29 January: The week’s most read 29.01.15

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Designing for privacy, airport carpets and infrastructure were among the most popular subjects of the past seven days

1. Frank Gehry's Louis Vuitton Foundation

Douglas Murphy's assessment of the architect's extravagant gallery in Paris was the most popular story of the past seven days.

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2. Dark matter: Designing for privacy

From blackphones to burqas, we investigated the devices that designers are dreaming up to help us resist the threat of mass surveillance in Icon 138: Data.

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3. Crimes Against Design: Airport carpets

After the announcement last week that Portland Airport's famous and distinctive carpet is to be replaced, George Pendle's article provided its admirers with solace.


4. Denys Lasdun: Anatomy of a Building

Charles Holland's review of the exhibition at the Royal College of Physicians found popularity as the show approached its end.


5. Extrastatecraft: The Power of Infrastructure Space

Jay Owens reviewed Keller Easterling's provocative book about infrastructure in Icon 138: Data.




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I hate the Walkie Talkie building and would like to see it taken down

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