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Issue 162 25/07/13



Astley Castle renovation by Witherford Watson Mann

Readers are bowled over by this contemporary house in the crumbling ruins of a castle by Witherford Watson Mann. Read the story and comments »

"As architects we have a responsibility to society" - Richard Rogers

In the first of our series of exclusive video interviews with Richard Rogers, he discusses his current Royal Academy of Arts retrospective and explains why buildings should be for society as a whole. Read the story and comments »

Messner Mountain Museum Corones by Zaha Hadid Architects

Readers are debating whether Zaha Hadid's Messner Mountain Museum will be an improvement to the Dolomite mountains. Read the story and comments »

Mahani by Studio Toogood

One reader thinks this fashion store in Dubai by Studio Toogood is a too stark, while others discuss its influences. Read the story and comments »

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Farm 432: Insect Breeding by Katharina Unger

Katharina Unger's farm for breeding edible larvae has readers discussing the best way to get protein without scattering bugs on your pasta. Read the story and comments »

Learning Hub at Nanyang Technology University by Thomas Heatherwick

Thomas Heatherwick's design for a technology education building in Singapore is being compared to stacked plates, plant pots and carrots.Read the story and comments »

Iranian Living Room - the book PayPal tried to ban

PayPal's attempt to ban a photography book by Fabrica about Iranian living rooms has got readers arguing. Read the story and comments »

Rhino Skin - Second Chance Gear by Hila Raam

More controversy: this time a rucksack with a built-in protective hood by Israeli designer Hila Raam. Read the story and comments »

Zaha Hadid and Herzog & de Meuron shortlisted for Melbourne station overhaul

Zaha Hadid's competition entry for an overhaul of Melbourne's Flinders Street railway station is the most hotly debated of the six schemes. Read the story and comments »

Tongzhou Central Business District  by UNStudio

UNStudio's concept for skyscrapers linked by bridges in Beijing is being compared to sci-fi sets from the 1940s. Read the story and comments »

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