Zaha HadidSwarm - light and dark The Swarm chandelier by Zaha Hadid, made of lots and lots of black Swarovski crystals. In the entrance hall of the V&A Museum, London.uk/collections/contemporary/swarm/index.html for more details.
If diamonds were made of chocolate. Curving planes of diagonal glass stained in smoky brown and caramel tones give this fluid ultra-modern structure a powerful earthy contrast. A vision of beauty. Emporia Shopping Centre in Malmö, SWEDEN by Wingårdhs
Royal National Theatre, South Bank Lambeth, London: described by Prince Charles in 1988 as "a clever way of building a nuclear power station in the middle of London without anyone objecting"! (architecture in the Brutalist style by Denys Lasdun)