Monday, 29 September 2014 13:51

Slaughterhouses: Meat is modernism

Slaughterhouses are meant to look anonymous, so rarely is much thought given to their exterior design. Yet those assembly lines of suspended carcasses played a fundamental role in the grisly birth of modern architecture

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The designer's dramatic glasshouses for Bombay Sapphire's new distillery in Hampshire resemble a Tim Burton-like fantasy of a factory, says Christopher Turner

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Wednesday, 23 April 2014 16:03

Design Shanghai

The inaugural event took a range of leading Western design brands to China for the first time.

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Monday, 01 October 2012 01:00


Inverigo in northern Italy is in many ways a traditional factory town, where most people work for a single employer. The difference here is that the employer is Milanese company Poliform – and the local industry is designer furniture

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Tuesday, 11 October 2011 12:00

Olive oil factory by Ricardo Bak Gordon

The industrial flavour of Ricardo Bak Gordon’s olive processing plant is tempered by a drizzle of traditional Portuguese design.

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Monday, 03 October 2011 12:18

Err by Jeremy Hutchison

Artist Jeremy Hutchison explores the nature of mass production by getting factory workers from around the world to throw a spanner in the works.

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Friday, 23 March 2007 10:56

Zaha Hadid's BMW factory in Leipzig

Zaha Hadid’s new BMW factory in Leipzig is the latest strike in the war of architectural one-upmanship that has broken out amongst German car manufacturers.

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