Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:26

Landesmuseum, Zurich

Christ & Gantenbein has landed a sculpted ‘lump of concrete’ next to Switzerland’s beaux-arts national museum. It is at once a provocation, a stunning space and a hymn to the beauty of Swiss engineering

Published in Features
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 09:52

Tom Strala

The Swiss designer spoke to Icon during Belgrade Design Week about quality, compromise and the importance of failure

Published in News
Monday, 29 September 2014 15:17

Say it with flowers

Museum Bellerive, Zürich
21 November 2014 – 29 March 2015

Published in Diary

The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance firm, pays homage to Mies van der Rohe, says Douglas Murphy

Published in News
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:31

Vintage – Design with a History

Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich
Until 6 April 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 10 June 2013 18:01


Paul Bush’s film about a city that rises endlessly into the future is visually ingenious, but too beautiful to be dystopian, says Fatema Ahmed.

Published in Review

“We don’t use numberslike 1, 3, 5, 7,” says Swiss architect Peter Märkli. “We prefer 2, 4, 8, 16 and things like that.”

Published in ICON 059 | May 2008