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    View from St Louis, SenegalSubscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    Italo Calvino would have felt at home in Saint-Louis, the former capital city of Senegal, and the Venice of Africa, reports Paul Brislin

  • Wunderkammern

    Typology: MuseumsSubscription

    Thinkpiece19 December, 2012

    Museums arrange the world according to the changing way we see it: from Renaissance memory theatres and Baroque cabinets of curiosity, via Enlightenment typologies, to Modernist teleologies and the current vogue for environmental contextualism

  • Scarpa

    Through a glass, brightly Subscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    Across the water from the Venice Biennale a small exhibition of Carlo Scarpa’s glass work offers more coherant viewing

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    The Soane Museum Refurbishment by Caruso St John, LondonSubscription

    Buildings17 December, 2012

    In the latest chapter of the Soane Museum, Adam Caruso discusses the process of introducing contemporary elements for display into an eccentric historic palimpsest

  • Chipperfield Index

    The Royal Academy of Arts extension by David Chipperfield, LondonSubscription

    Buildings17 December, 2012

    The Royal Academy and the former Senate House, which have stood back-to-back in sulky animosity for 150 years, are now set to be finally united

  • Parrish Museum Index

    The Parrish Museum on Long Island by Herzog & de Meuron, USASubscription

    Buildings17 December, 2012

    Synthesising allusions to the vernacular with contemporary abstraction, the new Parrish Art Museum encapsulates the changing dynamic between art, landscape and architecture

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    Rearranging the deckchairsSubscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    New technology and an attention to craft enriches the experience of the new furniture gallery at the V&A

  • PLAYBOY

    Playboy MansionsSubscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    An exhibition of the infamous but quaint Playboy magazine reveals a publication that’s original raison d’etre was as culturally provocative as it was sexually charged

  • Peter Cook

    Peter CookSubscription

    Thinkpiece17 December, 2012

    ‘If a museum building can rarely have such a degreee of integrity, it remains a casket’

  • Perot Museum Index

    Perot Museum of Nature and Science by Morphosis, Dallas, USASubscription

    Buildings17 December, 2012

    Rising above the distracting blare of its surroundings, the new Perot Museum is an eloquent paean to the cosmic and geological forces that shape our planet and buildings

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