Rethink: Meccano 10 June 2013

Studio Small has updated Frank Hornby’s beloved toy for the digital age, so that you can create your own designs at the touch of a button.

Frank Gehry's second Maggie’s Centre is an intimate building inspired by Chinese design, overlooking gardens created by Lily Jencks.

Review: Babeldom 10 June 2013

Paul Bush’s film about a city that rises endlessly into the future is visually ingenious, but too beautiful to be dystopian, says Fatema Ahmed.

Icon 121: Film 04 June 2013

In our Film issue, we watch The Competition, a gripping documentary about Nouvel, Gehry, Hadid, Perrault and Foster bidding to build a new national museum of art in Andorra. We also talk to Tomas Koolhaas who's making REM, a film about his father's work. And Owen Hatherley examines how London's architecture has been portrayed by auteurs from abroad, from François Truffaut to Alfonso Cuarón.

Sou Fujimoto 04 June 2013

The architect of the 2013 Serpentine Pavilion talks to Icon about the qualities of clouds, the integration of landscapes and buildings and his quest for serendipity.

Desert Utopia 04 June 2013

In the mid 1970s, the artist Donald Judd moved from New York to Marfa and remodelled the remote Texas town according to his minimalist aesthetic. We visit the art oasis that has influenced and inspired a new generation of architects and designers.

June Diary 2013 03 June 2013

The winner of this year’s Young Architect’s Program at MoMA PS1, Design Miami/Basel, cityscapes at the Soane Museum, the London Festival of Architecture, LS Lowry at Tate Britain, Peter Zumthor at LACMA, Ken Price’s sculptures and drawings, and homes in contemporary art.

A high-gabled glass and timber market hall renews the Belgian city’s centre by bringing back a sense of its bustling medieval past

Italian collective Breaking the Mould’s collaboration with Salviati, and the resulting exhibition at London’s Aram Gallery, is a bid to revive the fortunes of glass.

Icon Competition 22 May 2013

To celebrate our first decade in print, we're offering you the chance to win one of six classic chairs during Clerkenwell Design Week. All you have to do is doodle around a silhouette of the chair you want, putting it into an imaginary context, and drop it into one of the special Icon boxes at CDW. To find out more:

Sukhdev Sandhu visits the first museum exhibition by Metahaven, the studio that branded Wikileaks.

Alta Cathedral 16 May 2013

Link and Schmidt Hammer Lassen’s Northern Lights Cathedral in Norway is a space within which nature becomes a communal experience.

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