A new book explores how protest movements increasingly turn to branding techniques to get their message out – and, more importantly – get people to take to the streets
In the lead up to his talk at Design Shanghai next month, the Hong Kong-based designer tells us about his latest work and why he is drawn to hospitality projects
As bold geometric forms and vibrant colours take over consumer fashion, Flora Leung’s Hong Kong-based label is exactly on trend
For this photo series, Italian photographer Stefano Cerio travelled to Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao and Hong Kong to document the inventive and absurd structures we build for leisure
When Michael Young moved to Hong Kong nine years ago, he was virtually a lone presence on the design scene. But life there has been liberating for the former enfant terrible. China allows him to design "ridiculous things" and work with manufacturers that have a passion for making them
The Hong Kong-based former enfant terrible of the British design scene will be speaking at Icon's House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week
Protest camps are constructed rapidly, using everyday materials as objects of disobedient design. But the hasty architectural decisions made by protesters can come to symbolise their movement and deepen its impact
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
It is a wonderful irony that the mass protests that flared up on the island last week were incubated in the belly of a bank, says Edwin Heathcote
Hong Kong-based Rural Urban Framework is working to tackle the unique problems that have emerged in China as a result of its rapid growth and authoritarian social policies – and creating models for the country’s future in the process
Frank Gehry's second Maggie’s Centre is an intimate building inspired by Chinese design, overlooking gardens created by Lily Jencks
Winy Maas, a founder of Dutch firm MVRDV, believes in the kind of high-density urban living only skyscrapers can provide. He talks to Icon about his love of ”intensity architecture” and explains how the pixel will help architects reconcile individuals to collective living
On a lush green hill overlooking the fragrant harbour, Frank Gehry has completed his first Asian building, a block of twelve apartments.
A new campus-on-stilts by Coldefy & Associés Architectes Urbanistes is inspired by the utopian floating cities of the 1960s.
Never has an architect been so associated with flight as Norman Foster. Here he talks about how he wants to return glamour to air travel, how the Boeing 747 is his favourite work of architecture and how he hopes to be one of Virgin Galactic’s first tourists in space