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We’re delighted to announce the winners of the Icon Awards 2013. You can read profiles of the 60 international nominees and interviews with all the winners in this month’s magazine – out now!

 

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This month we’re celebrating the second Icon Awards, our prize for the best international architecture, design, technology and culture of the past year. In this special issue we present interviews with each of the winners, and with Margaret Calvert, our Icon of the Year. 

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Rem Koolhaas’s riot of stacked glass boxes may not be entirely respectful towards its neighbours, but, says Edwin Heathcote, it is one of the most daringly democratic buildings of the early 21st century. 

Iina Vuorivirta

03 December 2013

The young Finnish designer’s curiosity about materials, and confidence in using them, has already resulted in a diverse portfolio of work.

Whether they are fitting out a Savile Row shop or adapting a grade I-listed house, London duo 6a Architects take a radical approach to history and conservation, cherry-picking elements of the past to weave into new narratives.

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