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Profile: reconstructing post-disaster Japan

Nearly two years have passed since “3.11”, Japan’s worst disaster since the Pacific War. When I wrote about the disaster a month after it happened

Features

British coinage system

Coin use is in a steady decline because of credit cards, but we still feel there is a place for coins in the economy, and

Rethink

Pharrell Williams: Places and Spaces I’ve Been

(image: Francesco Allegretto/Venice Projects; Galerie Perrotin) In his new book, the R&B renaissance man invites us into his world – along with Zaha Hadid, Anna Wintour

Review

Tokyo garden house by Ryue Nishizawa

Strolling past Ryue Nishizawa’s Garden and House on the streets of Tokyo, it wouldn’t be difficult to mistake this unusual residence, hemmed in on both

News

Busan Cinema Centre by Coop Himmelb(l)au

Of all the baby-boomer architects, those who passed through university in the late 1960s, the firm that still seems most consistently in touch with its

News

Maarten Baas for Swarovski and Laikingland

“I have this image of Swarovski being all bling-bling and glamorous,” says Maarten Baas, discussing Thought Cloud, his installation for the luxury brand’s Digital Crystal

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Profile: Kengo Kuma

Of late, the most interesting strand of contemporary Japanese architecture has to be what you might call “deceptive minimalism”: an almost mute, disappearing architecture that

Features

The Meaning of Home

Edwin Heathcote’s elegant guide to domestic symbolism entertains and informs Daisy Froud, but is curiously lacking in illustrations The Meaning of Home is a curious

Review

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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

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