Monday, 14 January 2019 15:11

Icon Minds podcast: The Future of the City

Icon editor Priya Khanchandani sits down with architect Jamie Fobert, writer Paul Dobraszczyk, and designer Mariana Pestana
Published in Features
Monday, 27 February 2017 03:03

Icon 166: The city issue

In our latest issue, Santiago Calatrava unveils plans for a major new development in London, while Tom Dyckhoff asks if cash has killed the city

Published in Comment
Monday, 25 July 2016 11:47

Rome: The Museum of Ahhh!

The eternal city is resting on its laurels, writes Vilnius-based studio New! It’s time to give it a little more direction

Published in Rethink
Thursday, 24 March 2016 00:00

Paris goes grand

The expanding boundaries of the French capital are providing fertile ground for top architects, writes David Michon

Published in Comment
Monday, 22 February 2016 00:00

Young South African designers

A new generation of designers is bringing a sense of community spirit to inner city Johannesburg, writes Cathy O’Clery

Published in Features
Friday, 12 February 2016 00:00

SoFo, Stockholm

In the lead-up to Stockholm Furniture Fair this week, Jonna Dagliden Hunt visited an old working-class area on the city's Södermalm island, where artists and designers have transformed the industrial buildings into one of the world’s hippest hangouts. Her articles and these photos by Christopher Hunt appear in our latest issue

Published in GALLERY
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Vienna, the Pearl of the Reich

An unflinching exhibition uncovers how the city’s architects collaborated in a frenzy of Nazi urban planning, writes Laura Snoad

Published in Review
Friday, 23 January 2015 14:54

Mapping the City

An exhibition at Somerset House presents street and graffiti artists' interpretations of urban landscapes

Published in GALLERY
Friday, 21 November 2014 15:42

Seroxat, Smirnoff, THC: Laura Oldfield Ford

For an exhibition at the Stanley Picker Gallery, the artist turns her attention to the "self-medicating" suburbs, which decay as the inner city is fortified by foreign capital, says Hannah Gregory

Published in Review
Thursday, 06 November 2014 00:00

The Promise

An exhibition on the role of art in reimagining the city is at its strongest when it sticks to home turf, says Hannah Gregory

Published in Review
Monday, 11 August 2014 14:43

The London boroughs

A strong visual system can bring the capital’s 32 different administrative areas together, and help to celebrate what sets them apart, says (Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea-based) design consultancy Two Times Elliott

Published in Rethink
Thursday, 30 January 2014 16:23

De Rotterdam by OMA

OMA’s massive wall of cantilevered tower blocks is a curious addition to a city already awash with empty office space.

Published in News

The first English translation of a classic of modernist planning and a recent work on informal structures shed new light on a polarised subject, says Owen Hatherley

Published in Review