Friday, 14 November 2014 16:17

Women Fashion Power at the Design Museum

Twenty-six women have contributed outfits to this Zaha Hadid-designed show about the empowering effects of fashion. But the clothes seem somewhat meaningless without their wearer or context, finds Riya Patel

Published in Review
Monday, 20 October 2014 13:17

Archiwindow by Federico Babina

Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster are among the architects featured as silhouettes in the graphic designer's latest illustrations

Published in GALLERY
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 14:45

Women Fashion Power

Design Museum, London
29 October 2014 – 26 April 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:04

Zaha Hadid launches homeware collection

A £10k platter inspired by the London 2012 aquatics centre and a chess set that resembles a miniature cityscape are among the products that the architect released at Harrods last week

Published in News
Friday, 19 September 2014 13:07

Crest by Zaha Hadid

Watch the Crest bridge being installed at the V&A

Published in Video
Friday, 12 September 2014 01:00

The Wish List

For this year's LDF, Terence Conran plays fairy godmother to some of the industry’s biggest names, inviting young designers to bring their fantasy objects to life. The results are on display at the V&A this week

Published in News
Thursday, 17 July 2014 12:48

Stirling prize 2014: Nominees

The RIBA has announced the shortlist for the annual architecture awards. Here are the six buildings in the running

Published in GALLERY

As a piece of architecture devoid of context, ZHA’s captivating cultural centre in Baku, Azerbaijan, is perhaps the most important building of recent years, but its purpose and values remain unclear, argues Owen Pritchard after a visit

Published in Comment
Thursday, 13 February 2014 17:45

5 Most Wanted: Patrik Schumacher

Patrik Schumacher tells Icon what he covets: from the Barcelona Pavilion to a model by Frei Otto …

Published in News
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 14:49

Welcome to ZHA World

Hadid, who recently opened a huge shopping complex in Beijing and launched a sculptural shoe, has had a prolific year. Brand Zaha is now a formidable, swooshing global force.

Published in Features
Friday, 06 September 2013 15:36

Icon 124: Shopping

September is the biggest month in London’s design calendar and this month we bring you the biggest ever edition of Icon – on Shopping. 6A Architects has designed a flagship store for Paul Smith and Zaha Hadid is moving into retail. We explore Amazon’s gargantuan distribution sheds, talk to Industrial Facility and ask how the British High Street can survive. And the Icon Design Trail brings you the best of LDF. 

 

Published in NEWS

Angel Borrego Cubero’s wonderfully gossipy film, The Competition, follows five of the world’s most famous architects in apparently hot pursuit of the chance to build the national museum of Andorra. It's a revealing glimpse of life at a big-name practice, from the late-night pizzas to the experience of being shouted at by a Pritzker Prize winner.

Published in Features
Monday, 10 June 2013 18:15

Maggie’s Centre, Hong Kong

Frank Gehry's second Maggie’s Centre is an intimate building inspired by Chinese design, overlooking gardens created by Lily Jencks

Published in News

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
Monday, 25 March 2013 12:57

The Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum

The Zaha Hadid-designed art museum in the American Midwest aims to unite Michigan State university with the town around it.

Published in News
Wednesday, 12 December 2012 10:40

Pierresvives by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid has built an imposing cultural centre on the outskirts of Montpellier, which hopes to help to revive a down-at-heel suburb.

Published in News
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 11:30

Liquid Glacial by Zaha Hadid

For David Gill's gallery in west London, Zaha Hadid has created an ice-like table that appears to be melting into its own legs.

Published in News
Friday, 11 May 2012 12:12

British Design, 1948-2012

With the 1948 “Austerity Olympics” as its starting point, the V&A surveys 60 years of British design, architecture and fashion. From punk posters to Laura Ashley florals, the exhibition questions contrived notions of national identity to reveal a country caught between modernity and nostalgia. Here’s our review.

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Dance has always been a multidisciplinary form but the Belgian choreographer Frédéric Flamand has specialised in striking collaborations, working with leading architects including Zaha Hadid, Thom Mayne, Diller + Scofidio and Dominique Perrault to explore the limits of bodies and cities

Published in Features
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