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Greenwich Peninsula’s Upper Riverside features five towers and a 5km sculptural running trail

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 building was designed with its services on the outside, keeping the interior column-free

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 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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The purpose-built, glass walled Tunnel Club will give views of the players’ tunnel

Chris Lee, Managing Director, Populous

Christopher Lee, managing director at Populous, is overseeing the stadium development
Project - White Hart Lane, London
The architect masterminding a new home for English football team Tottenham Hotspur – billed by the Premier League club as “the most unique sports and entertainment destination in Europe” –
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RCR recently unveiled the steel-clad Soulages Museum in Rodez, in France

RCR Arquitectes

Project - Winners of the 2017 Pritzker Prize for Architecture
Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta were selected as the winners of the 2017 Pritzker Architecture Prize. The Pritzker award, which is widely regarded as architecture’s highest accolade, honours
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The walkway will make the forest more accessible, and provide views across the Gisselfeld estate

High achievers

From a glass slide a thousand feet up to a gravity defying staircase to nowhere, these observation structures are as impressive as the views they offer
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James Corner’s Icebergs installation for the National Building Museum’s Summer Block Party Series

James Corner

James Corner
Kim Megson speaks to the CEO of James Corner Field Operations about the role of landscape architects in shaping the public realm
When you think of a landscape, you think of romantic green gardens and hedges and flowers, right?” James Corner asks, intently. “But a landscape is so much more than that
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Neri & Hu Design and Research Office employs more than 100 people in Shanghai and London

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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Las Palmas Water Theatre desalination plant, inspired by Namibian fog-basking beetles

Michael Pawly

Michael Pawlyn’s passions for design, biology and the environment define his work
British architects Exploration focus on biomimicry, a sustainable design discipline that takes inspiration from the natural world. Founder Michael Pawlyn explains why biology and architecture make good bedfellows
As one of the world’s leading biomimetic architects, Michael Pawlyn has always been as passionate about the natural environment as he is about the built one. But it was not
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Imagination Playground Manhattan

David Rockwell

David Rockwell was inspired by early experiences of the theatre
Architect and scenic designer David Rockwell has earned a global reputation by bringing narrative and drama to everything he works on, from theatre sets to airports and hotels
A designer of both buildings and theatrical sets, David Rockwell could be described as having two distinct strings to his bow, but he doesn’t see it that way. As president
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A view of Stadium Australia during the Olympic Games Closing Ceremony in 2000

Rod Sheard & Chris Lee

Populous architect Chris Lee (left) and practice founder Rod Sheard
Global design practice Populous has created some of world’s best-known sports and entertainment buildings. Founder Rod Sheard and rising star Chris Lee talk about the changing face of stadia design
While Rod Sheard’s name might not be the best known in this line-up of movers and shakers, his buildings are undoubtedly among the most seen in the world. With more
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The kitchen garden at Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

Clodagh

Clodagh has a holistic approach to hospitality and resort design
The Irish-born designer behind some of the world’s most renowned spas and hotels explains why she’s driven to make a positive impact, in architecture and in life
Since leaving school at 17, dropping her last name and setting up her own fashion label, Irish-born Clodagh has done things her own way, working on everything from make-up packaging
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from left to right, Jack Hill, project executive, San Francisco 49ers, Jed York, San Francisco 49ers CEO and chief technology officer Kunal Malik

Field of Jeans

The opening of the Levi’s Stadium heralded the dawn of a new era for stadium design. The venue, home of the San Francisco 49ers, has been described as the most technologically advanced building in sports. Tom Walker reports
Since opening in August 2014, Levi’s Stadium has hosted Taylor Swift, One Direction and the Grateful Dead; Manchester United against Barcelona; Wrestlemania 31, a National Hockey League game and the
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27 days of Food: 
Biber Architects designed a pop-up restaurant for the James Beard Foundation

Setting the stage

When the interior design is right, a restaurant can become legend. James Biber looks at the theatre in restaurant design and some enduring projects from the New York scene
Restaurant design is no ordinary design task. Other than home design, no design challenge is so intrinsically human as restaurants. Cooking, anthropologists tell us, allowed hominids to become human –
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Irene Forte, brand manager for Rocco Forte Hotels, says developing the spa concept was a huge project

Irene Forte - Brand Manager

Irene Forte and her sister Lydia, who helped with the spa’s Nourish offering
PROJECT: Rocco Forte Spas
Irene Forte quite literally grew up in the hotel business – her father is the famous hotelier Sir Rocco Forte, her aunt is renowned hotel interior designer Olga Polizzi and
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Disney Cruise Line ships are designed so that every family member can enjoy the experience, no matter what age they are

Making a play

Having entertained families for generations, Disney is a master at designing for children. Kath Hudson asks the architects and designers at Walt Disney Imagineering to share their secrets….
Architecture contributes a lot, but is part of the bigger story: it reinforces the stories we are telling,” says Coulter Winn, longtime architecture executive at Walt Disney Imagineering, the design
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Pier 55, a public park in New York

Thomas Heatherwick

Thomas Heatherwick has become 
a household name in Britain
The maverick designer behind cutting-edge leisure projects such as London’s hotly anticipated Garden Bridge has made surprising his trademark. Here’s why
Described by Terence Conran as “the Leonardo da Vinci of our time”, Thomas Heatherwick defies categorisation. He’s a designer, yes, but he’s also by turns a builder, a sculptor, an
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These example maps illustrate accessibility and sprawl scenarios

Tim Stonor Urban Planner

Tim Stonor urban planner
PROJECT: Space Syntax ACAdemy
Space Syntax – a consultancy that uses an in-house “science-based, human-focused” methodology to guide the optimum planning direction for buildings and urban spaces – has always aimed to share its
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