The CaixaForum by Herzog & de Meuron is a vast cultural centre in the heart of Madrid.

Published in Buildings

Paris had the Pompidou Centre, Sydney had its Opera House, and then Bilbao got Frank Gehry’s Guggenheim.

Published in Buildings

This cool and contemporary Costa Bravan Hotel references the nearby coastline in its sintered stone finishes

Published in Advertisement Feature
Monday, 24 July 2017 15:02

Victor Castanera

The Catalan’s work is an intriguing balancing act between geometric precision and improvised, organic processes

Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2016 12:24

BD Barcelona: 'So crazy, so young'

BD Barcelona burst out of Franco’s Spain with an exuberance matched by their avant-garde designs. Forty years on, they’re still drawn to the bold and experimental

Published in Features
Thursday, 16 June 2016 17:00

Barcelona Design Week

Amid the growing number of design weeks, festivals and biennials, Barcelona Design Week boldly embraces the emerging fields of digital and virtual design

Published in Review
Tuesday, 01 December 2015 14:36

Al Tun Tun

A Valencian bistro updates the traditional French aesthetic with a light installation of 57 randomly arranged glass globes

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National Museum, Warsaw
20 May – 30 August 2015

Published in Diary

Featured on the cover of Icon's current issue, the Spanish architect's concert hall in Poland has won the Mies van der Rohe award for European contemporary architecture. John Jervis visited the building last month

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 10:40

Jaime Hayon

The Spanish designer will be speaking at Design Shanghai on Saturday. He told Icon about the thinking behind some of his work

Published in News
Wednesday, 11 February 2015 00:00

Pezo Solo House

A home by Pezo von Ellrichshausen is the first of several designed by the "Pritzker prize winners of the next 30 years" on a Spanish architecture park

Published in News

Christopher Turner examines the work of the Madrid-based architecture firm, following its commissioned to design the 15th temporary structure in Hyde Park and the completion of its first UK project

Published in Comment
Friday, 31 October 2014 12:05

Jaime Hayon: Inspiration

Last month Icon editor Christopher Turner interviewed Jaime Hayon at 100% Design. Here, the Spanish designer talks us through the inspiration behind some of his projects

Published in News
Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:43

Rebel Architecture

Al Jazeera's documentary series adopts a wide definition of rebel – and indeed architect – but is all the more interesting for it, says Hana Loftus

Published in Review

An exhibition of photography that seeks to compare traditional and contemporary Catalan architecture opens in Venice this weekend 

Published in GALLERY
Friday, 12 July 2013 12:28

Patricia Urquiola: Chairs for Moroso

The Spanish architect and designer thinks that it's never been a more interesting time to be a furniture designer.

Published in News
Wednesday, 26 September 2012 14:23

Casa Garoza by Herreros Arquitectos

Madrid-based architect Juan Herreros sees this no-frills holiday home in rural Spain as an animal occupying but not transforming the landscape.

Published in News
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 12:43

Los Cachimanes school, Murcia by Estudio Huma

Estudio Huma’s landmark school complex in south-east Spain is a splash of artificial green in the scorched desert landscape.

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SelgasCano Arquitectos has created an “open factory” under a bright wavy canopy for the residents of the Spanish town of Mérida to climb over, graffiti and skateboard through.

Published in News
Thursday, 11 August 2011 11:37

Pinar de Castellanos by Carlos Casanueva

Carlos Casanueva’s house is both an imaginative ruse to confuse Spanish planners and a bold architectural statement in its own right.

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