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Chipperfield’s Nobel Center in Stockholm is clad in bronze vertical fins

David Chipperfield

The British architect talks to Magali Robathan about Brexit, our changing cities and the media’s hunger for controversy
The danger in architecture is that we’re being encouraged more and more to create signature buildings; things that are photogenic and that will look good in magazines,” says David Chipperfield.
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Dan Pearson worked with Japanese landscape designer Fumiaki Takano on Tokachi Millennium Forest

Dan Pearson

As the new Garden Museum opens in London, garden designer Dan Pearson talks to Magali Robathan about his inspirations, the role of green space and his sadness at the fate of the Garden Bridge
The Garden Museum recently reopened in Lambeth, London. What do you think of Dow Jones Architects’ redevelopment? The architects have done a remarkable job of turning a heavy building into a
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The skygarden is separated into several zones along its lengthy route across downtown Seoul

Seoul Skygarden

The mayor of Seoul, Won-soon Park, has officially opened a 983 metre long botanical ‘floating walkway’ along a transformed city highway
Designed by Dutch architects MVRDV, the Skygarden, also known as Seoullo 7017, is a linear park featuring 24,000 plants, trees, shrubs and flowers from 200 local species – creating “a
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Dragon’s Eye

Into the wild

Inspired by Welsh legends, eight cabins have appeared across Wales as part of the Epic Retreats pop up hotel project
A dragon’s eye, King Arthur’s cave and Wales’s mining industry – these are the inspirations behind three of the eight pop up cabins that have launched in Wales as part
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Pavilions exploring the theme will be built within and around the city’s Arsenale

Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara

Curators 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale
The creation of vibrant and meaningful public spaces will be the focus of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, curators Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara have revealed. The duo announced that
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We share Kéré’s belief that architecture, at its best, can enhance our collective creativity and push people to take the future into their own hands - Serpentine artistic director Hans Ulrich Obrist and CEO Yana Peel

Diébédo Francis Kéré

Principal Kéré Architecture
This year’s Serpentine Pavilion, designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré, has been unveiled in London’s Hyde Park. Speaking to CLAD, the architect said the high-profile commission had given him an “exciting
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Two squares to the north and west of the building provide new areas of public realm

Centro Botín

The gallery’s two volumes are clad with an intricate ceramic skin reflecting the shifting colours of the sky and the sea
Renzo Piano has completed his first Spanish building; a bold new art museum on the waterfront of Santander. Designed in collaboration with Luis Vidal Architects, Centro Botín is formed of
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An infinity pool looks out across the lake, Italian Alps and small towns and the hotel also has a private beach.

Beauty sleep?

Patricia Urquiola
When Patricia Urquiola was tasked with creating the first new hotel on Lake Como for years, she knew she had to get it right. She tells Magali Robathan how Il Sereno took shape
Opened in August 2016 but with its official opening this season, Il Sereno Lago di Como is a contemporary hotel designed by Patricia Urquiola on the banks of Italy’s Lake
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Levete said she respected the museum’s ’radical’ commitment to daring and innovation

Amanda Levete

AL_A’s design concept for the project was to ‘make visible the invisible through large moves and small details alike’
Director AL_A
The largest building project undertaken by London’s Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in over 100 years has opened to the public. Architect Amanda Levete and her firm AL_A have designed
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Beckham is determined to bring MLS soccer to the city of Miami

David Beckham

Beckham has purchased the land he needs for a stadium
Founder Miami Beckham United
David Beckham’s plans to launch a glamorous new Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise in Miami have taken a major step forward, with the county’s board of commissioners agreeing to sell
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The Perelman is organised in three levels: Public, Performer, and Play

Joshua Prince-Ramus

Prince-Ramus was the founding partner of OMA New York, before rebranding the firm as REX in 2006
The founder of REX Architecture and one-time OMA partner talks to Kim Megson about rejecting ‘starchitecture’, embracing philosophy and designing an arts centre at Ground Zero
Has there ever been a more prolific and consistent architectural talent factory than Rem Koolhaas’ Office of Metropolitan Architecture? Over four decades, the studio has launched the careers of a
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Events and installations include Daily Tous Les Jours’ 21 Balançoires

Montreal - Getting creative

Montreal’s transformation isn’t about lavish budgets or iconic projects, says Christopher DeWolf. Instead architects are changing the face of the city with a series of truly creative projects
A sea of people has gathered in the Place des Festivals, spilling around the corner onto Sainte-Catherine Street. The crowd is especially huge when you consider they are here to
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The slender 381m-tall tower will have space for between one and four hotel rooms per storey

Thom Mayne

Thom?Mayne
The Pritzker-winning founder of Morphosis is known for his bold approach to architecture. He tells Kim Megson about compellingness, criticism and why he’s building a skyscraper hotel next to Switzerland’s most famous thermal spa
The profession of architecture is so filled with grey personalities and corporate equivocators,” the late architect Lebbeus Woods once wrote, “that when an architect comes along who is uncompromising and
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Davies in the RSHP-designed Leadenhall Building, where the practice is now based

Mike Davies

Mike Davies with the original competition model of the Pompidou Centre from the 1970s
Forty years after the Pompidou Centre opened in Paris, Kim Megson meets one of the architects behind the project to discover how a young and radical design team managed to create a cultural landmark like no other
Back in 1977, a new cultural building caused quite a stir when it opened in Paris. Some of the world’s greatest architects, including Oscar Niemeyer and Philip Johnson, hailed it
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The Next Level marks Turrell's largest museum installation to date

James Turrell and Morten Schmidt

Project - ARos Aarhus Art Museum: ‘The Next Level’, Denmark
Spirituality, creativity and artistic freedom are driving a major collaboration between architects Schmidt Hammer Lassen and light artist James Turrell for the ARos Aarhus Art Museum in Denmark, the co-founder
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Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu met while studying architecture at the University of California, Berkeley

Lyndon Neri

Lyndon Neri co-founded Neri & Hu in 2004
Husband and wife team Neri and Hu work from Shanghai, creating spaces that surprise and intrigue. Lyndon Neri talks to Magali Robathan about working in China, their upcoming projects and challenging the status quo
How would you sum up Neri & Hu’s philosophy? We’re interested in being subversive and always questioning things. We deal with the notion of blurring the public and the private,
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Calatrava’s vast building will serve as the gateway to the new Greenwich Peninsula district

Santiago Calatrava

I want to use engineering to push the limits of expression
Controversial and colourful, Santiago Calatrava is one of the world’s best-known architects. He talks to Kim Megson about the merging of art and technology, building for the public and his £1bn vision for London
The world of contemporary architecture is far from short of controversial characters. But even in this sometimes polarising industry, few people split opinion quite like Santiago Calatrava, the Spanish architect,
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The mushroom motif draws on both fantasy and history, Bensley says

Bill Bensley

Bill Bensley's latest resort project is on the site of a former university
Project - JW Marriott Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, Vietnam
For his latest Southeast Asian resort project, designer Bill Bensley has taken inspiration from an unlikely combination of themes: the work of pioneering French naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, the importance of
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