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Bell Phillips Architects on public-driven projects and making a difference in architecture

With an enviable track record of reviving challenging city-centre sites while uniting private and public interests, Melissa Dowler, Hari Phillips and Tim Bell are redefining urban living

Architecture
13.03.23

The VDL House built by Richard Neutra can now be seen from all over the world

A new website offers a virtual tour of the Los Angeles house designed by Richard Neutra and his son Dion which now acts as a platform for the exchange of ideas around architecture, art and culture

Architecture
09.03.23

Photographer Elina Brotherus makes herself at home in the Didrichsen Art Museum

Her new exhibition Visitor features a series of photographs taken by Elina Brotherus in the Didrichsen Art Museum's iconic space

Architecture
03.03.23

The four-roof pavilion is a pastel-toned urban hideaway in the heart of Shenzhen

Realised by Los Angeles-based studio Found Projects, architects Schneider Luescher and landscape firm Wei Studio, the pavilion is embedded into a children’s park

Architecture
01.03.23

Reed Watts unveils 78 affordable homes for Pocket Living in East London

Situated in Barking, the 78-unit project called Harbard Close, combines colour with community featuring a strong palette of reds

Architecture
28.02.23

Fala Atelier designs a characterful low budget house in Porto

In suburban Porto, where cookie-cutter residential developments are rising in replacement of 19th century houses, this new house proposes some theatricality, inspired by the city’s unruly crop of modern yet naive narrow houses built in the late 20th century

Architecture
24.02.23

The School of Architecture creates a broad range of architectural experiences in its new Arizona home

The School of Architecture has travelled from its roots in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin Fellowship to develop a new learning experience at Paolo Soleri’s Arcosanti

Architecture
23.02.23

Jonathan Tuckey’s fourth interior for Malin + Goetz places customers in a city of skincare

The London-based studio reveals a retail concept evoking the evolving streetscape and skyline of the store’s Canary Wharf location in London

Architecture
20.02.23

Studio Petra Majantie and OOPEAA complete restoration of a modernist villa by Aarne Ervi in Helsinki

Villa Koivikko, located on the outskirts of Helsinki, has been given new life through a sensitive restoration and the addition of several striking newbuild structures

Architecture
16.02.23

Georg Jensen reveals sophisticated new Silver Gallery in London’s Grafton Street

The Georg Jensen Silver Gallery is the only outpost in Europe that is entirely dedicated to silver hollowware

Architecture
15.02.23

Mumbai’s Sassoon Docks open its rich culture and ecosystem to the Urban Art Festival

As the city takes selfies against vibrant art, it also captures stories of the land and sea

Architecture
13.02.23

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

The 2018 Pritzker Architecture Prize winner was one of India's most influential architects, celebrated for his humanist philosophy and sustainable approach to architecture

Architecture
26.01.23

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

A new residential development in Southwark embraces a European model of collective housing with the aim to enrich the community

Architecture
25.01.23

AD Architecture reimagines an art and exhibition venue in Shiyihe

The new building intends to introduce commercial art to the residents of Shiyihe, China, and help foster a new creative community around it

Architecture
20.01.23

Mobile Architectural Office unveils low-carbon building in Paris

Nestled on the corner of rue Robert Blache and rue du Terrage, the practice seeks to reinterpret the characteristics of faubourienne architecture 

Architecture
17.01.23

Architecture firm Atelier L’Abri designs all-white house in Québec

Designed for a family of four, the modern residence allows its occupants to escape the hustle and bustle of the city to enjoy the calm of nature

Architecture
12.01.23

Christ & Gantenbein adds a contemporary touch to a grade II listed building in London

The UK House, a mixed-use building located at a prestigious West End address on Oxford Street, stands out as a landmark in the city centre

Architecture
05.01.23

Year in Review: ICON’s top 5 architecture stories of 2022

From a pink paddling pool in Melbourne to the North London house becoming the UK’s first net zero carbon home, here are ICON's most popular architecture stories of 2022

Architecture
29.12.22

Design Museum Gent uses bricks manufactured from municipal waste in upcoming renovation

The low carbon bricks have been developed for the construction of the new wing of the Design Museum Gent

Architecture
22.12.22

Studio Jey pairs architectural features with bespoke furnishings at The Fall

The London-based design duo has collaborated with The Fall to design its new retail concept store in East London

Architecture
20.12.22

citizenM opens new art-filled properties in Miami and Chicago

The Dutch brand expands its reach with two colourful, design-led hotels in the US

Architecture
13.12.22

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Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

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

Clément Cividino’s restoration of a 1960s fibreglass pod by Nikolaos Xasteros lands in the Spanish countryside

Architecture Icon: How the Noguchi Musuem advances the appreciation of its founder’s art and legacy


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Christofle partners with Roland Garros in an exclusive collaboration

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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