Dutch practice DUS proposes an alternative architecture through social networks, temporary interventions and open sourcing. Now it is printing its first building, a canal house in Amsterdam, which it hopes will be replicated and reworked along the city’s northern waterways.
Icon is ten years old this month! For this special “collectors” issue, we asked Paul Smith, Richard Rogers, Amanda Levete, Sebastian Bergne, Madelon Vriesendorp, Peter Marigold and David Rockwell to show us their private collections of objects that influence their work. And we also invited all our past cover stars, from Maarten Baas to Daniel Libeskind, to complete the Icon psychological test.
This month Clerkenwell Design Week returns to London’s design district for its fourth edition. There are also exhibitions devoted to Charles Correa in London, James Turrell in Los Angeles and George Elmslie in Minneapolis, and in New York there’s Edward Hopper's drawings, the ICFF and the Frieze Art Fair – plus a celebration of activist design in Amsterdam.
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