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The Garden from the Desert

The Garden from the Desert – Delight Rob Gregory CHRISTOPHER BRADLEY-HOLE’S WINNING DESIGN AT THE CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW ENCAPSULATES THE VISION THAT SAW THE BARREN LAND OF THE UAE TRANSFORMED INTO AN ECOLOGICALLY RICH AND DIVERSE ENVIRONMENT. As the main constituent of Glass, the changing state of sand was one of many themes explored in […]

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506 Rheinzink

506 Rheinzink – Brief Article Surrey University’s European Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (EIHMS) by Nicholas Grimshaw & Partners, has a triangular plan and a distinctive flaring nose cone. The hyperbolic paraboloid geometry employed made it possible to computer-design and manufacture the various shapes needed at low cost. For wrapping around the nose cone […]

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Calvinist complexity

Calvinist complexity – theater design Peter Buchanan Herman Hertzberger’s latest building, a theatre complex in Breda, reflects both his current preoccupations with form and materiality, and the wider concerns of Dutch architects faced with increasing constraints on creativity. The Chasse Theater complex in Breda, the Netherlands, bears testimony to how much Herman Hertzberger’s architecture has […]

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Ungers in Hamburg

Ungers in Hamburg – Oswald Ungers’ design Layla Dawson Hamburg’s new Gallery of Contemporary Art, designed as an extension to Hermann von der Hude and Georg Theador Schirrmacher’s original 1868 terracotta tiled museum and Albert Erbe’s 1919 Wilhelminian extension, was handed over to the client in August. Oswald M. Ungers’ four-storey cube sits on a […]

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A tale of two museums

A tale of two museums – architecture of Jewish Museum in Berlin and Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh Peter Davey The new museums in Berlin (p40) and Edinburgh (p54), though in some ways similar in programme, are opposite in both approaches to housing their collections and relationships to city. And they could not be more […]

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Not transparent enough – Letters

Not transparent enough – Letters – Letter to the Editor Anatolie Frils SIR: I am confused by your cover and contents of the August issue which is supposed to be devoted to transparency. That big cone is made of stainless steel as the article states: what has this to do with transparency? The laboratory block […]

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Zanotta

Zanotta – Product Review Zanotta showed a series of beds, a new departure for the firm and part of an in-progress collection. Eco by Emillo Nanni has an all-wood frame (absolutely no metal parts) for that ascetic back-to-nature appeal. Enquiry 518 www.arplus.com/enq.html COPYRIGHT 2003 EMAP Architecture COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group

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Tree of life

Tree of life – education and care center in Durban, South Africa Catherine Slessor A simple yet expressive new childcare centre in one of Duban’s informal settlements brings a much needed resource into the community. Of the 6.3 million children under six years old in South Africa, over 80 per cent are black. Pre-school facilities […]

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Modern revival: expansion of one of London’s best-loved institutions regenerates a redundant warehouse while retaining the character and integrity of the original – Interior Design – Aram Designs

Modern revival: expansion of one of London’s best-loved institutions regenerates a redundant warehouse while retaining the character and integrity of the original – Interior Design – Aram Designs – Brief Article Aram Designs in Covent Garden is an institution. More gallery than furniture store, it has been for almost 40 years the place to see […]

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Light read: One of the world’s greatest academic libraries has been radically transformed from a dull badly-converted commercial building by giving it a new focus full of light and air – interior design – London School of Economics and Political Science

Light read: One of the world’s greatest academic libraries has been radically transformed from a dull badly-converted commercial building by giving it a new focus full of light and air – interior design – London School of Economics and Political Science – Brief Article Penny McGuire The London School of Economics and Political Science is […]