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Green light for Maggie's Centre in Manchester by Foster + Partners

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Art+ArchitectureCamp 

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15.11.2013 

Hello, my name is Paul Smith 

Step into the world of fashion designer Paul Smith, a world of creation, inspiration, coll  ...read more

11.12.2013 

Jameel Prize 3, V&A Museum 

This exhibition presents work by the ten artists and designers shortlisted for the third e  ...read more

22.01.2014 

In The Making at the Design Museum 

In The Making, curated for the Design Museum by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, captures tw  ...read more

Dongguan Leopards' new basketball stadium takes it cue from the sport, with net-like facade and orange hues throughout
German design practice von Gerkan, Marg and Partners (gmp) have seen their design for a 14,730-seat basketball stadium in Dongguan, China come to life in recent months as the new home for the Dongguan Leopards finally reached completion. The 60,600 sq m stadium is located in the new district of Liaobu and is separated from the busy nearby thoroughfare by expansive landscaping. gmp worked with local practice CABR and structural engineers schlaich bergermann and partners to create a new home for the Dongguan Leopards that would also act as a recognisable structure for the city, providing an orientation point and attraction that local residents can be proud of. The inner workings of the stadium translate into the exterior form, with the circular ring that tops the structure reminiscent of a basketball hoop and the glass façade with its triangular panels resembling a net attached to

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