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The makers’ Great Exhibition
 

The makers’ Great Exhibition

The paths of the makers and designers seem to diverge considerably in terms of aesthetics. Something similar happened at the Great Exhibition in London in 1851, when the new machine technology was creating goods that still resembled the products of animal or artisan traction.

 

Design / Domitilla Dardi

Markthal Rotterdam

On October 1st, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands opened Markthal Rotterdam. Commissioned to MVRD, it is the first covered food market of the Netherlands, drawing inspiration from food markets in Stockholm, Barcelona and Valencia.

 

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Marcel Duchamp
 

Marcel Duchamp

The exhibition at the Centre Pompidou in Paris dedicated to Marcel Duchamp offers a new interpretation of the paintings of one of the most iconic figures in 20th century art.

 

Art / Ivo Bonacorsi

Moore Park Residence
 

Moore Park Residence

The project conceived by Drew Mandel Architects in Toronto integrates a new house on an established street characterized by 1920s-era single-family homes with mutual drives.

 

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Sticks and Stones

For his installation at the Neue Nationalgalerie, David Chipperfield starts from traditional founding elements: the trunks supporting the artifice of the Vitruvian hut and stone from the ground.

 

Architecture / Nicola Violano

The Village on Paper Island
 

The Village on Paper Island

The Village on Paper Island in Copenhagen consists of 12 minimalist houses inside an old rustic and rough industrial warehouse. The showroom, designed by Norm Architects for &tradition, is a hybrid between an installation, a warehouse, a small village and a larger cityscape.

 

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A Never-Ending Journey
 

A Never-Ending Journey

The exhibition on integral naturalism at the Palacete das Artes, an initiative of the recently ended 3rd Bienal da Bahia, centres on the manifesto and video of Restany, Baendereck and Krajcberg’s 1978 travels in the Amazon Rainforest  – conserved in the Domus archives.

 

Art / Alessandra Paulitti

House in Slovenia

The house completed in Slovenia by Matej Gašperič reinterprets a traditional architectural typology for contemporary living, to host an elderly couple and their list of expectations and personal preferences.

 

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Synergy & Symbiosis
 

Synergy & Symbiosis

The meta-exhibition curated by Jiang Jun inside the Chinese pavilion in Venice reports a close conversation between two cultures –  Oriental and Western – and two biennials that are diametrically opposite but, at times, similar.

 

Architecture / Francesca Esposito

One Central Park
 

One Central Park

One Central Park (OCP), by Ateliers Jean Nouvel, is an innovative and environmentally ambitious landmark project within the redevelopment of the Carlton & United Brewery site in Sydney.

 

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Best of #retail

For this week Best of we selected our ten best stories about retail projects from all over the world, from Japan to Iceland, and from international maison couture to traditional shops.

 

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