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  • the Deck looking east by night
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    Light entertainment

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    A glowing, demountable structure for corporate functions has been thrust on top of the National Theatre on London’s South Bank. So how has Sir Denys Lasdun’s masterpiece taken to this interloper?

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    Nous sommes en vacances

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    Jef Smith is used to designing on tight urban sites after years working at Jestico + Whiles.

  • Buckminster Fuller: Starting With the Universe
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    Editors’ selection

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    This month

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    Gehry goes Cubist

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    We associate Frank Gehry with swooping curves, do we not? Something of a surprise, then, to find the world’s favourite iconmeister – and of course the architect of this summer’s Serpentine Gallery pavilion in London – stacking and skewing rectilinear blocks instead.

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    Brief encounter

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    Godfrey Spanner, the director of the Onslow Property Group, tells Eleanor Young about his plans for a £350m winter sports resort to be built in an old quarry near Ipswich

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    BRE has training monopoly

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    I am increasingly concerned at the monopolistic situation of the BRE. It has worked itself to be the sole provider and arbiter regarding building energy.

  • Sam Bompas on the left and Harry Parr, right.
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    Who are... Bompas and Parr?

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    An architectural and design practice dedicated to having serious fun with food, that’s who. Chums Sam Bompas and Harry Parr share a passion for the theatricality of food presentation.

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    Bleak view of justice

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    On viewing David Chipperfield’s new City of Justice in Barcelona (RIBAJ, July 08), I cannot share the regret that he has not built more in Britain.

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    Bartlett gives a good party

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    The Bartlett has most definitely not split the main party from its annual Summer Show of student work as suggested in your ‘Education’ piece (Product focus, RIBAJ July 08, page 72).]

  • www.follytowers.com
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    Zoom in zoom out by ‘Avatar’

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    Extravagant and eccentric follies make perfect fodder for the worldwide web, where so many offerings are just that.

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    Bottom, thou art translated

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    Thanks to Prewett Bizley’s imaginative design, a trip to the loo has become part of the enchantment of an evening at the Open Air Theatre in Regent’s Park.

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    Flawed argument

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    I do agree with Paul Moore’s contention that the evidence for mankind’s responsibility in respect of global warming is deeply flawed (Letters, June 08), but not for the reasons he gives.

  • On the north facade the glazing stands tall. The curve of the building and the raised walkway to it will enclose an intimate performance space.
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    Angles of repose

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    It’s the angled roof that distinguishes Ian McChesney’s Avenham Park pavilion in Preston and sets it off so dramatically from its arboreal surroundings.

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    American idyll

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    The 19th century was a great age of urban park construction seen, for example, in Sir Joseph Paxton’s parks in Liverpool and Birkenhead and those of Adolphe Alphand in Paris.

  • Superstudio’s Continuous Monument, 1969.
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    Just add water

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    Instant Cities looks at the development of the concept of the city but like a poorly planned transport system, it too often misses connections

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    Ace of trumps

    2008-07-29T00:00:00Z

    The director of Copenhagen Zoo liked the British Museum’s Great Court so much he asked Foster + Partners to reprise it as an elephant house. Nellie wouldn’t trundle back to the jungle with quarters like these.

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    Toshed up

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    They do things differently in Scotland. The Glasgow School of Art, famous for its Mackintosh building and its Mackintosh architecture school, has been promised a stonking £50m from the Scottish Funding Council to replace three of its somewhat less noble post-war buildings, just opposite.

  • Royal Albert Hall’s baffles
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    Top-notch

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Photographer Alan Williams doesn’t just climb buildings to see the view.

  • Blenheim Palace, a rare example of English baroque.
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    Written in stone

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    Vanbrugh’s buildings are full of history, symbolism and drama, as a fascinating new study shows

  • Bold colour highlights the Golden Lane entrance to the campus
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    Peer pressure

    2008-07-01T00:00:00Z

    The brief for Golden Lane Campus in Islington was complicated enough – then throw in a design review panel of parent-practitioners.