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On the cover this issue we have the Kwadrat-designed Museum of the Second World War in Gdansk – with a skewed, red tower angled on a plaza over a vast, dramatic subterranean volume, it’s an extraordinary triumph for Polish architecture. We visit Snøhetta and Casson Mann’s angular International Centre for Cave Art in Montignac, France, that brings to life the experience of the famous Lascaux caves, travel to rural Japan to see a cedar-wood house Airbnb has designed with architect Go Hasegawa and donated to the local village of Yoshino, and step into Richard Meier’s first building in the UK, a remarkable, white house set in the Oxfordshire countryside. We catch up with the creative director and designers of the V&A’s blockbuster show The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains, celebrate the centenary of the influential art movement De Stijl, take a walking tour of Eduardo Paolozzi’s public sculptures in London, and reflect on the sustainable, crafted work of Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios. Elsewhere we meet Francis Kéré, architect of this summer’s Serpentine Pavilion, chat to Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek about his new collection for IKEA, review the Japanese House exhibition at the Barbican Art Gallery in London, and bring you the best of this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan.