Contributors / Melkon Charchoglyan

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Band of brothers

Georgia’s inaugural Tsinandali Festival is not merely a celebration of classical music. It’s also an attempt to bring together musicians in one orchestra from countries with fractious relations.

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Building support

Casablanca does a fine line in conserving its colonial architecture but is more inclined to neglect its more recent gems. Meet the duo fighting for modernism.

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Making tracks

Two Germans are on a mission to heal the rifts that are threatening to split Europe – and they believe that free international train travel for all European 18-year-olds is the way to do it. So far the scheme is proving a…


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Off the wall

Would you trust a student with a masterpiece? Oberlin College in the US has been renting out its collection since 1940.

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Prickly clients

A garden of succulents near Madrid uses architecture and good design to support its plants, quietly showing them off to their full potential.

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Best in class: Mexico City

Handsome interiors shop Taxonomía caters to a discerning clientele who shun the traditional in favour of contemporary homegrown products and Mexican manufacturing finesse.

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Bathing in glory

Summoned by the sun, students and suits alike flock to the Bains des Pâquis – and the baths’ custodians want to ensure that the water remains inviting all year round.

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Inventory No 100

We present a premier selection of porcelain, ceramics, fine brews and eco-friendly footwear.


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