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july 2011

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Leader Scene iary Anatomy of rethink FIVE Most Wanted Icon of the Month

FRONT Give your life some structures — —————————— 011 Zaha makes the Rich List —————————————— 014 Events to see this month— ————————————— 016 Yves Béhar’s £37,000 mobile phone — ———————— 019 BERG brings some delight to the receipt ——————— 021 Kenneth Grange’s favourite things — ———————— 022 America’s monumental grain elevators ———————— 024

NEW David Chipperfield’s Hepworth Wakefield, a rainbow-coloured bank in Japan, A-cero’s concrete bunker house, X-TU’s futuristic prehistory museum in South Korea and our round-up of Milan Furniture Fair – including Zaha Hadid’s Twirl, Franco Albini’s re-issued Veliero bookcase and the latest furniture from Konstantin Grcic and Patricia Urquiola ————— 026

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FEATURES On his vast Chinese “hybrids” and smaller works ——— 058 The structure that spawned the megastructure———— 066 Looking up with Richard Wentworth— ——————— 072 Dror Benshetrit props up the world ————————— 078

KITCHENS & BATHROOMS DESIGN REPORT 36 pages of the latest designs— ——————————— 083

REVIEW The architecture magazine in the internet age, Wim Wenders’ strange and quiet landscapes and a year of living in Dubai — —————————————————— 122

PRODUCTS Selected products including lighting, furniture and flooring — —————————————————— 130

DIRECTORY A noticeboard for design, retail and services— ———— 149

BACK PAGE Jaime Hayón’s collection for Sé — —————————— 154