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  • The hugely successful Make, here with its Cube development in Birmingham, embodies an empty inventiveness, Jacob argues.
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    Resistance movement

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    All credit to the architectural lords… but what if James Stirling hadn’t died so early? Might he have saved us from the easy-fit, bloodless derivatives of funny shape-ism?

  • Biq’s Greenlane housing, Birkenhead
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    Letter from...

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Hans van der Heijden, partner of Dutch practice Biq, has been working in the UK for 13 years. He’s still bemused that we spend so much of our time and talent fretting about risk

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    Who is Laura Lee?

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Chief executive of the Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, that’s who.

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    A la mode

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    There’s always been a link between the clothing of the human body and the sheltering of it, so the Skin and Bones show is not before time.

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    Jumping the shark

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    The design sector is losing the credibility it fought to regain after the excesses of the 80s.

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    Unfair jibe

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    In Bill Mitchell’s otherwise reasonably accurate review (RIBAJ April 2008) of my book with Joe Kerr on Architecture and the ‘Special Relationship’, which examines the American influence on post-war British architecture, he signs off with an unfair jibe that the book largely ignores the issue of globalisation and thus is ...

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    Putting our houses in order

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    The Lords were in optimistic mood for one of their rare debates on architecture – all of them except Lord Rogers, that is. Eleanor Young reports from the gallery

  • Exploding room by Havana-based art collective Los Carpinteros.
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    High-art theme park

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    The Hayward’s summer show aims to subvert space with fabric staircases, exploding rooms and crawl-spaces between galleries.

  • Critical design: Cecil Balmond’s work is rooted in the patterns of nature, as here at the Coimbra Bridge in Portugal.
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    Golden years

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    A hundred years from now, historians will regard this age as a flowering of British design – though they may be puzzled that the power was concentrated in so few hands

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    Glad you liked it

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    I read with interest your recent article on London Wall (RIBAJ April 08), and I noted your comments on 1 Coleman Street. While I appreciate your (perhaps secret) liking for the building, I am disappointed we were not credited with the design.

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    Our favourite things

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    The view from elsewhere: with Massimiliano Fuksas, Kengo Kuma and Rafael Viñoly

  • Tonkin Liu’s Singing Ringing Tree is an inspiring example that challenges our sense of value, says Berman.
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    No stars in our eyes

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Starchitects and corporate icons make this student generation uneasy. They know the future is about multidisciplinary collaboration and ethically aware design.

  • Social space in the Arches Centre, a community treatment facility in Belfast, designed by Penoyre and Prasad.
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    Ethical imperative

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Jeremy Till knows what it’s like to represent Britain on the international stage. Don’t look to the famous names for our true identity, he says.

  • Modern Architecture
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    Editors’ selection

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    This month

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    Dinosaur modern

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Modernism’s stranglehold has stifled dissent and debate in British architecture. The pain of global recession and climate change may jolt us from its grasp

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    Who Dares wins

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Curses! I may have a rocket-ship, a chiselled jaw and interestingly zig-zag eyebrows, but my arch-rival the evil Mekon has a huge brain, a hover-chair, and a to-die-for mauve jumpsuit. Get those boffins on the case, Digby!

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    Curtain twitchers

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    This is new ornamentalism in full flow: Foreign Office Architects uses twirling textile patterns to enclose its Leicester store for John Lewis.

  • Somayeh Rokhgireh and Ali Pooladi’s Alamoot Village masterplan in Iran
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    The consequences of design

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    How will rising consciousness about the profound global impact of climate change affect architectural education?

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    Britishness

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    This issue has been a joy to assemble, and we know you’ll find it stimulating to read.

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    Brief encounter

    2008-04-29T00:00:00Z

    Architecture critic Ellis Woodman is poacher turned gamekeeper, curating the British Pavilion at this September’s Venice Architecture Biennale. Hugh Pearman asks him how he aims to communicate Britain at the show.