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  • Manhattan Transfer

    Like the rest of the World Trade Center complex, the WTC Transportation Hub carries a huge burden of responsibility. Santiago Calatrava's design offers an imaginative solution: a structure shaped like...

  • A Life Less Ordinary

    Forty years at the top has done little to dim Moshe Safdie's passion for adventurous and controversial design. Phin Foster meets the whizz-kid of Expo 67, who shows no signs...

  • Interview: David Chipperfield – Quiet Storm

    David Chipperfield's understated, thoughtful brand of modernism offers a welcome antidote to headline-grabbing designs. Ultimately, it is all about producing enjoyable rather than 'iconic' buildings, David Chipperfield Architects' Victoria Jessen-Pike...

  • Peter Bishop – London Calling

    Peter Bishop, the new first director of Design for London, recently delivered the keynote address at LEAF London. He talks to Phin Foster about his role in Ken Livingstone's new...

  • Summer in the City?

    In the US more people are living in cities near the coast. Will climate change sharply lower their quality of life? Or will the costs of climate change be more...

  • Moshe Safdie – Humanising Mega-scale

    Moshe Safdie is well known for his concern over the future of city planning. He asks, "Can the mega-scale buildings of today really serve the people who live and work...

  • LEAF Awards 2006 Review

    Some of the architectural world's hottest talent assembled in Dubai to celebrate the third annual LEAF Awards. The gala dinner, held at the JW Marriott on 16 September, proved a...

  • Ahead of the Games?

    With one deadline already extended, can the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games be delivered on time? While the proposed Aquatics Centre has stalled, Chris Mugan explains how, in other...

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