Thursday, 01 January 2015 00:00

2014 Architecture Practice of the Year: OMA

Rem Koolhaas and his colleagues continue to create buildings in equal parts provocative, exasperating and brilliant. But its the persistent probing of architecture’s big and awkward questions – as shown at the 2014 Venice Biennale – that sets this extraordinary practice apart

Published in Features
Monday, 15 December 2014 12:44

The 2014 Icon Awards party

Jay Osgerby, Martino Gamper and Study O Portable were among the designers who attended the awards ceremony on 4 December. Here is a selection of photos from the night

Published in GALLERY
Friday, 05 December 2014 02:00

Icon Awards 2014: The winners

This year's awards ceremony took place last night in London. You can read the full list of winners here

Published in News
Friday, 05 December 2014 02:00

Piet Oudolf's sketchbook

The landscape designer was named Icon of the Year in our 2014 awards. Here is a selection of his drawings, including those of the swirling meadow of perennial grasses and plants for Hauser & Wirth's gallery in Somerset, the High Line and the 2011 Serpentine Pavilion

Published in GALLERY
Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Icon 139: Awards

Our January issue, available now, features profiles of all 11 of the 2014 Icon Awards winners and information about the runners-up

Published in Comment
Monday, 01 December 2014 03:00

Icon Awards 2014: The shortlist

The winners of this year's awards will be revealed during a ceremony in London on the evening of 4 December. Click here to find out the final shortlist and make your predictions

Published in News
Monday, 01 December 2014 02:00

The Icon Awards trophy

The trophy that the Icon Awards winners will recieve this week were designed and made by Anton Alverez on his thread-wrapping machine. Watch him at work in his studio and read our interview with the designer

Published in News
Sunday, 30 November 2014 02:00

The trophy

Over the past century, prize-giving has grown into a $20 billion global industry. But does victory smell as sweet in a world where even the trophy makers have awards ceremonies?

Published in Icon of the Month

The 2013 judges picked Konstantin Grcic's Bench B as the winner of this category. Here are this year's nominees for the award

Published in News

Read the shortlist of for this category, which the Morph Folding Wheel by Vitamins, Design and Invention Studio won last year

Published in News
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 03:00

2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Interior of the Year

Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum by Cruz y Ortiz was last year's Interior of the Year. Find out this year's nominees

Published in News

Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura

Published in News

Jake Evill's Cortex 3D-printed cast won in 2013. Check out this year's nominees for Techonology of the Year

Published in News

The Child ViSion Glasses bagged last year's award. Who will win this year? Read the shortlist for the 2014 category

Published in News

Robbrecht and Daem scooped last year's title. Here are the nominees for this year's best architecture firm

Published in News

Last year's winner was Rural Urban Framework. Who will it be this year? Here is the shortlist of emerging architecture practices

Published in News

Metahaven won the category last year. Which of the shortlisted studios do you think will take the title this time? 

Published in News

Thomas Thwaites scooped the prize in 2014. Here is the shortlist for this year's award

Published in News
Wednesday, 22 October 2014 11:10

Icon Awards 2014: shortlist revealed

The judges have announced the nominees for this year's awards. Click here for the full list and details of the awards ceremony on 4 December

Published in News
Monday, 13 October 2014 14:03

Icon Awards 2014: Making the trophy

Watch designer Anton Alvarez use his thread-wrapping process to make this year's Icon awards

Published in Video
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