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Material reality: exploring the future of biodesign at Frame Awards with Natsai Audrey Chieza

Can biomaterials be the basis of building a sustainable economy? The Faber Futures founder-director will dive into the question with other innovators during the event.

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The (staying) power of pop-up retail: Gemma Ruse gets emotive at Frame Awards 2020

During Frame Awards' 2020 day programme, Gemma Ruse of StudioXAG will explain how the studio creates retail moments that live in memory longer than they do on the shop floor.

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How this design agency is helping a supermarket chain reinvent itself

Brescia – Landini Associates developed a superstore for Italian company Esselunga that challenges traditional grocery layouts and puts emphasis on food production.

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Why this sales centre is designed to align with its nautical surroundings

Qingdao, China – Ippolito Fleitz Group delivers a maritime-themed sales centre with oceanic views to promote the nautical lifestyle.

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This space makes the cultural programming of a Milanese exhibition venue possible

Milan – Spazio Maiocchi’s Gonzalez Haase AAS-designed display platform Artifact proposes ‘a new and more dynamic role for today’s cultural institutions’.

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Architects turn an old factory in Barcelona into an innovation hub for creative companies

Barcelona – Arquitectura-G took a site and transformed it into a shared, flexible workplace while retaining its industrial spirit.

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Atari is the latest (and most surprising) brand to enter the hotel space

In partnership with developer True North Studio, the American gaming brand plans to build eight hotels across the US.

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A balance of opposites combines serenity and restlessness at a mountain-top retreat

Yuyao, China – Shanghai-based Das Lab designs a multi-programme boutique hotel in the Chinese mountains.

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Looking for a mean meal? A noodle restaurant in Hong Kong has you covered

Hong Kong – In Hong Kong, Southeast Asian restaurant Mean Noodles - designed by OpenUU - incorporates the Malaysian batik into its interior design.

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These architects believe university buildings can transform communities

Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom – Grafton Architects designs a multi-purpose cultural hub for Kingston University that integrates academic life into the local community.

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How spaces for incubation can advance modern education

Bangkok – To future-proof their academic offerings, institutions like Bangkok’s Chulalongkorn University are redefining the role of their libraries as creative incubators.

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For the first time ever, Louis Vuitton invests in in-store hospitality – in Osaka

Osaka – Honouring its 'unique ties' with Japan, the French luxury fashion house unveiled an unprecedented café and restaurant in its new Osaka flagship.