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The BIG U high water barrier is 16km long, and incorporates community facilities

THE BIG TEAM - Kai-Uwe Bergmann

Bjarke Ingels credits BIG’s enormous success to the creative team he has built around him, and the studio now has partners spread across the world. Each brings something markedly different to the table, as Kim Megson and Magali Robathan find out
When Bergmann first met Ingels at the Venice Biennale in 2004, the two seemed destined to collaborate as Bergmann was planning his move to Copenhagen that same year. They met
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Theatre specialists Charcoalblue were founded in 2004 and have offices in the UK, US and Australia

5 KEY TRENDS - Theatre design trends

With the 2017 World Architecture Festival celebrating ‘Performance’ as its theme, Kim Megson delves into the innovative world of theatre design, with the help of Charcoalblue founder Andy Hayles
Andy Hayles has worked in the world of theatre consultancy and design for the best part of two decades, and was a theatre electrician and lighting designer before that. He
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Venice Biennale president Paolo Baratta said design and civil society must be more closely connected

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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AL_A installed 11,000 hand-crafted tiles to create the ‘world’s first’ porcelain public courtyard

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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Loop at the Quartier des Spectacles

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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Patricia Urquiola was born in Spain and is now based in Milan. She is an architect, interiors and product designer

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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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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A podium at the base of the hotel will link the building to a publicly accessible spa, café and restaurant

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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The Play level is a highly flexible performance space that can be adapted for a wide range of shows

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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Kéré’s design is inspired by a tree in his hometown of Gando, Burkina Faso

Diébédo Francis Kéré

Kéré told CLAD that the value of great public spaces ‘cannot be measured by money’
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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Museo Jumex in Mexico City was DCA’s first building in Latin America

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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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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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 building extends out and over the waterfront, creating impressive views across the sea

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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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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Jeanne Gang writes for a range of publications. She is currently teaching at Harvard Graduate School of Design

Jeanne Gang

Jeanne Gang studied at the University of Illinois and Harvard Graduate School of Design
Design should be used to make a social difference, the award-winning architect behind the American Museum of Natural History’s new wing tells Magali Robathan
Design has the ability to manifest change in the world,” says Jeanne Gang. “It’s not just about doing a building, it’s figuring out what power it has to make a
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Mike Davies and Richard Rogers, who first worked together on the Pompidou Centre project

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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