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Ningbo Historic Museum by Amateur Architecture Studio

To make a mountain out of a museum, architect Wang Shu adopted a kind of geological will. “I had to persuade all parties involved to

Features

Conversation between Bruce Mau, Marcel Wanders and Dunne & Raby

Conversation between Bruce Mau, Marcel Wanders and Dunne & Raby, moderated by Justin McGuirk, at Design Indaba.Table Mountain, Cape Town, 28 February 2009 Justin McGuirk

Features

Nurturing Dreams

Open to all architectural possibilities but reluctant to join a movement, Fumihiko Maki was able to design with a quiet intelligence, says Daniel Miller. Now

Review

Vorspannkino

Still from Catch Me If You Can (image: Olivier Kuntzel and Florence Deygas) Little works of art within a film, the opening credits can combine

Review

Limited Edition

Packed with interviews and photographs, this is a first-rate survey of the “design art” scene. But is it a picture of a young cultural phenomenon

Review

Watchmen

image: Paramount Pictures Masked vigilantes put the psycho into psychogeography in Zack Snyder’s ultraviolent film, a tirade against the evils of the city. William Wiles

Review

Le Corbusier: The Art Of Architecture

Drawing of Corbusier’s “Plan Voisin” for Paris, 1922 (image: Fondation Le Corbusier) The Picasso of architecture, the poet of the right angle, the Swiss 
psychotic

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Muzak

When Muzak, the company that pioneered piped music, announced in February 2009 that it was teetering on the edge of bankruptcy, some of the commentary

Icon of the Month

The Icon 20/20 Architects: Raumlabor

Installation made of recycled doors at the Steirischer Herbst festival, 2008 Raumlabor is at the forefront of that indefinable genre of architects who are working

Features

The Icon 20/20 Architects: Super-Sudaca

As the SuperDutch wave reached its peak, nine Latin American students at Rotterdam’s Berlage Institute formulated an alternative. “We wanted to raise awareness of the

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Editor's choice

Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


Videos

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

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality