Architecture

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Lightning bolts, smart toilets and radical pottery – the week in art
Printmaking genius Hokusai is at the British Museum, the Turner comes to Coventry, and ancient nomads pitch up in Cambridge – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

24, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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‘Better ugly than boring’: book celebrates bizarre Belgian houses
Hannes Coudenys’ Ugly Belgian Houses updated with more from the ‘chaos known as Belgium’

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

24, Sep, 2021 @11:05 AM

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The smart toilet era is here! Are you ready to share your analprint with big tech?
Loo design has barely changed in 150 years – until now. Will people trade their privacy for the chance to find out exactly what is in their waste?

Emine Saner

23, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Is that a dishwasher or a Hindu temple? Inside kitsch pomo masterpiece Cosmic House
Deploying a classical dome bathtub and vanishing ceilings, godfather of postmodernism Charles Jencks turned a terraced house into a madcap monument to his voracious ideas. What was it like to live there?

Oliver Wainwright

22, Sep, 2021 @3:30 PM

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China’s ugliest buildings: contest to celebrate unsightly architecture begins
This year’s contenders include a violin-shaped church and a ‘welcome to hell’ glass bridge joining two mountains

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @1:52 PM

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Greenwich Design District review – a lesson in how to make somewhere out of nowhere
Eight architects, 16 buildings and one masterplan – to conjure an intimate, buzzing ‘piece of a city’ that feels like it’s been there for years

Rowan Moore

19, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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A smirking masterwork and Christo’s posthumous triumph – the week in art
Hals dazzles London, Shonibare devises a Royal revamp and Liverpool gets a lesson in sex and death – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

17, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Stirling prize shortlist: from mosque stunner to neo-neolithic flats
2021’s contenders for the Riba new architecture award range from a mesmerising Cambridge masjid to flats a London council wanted bulldozed

Oliver Wainwright

15, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Martina Hall obituary
Maker of arts and history films for TV with an eye for detail and a flair for celebrating the creative gifts of women

Saskia Baron

14, Sep, 2021 @4:46 PM

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‘I would never spend that much on a kitchen!’: Grand Designs’ Kevin McCloud on money, ambition – and expensive mistakes
For more than 20 years the designer and presenter has shown viewers what it really costs to build a dream home. He talks about the frayed emotions, failure and why the UK needs radical land reform

Emine Saner

13, Sep, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Work begins on wrapping Arc de Triomphe for Christo artwork
Operation combining art and engineering on a massive scale fulfils dream of late artist couple

Kim Willsher in Paris

12, Sep, 2021 @4:39 PM

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A grove, not Gove – the primary school with nature at its heart
The bright, timber-built design of Wintringham primary academy sets a standard that other schools would do well to follow

Rowan Moore

12, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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