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St Michael’s Church Creeslough Donegal + Liam McCormick

A Response to Place Really, it’s the ultimate expression of architecture as sculpture as terrain. The design of St Michael’s Catholic Church in Creeslough, County Donegal, owes as much to its humpbacked Muckish Mountain backdrop as it does to Le … Continue reading

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Carlo Scarpa + Banca Popolare + Castelvecchio Museum Verona

Strings Attached The paradox. His architecture is so legible yet he defies classification. His work is half a century old yet timeless. His influence is widespread although he wasn’t especially prolific. His oeuvre is so Italian but he still inspired … Continue reading

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Recoleta Cemetery Buenos Aires + Eva Perón + Liliana Crociati

To Die For Buenos Aires is sometimes compared to Paris, a touch tenuously at times, but together they’ve had a similarly lucky escape. Le Corbusier planned to bulldoze both cities to create modernist utopias. Thankfully, his plans ended up in … Continue reading

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The Culpeper Spitalfields Kitchen + Rooftop Terrace

The Height of Good Taste  After knocking back shiitake mushroom gnocchi and rum baba crème Chantilly in the first floor kitchen of The Culpeper, the only way is up. Corbu commended it | New Yorkers have forever known about it | … Continue reading

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Markree Castle + Knockmuldowney Restaurant

For Richer for Poorer “The rich man in his castle; the poor man at his gate; God made them high and lowly; and ordered their estate…” penned Mrs Alexander wistfully gazing beyond the river running by, through the tall trees … Continue reading

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Audi + Urban Future Award Istanbul

Turkish Delights And the winner is… The Audi Urban Future Award 2012 ceremony was held with great aplomb in Istanbul amidst the frenzy of its first Design Biennale. A champagne fuelled boat party breezily sailed past the Sultan Ahmed Mosque … Continue reading

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