Should local architects be given precedence over large international practices? Zaha Hadid Architects' Patrik Schumacher and Katherine Clarke and Liza Fior of Muf Architecture/Art fight it out.

Published in Features

Icon's debut quarterly issue investigates the issues facing the countryside, and the rural's impact on the urban

Published in Comment
Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:02

Urban Barn by Muf

A barn has appeared in east London, nestling behind 
a secret door off a busy main road in Hackney.

Published in News
Tuesday, 15 December 2009 11:07

An Aboretum

An arboretum designed by Muf has turned what would be a wind tunnel between two buildings into a fairy-tale wonderland.

Wednesday, 12 September 2007 10:43

Muf | icon 028 | October 2005

Katherine Clarke I came to London when I was 21 or 22, in '81 or '82. We’ve been working in this area for ten years, and what’s interesting is seeing the city change. When we arrived it was the end of the depression; the effect the economy has had on the city is incredibly visible in this area.

Thursday, 23 August 2007 10:35

Manifesto #50 Muf | Architect

Manifesto #50 with architect Muf in London.

Published in MANIFESTOS
Friday, 23 March 2007 10:24

Muf | icon 022 | April 2005

Horses would seem to have little to offer as a solution to the problems of modernist public space. But last autumn, in Tilbury, a former docking town east of London, a procession of schoolchildren dressed up as horses wound its way from historic Tilbury Fort to the middle of the tough Broadway Estate.

Published in ICON 022 | April 2005
Thursday, 22 March 2007 06:11

New Hospital Design

Four young architects have been asked to develop concepts for hospitals amid mounting concern that the poor design of new health facilities is harming both patients and staff.

Wednesday, 21 March 2007 11:13

New Urban Surfaces | icon 002 | May 2003

Where I live, the pavements are cracked and bruised.

Published in ICON 002 | May 2003
Wednesday, 21 March 2007 09:19

Muf | icon 002 | May 2003

For this London collective, landscaping projects in deprived areas cannot work without careful analysis of territorial behaviour.

Published in ICON 002 | May 2003