Industry news and events – 13 December 2019
Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up
Lacaton & Vassal: Jean-Philippe Vassal on the state of architecture today
Jean-Philippe Vassal tells Icon about his passion for social housing and why the role of architect is a vital one in today's society
Royal Academy gets first female president in its 250-year history
The Royal Academicians have elected an artist with experience in painting, printing and architecture
Religious conversions: How architecture and religion are meeting in London's refurbished buildings
In the modern city, God is found in the most unlikely places, from warehouses to bingo halls. These new religious buildings add fascinating layers to the urban experience