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The Autumn 2020 issue of ICON (#201) is out now and available to read for free on iconeye.com (link in…
The Autumn 2020 issue of ICON (#201) is out now and available to read for free on iconeye.com (link in bio). In a time of radical change and challenges, design innovations are emerging that could have long-term, positive impacts for the planet and humanity alike. ICON’s Autumn 2020 issue brings together an array of these inspiring designers and architects reshaping our world for the better. Featuring: @design_in_quarantine, @cookingsections, @practicearchitectureuk, Carla Sozzani, @camillewalala, @freedom_gardens and much more. Plus brilliant writing from @owenhopkins @_shawn_adams_ @jessicamairs @amyfrearson @psmisek @tjbrookforest @vasiarigou [Cover image: Lea Baert (@lea_baert) for Kvadrat (@kvadrattextiles) Knit! By Luke Evans] . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #magazine #magazinecover #designmagazine #magazinedesign
 
  
 
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Designer Camille Walala (@camillewalala) and art collective Wood Street Walls (@woodstreetwalls) have teamed up to create the large-scale public art…
Designer Camille Walala (@camillewalala) and art collective Wood Street Walls (@woodstreetwalls) have teamed up to create the large-scale public art project Walala Parade, which has transformed the facades of a parade of shops on Leyton High Road with Walala’s signature colourful patterns. Photograph: Tim Crocker (@timcrockerphotographer) . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #camillewalala #walalaparade #leytonhighroad #publicart #mural
 
  
 
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6 September
  
Project Geländewagen, an artwork by Off-White founder Virgil Abloh (@virgilabloh) in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz (@mercedesbenz) chief design officer Gorden Wagener…
Project Geländewagen, an artwork by Off-White founder Virgil Abloh (@virgilabloh) in collaboration with Mercedes-Benz (@mercedesbenz) chief design officer Gorden Wagener (@gorden.wagener), was unveiled yesterday. It reimagines the classic G-Class SUV as a unique racecar. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Bafic (@bafic) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #architectureanddesign #instadesign #designicon #mercedesbenz #virgilabloh #offwhite #projectgeländewagen #gordenwagener #artwork #cardesign #gclass
 
  
 
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9 September
  
The Old Dairy, by @studio_woodroffe_papa, is a new mews-style development in Bloomsbury, overlooking and honouring the historic St George’s Gardens.…
The Old Dairy, by @studio_woodroffe_papa, is a new mews-style development in Bloomsbury, overlooking and honouring the historic St George’s Gardens. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Tim Crocker (@timcrockerphotographer) . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #studiowoodroffepapa #bloomsbury #londonarchitecture #londonparks #stgeorgesgardens
 
  
 
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3 September
  
Squire & Partners (@squirepartners) has completed the Brixton Windmill (@brixtonwindmill) Education and Community Centre, which helps support the future of…
Squire & Partners (@squirepartners) has completed the Brixton Windmill (@brixtonwindmill) Education and Community Centre, which helps support the future of Brixton’s historic – and still active – windmill. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Jack Hobhouse (@jackhobhouse) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #brixton #brixtonwindmill #communitycentre #timberframe #douglasfir #londonarchitecture #squireandpartners #interiordesign
 
  
 
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10 September
  
Using turquoise-hued glass surrounding a central 'water courtyard', Estudio Botteri Connell (@estudiobottericonnell) has designed a house in Buenos Aires that…
Using turquoise-hued glass surrounding a central 'water courtyard', Estudio Botteri Connell (@estudiobottericonnell) has designed a house in Buenos Aires that feels like it's underwater. Read the story now at iconeye.com [link in bio]. Photograph: Agustin Ichuribehere . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designinspo #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #estudiobottericonnell #citybell #buenosaires #glass #concrete #homedesign #residentialarchitecture
 
  
 
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15 September
  
A large-scale design intervention named #StaircaseofDreams has animated the steps of Waltham Forest College (@walthamforestcollege) in Walthamstow, east London. It…
A large-scale design intervention named #StaircaseofDreams has animated the steps of Waltham Forest College (@walthamforestcollege) in Walthamstow, east London. It is the result of a collaboration between artist and designer The Fandangoe Kid (@fandangoekid) and students of the college, and aims to highlight the youth response to current politics. It is part of the new William Morris Design Line (@williammorrisdesignline), a community-focused design route through the streets of Walthamstow celebrating local designers, makers, heritage and social activism. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #architectureanddesign #instadesign #art #publicart #activism #youthactivism #colours #thefandangoekid #walthamstow #williammorris #williammorrisdesignline #ldf20 #londondesignfestival #artist #eastlondon
 
  
 
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15 September
  
An unused concrete textile factory in Mexico City, dating to the 1960s, has been transformed by local practice BAAQ’ (@baaqtp)…
An unused concrete textile factory in Mexico City, dating to the 1960s, has been transformed by local practice BAAQ’ (@baaqtp) into 35 homes with an industrial yet elegant aesthetic. Read more on iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Arturo Arrieta courtesy of @v2com_newswire . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #mexicocity #concretearchitecture #concrete #adaptivereuse #baaq #santamarialaribera #cdmx #homedesign
 
  
 
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17 September
  
The artist Okuda San Miguel (@okudart) recently completed Infinite Cantabria, the artistic transformation of the Faro de Ajo lighthouse in…
The artist Okuda San Miguel (@okudart) recently completed Infinite Cantabria, the artistic transformation of the Faro de Ajo lighthouse in Cantabria, Spain. Okuda's designs across the building – harnessing seventy colours – reference both the natural biodiversity and cultural diversity of the Cantabria region. Photograph: Beatriz Carretero & Omar H. Garcia . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #architectureanddesign #instadesign #publicart #mural #okuda #okudart #lighthouse #cantabria #farodeajo
 
  
 
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8 September
  
In the summer 2020 issue of ICON, Chris Turner surveys the new architecture of British Islam, including the Cambridge Central…
In the summer 2020 issue of ICON, Chris Turner surveys the new architecture of British Islam, including the Cambridge Central Mosque (2019) by Marks Barfield Architects (@marksbarfield). Read the feature in our digital magazine for free, online now at iconeye.com (‘Latest Issue’ tab). Photograph: Morley von Sternberg (@morleyvon) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #marksbarfieldarchitects #cambridgecentralmosque #mosque #mosquearchitecture #timber
 
  
 
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2 September
  
RUR Architecture (@reiser_umemoto_rur) has completed the Performance Hall for the Taipei Music Center (@taipei_music_center). The bold, geometric building is intended…
RUR Architecture (@reiser_umemoto_rur) has completed the Performance Hall for the Taipei Music Center (@taipei_music_center). The bold, geometric building is intended to be a celebration of pop music through architecture. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Yana Zhezhela & Alek Vatagin . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #taipei #reiserumemoto #rurarchitecture #newarchitecture
 
  
 
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18 September
  
Helen & Hard’s (@helenhardarchitects) new project, Samling, comprises a library, homes and offices in one distinctive timber structure. Samling (which…
Helen & Hard’s (@helenhardarchitects) new project, Samling, comprises a library, homes and offices in one distinctive timber structure. Samling (which means ‘gathering’ in Norwegian) is intended to be a ‘living room’ for its surrounding village, Sand, in western Norway. Photograph: Ivan Brodey . . Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio) . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #instaarchitecture #architectureanddesign #norway #norwegiandesign #scandinaviandesign #library #librarydesign #timber #timberdesign #samling #helenandhard #interiordesign
 
  
 
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Architecture

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

The bold, geometric building is a celebration of pop music through architecture

Buildings
18.09.20

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

The 1960s concrete building has been transformed by local practice BAAQ' into 35 homes with an industrial yet elegant aesthetic

Buildings
16.09.20

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

A glass and concrete project by the Argentinian practice is intended as a 'metaphysical home'

Buildings
10.09.20

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Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

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‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

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