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Snøhetta to design Shanghai Grand Opera House

Featuring a dramatic roof space that unfolds like a fan, Snøhetta’s winning proposal for the Shanghai Grand Opera House generates surface and space designed to engender a sense of public ownership.

World furniture history lessons from 8 brands at Salone 2019

From Bond a villain’s favourite seat to timeless classics with updated and expanded finishes, here our pick of the best reissued pieces at Salone 2019.

Tom Dixon’s unconventional showroom launches in Milan

“There is nothing dustier than a conventional lighting and furniture showroom,” says Tom Dixon. So at Milan Design Week 2019, he opens The Manzoni, a 100-pax restaurant that will be his permanent base in mainland Europe.

Portrait by Andre Wiredja.

The storyteller: Budiman Hendropurnomo

“After you make sure that it works, then you try to make it not boring.” Indonesian architect and INDE.Awards 2019 Luminary Budiman Hendropurnomo talks about experimenting at large scale.

Palinda Kannangara, 2019 INDE.Awards Ambassador

Palinda Kannangara captures the spirit of place

“The site is the generator of all our ideas,” Sri Lankan architect and INDE.Awards 2019 Ambassador Palinda Kannangara shares how architecture expresses the spirit of the place.

A futuristic library upgrade = INDE.Awards gold

As the 2019 INDE.Awards entries get ready to close, we take a look back at a colourful and futuristic library refurbishment that received an Honourable Mention for The Learning Space at the 2018 INDE.Awards.

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