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147 5 Aug 2014
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Liam Aldous heads to Barcelona to visit a stunning modernist house designed by Mies van der Rohe, we get a sneak preview of what’s coming up at the Istanbul Design Biennial with its curator Zoe Ryan, investigate how scents can be used in the design process with a trip to Kingston University, and visit Berlin to see why the suburban villa is more desirable than ever.

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146 29 Jul 2014
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Lisbon housing special: Section D travels to two contrasting areas of the city, Bairro da Liberdade and Portela de Sacavem, to examine the legacy of Lisbon’s housing programmes from the past five decades. Plus, we report on housing initiatives pursued by Lisbon City Hall and look at the work of the Oikonet research network.

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145 22 Jul 2014
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We take a hard-hat tour of the new Park Hyatt hotel in New York with the design firm behind it, Yabu Pushelberg. Plus, a look at how architecture can be a tool for change with the director of Architecture for Humanity, Eric Cesal, and we get the latest design stories from Tokyo.

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144 15 Jul 2014
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Adrian Craddock reports on mid-century modern pieces in the unlikely furniture capital of Melbourne, Markus Hippi heads to Fire Island, New York, to visit an architecture studio that’s helped create the seaside town’s identity, and Aled John speaks to the newly appointed executive director of Architecture for Humanity, Eric Cesal.

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143 8 Jul 2014
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To mark the arrival of the Tour de France, Section D takes its own tour of the Brooks England factory – purveyor of the finest bicycle saddles in the business. We also discover a new collection of stationery by French luxury house Hermès, and Justin McGuirk joins Tom Morris to discuss his new book, ‘Radical Cities: Across Latin America in Search of a New Architecture.’

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142 1 Jul 2014
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We enjoy a roundtable discussion with the minds behind the London Festival of Architecture. Plus: we head to the UK flagship store of La Portegna, hear from the general manager of luxury brand Tod’s and find out how Herman Miller will improve your quality of life in the office.

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141 24 Jun 2014
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Section D dons its dickie-bow for a visit to the world’s biggest menswear event, Pitti Uomo, in Florence. Plus, a new exhibition in London that traces the history of Soviet industrial and product design, and we also head to Skopje to find out why in just four years the city's urban planners have transformed it into a vision of ancient Rome.

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140 17 Jun 2014
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A look at designs that have influenced the World Cup over the years, we also visit a revamped Brazilian training ground, profile British designer Asif Khan in Melbourne, assess the layout of Cairo’s green spaces, and learn how Lisbon’s tramways have helped create the city’s official typeface.

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139 10 Jun 2014
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Venice Architecture Biennale special: Tom Morris presents the best of the annual event with insights from Minsuk Cho – the architect and curator of this year’s winning Korean pavilion, we also look at the ever-important role of architecture as a soft-power tool with a Brazilian diplomat-turned-curator, and report from the icy, inspired and accomplished exhibition at the first ever Antarctic pavilion.

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138 3 Jun 2014
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We visit the AIGA exhibition looking at the past 100 years of typography curated by Monotype and Pentagram. Plus, Christopher Jenner and Pavlo Schtakleff of Sé meet Aled John at Clerkenwell Design Week, and Annie Hastwell reviews the 'Réenchanter le Monde exhibition in Paris.

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137 27 May 2014
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Lars Bevanger reports on the Utøya memorial designs of Jonas Dahlberg and the delicate balancing act of private and public grief. We also sit down with New Deal Design’s Gadi Amit to hear about his new wearable tech and modular phone, Terence Woodgate discusses his foray into lighting design, learn how Japanese comics interpret the graphic world of Batman, and architect Andrea Morgante discusses his designs for London’s House of Peroni.

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136 20 May 2014
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Monocle design editor Tom Morris hosts a special edition of Section D from NYCxDESIGN, featuring the movers, shakers and makers influencing the future of the industry at New York's biggest design showcase.

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