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The new Pompidou Centre in Metz

  Take an exclusive hard-hat tour and meet the city architect of the spectacular new Pompidou Centre in Metz by Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastine. It’s the first decentralisation of a major cultural institution in France. The construction started in 2006 and the inauguration is planned for 2010. Wallpaper made the interview above and in...
Milan Design Week 09 preview: Artek

Milan Design Week 09 preview: Artek

Designed by Shigeru Ban, the 10-UNIT SYSTEM by Finish producer Artek is a novel furniture concept that will be launched in Milan during the Milan Design Week. The fully modular system is based on L-shaped units that can be combined in all sorts of ways to make furniture – a chair, a table, a bench....