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Alejandro Aravena on conflict, the legacy of his Venice Biennale, and being bold in the face of earthquakes

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena. Photograph courtesy Elemental/Phaidon “Boldness is the fairest way to establish a dialogue with the massive forces of nature”, says the

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Preview: Design Indaba

As the Cape Town festival dedicated to alternative approaches nears, we pick out the speakers not to miss Design Indaba Festival, held in Cape Town

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Long live the starchitect!

Peter Smisek on why this much-maligned group matters, and should continue to No one likes being called a starchitect. Especially anyone who, by all accounts,

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5 Chilean designers you should know

Radical architect Alejandro Aravena of the Santiago-based practice Elemental this week scooped the prestigious Pritzker Prize. Here are a few of the other studios that

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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 We’re very aware

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Mexico’s architectural project: Ruta Del Peregrino

Four flat pillars shoot towards the Mexican heavens, a small but majestic flash in their hazy valley. Behind, the little town of Lagunillas reclines in

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Mexico’s architectural project: Ruta Del Peregrino

Four flat pillars shoot towards the Mexican heavens, a small but majestic flash in their hazy valley. Behind, the little town of Lagunillas reclines in

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Conversation: Aravena, Meindertsma, Hustwit & Nussbaum

Conversation between architect Alejandro Aravena, filmmaker Gary Hustwit, designer Christien Meindertsma and journalist Bruce Nussbaum, moderated by Justin McGuirk, during Design Indaba, Cape Town, 26

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Conversation: Aravena, Meindertsma, Hustwit & Nussbaum

Conversation between architect Alejandro Aravena, filmmaker Gary Hustwit, designer Christien Meindertsma and journalist Bruce Nussbaum, moderated by Justin McGuirk, during Design Indaba, Cape Town, 26

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The Milan Furniture Fair: Chairless

The strap has a handmade feel Chairless will be one of the talking points of Milan: it’s a chair with none of the attributes the

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

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RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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