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The Next 100.

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To celebrate our centenary and to look forward to the next century, BMW has designed and developed three Vision Vehicles. They embody the BMW Group’s answers to the questions surrounding the future of mobility: one for BMW, one for MINI and one for Rolls Royce. The BMW VISION NEXT 100 gives you a glimpse into what “Sheer Driving Pleasure” may look like in the future.

X Marks the Spot.

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During the mid-80s, the BMW Group first used the letter X as a model designation that featured four-wheel drive technology. By the turn of the century, it stood for a very special, new form of driving pleasure.

Rogan Jenkin.

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Rogan Jenkin, who manufactures furniture for a number of South African designers, has a collection of vintage BMWs. His latest addition is a burgundy BMW 2002 from 1971. Jenkin chatted to us about his treasured beauties.

3D Printing: Where Engineering Meets Art.

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Dr Michaella Janse van Vuuren is a leader in the field of 3D printing. She tells us why education is key to unlocking the future of technology.

The New Game Lodge.

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The latest in luxury game lodge design, a combination of modern architecture with traditional materials, launches the safari experience into a new era of ecological consciousness.

How MOAD’s Aaron Kohn is Reinventing the Museum.

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The Museum of African Design, or MOAD, in Johannesburg’s Maboneng Precinct, is the first museum of its kind devoted to African design. Founding director Aaron Kohn talks about how the very concept of the museum has changed, and how in relaunching MOAD after extensive remodelling earlier this year, he’s had to try and discover not only what African design means, but also what the function of a modern museum is.