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The Jazz Age: ‘It seems timely now to look at a period that was so enriched by a large amount of immigration’

The curator of this major exhibition at New York’s Cooper Hewitt tells us about the thinking behind the show and some of its highlights This

News

Bank of America(ns)

Stockholm-based EssenInternational separates the stars from the stripes to make this American icon a little more social democratic The term Scandinavian has exited American mouths

Rethink

A People on the Cover by Glenn Ligon

Glenn Ligon offers an intriguing and personal history of black people in the US through their depiction on book covers, writes Sukhdev Sandhu The South

Review

Morphosis at Cornell University

Thom Mayne de-institutionalises the Ivy League campus with an irregular, unruly computing centre inspired by the craggy Ithaca landscape First you see it on bumper

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Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games

Poster by Robert Rauschenberg 30 years ago, Deborah Sussman’s “look” for the 1984 Olympics turned LA into a sporting carnival. Bright, brash and full of

GALLERY

Solar panel

President Carter inspecting the White House solar hot water heating system, June 20, 1979 Photovoltaic technology was born during the 1950s space programme and came

Icon of the Month

Parking signs

Few things make a New Yorker’s blood boil more than a ticket on the windshield. Is it time for parking rules to be displayed in

Rethink

Archtober

New York’s built environment and the city’s status as a forum for global architectural discourse were celebrated during October’s month-long festival of design-related events New

News

9/11 Memorial Museum

Jake Barton’s exhibition design for the 9/11 Memorial Museum is dominated by voices: harrowing witness accounts, the shared remembrances of victims’ families – and the

Features

Peter Zumthor on LACMA

The Swiss architect talks about his plans for a massive extension to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and his love of LA

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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

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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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

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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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

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality