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Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

The international campus of Juilliard pays homage in design and spirit to the original New York school

Architecture
19.04.21

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

The project from Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP proposes a new form of mass-produced, biodegradable housing

Architecture
16.04.21

Mexican practice turns underloved library into colourful community hub

The Héctor Caballero Library project is part of a programme run by Proyecto Reacciona which transforms local libraries using participatory design

Architecture
12.04.21

The London projects ‘decentring’ architecture

A wave of recent neighbourhood-based projects demonstrates an architectural shift away from traditional form-making to embrace reuse and participation

Architecture
12.04.21

Temporary open-air church created for ‘pandemic Easter’ in Bogotá

Designed by Colab-19, the low-cost structure for religious services was recycled and recyclable

Architecture
06.04.21

Team BLDG transforms old bathhouse into Buddhism-inspired exhibition space

The enigmatic art space in Xiamen prioritises surface, volume and light

Architecture
01.04.21

4a Architekten restores Stuttgart’s oldest swimming baths

The redevelopment of the ‘cult’ Berg mineral spa involved preserving the 1950s character and updating it for contemporary use

Architecture
30.03.21

B-architecten designs cultural and sports centre in Brussels

The Centr'Al complex is defined by permeable architecture and complemented by a new public space

Architecture
29.03.21

In Barcelona, BAAS arquitectura turns 1920s industrial building into history museum

The Oliva Artés Museum revives a building saved from demolition by locals, and demonstrates the value of ‘architectural recycling’

Architecture
24.03.21

Herzog & de Meuron completes M+ Museum

The new museum of visual culture, on Hong Kong's waterfront, will open later this year

Architecture
22.03.21

Exploring the poetic mundanity of urban peripheries – in photographs

New book Double Orbit from photographer Grégoire Pujade-Lauraine captures the strange everyday of our built environment

Architecture
18.03.21

Foster + Partners’ House of Wisdom opens in Sharjah

Housed under a cantilevered roof surrounded by gardens, the library and cultural centre is the latest addition to the UAE city

Architecture
15.03.21

KAAN Architecten reveals transformation of Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Antwerp

The Dutch practice has completed the main phase of a long-term renovation and extension of KSMKA

Architecture
12.03.21

Carmody Groarke designs Manchester exhibition gallery

The new gallery at the Science and Industry Museum, in a 19th-century warehouse, will be used for special exhibitions

Architecture
11.03.21

Maccreanor Lavington designs timber school refectory

With a light-filled dining space defined by a glulam lattice structure, the refectory aims to support pupils' social and emotional development

Architecture
08.03.21

Mecanoo designs inverted ziggurat structure for Tainan Public Library

Drawing from local heritage, the new library for Taiwan's oldest city is designed as a temple to culture

Architecture
01.03.21

Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Designed by Tuñón Arquitectos, the Museum of Contemporary Art Helga de Alvear cuts a striking presence in the Spanish city of Cáceres

Architecture
25.02.21

The Caesar Design Film Award is a bridge between design, architecture and cinema

The competition, launched by Caesar Ceramiche, is a celebration of innovation and creativity

Architecture
25.02.21

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

The Weissenburger and Saint-Exupéry school complexes comprise low-rise buildings carefully integrated with the surrounding townscape

Architecture
24.02.21

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Clad in shimmering perforated metal, the Estación San José project aims to be a centre of activity connecting disparate parts of the city

Architecture
22.02.21

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

The first phase of Harrow Arts Centre’s redevelopment sees underused historic outbuildings become a dance school, events space and artists’ studios

Architecture
17.02.21

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Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism

This new eco-conscious hotel concept in the Trosa archipelago draws a discerning crowd

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The second edition Hospitality Innovation Summit Saudi Arabia & UAE by GBB Venture marks a new measure of excellence

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection

TAKT is rethinking the way we design, build and sell furniture with its simple self-assembly furniture

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

Henry Holland Studio’s Big Brekkie collection brings a playful touch to morning mealtimes

Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

Design Destination: ICON’s tips for where to go and what to see in London Fields