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Posts tagged 'Israel'

The roundabout revolutions

The history of these banal, utilitarian instruments of traffic management has become entangled with that of political uprising, Eyal Weizman argues in his latest book

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Staging Disorder

An exhibition of photography depicts the eerie, artificial towns used to train the police and military for conflict Photographs of the fake buildings, streets and

GALLERY

Rebel Architecture

Yasmeen Lari outside a women’s centre in Sindh, Pakistan. It is built on stilts to withstand floods Al Jazeera’s documentary series adopts a wide definition

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Rebel Architecture

Builder Ricardo de Oliveira in Rio de Janeiro Rebel Architecture, a television series that examines the work of architects who work outside the mainstream of their

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Gathering: Lidewij Edelkoort and Issey Miyake

For Design Museum Holon, the Dutch trend-forecaster has curated an exhibition of work by Issey Miyake and 70 others that celebrates the role of craft

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Moshe Safdie: ‘Architects must stop being yes men’

The Israeli-Canadian architect of the groundbreaking Habitat 67 project in Montreal talks about social responsibility, designing for context and his approach to housing In developed and

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Global Citizen: The Architecture of Moshe Safdie

Despite the excesses of his more recent work, the Israeli-Canadian architect retains something of his early idealism We begin with Habitat, Moshe Safdie’s revolutionary prefab

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The Least of All Possible Evils by Eyal Weizman

Forensic architecture is on trial, says Edwin Heathcote, in a searing critique of Western interventionism In his last book, Hollow Land (2007), Eyal Weizman presented a

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Tel Aviv Museum by Preston Scott Cohen

Eight years after the initial competition, Preston Scott Cohen’s Herta and Paul Amir Building for the Tel Aviv Museum of Art has opened to the

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Manual of Decolonization

“Move, run and grab as many hilltops as you can,” urged Israel’s then foreign minister, Ariel Sharon, in a medieval battle cry to settlers in

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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: 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