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Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

The architecture practice used a bright colour palette to create decorative details throughout this contemporary school

Architecture
19.05.22

A major exhibition at ArkDes explores the work of iconic Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz

From shopping to dying, a new Stockholm exhibition shows how the Swedish architect understood the human condition

Architecture
18.05.22

This commercial kitchen and café nourishes a local community

In turning a former post office into kitchens and a café, architects RCKa and food-rescue charity UKHarvest have created a valuable resource to support an inner-city community 

Architecture
17.05.22
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Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

The Madrid-based architecture studio utilised raw and industrial materials to create an eclectic interior that blends various styles and motifs together

Architecture
13.05.22

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

The Danish Architecture Center celebrates women in architecture in a new exhibition that highlights the industry's most influential female architects 

Architecture
12.05.22

Why good transport infrastructure needs great public space

Transport infrastructure in cities should be as much about good public space as it is about efficient journeys, argue Deborah Saunt and Tom Greenall

Architecture
09.05.22

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

The modern residential building by Atelier Rampazzi brings together old and new architecture in the Swiss town of Minusio 

Architecture
04.05.22

Frida Escobedo leads new project for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York

The Met has chosen Mexican architect Frida Escobedo to design the new Oscar L Tang and HM Agnes Hsu-Tang wing, taking over from David Chipperfield Architects

Architecture
26.04.22
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Architensions creates phantasmagorical installation in California

The Playground, an installation by Architensions, is unveiled at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Architecture
25.04.22
David Chipperfield Architects Milan, Venice, Italy, restoration, architecture, Procuratie Vecchie, iconeye, ICON magazine

David Chipperfield Architects Milan unveils restoration of Procuratie Vecchie in Venice

The five-year project, led by David Chipperfield Architects Milan and commissioned by Generali, reunifies the sixteenth-century structure

Architecture
19.04.22
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Spanish photographer Andrés Gallardo captures La Muralla Roja in new photo series

The postmodern apartment complex in Spain's Manzanera, Calpe, has now been shot from an entirely new perspective

Architecture
14.04.22
Atelier Data, Portugal, residential, architecture, Casa Mãe, iconeye, ICON magazine

Atelier Data designs minimalist house in rural Portugal

Portuguese studio Atelier Data has created a contemporary house, Casa Mãe, in Alcácer do Sal using traditional methods and materials

Architecture
13.04.22

Glasgow’s Burrell Collection reopens after £68m revamp

Following a five-year renovation, Glasgow’s noted Burrell Collection has reopened to the public

Architecture
11.04.22
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North London house becomes the UK’s first net zero carbon home

A private house located in North London has become the first residential building in the UK to be verified as net zero carbon

Architecture
07.04.22
JKMM Architects, Helsinki, Finland, Dance House Helsinki, buildings, facade materials, iconeye, ICON magazine

JKMM Architects complete Dance House Helsinki

The Finnish capital’s new industrial-scale venue – Dance House Helsinki – has its own architectural rhythms

Architecture
04.04.22
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KACH wraps Yanakacho family home in translucent polycarbonate sleeve

The polycarbonate panels create a translucent façade and transform this family home into a glowing beacon at night

Architecture
23.03.22
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Sanjay Puri Architects complete multi-faceted residential building in India

The façade of this housing block in Kodla, Karnataka, features a play of geometric shapes, cubic forms and bold primary colours

Architecture
21.03.22
Diébédo Francis Kéré, Pritzker Architecture Prize, architecture, Burkina Faso, iconeye, ICON magazine

Diébédo Francis Kéré receives the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize

Architect, educator and social activist, Kéré has been selected as the 2022 laureate of the Pritzker Architecture Prize, architecture’s highest honour

Architecture
18.03.22

This solar greenhouse puts forward a space for self-sufficient cultivation

Students at IAAC propose a solution to food and energy production in cities with this prototype solar greenhouse 

Architecture
16.03.22

Ian Strange and Trevor Powers collaborate on new film work and photographic series Dalison

Australian contemporary artist Ian Strange and acclaimed American musician and producer Trevor Powers come together for major new film work and photographic series

Architecture
15.03.22
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Tosin Oshinowo appointed as curator of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial

The Lagos-based Nigerian architect has been announced as the curator of the Sharjah Architecture Triennial's second edition opening in 2023

Architecture
10.03.22

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

A major exhibition at ArkDes explores the work of iconic Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

This commercial kitchen and café nourishes a local community

The 10th CODAawards honours extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural and public spaces

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

ICON 208 : Summer 2022


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Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

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Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Superflux uses myth-inspired installations to speculate on possible futures

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A major exhibition at ArkDes explores the work of iconic Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz

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This commercial kitchen and café nourishes a local community

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Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

ICON 208 : Summer 2022


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