An Architect Who’s Known for Aesthetic Purity and Counts Kanye West as a Client

THE MONOLITHIC VILLA in the foothills of the Atlas Mountains an hour south of Marrakesh, Morocco, designed by Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty of the Paris-based architectural firm Studio KO as a French client’s holiday house, embodies contemporary Brutalism tinged by the Bauhaus. Shorn of ornament and minimally furnished, the fortresslike vacation home is all …

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The Best and Worst Moments of the 2021 Emmys

The Emmy Awards were back to being mostly in person after last year’s virtual ceremony, with TV’s best and brightest amassing in a classed-up event tent with banquet-style seating reminiscent of the Golden Globes. It was a more informal approach to TV’s biggest night, one that was not appreciated by all attendees as the Delta …

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Michaela Coel wins her first Emmy Award

After it was controversially snubbed by the Golden Globes, the HBO limited series “I May Destroy You” received some measure of awards justice when it received six Primetime Emmy nominations. And on Sunday night, Michaela Coel — its creator, writer, co-director and star — won her first ever Emmy Award, for limited series writing. That …

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Review: At the Emmy Awards, TV Celebrates Its Own Survival

As the positivity-signaling shows “Ted Lasso” and “Hacks” traded off comedy awards at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night, it was indicative of a past year that tried our souls and put us in the mood for a shared national tummy scratch. The traditional television industry, buffeted by the pandemic and endlessly losing …

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Review: At the Emmy Awards, TV Celebrates Its Own Survival

As the positivity-signaling shows “Ted Lasso” and “Hacks” traded off comedy awards at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards on Sunday night, it was indicative of a past year that tried our souls and put us in the mood for a shared national tummy scratch. The traditional television industry, buffeted by the pandemic and endlessly losing …

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