Wednesday, 25 March 2020 10:00

Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatic Centre

Built for the 2012 London Olympics, Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatic Centre has an undulating roof that dips down like a wave

Published in Buildings
Wednesday, 22 January 2020 07:42

10 of Zaha Hadid’s most spectacular buildings

From the sharp diagonal lies of Zaha Hadid's first commission to the swooping curves of futuristic stadiums and museums, this selection of her most outstanding works capture the Queen of Curves' radical style

Published in Features

Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up

Published in News
Monday, 28 January 2019 10:31

Can architecture become radical again?

Why are we still enthralled by yesterday’s radicals? Because today’s visions of the future are so dull, writes Jay Merrick

Published in Comment
The estate, valued at £67 million, is currently controlled by four executors
Published in News
Zaha Hadid Architects have been chosen along with five other practices to develop a huge site west of Moscow
Published in News

A little inspiration from our archives – some of our favourite interviews with female architects and designers over the years

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:34

Highlights: Maison & Objet

January’s edition of the Parisian exhibition showed French designers in fine form, says Peter Smisek

Published in News
Thursday, 27 October 2016 13:37

RIBA International Prize shortlist unveiled

The first ever RIBA International Prize celebrates the best of global architecture

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 13 July 2016 00:32

Zaha Hadid’s Maritime Station, Salerno

The first Zaha Hadid project to be completed since her death is, like much of her best work, both alien and part of the landscape, write Stefano Boeri and Mario Coppola

Published in News
Thursday, 28 April 2016 12:11

New issue – Icon 156: Pomophobia

In our latest issue – out now – John Jervis argues that postmodernism has left London with a pretty turgid legacy, while Hugh Pearman looks back at the greatest hits (and misses) of the inimitable Zaha Hadid

Published in Comment

Edwin Heathcote remembers the ‘eye-wateringly original’ work of the celebrated architect, who died on 31 March

Published in Comment
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Dialogues: Photographs by Hélène Binet

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

Published in Diary
Monday, 13 April 2015 14:39

Design Shanghai

Mainland China's first international design fair wrapped up its second edition last month, with more than 300 brands showing their products

Published in News

Architects may not employ the migrant workers building their grand designs in the Gulf states, but their names lend credibility to those that do. With appalling conditions still rife in the region, human-rights groups are demanding that practices stand up to their paymasters

Published in Features
Thursday, 26 February 2015 00:00

Zaha Hadid in Hong Kong

The architect has made clever use of an awkward site at a university to create the Jockey Club Innovation Tower, an undulating glass structure full of fluid, interconnected spaces. John Jervis went to have a look

Published in News
Monday, 23 February 2015 12:01

Drawing Ambience

RISD Museum, Rhode Island
24 April – 2 August 2015

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Designers of mega-projects in Abu Dhabi should use their influence to push for better conditions for migrant workers, Human Rights Watch says to Icon as it reveals continuing exploitation on luxury Saadiyat Island development

Published in News
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
Monday, 26 January 2015 16:55

Designs of the Year

Design Museum, London
25 March – 23 August 2015

Published in Diary
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