Thursday, 19 March 2015 00:00

19 March: The week’s most read

Bjarke Ingels, Thomas Heatherwick, Frei Otto and the Apple Watch were among the popular subjects on iconeye.com over the past seven days

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 16:09

Frei Otto’s Arctic City

Frei Otto’s proposal to house 40,000 people under a 2km dome in the Arctic Circle reflected the zeitgeist of the 1970s – a concern about the ecological future combined with the promise of a better tomorrow.

Published in Features
Thursday, 13 February 2014 17:45

5 Most Wanted: Patrik Schumacher

Patrik Schumacher tells Icon what he covets: from the Barcelona Pavilion to a model by Frei Otto …

Published in News
Monday, 27 February 2012 15:50

Shigeru Ban: the sustainable architect

Shigeru Ban has used recycled cardboard tubes, his signature material, to build everything from shelters for earthquake victims to pavilions for luxury brands.

Published in Features
Friday, 23 March 2007 08:45

Frei Otto | icon 023 | May 2005

“I never wanted to be a hero,” says Frei Otto. The 79-year-old German architect and engineer has been called the Brunel of the 20th century.

Published in ICON 023 | May 2005