In this issue: Wooden rollercoasters ride again; Brut, the melancholic design collective, Design Indaba 2018; and much more

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The humble trainer is now the default footwear for all ages, nationalities and genders, accepted well beyond the sports field to the workplace, catwalk, and (most) nightclubs. So how has it stayed so fresh?

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Pollution from single-use plastics has finally become a hot topic. A new wave of designers and researchers are tackling the problem by rethinking the way we look at waste.

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Starck prospect: French designr reveals 'phantasmagoric' plans for new 14-storey Hilton hotel in Metz. 

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A blaze engulfed Trump Tower in Manhattan in early April killing an reclusive art director. The tower did not have a sprikle system. 

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It's not news that the Centre Pompidou wasn't the beloved high-tech classic it is today, but Richard Rogers might not have been prepared for quite the level of reaction he got from the locals.

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Houston we have a problem. Texas' largest city gets a 'second rate' Anish Kapoor bean – according to the Chicago Tribune.

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Not a facist, but...

Italy’s Lega Nord has published a cultural manifesto, which includes provision to create a large museum in an inconspicuous location....

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Tom Dixon-designed roof bar has been axed from Centre Point, where apartments start at £1.8m. 

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David Chipperfield and Simon Kretz's 'thought experiments' on a delayed £800m London regeneration scheme shine a light on how the UK's beleagered planning system is failing our cities.

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In this issue: The Seattle Space Needle has proved more than just a symbol of Cold War one-upmanship; Japan's 400-year porcelain industry at a crossroads; Chipperfield takes on Bishopsgate Goodsyard, and more.

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