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Church on a boat: Denizen Works completes the Genesis Floating Church

A canal barge has become an innovative mobile church in east London with help from architecture practice Denizen Works

Architecture
19.10.20

Why architects need to consider emotional inhabitance

The British poet LionHeart, who collaborates with architecture practices, explains why emotion-centred design is so important

Architecture
16.10.20

New version of Barber and Osgerby’s Tip Ton chair made from upcycled household waste

The Tip Ton RE has been developed by Vitra using recycled plastic material 

Design
15.10.20

Car park in historic French town transformed by Antonio Virga into new cinema and public space

The Grand Palais in Cahors turns an underused space into a pedestrian-friendly cultural complex

Architecture
14.10.20

Industry News CaboodleAI_powered

"Giant" of Italian design Enzo Mari dies aged 88

Industry News

The Story Behind This Poetic 20-Foot-Tall Folly in Hudson, New York

Industry News

Dutch Design Week 2020: Ikea’s virtual greenhouse, networking fungi, and rethinking waste

Industry News

Richard Hutten melts down airport's old chairs for "radical" new seating system

Industry News

The much-anticipated Saatchi Yates gallery opens its doors in London

Industry News

Faceted glass atrium bisects OMA's Axel Springer building in Berlin

Industry News

volocopter set to test its full-scale electric air taxis in paris next year

Industry News

Seoul City Architectural Ideas Competition: Preparing for the Post COVID-19 Era

Industry News

Photographer Hannah Starkey and curator Nicola Freeman on lockdown, urban design and patriarchy

Industry News
  
New book Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure, by @katietreggiden.1, showcases the 30 designers challenging the ‘take-make-waste’ model of the design…
New book Wasted: When Trash Becomes Treasure, by @katietreggiden.1, showcases the 30 designers challenging the ‘take-make-waste’ model of the design industry by crafting new products out of discarded materials. Feat. Simone Post (@simone_post_), Charlotte Kidger (@charlottekidger) and Granby Workshop (@granbyworkshop). 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 #sustainabledesign #circulardesign #recycledmaterials #granbyworkshop #charlottekidger #simonepost #wastematerial
 
  
 
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9 October
  
OMA (@oma.eu), led by partner Chris van Duijn, has completed MEETT, a new Exhibition and Convention Centre on the northern…
OMA (@oma.eu), led by partner Chris van Duijn, has completed MEETT, a new Exhibition and Convention Centre on the northern outskirts of Toulouse in southern France. Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the opening of a new centre for large-scale events may seem surreal, but the development is intended just as much an active piece of urbanism for Toulouse as it is a home for events. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Marco Cappelletti (@_marcocappelletti) . . . #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 #oma #meett #toulouse #exhibitioncentre
 
  
 
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1 October
  
A 16th-century Fratry at Carlisle Cathedral has been refurbished and extended with a contemporary but sensitive café pavilion by Feilden…
A 16th-century Fratry at Carlisle Cathedral has been refurbished and extended with a contemporary but sensitive café pavilion by Feilden Fowles (@feildenfowles). Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Peter Cook . . #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 #carlisle #carlislecathedral #feildenfowles #thefratry
 
  
 
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2 October
  
3XN (@3xnarchitects) has designed a healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital, Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. The design approach prioritises patient wellbeing…
3XN (@3xnarchitects) has designed a healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital, Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen. The design approach prioritises patient wellbeing and healing. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photo by Adam Mørk (@adammork) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #3xn #copenhagen #danisharchitecture #hospital #hospitaldesign #healingarchitecture #wellbeing #copenhagenarchitecture
 
  
 
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25 September
  
The Royal Institute of British Architects (@riba) has announced that Sir David Adjaye (@adjaye_visual_sketchbook @adjayeassociates) will receive the 2021 Royal…
The Royal Institute of British Architects (@riba) has announced that Sir David Adjaye (@adjaye_visual_sketchbook @adjayeassociates) will receive the 2021 Royal Gold Medal, one of the world’s highest honours for architecture. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photographs L-R: Ruby City (credit Dror Baldinger), the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (credit: Nic Lehoux), Sir David Adjaye (credit: Josh Huskin) . . #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 #riba #royalgoldmedal #ribaroyalgoldmedal #davidadjaye #adjayeassociates #rubycity #nmaahc #architect
 
  
 
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30 September
  
The gently rocking, simultaneously playful and utilitarian Tip Ton chair was designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby (@barberosgerby) in…
The gently rocking, simultaneously playful and utilitarian Tip Ton chair was designed by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby (@barberosgerby) in 2011 in collaboration with Vitra (@vitra). Nine years later, the brand is launching a new version of the iconic chair made from upcycled household waste: Tip Ton RE. Read the full story now on iconeye.com (link in bio) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #instadesign #furnituredesign #circulardesign #recycledplastic #upcycled #barberosgerby #tiptonchair #vitra #chairdesign
 
  
 
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16 October
  
‘Architecture emotes. As much as poetry does, and it acquires a plot of our mental real estate in many ways.’…
‘Architecture emotes. As much as poetry does, and it acquires a plot of our mental real estate in many ways.’ London-based poet @lionheartfelt writes for ICON on the importance of emotion-centred design for mental health, reflecting on his collaborations with architecture practices and incorporating some of his own poetry. Read the piece now online at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Thomas Farnetti / Wellcome Collection . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #architect #designblog #designinspo #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #barbicancentre #brutalistarchitecture #lionheart #poetry #environmentalpsychology #psychology #mentalhealth #builtenvironment
 
  
 
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17 October
  
Modern Ikebana, a new book from Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley of @rakesprogress, explores the designers reinventing the tradition of…
Modern Ikebana, a new book from Victoria Gaiger and Tom Loxley of @rakesprogress, explores the designers reinventing the tradition of Japanese flower arranging. Including (pictured): @palaisflowers, @uunnaamm, @wifenyc. 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 #floristry #floraldesign #flowers #flowerstagram #floralart #floralarrangement #ikebana #modernikebana #art
 
  
 
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24 September
  
You don’t hear about many new churches popping up these days – and certainly not on a boat. But the…
You don’t hear about many new churches popping up these days – and certainly not on a boat. But the Genesis Floating Church, on a canal barge in east London, is a new mobile community & worship space for local residents designed by London-based architecture practice Denizen Works (@denizen_works). Read the full story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Gilbert McCarragher (@gilbertmccarragher) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #denizenworks #canalboat #church #boatlife #eastlondon #olympicpark #canal #riverlee #floatingarchitecture #interiordesign
 
  
 
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19 October
  
Snøhetta (@snohetta) has created a series of saturated interiors for @monikeroslo’s concept fashion store as well as an entire graphic…
Snøhetta (@snohetta) has created a series of saturated interiors for @monikeroslo’s concept fashion store as well as an entire graphic identity, based on the characters of five iconic people from the 19th and 20th centuries. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photography: Hinda Fahre (@hindafahre) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #architectureanddesign #instadesign #interiordesign #interiordesigner #snohetta #moniker #fashion #fashionphotography #interiorphotography #saturated #typography #graphicdesign #brandidentity
 
  
 
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7 October
  
The Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has designed the He Art Museum (@hemartmuseum), a building of stacked circles, in China’s…
The Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando has designed the He Art Museum (@hemartmuseum), a building of stacked circles, in China’s Shunde District, Guangdong. 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 #architect #designblog #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #tadaoando #heartmuseum #concrete #museum #museumarchitecture #china #shunde
 
  
 
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8 October
  
British designer Mac Collins (@maccollins__) has launched his first consumer furniture collection, Iklwa, with Benchmark (@madebybenchmark). Read the story and…
British designer Mac Collins (@maccollins__) has launched his first consumer furniture collection, Iklwa, with Benchmark (@madebybenchmark). Read the story and interview with Collins on his narrative-infused design approach online now at iconeye.com (link in bio) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #architectureanddesign #instadesign #furniture #furnituredesign #craftsmanship #iklwa #maccollins #chair #chairdesign #loungechair
 
  
 
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6 October
  
In the historic town of Cahors in southern France, nestled amid 13th-century buildings, a car park has been transformed into…
In the historic town of Cahors in southern France, nestled amid 13th-century buildings, a car park has been transformed into a new cinema and large public space designed by Paris-based Antonio Virga Architecte (@antoniovirgaarchitecte). Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Luc Boegly . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #architecturalphotography #buildingdesign #antoniovirga #architecturephoto #archdaily #architecturephotography #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #cahors #architect #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #cinema #cinemadesign #brick #france
 
  
 
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14 October
  
Knit! by Kvadrat is a series of work by 28 international and emerging designers – including Benja Harney, Paola Sakr…
Knit! by Kvadrat is a series of work by 28 international and emerging designers – including Benja Harney, Paola Sakr and The Fabrick Lab (pictured) – using Kvadrat Febrik textiles as the protagonist to showcase a world of material possibilities. ICON caught up with the project curators to discuss all things textiles and why the ethos of ‘remade’ underpinned the series. Read the feature now in ICON 201, the Autumn issue – available for free on iconeye.com (link in bio, then 'Latest issue' tab). Image credits: Christopher Morris; Luke Evans; Tracy Wong . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #architectureanddesign #instadesign #knitbykvadratfebrik #paolasakr #benjaharney #thefabricklab #textiledesign #textileart #textile #kvadrattextiles #kvadrat
 
  
 
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27 September
  
Jakarta-based architecture practice RAD+ar (@radarchitects) has designed its own new office building, intended as an exploration of how to create…
Jakarta-based architecture practice RAD+ar (@radarchitects) has designed its own new office building, intended as an exploration of how to create a contemporary adaptation of ‘tropical architecture’. The building features a green roof where goats graze. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (Link in bio). Photograph: William Sutanto . . #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 #interiordesign #greenroof #tropicalarchitecture #jakarta #tropicaldesign #goats
 
  
 
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28 September
  
Japanese and Nordic design hub Pantechnicon (@_pantechnicon) has opened in London's Belgravia. It is located in a Grade II-listed Greek…
Japanese and Nordic design hub Pantechnicon (@_pantechnicon) has opened in London's Belgravia. It is located in a Grade II-listed Greek Revival building which has been sensitively restored and expanded by Farrells (@farrellsarchitects). Ready the full story now on iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Charlie McKay (@charliemckay) . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #buildingdesign #archdaily #architecture #archigram #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designinspo #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #architectureanddesign #instadesign #interiordesign #japanesedesign #nordicdesign #minimalism #minimalist #farrells #belgravia #london
 
  
 
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30 September
  
Is collective practice the future of architecture? In the Autumn issue of ICON, Shawn Adams (@_shawn_adams_) argues that as spaces…
Is collective practice the future of architecture? In the Autumn issue of ICON, Shawn Adams (@_shawn_adams_) argues that as spaces and communication methods change, architects need to find an approach that brings together a diversity of expertise, which is what collectives such as Resolve (@resolvecollective) and Migrants Bureau (@migrantsbureau) are already doing. Read the feature in our free digital magazine, online at iconeye.com (link in bio, then 'Latest Issue' tab). Photograph: Resolve's 'The Garage' residency at Sheffield's S1 Artspace (@s1artspace), credit Vishnu Jayarajan . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #architecturelovers #archdaily #architecture #archidaily #archilovers #design #designdaily #architect #designblog #designlovers #architecture_hunter #architecture_view #instaarchitecture #curated_archi #architectureanddesign #instadesign #resolvecollective #migrantsbureau #architecturecollective #s1artspace #futureofarchitecture
 
  
 
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3 October
  
Regularly updated since April of this year, digital design archive Design in Quarantine (@design_in_quarantine) has been documenting the rapid responses…
Regularly updated since April of this year, digital design archive Design in Quarantine (@design_in_quarantine) has been documenting the rapid responses by designers in the wake of the global pandemic. In the ICON Autumn issue, Ting Jui Brook Lin (@tjbrookforest) talks to the founders of the initiative and takes a look at some of the projects, including the Elbow Sock by Raw Color (@raw_color_, pictured). Read the feature in our free digital magazine, online at iconeye.com (link in bio, then 'Latest Issue' tab) . . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #architectureanddesign #instadesign #designinquarantine #pandemicdesign #coviddesign
 
  
 
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29 September
  
Studio Zhu-Pei (@studiozhupei) has designed the Imperial Kiln Museum in Jingdezhen, China, comprised of a series of large-scale brick vaults.…
Studio Zhu-Pei (@studiozhupei) has designed the Imperial Kiln Museum in Jingdezhen, China, comprised of a series of large-scale brick vaults. The museum celebrates the Chinese city’s long history of pottery production. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: ©schranimage (@schranimage) -- . #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 #museumarchitecture #studiozhupei #brick #pottery #brick #pottery #jingdezhen
 
  
 
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5 October
  
Kokaistudios (@kokaistudios) has inserted a translucent, contemporary exhibition centre into an abandoned steel factory in Shanghai. The project is the…
Kokaistudios (@kokaistudios) has inserted a translucent, contemporary exhibition centre into an abandoned steel factory in Shanghai. The project is the first step in a long-term transformation of a 45 ha disused steel production plant into what is promised to be an ‘eco-industrial park’, with a waste-to-energy plant set alongside a public park, museum, wetland areas and offices. Read the full story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Terrence Zhang . . #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 #shanghai #kokaistudios #abandonedfactory #oldfactory #adaptivereuse #industrialheritage
 
  
 
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13 October

Architecture

Vertical garden in Riga tests out impact of pollution on urban agriculture

Latvian architecture practice Annvil collaborates with scientists to analyse whether food grown in cities is affected by air pollution

Cities
12.10.20

He Art Museum by Tadao Ando opens in Guangdong

The Japanese, Pritzker Prize-winning architect has designed a museum of stacked circles in China's Shunde District

Buildings
08.10.20

Studio Zhu-Pei completes Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum

A new museum in a series of large-scale brick vaults celebrates the Chinese city's long history of pottery production

Buildings
05.10.20

Comment

How developers can bring wellbeing concepts to the housing market

Coronavirus and the City

The supermarket makes consumption as easy as breathing

How architects have allowed internment camps to fester

The quiet life must be heard

Public Practice: It’s time for nationwide action on planning, not just high-level ambition

BTS at the Serpentine: Art meets K-Pop in Connect, BTS

Hyper-gentrification in Berlin has transformed how the city functions

How the design of a building can help patients heal

Design

New version of Barber and Osgerby’s Tip Ton chair made from upcycled household waste

The Tip Ton RE has been developed by Vitra using recycled plastic material 

Design
15.10.20

Creating a stylish bathroom with the latest wall tiles 

Using wall tiles will let you design a focused, stylish bathroom look

Advertisement Feature
13.10.20

The 30 designers turning waste material into new products

New book Wasted by Katie Treggiden showcases the people and projects challenging the 'take-make-waste' model of the design industry

Design
08.10.20

Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

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New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality

Opinion

Milan Magis Stand Salone 2

Will design weeks survive the pandemic?

Writer and curator Max Fraser goes head to head with designer and author Seetal Solanki on the future of design weeks

Design
01.09.20

Vox pop: Dockless E-Bikes

Will shared e-bikes continue to be a part of the city furniture? Peter Smisek ventured to Shoreditch to find out more about dockless e-bikes and their users

Opinion
27.08.20

The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City

Once just a rural borderland, today Shenzhen is a city of twenty million and a technology hub

Opinion
25.08.20