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OMA

TM2 . Paris

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Skyscrapers are a special case in the history architectural longevity, and in the history of preservation. It is not because they are so hard to construct that many of them are still alive but because they are so hard to take down. They are around not because they deserve eternal life, but because they refuse to die. Continue reading OMA

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Carmody Groarke

V&A Members’ Room . London

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Carmody Groarke . Render: Forbes Massie, © Victoria and Albert Museum, London . photos: © Rory Gardiner

A New Members’ Room for the Victoria & Albert Museum has opened. Carmody Groarke have converted a magnificent top-lit gallery on the top floor of Aston Webb’s Grade I Listed 1909 wing into a new dedicated space for V&A Members. The design has subtly restored and retained the existing spatial or detail character of the space and where appropriate reinvented architectural features including lighting and furniture. The project is one of the key stages of the V&A Future Plan. Continue reading Carmody Groarke