In a special report on artists’ studios David Grandorge admires 6a‘s secluded west London studio for Juergen Teller; we feature Matheson Whiteley‘s studios within a commercial unit in east London, for David Noonan, Michael Raedecker and Goshka Macuga; and MJ Long explores Caseyfierro Architects‘ south London studio complex for Anish Kapoor. The artist Christo recently financed his temporary artwork, ‘The Floating Piers’ on Lake Iseo in Italy, connecting islands with the shore and beyond. Our focus on Refurbishment looks at two remodellings of 1960s university buildings: the Arup Building at Cambridge University by Nicholas Hare Architects and Fraser Brown Mackenna‘s retrofit of the Cockcroft Building at the University of Brighton, reviewed by Bill Ungless. Wendy Perring considers Burd Haward‘s new visitor centre for the National Trust at Mottisfont to be a fitting gatehouse to a garden of delights. For Anupama Kundoo, my kind of town is a place for all ages, with aspects of both Bombay and Berlin, while Tony Swannell reviews a book on Ghent’s Sint-Lucas school of architecture’s generation of ’74. Buildings by Corbusier and Niemeyer are among UNESCO’s additions to its World Heritage Sites; you can make your own brick in a communal artwork conceived by Something & Son; and the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale explores the subject of belonging.
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