Contributors / Julia Webster Ayuso

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Syncing feeling

As programmes such as ‘Squid Game’ and ‘Narcos’ capture imaginations worldwide, dubbing has become something to shout about. We meet a family-run firm giving foreign-language film a voice.

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Labour of love

Nowhere captures the spirit of Gio Ponti more than a secluded villa that the architect constructed with real affection for his friend.

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Conserve and protect

A behind-the-scenes quest is underway to preserve the world’s largest collection of art and antiquities that are now at threat from climate change.

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Rise again

There’s often a temptation to pull down and rebuild but over the following pages we look at projects determined to make do and mend, starting with a modernist marvel in Spain.

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10. Animal instinct

The poorest often rely on pets as much as pets rely on their owners. Berlin’s only roving vet cares for both.

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34. In good hands

Rural retreats don’t have to be stone cottages. There’s room for sophisticated buildings that complement their surroundings too. Seeking inspiration? Barcelona-based architecture firm Mesura will have you breaking new…

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39. Step to it

Durable, desirable shoes can’t just be cobbled together. The team at Glent knows that every footprint is unique and crafts its loafers accordingly.

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Street view

Installations at Concéntrico, a design and architecture festival in the Spanish city of Logroño, are challenging residents to look at what surrounds them in new ways.

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