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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
  
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
  
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 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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14 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
  
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
  
Yair Neuman (@yair_neuman) and Cubitts (@cubitts) have launched range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses. The project began by…
Yair Neuman (@yair_neuman) and Cubitts (@cubitts) have launched range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses. The project began by ‘witnessing the enormous waste generated in the processes of selling eyewear’, says Neuman. ‘A small optician’s shop bins 200 new display lenses a week on average.' Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Mark Cocksedge (@markcocksedge) . #iconmagazine #iconeye #design #designdaily #designer #designlife #designblog #designinspiration #designideas #designed #designinspo #designlovers #architectureanddesign #instadesign #lightingdesign #cubitts #eyeglasses #wastematerialcraft #sustainabledesign #ethicaldesign #circulardesign
 
  
 
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23 September
  
In Haiyan County, in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, a former linen factory has been transformed by architecture and design…
In Haiyan County, in the Chinese province of Zhejiang, a former linen factory has been transformed by architecture and design practice Uchida Shanghai (@uchida_shanghai) into a new public gallery exploring and celebrating the production of linen. Mitsuhiro Shoji, Uchida’s design director, was asked to breathe life back into the 1980s factory building by the textile production company which once used it. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: Chen Hao -- #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 #adaptivereuse #zhejiang #chinesearchitecture #uchidashanghai #interiordesign
 
  
 
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22 September
  
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
  
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
  
For the project La Caseta, Alberto Facundo Arquitectura (@afacundo_arquitectura) took a simple country house in an orchard outside Valencia and…
For the project La Caseta, Alberto Facundo Arquitectura (@afacundo_arquitectura) took a simple country house in an orchard outside Valencia and used corrugated metal-clad extensions to turn it into a striking and unusual home in the landscape, blending traditional rural and agricultural references with contemporary design. Read the story online now at iconeye.com (link in bio). Photograph: German Cabo . . #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 #valencia #ribarojadeturia #albertofacundoarquitectura #spanisharchitecture #corrugatedmetal #ruralarchitecture
 
  
 
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21 September

Architecture

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Led by Mitsuhiro Shoji, the practice created a sleek space celebrating linen production in Zhejiang

Buildings
22.09.20

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

For La Caseta, Alberto Facundo Arquitectura renovated a rural house outside Valencia with an unusual approach

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RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

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