A self-taught photographer, Paolo Monti became the great documenter of post-war Italy, from the elegiac decline of Venice to the abstract geometry of Milan

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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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