Perched on stilts high above a ravine, the primitive structures of the architect’s Allmannajuvet museum carry echoes of the area’s troubled past

Published in Features
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Dialogues: Photographs by Hélène Binet

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
Until 21 September 2015

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 23 December 2014 13:32

2014's most popular articles

This year, Icon readers leapt upon articles featuring big names such as Bjarke Ingels, Rem Koolhaas and Peter Zumthor, as well as those about the emerging designers in our graduates round-up

Published in Comment
Thursday, 16 October 2014 11:18

Peter Zumthor on LACMA

The Swiss architect talks about his plans for a massive extension to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and his love of LA

Published in News
Thursday, 04 September 2014 11:21

Icon 136: Museums

Our October issue, available from 5 September, looks at the V&A's mannequins, Tate Britain's robots, Rogers' British Museum extension and the politics of designing the 9/11 museum exhibits

Published in Comment

For the past 12 years, the Pritzker laureate has been working on a cluster of museum buildings that lead to a disused zinc mine in a remote part of Norway. Christopher Turner visited the construction site in Almannajuvet to learn why it has taken so long

Published in News
Thursday, 05 June 2014 11:42

Icon 133: Underground

Icon’s latest issue brings you designs made in lava by Formafantasma, a building in a disused zinc mine by Peter Zumthor, Bjarke Ingels’ subterranean museum and much more. Read a full list of contents and subscribe to the magazine here

Published in Comment
Friday, 01 November 2013 00:00

Never Built Los Angeles

How might Los Angeles, the celluloid city, have been an urban utopia, asks Christopher Turner

Published in Review

A high-gabled glass and timber market hall renews the Belgian city’s centre by bringing back a sense of its bustling medieval past

Published in News
Thursday, 01 March 2012 11:59

Six of the Best: Alice Twemlow

What were the cultural highlights of 2011? Icon asks nine international critics, curators and experts to select their half-dozen stand-out moments in architecture, design and art.

Published in Features
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 16:13

Peter Zumthor's Vardø Memorial

In Vardø, an island at the most northeasterly point of Norway, Pritzker prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor and artist Louise Bourgeois collaborated on a monument to 91 witches burned at the stake in the 17th century

Published in Features
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 11:06

Peter Zumthor: Serpentine Pavilion 2011

With a hidden garden of wild flowers at its heart, this year’s design is a call for architects to reassess the relationship of building and garden.

Published in News

It’s rare that a building looks like nothing else of its kind, but “La Trufa”, by Anton Garcia-Abril and Ensamble Studio is one such work.

Published in Features
Wednesday, 01 July 2009 20:44

Do Ho Suh

Do ho suh had never heard of Rachel Whiteread when he planned to cast his studio in plaster.

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Published in Features
Wednesday, 22 August 2007 14:12

Bruder Klaus Chapel | icon 050 | August 2007

Six o'clock on a misty Wednesday morning in a silent field in southern Germany and we should be alone with Peter Zumthor’s Bruder Klaus chapel.

Published in ICON 050 | August 2007
Tuesday, 27 March 2007 04:39

Peter Zumthor | icon 041 | November 2006

"If you’re going to write about me you need to know something," says PeterZumthor sternly. "My reputation is completely wrong. Everything you think I am, I am not."