A 'fast track for beauty' proposed by the Beauty Commission is troubling – but a focus on community is worth celebrating. It's time for practical, nationwide action to make the built environment work for everyone, says Public Practice

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Wednesday, 15 January 2020 12:22

OMA's Brighton College is imperfect but welcome

OMA's design for the School of Science and Sport at Brighton College might not be an obvious fit for the independent school, but its novel form is a welcome addition to the existing campus architecture

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Multiple reports have warned of the loss of creative subjects in school curriculums – meet the people working to keep design education alive

Multiple reports have warned of the loss of creative subjects in school curriculums and the potential impact on the UK's economy
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Harvard alumnus Mark Lee will be the new Chair of the Department of Architecture at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design from June 2018

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Most medical schools are fit only for cadavers. Diller Scofidio + Renfro has injected a sense of life into the typology with a tower of morphing, cascading spaces in Manhattan

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Tuesday, 01 March 2016 06:00

African School for Excellence

Local Studio’s warehouse-like Johannesburg township school is an object lesson in revitalising the places that urbanisation has left behind

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Wednesday, 22 July 2015 00:00

Thomas Heatherwick in Singapore

The designer’s first permanent building in Asia is a series of staggered towers that rise up out of a university campus like a grove of vast palm trees

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Tuesday, 07 July 2015 00:00

Technology Will Save Us

Dismayed by our incomprehension of how consumer electronics work, Daniel Hirschmann and Bethany Koby are determined to re-educate the nation

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Thursday, 02 April 2015 01:00

London School of Architecture

Will Hunter's new postgraduate course is both a reaction to and an outcome of the progressive marketisation of UK higher education

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Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00

Elemental: Centro Innovacion, Santiago

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena's practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside

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Tuesday, 18 November 2014 12:37

Apple's Jonathan Ive on …

In the final talk in the Design Museum and Icon's DM25 series, Apple's head of design discussed design education, carelessness and the Apple Watch

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Wednesday, 22 October 2014 17:36

Angela Deuber: School in Thal

With its double-layered frame and vast triangular lintels, Angela Deuber's northern Swiss school is a sophisticated exercise in structural logic

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