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    Zaha Hadid (1950–2016)

    Klaus Leuschel

    06.04.2016

    Respected design critic and curator Klaus Leuschel pays a personal tribute to the Baghdad-born architect who, despite her non-establishment profile, would go on to become one of industry’s most influential and paradigm-shifting grandees.

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    On the Future of Design in Switzerland

    Klaus Leuschel

    10.11.2015

    The awards ceremony for this year’s Design Prize Switzerland (Design Preis Schweiz) in Langenthal on 30 October will conclude the scheme’s 13th edition. Thanks to the ‘diversified competition structure’ (as the organisers put it), the current

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    The Mile-High Club

    Klaus Leuschel

    17.08.2015

    Ever since Norman Foster's game-changing Stansted Airport was completed almost 25 years ago, it's been full throttle for London's high-tech architects, with their aviation-celebrating terminals around the globe themselves been celebrated for their

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    Twenties, Sixties, Now

    Klaus Leuschel

    25.10.2014

    Ab dem 25. Oktober wird im Museum Marta Herford die Ausstellung »Die Brüder Rasch und ihre Im­pulse für die moderne Architektur« zu sehen sein, an deren Vorbereitung ich mit einem ungeheuer engagierten Team unter Roland Nachtigäller, dem

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    London

    Klaus Leuschel

    19.08.2014

    ‘The people did not like St Paul’s. They were against the Eiffel Tower. They liked neither the Sydney Opera House nor the Centre Pompidou. But today, millions of photos of these buildings are sent around the world via e-mail and by phone.’ (Jan

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    Maintenant – Bernard Tschumi at the Pompidou Centre

    Klaus Leuschel

    03.06.2014

    Among the numerous signs that one's status as a grandee of architecture has been secured is having a big survey exhibition at Paris's Pompidou Centre. Architonic uses the current Bernard Tschumi retrospective as an opportunity to reflect on the Swiss

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    The Grand Hotel: The Bourgeois Dream of an Aristocratic ...

    Klaus Leuschel

    25.04.2013

    Journalist Klaus Leuschel provides a crash course in, and a guided tour of, grand hotels, and how even design excellence in the five-star tradition is of no avail when the quality of hospitality does not match it.

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    «Sex and the City?» In architecture!

    Klaus Leuschel

    01.02.2009

    The world of Madelon Vriesendorp in the Swiss Architecture Museum

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    On a large scale

    Klaus Leuschel

    12.12.2008

    If not entirely forgotten, so far the oeuvre of the Lausanne architect Jean Tschumi has at least been known for the most part only to insiders. This is no accident, in that post-war modernism has suffered from the popularity of classical modernism

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