime”: a new way of thinking about objects that presents them as immortal, evolving data rather than just physical, disposable stuff.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 15:50

Shigeru Ban: the sustainable architect

Shigeru Ban has used recycled cardboard tubes, his signature material, to build everything from shelters for earthquake victims to pavilions for luxury brands.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 15:21

Fresh Kills Landfill becomes New York Park

I’m standing on 150 million tonnes of rubbish. Fresh Kills landfill in Staten Island, New York City, fills 2,200 acres and, for many years, was the largest tip in the world.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 14:59

Firstsite by Rafael Viñoly

Rafael Viñoly’s banana-shaped arts centre in Colchester shelters a number of creative organisations – with very mixed results.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 14:37

Scatter Shelf by Nendo

Japanese design group Nendo’s acrylic shelving unit will tidy your stuff while shattering it into pieces – using an intriguing optical illusion

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Monday, 27 February 2012 14:22

Harpa Concert Hall by Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson’s reflective facade distorts and amplifies light and colour, making it a beacon ready for the long, dark Icelandic winter.

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Kengo Kuma’s cantilevered timber bridge pays passing tribute to Isozaki and postmodernism but sits comfortably in its traditional rural context.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 12:58

Newspaper Wood by Mieke Meijer and Vij5

Mieke Meijer and Dutch firm Vij5 have invented a process to make wood out of paper and invited other designers to test out the new material.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 12:45

Just K House by Martenson und Nagel Theissen

A family home near Stuttgart demonstrates how building sustainably is as much about clever use of interior space as it is technology.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 12:31

Marlowe Theatre by Keith Williams Architects

Keith Williams’ new home for this Canterbury theatre combines civic dignity with a few touches of appropriately theatrical flair.

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In its first hotel project, esoteric fashion house Maison Martin Margiela has refurbished a 19th-century townhouse in Paris in minimalist style.

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The Turner-prize nominated sculptor is inspired by classic pieces of modernist furniture and reinterprets them to make “places, not things”.

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Monday, 27 February 2012 11:09

Club Silencio by Raphael Navot

A Parisian nightclub designed by David Lynch recreates the director’s dreamlike aestheticwith the help of traditional French craftsmanship.

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