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Shenzhen’s skyline has been completely transformed in the space of three decades

City of change

Shenzhen is growing at a spectacular rate, and leisure is at the heart of many of its new developments. Christopher DeWolf takes a look
Last February, when Tobias Berger took the stage at a Manila art fair to introduce the Old Bailey Galleries, a new contemporary art centre he runs in Hong Kong, the
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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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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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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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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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RCR recently unveiled the steel-clad La Cuisine Arts Centre in Nègrepelisse, 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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Cleveland’s Public Square features a new park by JCFO

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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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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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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Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China

Stefano Boeri

Stefano Boeri is working on a number of major green schemes in China
Project - Nanjing Green Towers, China
Italian architect and ‘vertical forest’ pioneer Stefano Boeri has unveiled his design for a pair of towers in Nanjing, east China, covered by 1,100 trees and 2,500 cascading plants and
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Streetmekka Viborg will feature indoor street football and street basketball pitches

Game changer

Danish charity, GAME, is using street sports and culture to create teenage utopias out of derelict industrial buildings. Kath Hudson speaks to the creators
Imagine a place where teenagers can gather to ride their skateboards, shoot hoops, flip off the walls, practise graffiti, mix tunes or make an animation. Welcome to Streetmekka: a concept
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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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The Dome will be a semi-submerged installation on a huge scale

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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Pomeroy Studio has designed a flower-shaped resort in Malaysia that features water villas and eco pods

Professor Jason Pomeroy, Pomeroy Studio

Jason Pomeroy says there’s an increasing will to build sustainably
GREEN IT UP - Leaders in sustainable design tell us how buildings can bring wellbeing to people, even in high-density cities
Stress, heat, pollutants, artificial light, sedentary lifestyles … it’s little wonder the planet’s city dwellers are seeking respite when they travel. Whether drawn to the prospect of reconnecting with nature
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Meier won the commission to design the Getty Center in 1984. It opened in Los Angeles in 1997

Richard Meier

Richard Meier received his architectural training at Cornell University and set up his practice in 1963
As his latest project nears completion, the Pritzker Prize-winning architect talks to Magali Robathan about public space, museums and the colour white
I speak to Richard Meier from his New York office. The view from his window, he says, illustrates the most common mistake made by architects today. “There are some buildings
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The original copper-covered hyperbolic paraboloid roof was restored and used as the focal point for the design

A new home

Allies & Morrison, OMA, John Pawson, West 8 and Deyan Sudjic worked together to create a new home for London’s Design Museum. They tell Kim Megson how this unique project took shape
London’s Design Museum opened in its new £85m home on Kensington High Street in November, after the culmination of a highly innovative architectural collaboration. The museum is located inside the
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the pavilion, which has found a new home at Kew

Wolfgang Buttress - Artist

UK artist Wolfgang Buttress worked with architects BDP on the pavilion, which has found a new home at Kew
PROJECT: THE Hive
Exploring the crucial role of a bee colony in the global ecosystem, The Hive – Wolfgang Buttress’ award-winning multi-sensory pavilion – has been given a new home at London’s Kew
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The Allmannajuvet zinc mine museum opened last year

Peter Zumthor

Peter Zumthor studied in Basel, Switzerland and New York. He launched his practice in Haldenstein in 1979
In a rare interview, the Swiss architect talks to Magali Robathan about LACMA, the Fondation Beyeler museum and the role of emotions in his work
I am waiting to meet Peter Zumthor in the Club Lounge at London’s Langham Hotel. He is late, and I am a little apprehensive. Zumthor is something of a cult
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