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  • 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...

  • Dietmar Feichtinger – Strictly Elegant

    Dietmar Feichtinger is the architect of the 37th bridge across the River Seine in Paris. Robert Such looks at how his work marries material transparency and structural efficiency. Whether designing...

  • Closer Ties Mean Better Buildings

    In the last 20 years the design and construction industries have changed the way they work together. The clear dividing lines between the engineer and the architect have become less...

  • High Risk, High Reward

    Rampant corruption, political instability and labyrinthine administrative procedures are all red flags for investors. However, the sheer growth potential of construction markets in Central and Eastern Europe may be too...

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