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A spotlight on Shenzhen’s Urban Villages… and the future of cities

Shenzhen seems to be the ultra-modern super-scaled metropolis, but it also presents a very different urbanist model, one hidden in its urban villages. Continue reading

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Our Proposal to Curate the Oslo Architecture Triennale 2019: NO WAY BACK from the FUBuLoUS Team

In October 2017, I led a team to respond to an Open Call for Curator of Oslo Architecture Triennale (OAT) 2019. We called ourselves FUBuLoUS and our proposal was titled NO WAY BACK. OAT received 71 curatorial proposals from across … Continue reading

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For the Record: Professor Paweł Machcewicz’s last interview as director of the Museum of the Second World War, Gdansk, Poland, 31/3/2017

Just before his controversial dismissal as director of The Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk, Poland, Paweł Machcewicz gave a final interview Continue reading

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Paul Nash at Tate Britain

Paul Nash at Tate Britain October 2016 to 5 March 2017 – a review by Herbert Wright We see him standing in a big coat in a short 1940 film, intense eyes flicking from sketchbook to a field of Luftwaffe wreckage gathered in … Continue reading

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Short Talk about Migrating Studios, the Future of Creative Spaces

A short introductory talk given 26th September 2015 for a panel discussion in the Design Museum‘s Super Talks, on the theme: Migrating Studios? The Future of Creative Spaces I’ll just throw out a few obvious thoughts and questions, and some … Continue reading

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Skyscrapers: Herbert Wright interviewed by Daniel García Casillas for Metro World News July 2015

(This interview was part of an article by Daniel García Casillas for syndication within Metro’s newspapers, and it has appeared in editions from Santiago to Montreal) What the benefits of high buildings for a city? The denser our cities, the … Continue reading

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Milan’s Three-Billion-Euro Menu, Eat In or Take Away

Some say it’s a waste of time and money, but there may just be a message to save the planet at Milan’s Expo 2015 ‘Touch the Window’, said a notice at an optician’s in Milan’s Via Carducci. On May Day, … Continue reading

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