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Posts tagged 'Cars'

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World is a serious crowd pleaser

General Motors Firebird I (XP 21). Photo by General Motors Company LLC, courtesy of the V&A The car is arguably one of the most transformative

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The little red book best known to motorists

A mid-century version of the Michelin Guide. Image via Ian Shaw/Alamy The Michelin Guide may have started as a marketing ruse, but its longevity is

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Three ways to tackle climate change by taking back spaces from the car

  We can reclaim cities from the car without inconveniencing people, write Richard Kingston and Ransford A. Acheampong Since the 1920s, the car has revolutionised the

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Fiat Nuova Cinquecento: The bulbous car that brought driving to the Italian masses

  It was the car that drove Italy’s economic miracle, swerving past the Vespa to become Italians’ favourite ride – but it never escaped the

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ICON Minds: The Future of Transport

Editor Priya Khanchandani speaks to professor Dale Harrow The future of transport is full of opportunities to change the world for the better – at least

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Rebuilding Motor City: A decade on from collapse, Detroit rises

The crash left Detroit bankrupt. Now a Unesco City of Design, can local creatives drive its rebirth? The ghostly outline of Cadillac Place, the former

Cities

Rem Koolhaas on urban mobility

  The architect talks to Peter Smisek about how transport will shape the cities of the future, and why total connectivity might not be as

Cities

Cars and our urban future

A two-day conference in Rotterdam featuring Rem Koolhaas revealed the European car industry to be confident in its future, but cautious about veering too far

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The German car industry

Germany once ruled the auto industry, but all that’s left today are nods to history, macho fascias, broad haunches, sagging sides – and cheating on

Crimes Against Design

Formula 1 cars

There are few things more graceful than a classic sports car. So why are today’s machines so spectacularly vulgar? The last decade has seen some

Crimes Against Design

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality