Monocle 24: The Urbanist - Hit the john!

Monocle 24: The Urbanist - Hit the john!

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Hit the john!: There’s very little glamour in the way cities get rid of human waste. But it is important to see how they are doing this around the world: from loos at the carnival in Rio de Janeiro and the new public facilities in Madrid to a public toilet playing classical music in Vienna.

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Announcement Of Major New International Artist Award:  Baltic Artists’ Award

Announcement Of Major New International Artist Award: Baltic Artists’ Award

Leading international artists select future global talent

The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead ihas announced the first iteration of a major new international artist award. The BALTIC Artists’ Award is the first worldwide biennial art award to be judged solely by artists. It has been established to recognise four artists deserving of an international platform and offers a step change moment in their career.

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Monocle 24: The Urbanist - Green Space

Monocle 24: The Urbanist - Green Space

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Parks and gardens can provide a much needed escape from the day-to-day rush in a city. This week we discover London’s newest community garden south of the river, head to the outskirts of Vienna for a members-only green living experience and catch up with the Nature Society of Singapore.

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International tour planned for Zaha Hadid exhibitions

International tour planned for Zaha Hadid exhibitions

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Exhibitions are planned in London and Rome to celebrate the life and work of Zaha Hadid in buildings that the late architect designed, while her archive is due to stay in London.

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The Complete Designer’s Lights II, edited by Clémence & Didier Krzentowski

The Complete Designer’s Lights II, edited by Clémence & Didier Krzentowski

DeTnk Bookshelf

Clémence and Didier Krzentowski— the founders and directors of the leading contemporary design Galerie kreo—have been collecting lights for 30 years. Focusing particularly on Italian and French design, their collection is the most important of its kind today, spanning creations from the 1950s to the 1990s with special attention to the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s.

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Narrative Architecture – How The New African American Museum Facade Tells Stories

Narrative Architecture – How The New African American Museum Facade Tells Stories

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David Adjaye calls this concept “narrative construction.” It’s a mode of architectural storytelling embodied in the museum’s façade, a three-tiered, trapezoidal structure inspired by the staggered crown of an early 20th century Yoruban sculpture that Adjaye encountered in a book from his personal library.

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DeTnk Design Walk: Brompton, London

DeTnk Design Walk: Brompton, London

September 2016

As the sun begins to lower in the sky and the days begin to shorten, London awakens from the daze of summer and the design scene comes to life. DeTnk has been busy checking out the various exhibitions and events in order to create a series of walks for you to explore. We have chosen our favorites, the cream rises to the top!

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Sé Flagship Showroom opening September

Sé Flagship Showroom opening September

An addition to Brompton Design District

Sé is proud to announce the opening of a flagship showroom on the Fulham Road to coincide with this year's London Design Festival.

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Kartell's London Flagship

Kartell's London Flagship

Brompton Design

Kartell opened its first Flagship Store in 2016 at 223 Brompton Road in London. Its collection comprises furnishings, tableware, lighting, fragrances, bathroom fittings and fashion accessories – a new concept for the multifaceted Kartell lifestyle.

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Cow Dung Goes High Design

Cow Dung Goes High Design

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Two Italians are turning manure into renewable electricity —and the inspiration for a museum.
Following the scent of one big idea.

THE DAIRY FARMER Gianantonio Locatelli climbed up the steel ladder and peered over the brim of a large corrugated vat, about the size of a very deep above-ground swimming pool. “It’s full!” he exclaimed, with warbling joy. “It’s beautiful!”

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Design of St Kilda centre on Isle of Lewis unveiled

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The design of a proposed visitor centre dedicated to the history, wildlife and geology of St Kilda has been unveiled.

The building is to be constructed at a cliff-top site at Mangersta in Uig on Lewis - about 41 miles (66km) east of the remote archipelago.

Building on St Kilda's main island, Hirta, was ruled out because bad weather can restrict access to the small group of isles.

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Photograph: © Buro-OS

London Olympicopolis: the design we might’ve had

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Plans for the cultural hub to be built on the site of the 2012 London Olympics have been called ‘dull as ditchwater’. It could have all been so different, judging by an inventive, rejected proposal seen here for the first time

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Viewpoint: Bridging the gap between design research and practice [CARLOS GONZALEZ, STAR TRIBUNE]

Viewpoint: Bridging the gap between design research and practice

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Kelly Munson works as a “creative” at the ad agency mono and begins as a “designer in residence” at the University of Minnesota this week. “I feel that designers need to do more to better society,” she said as she got ready for her nine-month position at the U.

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David’s Ankles: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue

David’s Ankles: How Imperfections Could Bring Down the World’s Most Perfect Statue

News from the Web

Last summer, early in the morning, I stood out in the main square of Florence to watch the tourists come in. It was quiet. A Zamboni-like street cleaner drove its rounds, leaving wet circles on the paving stones. A vendor unpacked tarp-wrapped souvenirs from the back of his white van.

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© BBC NHU - Photographer: BBC NHU

"Ugliness, in the cry of the beholder" by Ian Ground

News from the Web

When considering design one often strives to create the most beautiful solution to the design problem they are faced with. In Ugliness, in the cry of the beholder, written by Ian Ground for the Times Supplement in July 2016, Ground reminds us that sometimes ugly can be just as relevant.

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