Thursday, 01 March 2012 12:48

Six of the Best: Vicky Richardson

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
Wednesday, 29 February 2012 10:46


A chaotic displays help Rem Koolhaas avoid sentimental retrospection, says Edwin Heathcote.

Published in Review
Friday, 19 August 2011 15:33

Data centres and secret servers

Data centres are the vast storehouses of all our digital traffic, yet security concerns dictate that they remain anonymous: featureless boxes unmarked by corporate logos and hidden in the landscape.

Published in Features

David Chipperfield’s second major UK gallery in as many months sits in the river Calder like a fortress, but is a modest and thoughtful building.

Published in News
Wednesday, 17 August 2011 16:46

David Chipperfield's Turner Contemporary

David Chipperfield’s ice-cool Turner Contemporary is a symbol of calm and order, quietly resisting the pounding waves of the North Sea and drawing in the light from Margate’s stormy skies. Which is a small miracle, given the troubled history of the project.

Published in Features
Thursday, 22 July 2010 04:13

Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Museums and schools dominate the shortlist for British architecture’s biggest honour, as David Chipperfield, Zaha Hadid, Rick Mather, DSDHA, dRMM and Theis and Khan square up.

Published in News

David Chipperfield co-curates an impressively refreshing Architecture room with projects formalistically arranged.

Published in News
Tuesday, 18 August 2009 09:49

The City Of Justice

The City of Justice is David Chipperfield Architects' mammoth new project in Barcelona.
Published in ICON 074 | August 2009
Friday, 17 July 2009 19:23

Neues Museum

Ruins remain profoundly problematic in Berlin. This is a city where every ruin has a reason, carrying with it the burdens of history, politics and tragedy.
Published in ICON 070 | April 2009

Jürgen Mayer H's first private commission, the Dupli Casa, appears to have liquefied around the edges.

Thursday, 18 June 2009 03:39

David Chipperfield's City of Justice

David Chipperfield Architects has completed this mammoth government complex in Barcelona.
Published in NEWS

David Chipperfield has become a pre-modern architect.

Published in ICON 034 | April 2006
Thursday, 22 March 2007 05:49

David Chipperfield

David Chipperfield is decidedly animated over the name of our magazine. "I think that there are two ways of judging architecture: one is what it looks like; the other is what its ambitions are," he says.

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