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  • Maurizio Cattelan's $120,000 banana removed from display
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    A banana taped to a wall by Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan was removed from its display at Art Basel, Miami after "several uncontrollable crowd movements", including someone eating it. Cattelan's piece, called Comedian, was presented by Galerie Perrotin during the Art Basel fair in Miami last week where two of... Read more »
  • LOHA designs affordable housing complex for difficult site in Los Angeles
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    American firm LOHA has unveiled plans for an affordable housing complex in Los Angeles, comprising stacks of shipping containers arranged on a triangular site near a busy highway interchange. The complex, called Isla Intersections, is slated to be built on a three-sided parcel that is just under a half-acre. Located in... Read more »
  • Two mothers open Brella to offer flexible childcare in Los Angeles
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    Childcare subscription app Brella has opened its first space in Los Angeles, comprising play areas, a co-working space and yoga classes. Launched in 2019, the startup is led by two mothers – Darien Williams and Melanie Wolff – that grew frustrated with the daycare options available to their own families. Brella's service... Read more »
  • "I thought about the immigrants because I'm one of those immigrants," says Daniel Libeskind
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    Daniel Libeskind's Swarovski star tops the Rockefeller Center's Christmas tree for a second year. In this interview with Dezeen, the architect says the design, like much of his work, is strongly influenced by his experience as an immigrant. Libeskind designed the crystal-filled topper for the Christmas tree, which is erected each... Read more »
  • "We must recognise the workers who make museum-going a smooth architectural experience"
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    Following protests about working conditions at well-known museums – like the Marciano Art Foundation and MoMA – Mimi Zeiger says it's time to address architecture's relationship to unfair labour practices. A symbol of the Freemasons – the architecturally familiar square and compass – decorates the facade of the hastily shuttered Marciano... Read more »


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