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Typology: Corporate campus Subscription

With the 1940s came a compulsion to move headquarters from the inner-city sprawl to more tranquil environs out of town. Is the resurgent migration a retreat to a natural idyll or a calculated isolation?

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From the archive: Woodworking School in Murau, Austria, by Ernst GiselbrechtSubscription

By Peter Blundell Jones

While not a factory, many carpenter’s works could learn a great deal about working conditions and civic presence from this little building

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By Andrew Ayers

Rising above the stridgent budget, this research centre is a persuasive instrument for inventing the city’s future


Jeweller’s studio by Deborah Saunt, Southwark, London, UK

By Rosamund Diamond

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