Wednesday, 08 July 2015 00:00

The roundabout revolutions

The history of these banal, utilitarian instruments of traffic management has become entangled with that of political uprising, Eyal Weizman argues in his latest book

Published in Comment
Thursday, 02 April 2015 01:00

Occupy architecture

Protest camps are constructed rapidly, using everyday materials as objects of disobedient design. But the hasty architectural decisions made by protesters can come to symbolise their movement and deepen its impact

Published in Features
Friday, 30 January 2015 11:37

Icon 141: Camps

Our March issue, available from 1 February, asks what architects could do to alleviate the suffering of refugees in Syria and migrant workers in the Gulf states, as well as examining the role of design in the building of protest camps

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 10:02

Occupy Hong Kong and Foster's HSBC HQ

It is a wonderful irony that the mass protests that flared up on the island last week were incubated in the belly of a bank, says Edwin Heathcote

Published in Comment
Thursday, 28 August 2014 12:07

Disobedient Objects at the V&A

The raw anger, energy and wit of protest comes to genteel South Kensington. Alice Bell finds it most refreshing

Published in Review

DIY drones, subversive textiles from Chile and shields that look like books are just some of the objects on display at an exhibition that examines the role of design in political activism

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 10:31

Declan O'Neill: Belfast Bonfires

Belfast's sectarian bonfires.

Published in GALLERY