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Archive for ‘Architecture’

Designer of new World Trade Centre to build synagogue in Munich

New York-based architect Daniel Libeskind, the master designer of the new World Trade Centre, has announced plans to build a new synagogue in the not-always-welcoming Bavarian capital.

The Daily Telegraph | November 14th, 2008

Building castles in the sky

China's first architect to win a competition overseas has radical ideas about transforming his country's structures - and its culture.

Financial Times | December 22nd, 2007

Lessons in Clean Living

The first permanent museum dedicated to the Bauhaus movement opens on the site in Germany where it was born.

Newsweek | June 4th, 2007

The iMac as Bauhaus’s progeny

What can an arts movement that shaped the machine-age 20th century offer to the high-tech 21st? Ideas that could prove just as vital in our own time

Toronto Star | May 13th, 2007