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Is postmodernism really worth saving?

The 1986 Big Bang led to an explosion of postmodernism in the City of London. Now these buildings are tumbling down, John Jervis asks: should

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Adhocism

There’s a maxim one occasionally hears in relation to Charles Jencks: “Always interesting, always wrong.” The point being that his omnivorous intellectual activity, despite greatly

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Maggie’s Centre, Hong Kong

Frank Gehry’s second Maggie’s Centre is an intimate building inspired by Chinese design, overlooking gardens created by Lily Jencks It is now 18 years since

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Postmodernism

The mood was set nicely. The busker in the subway that connects South Kensington underground station to the V&A was playing Rick Astley’s Never Gonna

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Conversation: Jencks, Moussavi and Colletti

Conversation between architectural historian Charles Jencks and architects Farshid Moussavi and Marjan Colletti, with questions from the floor. Charles Jencks Walter Pater said that all

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Conversation: Jencks, Moussavi and Colletti

Conversation between architectural historian Charles Jencks and architects Farshid Moussavi and Marjan Colletti, with questions from the floor. Charles Jencks Walter Pater said that all

Features

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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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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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ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

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

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

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