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8 Inventive Wood Interiors

8 Inventive Wood Interiors

Innovations in timber framing and opportunities offered by CNC milling are elevating wood to a higher level. Not just as a flooring or construction material, but as a design element in its own right. Here are eight striking wood interiors that prove it.

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11 days ago

Section: Interiors

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The Tricky Business of Designing a Holocaust Memorial in 2017

The Tricky Business of Designing a Holocaust Memorial in 2017

The reveal of shortlisted designs for the U.K.’s National Holocaust Memorial in London has sparked controversy and raised difficult questions about what it means to design such monuments in 2017.

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13 days ago

Section: Architecture

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‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Contemporary Persians’ Exhibition Challenges Western Perceptions of Iran

‘Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians,’ a collection of post-revolution works by Iranian artists, confronts issues of gender, religion, politics, and the West’s characterization of Iranians.

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21 days ago

Section: Curiosity

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With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

With OMA’s Latest Library, X Marks the Spot

The X-shaped Bibliothèque Alexis de Tocqueville in Normandy offers panoramic views from its airy, column-free interior, making it an ideal public gathering space.

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26 days ago

Section: Architecture

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8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

8 Buildings to Look Forward to in 2017

This year is destined to be a spectacular one for architecture. Dozens of impressive buildings are nearing completion, from Jean Nouvel’s Louvre in Abu Dhabi to the Amazon Biospheres in Seattle. Here are the ones we’ve got our eye on.

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29 days ago

Section: Architecture

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A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

A Corten-Clad Monument in the Prairies Reflects on Métis Life

The historic narrative of the Saskatchewan village of Batoche is a familiar one – appropriation of a thriving Métis settlement by the Canadian government. A new installation contemplates that past.

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January 17, 2017

Section: Architecture

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How Dyslexia Can Be a Creative Catalyst for Designers

How Dyslexia Can Be a Creative Catalyst for Designers

Dyslexic Design, a recent exhibition in London, makes the case that a disability can, in fact, be a gift that is a catalyst for innovative thinking.

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January 13, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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A Bold Intervention in Chile’s Atacama Desert

A Bold Intervention in Chile’s Atacama Desert

Designed to draw visitors to one of the world’s driest environments, the Center of Interpretation of the Desert engages in a dramatic visual dialogue with the raw landscape that surrounds it.

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January 10, 2017

Section: Architecture

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The Best Architecture and Design Moments of 2016

The Best Architecture and Design Moments of 2016

From the breathtaking Bahá’i Temple Santiago by Hariri Pontarini to Campari’s sophisticated Toronto office to a game-changing concept for 3D-printed wheelchairs, these are the best architecture and design moments of 2016.

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January 9, 2017

Section: Design

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A Modern Community Space in a Rustic Italian Village

A Modern Community Space in a Rustic Italian Village

In the historic Italian village of Frisa, Cimini Architettura has unveiled the Pavilion of Transhumance – a surprisingly contemporary gathering place for the village’s farmers, winemakers and tourists.

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January 5, 2017

Section: Architecture

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