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    ZUS: ‘the end is not the end’Subscription

    Thinkpiece19 February, 2019

    ZUS remain resilient and resistant under the threat of reflex demolition, marking out their own spaces for the city in unsolicited projects that bring life to areas made static by the city’s speculative value

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    Changing places: reuse of obsolescent buildings in south LondonSubscription

    Thinkpiece18 February, 2019

    Driven by culture, commerce, convenience and the vogue for adaptive reuse, south London’s current wave of gentrification is still problematic

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    Waste not: Rotor and the practice of deconstructionSubscription

    Thinkpiece13 February, 2019

    Building on an ancient culture of reusing and recycling building components, Rotor argues that there is an urgent need to rediscover the art of destruction

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    Impractical genius: Jørn Utzon's Sydney Opera House and Can Lis, MallorcaSubscription

    Buildings6 February, 2019

    The Sydney Opera House and Can Lis, both completed in 1973, are two of Jørn Utzon’s masterworks yet the products of a catalogue of errors

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    Light and enlightenment: libraries in Finnish cultural identitySubscription

    Thinkpiece11 January, 2019

    The openness conveyed by the light, form and texture of Finland’s libraries is pivotal to the country’s identity and social consolidation

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    Urban grain: NRW Landesarchiv in Duisburg, Germany, by O&O BaukunstSubscription

    Buildings20 December, 2018

    AR Library Commended: rising from the carapace of an old granary, NRW Landesarchiv is both a tombstone for the Ruhr’s industrial age and a monument to our need to remember

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    Zero tolerance: Amsterdam, the cradle of capitalismSubscription

    Thinkpiece28 November, 2018

    Despite a historical culture of tolerance, the Netherlands is also guilty of oppression. With the global rise of the far right, perhaps it is time for Amsterdam to reassert its liberal values

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    Retirement plan: Titan, FranceSubscription

    Buildings21 November, 2018

    Titan’s visitor centre in the Vendée heightens the sense of anticipation when entering the intimate world of a former French prime minister

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    Hides of industry: Johansen Skovsted, DenmarkSubscription

    Buildings19 November, 2018

    Johansen Skovsted Arkitekter are increasingly drawn to post-industrial rural sites where they can deploy wider regeneration initiatives

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    Rem Koolhaas (1944–)Subscription

    Thinkpiece16 November, 2018

    Koolhaas’s heroic trajectory provides an impossible formula for success, combining unquestioned genius with a waning culture of willigness to embrace the figure of the starchitect

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