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  • Interview with a Pritzker prize winner

    Lord Richard Rogers (RR) might not be a household name, but his iconic works ‑ including the Centre Pompidou in Paris and the Millennium Dome in London ‑ not only exemplify state-of-the-art technology but also challenge the world in how architecture is perceived.   WHO Lord Richard Rogers (LRR), Chairman and Ivan Harbour (IH), senior …

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  • Okinawa’s newest luxury resort

    From azure seas, deep green forests, nine World Heritage sites, a vibrant culture and traditions that date back for centuries, Okinawa now has another lure for visitors, with the ultra-luxe Ritz-Carlton opening its doors within the premises of the Kise Country Club After a two-year renovation and rebranding period, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company recently unveiled …

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  • Koji Tsutsui tackles earthquake relief

    A former student of master Japanese architect Tadao Ando, Koji Tsutsui believes that good architecture can save and improve lives Named one of the top emerging architecture offices in the world by Architectural Record Design Vanguard in 2011, and a winner of the 2012 Architectural League Prize for Young Architects + Designers, Koji Tsutsui & …

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  • Japan’s hotel for royalty

    After a three-year closure, the Palace Hotel Tokyo is back with a contemporary design that reflects both its heritage and its prime location facing the Imperial Palace In 1961, 5,000 guests from Japan and abroad attended an extravagant party to celebrate the opening of the Palace Hotel in Tokyo. Located at 1-1-1 Marunouchi near the …

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  • Abak Exchange

    The new height-adjustable Abak Exchange workstation by Herman Miller allowers staff to alternate from sitting to standing position with the press of a button. This special function allows workers to refresh their muscles, improve circulation ad reduce back pain, which are common symptoms of long working hours in one position. Furthermore, the workstation has the …

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  • Candles that never burn

      Never fear — these ingenious candles won’t burn down your house, but will spice it up in a new take on an old lighting tradition.   The flickering light of a candle has always had the power to soothe, mesmerise and enhance our feeling of well-being – it’s perfect for occasional mood lighting, but …

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