Alternative Histories is a new exhibition of models and drawings that asks contemporary architects to reimagine work of the past

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Phineas Harper of the Architecture Foundation recounts how he discovered the joys of wearing a skirt

Published in Comment
Monday, 19 January 2015 16:23

Sérgio Bernardes

A documentary explores the radical designs that made Brazilian modernist, playboy and Niemeyer contemporary Sérgio Bernardes a star and the controversial affiliations that eventually left him bankrupt and forgotten, says Arthur Thompson

Published in Review
Thursday, 01 August 2013 01:00

Future 50: Michael Pawlyn

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global talent is a snapshot that shows how young designers and architects are pushing the boundaries of their disciplines and trying to change the world

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Angel Borrego Cubero’s wonderfully gossipy film, The Competition, follows five of the world’s most famous architects in apparently hot pursuit of the chance to build the national museum of Andorra. It's a revealing glimpse of life at a big-name practice, from the late-night pizzas to the experience of being shouted at by a Pritzker Prize winner.

Published in Features
Thursday, 04 July 2013 12:00

Mock-ups in Close-up

An encyclopaedic film reveals the key supporting role that the architectural model plays in cinema, says Charles Holland.

Published in Review
Thursday, 04 August 2011 10:51

AOC samples London

All architects take cues from the city around them, but the way that AOC samples London is different.

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A new rooftop space, the Skyroom – designed by David Kohn Architects – was launched in collaboration with the Icon Design Trail yesterday, showing the potential of London’s forgotten rooftops.

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Wednesday, 06 August 2008 09:24

Architecture Foundation’s Summer Nights

Tonight is the start of the Architecture Foundation’s annual “Summer Nights” lecture series. Every Wednesday in August, one of London’s most exciting young architectural practices will present their work and discuss their ideas with editors and journalists.

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