Iwan Baan is a global nomad, restlessly travelling the world documenting new projects by the world’s most distinguished architects. Last year, he clocked up 190,000 air miles shooting projects by Herzog & de Meuron, OMA and Steven Holl, among others. Here are the stories behind Baan’s best shots of 2011.
For Icon's 100th issue, we asked cover stars from the past eight years to send us their best wishes in a birthday card. Here's the whole collection, including cards by Peter Eisenman, Matali Crasset, Atelier Van Lieshout, Daniel Eatock, Ben van Berkel and more.
In the January issue of icon we are covering the Atelierdorp, a design collective squatting in a church in Eindhoven. Raoul Kramer captured its life at the Pastoor van Arskerk for the feature – here are some of the photographs we didn’t have space for in the magazine.
World Peace City is Guatemalan artist Edgar Gonzalez’s Utopian vision of a city. The piece is made up of 300 individual drawings to date, each completed on Gonzalez’s commute from Brooklyn, where he now lives, to Manhattan, where he works as a bartender.
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