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This week, an engineer gives a take on building with structural glass, a barn's insides were lathered with a layer of chocolate, a 17th century Dutch painting revealed a big secret after 140 years …

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Best Reads of the Week

This week we sadly said our goodbyes to the iconic Italian designer Massimo Vignelli and the Rennie Mackintosh-designed library at the Glasglow School of Art. We said hello to a camera lost at sea …

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Best Reads of the Week

On Tuesday, Rem Koolhaas announced the Architecture Biennale’s Golden Lion award recipient. Google officially became the world’s most valuable brand. Sou Fujimoto turned a mundane bus stop into a …

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Best Reads of the Week

Just last week, London’s new Shard was mentioned in a positive light as a top building to see in the city. This week, the perception changed as guests learned they could spy on other guests thanks …

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This week, a street in London turned into a giant waterslide, research was revealed which may explain how ancient Egyptians constructed the Great Pyramids, gold treasure was found, and the Canary …

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Best Reads of the Week

This week was a hotbed of awards and discoveries. The Webby Awards unveiled websites receiving 2014’s top internet honour, The Vancouver Art Gallery awarded a commission to build their new …

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Best Reads of the Week

Drink up while you can! A drought in Brazil has hit the world's primary source of coffee beans! Barcelona's tourists can now use an interactive map while the USA goes Dutch with a line …

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Best Reads of the Week

Grab a cup of coffee or tea, sit in a comfortable chair and be entertained this fine spring morning by these Architecture, Art and Design stories from this week. The usefulness of magazine apps are …

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Best Reads of the Week

Were you happily overwhelmed with the flood of design news pouring out of Milan this week but bummed about missing other newsworthy stories? Don't worry, we found them for you to help you play a …

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This week the world was buzzing about the Wikipedia design overhaul but some were lamenting about what could have been. They consoled themselves with a stop motion animation made with everyday office …

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Best Reads of the Week

As the days grow longer here in Amsterdam, the prospect of spring seems closer than ever. This week, we read about Alice Rawsthorn’s view on exhibitions that lack critical vision, Fabrica’s new …

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Best Reads of the Week

Though wrapped-up in preparations for the fast approaching Milan Design Week, we took a step back this week and look at some theory. We read about the power of list-making, design’s ultimate …