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Hits from the Venice Architecture Biennale

Hits from the Venice Architecture Biennale

The biennial blockbuster exhibition kicked off this week. Here are five knockout installations, including two Golden Lion award winners, that we highly recommend.

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August 30, 2012

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The Venice Architecture Biennale goes open source

The Venice Architecture Biennale goes open source

Kicking off next week, the 13th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale, under the direction of renowned British architect David Chipperfield, explores the theme Common Ground.

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August 23, 2012

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Dispatch from London Festival of Architecture

Dispatch from London Festival of Architecture

The City of London is nothing if not a survivor. A new exhibit pays homage to the Square Mile’s uncanny ability to persevere, from Roman times through to future visions for London in 2050.

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July 5, 2012

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Hits from NeoCon 2012

Hits from NeoCon 2012

At the Chicago contract furniture fair, such heavyweight brands as Herman Miller, Humanscale and Interface presented their latest innovations. Here are a few products that caught our eye.

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June 22, 2012

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What’s on: London Festival of Architecture

What’s on: London Festival of Architecture

On June 23, the city’s two-week celebration of all-things architecture kicks off. Hundreds of happenings are planned – ranging from a bike-powered film fest to picnic contests in Hoxton Square – and we’ve selected the seven must-see events.

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June 20, 2012

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Nendo at Luminaire in Chicago

Nendo at Luminaire in Chicago

Earlier this week at Luminaire’s Chicago showroom, Oki Sato of Nendo was on hand to unveil the studio’s new collection for Singaporean brand K%, and to launch a retrospective of its recent works.

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June 15, 2012

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Show preview: NeoCon 2012

Show preview: NeoCon 2012

Kicking off today, the NeoCon furniture fair in Chicago presents the latest work systems, task chairs, fabrics and more for contract spaces, from such brands as Teknion, Maharam and Keilhauer. Here are a few show highlights that might just change the look of the office.

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June 11, 2012

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Milan 2012: Outdoor charmers

Milan 2012: Outdoor charmers

French architect Jean Nouvel – seen here at the launch of his new café collection for Emu at Salone del Mobile in April – is one of many big names creating innovative outdoor furniture this season. Here are our top seven picks.

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May 29, 2012

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Milan 2012: Mindcraft12’s Danish delights

Milan 2012: Mindcraft12’s Danish delights

At Ventura Lambrate, a massive off-site show held during Milan Design Week, Danish Crafts presented a diverse and experimental collection of furnishings from Denmark’s top-notch craftspeople and designers. Our favourite pieces included ones from GamFratesi and Louise Campbell.

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May 28, 2012

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Milan 2012: Terrific tiles

Milan 2012: Terrific tiles

Many of Italy’s top tile manufacturers launched new collections during Milan Design Week. The meticulously detailed, vibrant and even super-glam works from Bisazza, Mutina, Budri and Lea Ceramiche got our attention.

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May 17, 2012

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