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      A change of tune: 6 concert halls with perfect pitch

      Jaime Heather Schwartz

      03.07.2018

      Recent concert hall projects are hitting all the right notes with a mix of intriguing forms and multi-functions that make room to enjoy more than just the music.

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      Playtime!: pavilions that push the boundaries

      Peter Smisek

      29.06.2018

      Pavilion projects are like catnip for architects. These often impermanent structures provide the ideal testing ground for new concepts, forms and material expression.

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      Sacred Stuff: 5 materially expressive churches

      Madeline Bouton

      15.09.2017

      From wire to weathering steel, unorthodox materials lend these churches inspiration, at least when it comes to volume and form.

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      Picture This: new cinema architecture

      Dominic Lutyens

      22.04.2017

      In the age of the ubiquitous multiplex, a raft of recent cinema projects have chosen to write their own architectural script, eschewing the mainstream in favour of indie creativity.

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      Larging It: London's new Design Museum

      Klaus Leuschel

      11.01.2017

      The former Commonwealth Institute building in London's Kensington, replete with iconic copper roof, becomes home to the latest incarnation of the Design Museum.

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      The New Exhibitionists: museum architecture on show

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      18.11.2016

      A raft of new, landmark museum projects internationally put themselves on show as much as the exhibits they house.

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      Good Vibrations: new concert halls

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      16.09.2016

      Live performance in the age of digital reproduction is far from dead, as a string of new commanding concert halls and music venues from around the world prove. Encore!

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      Guggenheim Helsinki: Art to light up the city

      TLmag

      09.03.2016

      It was one of the highest-profile competitions of the past few years and for a relatively unknown studio to come out on top was a surprise and a welcome change from the usual starchitects that dominate the international circuit.

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      Subtle Shapeshifters: Snøhetta

      TLmag

      18.02.2016

      Snøhetta designs opera houses and museums as city landscapes that also function as public spaces. For Kjetil Trædahl Thorsen, one of the founders of the Norwegian architecture firm, high quality of everyday environments is a way to create

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      Art goes public – Art goes architecture

      Karin Frei Rappenecker

      17.08.2015

      (German only) Kunst im architektonischen Kontext war noch nie so facettenreich wie heute. Sie vermag die Identität eines Ortes zu stärken oder gar zu verändern und zum bewussteren Umgang mit dem öffentlichen Raum beizutragen. Das nimmt Architonic

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      High Performance Spaces: concert halls and opera houses that ...

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      29.08.2011

      If music be the food of love, then where better to dine out than a world-class concert hall or opera house? Here, Architonic examines a number of recently completed architectural projects that perform as hard as the artists who take to their stages.

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      When We Were Modern: Kenneth Grange at the Design Museum

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      20.08.2011

      A retrospective of the work of industrial-design master Kenneth Grange at London's Design Museum celebrates the prolific designer's contribution to shaping British material culture, while encouraging us to think about the purpose and responsibilities

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      Quiet Musings: Michael Govan

      David Sokol

      12.05.2011

      A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this third, and final, part of a series examining the notion of the post-spectacle museum, Architonic meets Michael

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      Quiet Musings: Brad Cloepfil

      David Sokol

      25.02.2011

      A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums are no longer in the business of pageantry. In this second part of a series examining post-spectacle museums, architect Brad Cloepfil talks about the phenomenon of

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      Quiet Musings: Andres Lepik

      David Sokol

      30.11.2010

      A series of new architecture commissions and exhibitions suggests that museums might no longer be in the business of pageantry. In this first part of a short series examining post-spectacle museums, Museum of Modern Art contemporary architecture

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      Design Israel

      Simon Keane-Cowell

      03.07.2010

      The completion of Ron Arad's small-scale masterpiece that is Israel's new Design Museum Holon signals a kind of design coming-of-age for the country. With its current design scene set to grow even further, Architonic talks to a number of established

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