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  • STAR TREATMENT

    Martyn Lawrence Bullard pulls out all the stops in designing a dream home for Grey’s Anatomy’s leading lady Ellen Pompeo Dealing with a celebrity client list sounds like a dream come true for an interior designer, but the truth is that it is undoubtedly a huge challenge. Celebrities, after all, are already treated like royalty …

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  • GOING TO EXTREMES

    Ask any architect and you can be sure to be told that theirs is not an easy job – throw in Antarctic conditions or lunar locations and the challenges become almost unfathomable In February this year, Britain’s latest Antarctic research station became fully operational, one hundred years after Captain Robert Falcon Scott’s Antarctic expeditions. The …

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  • MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE

    Situated deep in the woods near Sungai Penuh in Sumatra, the Cassia Co-op Training Centre is deceptively ordinary architecture with a social dimension With scenic views of the Lake Kerinci to the front and lush cinnamon forests at the back, the 600 sq-m Cassia Co-op training facility is centred around a pair of mighty durian …

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  • EXCEEDING THE SUM OF ITS PARTS

    On reclaimed salt pan and polluted tide flats at Bohai Bay (about a two-hour drive from Beijing), Steven Holl is building two museums for a new city being built from scratch for 350,000 inhabitants Founded as a collaboration of the governments of Singapore and China, the new Eco-City in Bohai Bay, just outside Beijing, aims …

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  • ZAHA & THE ZEPHYR

    Zaha Hadid’s trademark sinuous curves are translated into her new Zephyr sofa The sinuous shape of the famed architect’s Zephyr sofa was inspired by natural rock formations shaped by erosion: the application of subtractive processes that carve solid matter. The resulting formal language gives the Zephyr sofa increased ergonomic properties without compromising the design’s fluidity or proportion; translating into a concept that allows …

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  • W GUANGZHOU

    W unveils a new property in Guangzhou, designed by Rocco Yim & Yabu Pushelberg W Guangzhou, the first W Hotel in mainland China, has just opened its doors. With an iconic architectural building set on the ancient Pearl River, W Guangzhou juxtaposes the historic capital city’s modern urban tapestry through cutting-edge architecture and modern interiors.  …

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