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Icon 173: Thomas Heatherwick, Paola Antonelli, Paul Priestman and the legacy of Boris Johnson


In our latest issue, we interview superstar designer Heatherwick as he prepares to launch a host of landmark projects around the world

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Icon is one of the world’s leading architecture and design magazines. Every month we interview the most exciting architects and designers in the world, visit the best new buildings, analyse the most interesting new cultural movements and technologies, and review an eclectic range of exhibitions, books, products and films. Beautifully presented and accessible, rigorous and insightful, Icon shows you exactly what’s happening in architecture and design today, and what it means for the future. 


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