Design that pushes the boundaries of the domestic realm is examined in James Soane’s book New Home. The Project Orange director – formerly at Conran & Partners – considers architectural approaches from the age-old problem of shelter to modern questions of comfort. Works by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Minoru Yamasaki are assessed alongside those of John Pawson and Sarah Wigglesworth. New Home is published on 16 June by Conran Octopus, priced £50.
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