Amin Taha tells Icon about his battle to save his Clerkenwell Close studio and home from demolition, as part of the Icon Minds series

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As Boris Johnson becomes prime minister, look back at this piece on his trail of failure and fiasco as London mayor

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Conversions and refurbs that use heritage to their advantage

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Councils don’t just need to ‘engage with’ communities, writes Josh Fenton. They need to give them a genuine role in decision-making

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Kubrick’s obsessive attention to detail is on full display in the Design Museum's exhibition – make sure you check the margins to get the whole impact
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The new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum asks plenty of questions about waste and sustainability

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Greenwich Peninsula will get a new stretch of parks and walkways in July

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In an east London cafe, a food stylist and photographer are turning fruit into works of art.

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Festival director Tamsie Thomson previews more than 400 events coming up this June

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Alexandra Palace was once home to a badly designed theatre, which became a disused theatre, then a crumbling theatre. So how has FCB Studios brought about its triumphant revival by ‘doing nothing’?

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The London architect tells Icon how cycling has changed the way he designs

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Master draughtsman Eric Parry urges fellow architects to theorise with their sketching pencil
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You can touch the art at this major exhibition of Franz West's playful, colourful, iconic sculptures

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The Creative Land Trust aims to provide 1,000 affordable workspaces using £4 m in funding from City Hall and £2m from the Arts Council

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New London Architecture has narrowed down a shortlist of over 100 projects and the winning architects are offering consultations

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Skateboarding is more than a street skill – it is also a unique spatial experience of architecture. Now, after years of antagonism, Adam Todhunter finds cities and their planners are beginning to embrace these urban adventurers. With photos by Fred Mortagne

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LDF's impact has been diluted writes Max Fraser, content editor of 100% Design
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6a has made its name by weaving new narratives into buildings’ layered pasts. As its new project at London’s oldest fire station shows, it makes for compelling, nuanced architecture

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Foster + Partners' £1bn HQ for Bloomberg has picked up the 2018 Stirling Prize, though the reaction from the public has been mixed

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 15:00

Black cabs are the real icons of London

How did London’s taxis achieve universal recognition? By persistently refusing to look like anything else 

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