Monday, 19 May 2014 11:20

Pipe dreams: Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station, derelict for more than 30 years, has been called a graveyard of architectural visions. Christopher Turner visits the practices responsible for some of these fantastical, unrealised schemes – by John Outram, Nicholas Grimshaw, Ron Arad and Terry Farrell – and talks to Wilkinson Eyre about its latest ideas

Published in Features

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Until 15 June 2014

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 10:09

Clerkenwell Design Week

Clerkenwell Design Week
20–22 May 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 14 April 2014 12:00

Oyster Card

The Londoner’s passport has been updated for the smartphone era, with a bold graphic treatment that conveys the city’s status as a centre for cutting-edge design.

Published in Rethink
Sunday, 02 March 2014 12:32

United Visual Artists: Momentum

Barbican Centre, London
Until 1 June 2014

Published in Diary

GRAD Gallery, London
Until 29 March 2014

Published in Diary
Sunday, 02 March 2014 12:26

Ryan Gander: The Artists Have the Keys

2 Willow Road, Hampstead, London
Until 2 November 2014

Published in Diary

PM Gallery and House, London
21 March to 11 May 2014

Published in Diary
Saturday, 01 March 2014 10:19

Ruin Lust

Tate Britain, London
4 March ­– 18 May 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 03 February 2014 12:40

Richard Hamilton

Tate Modern, London
13 February 2014 to 26 May 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 03 February 2014 11:00

Just Glass

PM Gallery & House, London
24 January 2014 ­– 8 March 2014

Published in Diary

Using the European standard shapes for warnings, Calvert designed the pictorial instructions for road users, referencing what was familiar to her – a cow for livestock crossing, modelled after Patience, her favourite heifer on the family farm; children crossing the road, inspired by her upbringing and including a subtle self-portrait.When Calvert began her career, graphic design didn’t exist as a profession. Six decades later, her work is all around us – from the signs on Britain’s roads to the website for the UK government

Published in Features
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:52

Projections: Cinema Hysteria

Freud Museum, London
6–20 January 2014

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:40

Sensing Spaces: Architecture Reimagined

Royal Academy, London
25 January 2014 ­– 6 April 2014

Published in Diary
Wednesday, 08 January 2014 12:21

In the Making

Design Museum, London
22nd January 2014 ­– 4 May 2014

Published in Diary
Monday, 02 December 2013 16:57

6a: Architect detectives

Whether they are fitting out a Savile Row shop or adapting a grade I-listed house, London duo 6a Architects take a radical approach to history and conservation, cherry-picking elements of the past to weave into new narratives

Published in Features
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 13:00

Highlights from 100% Design

During London Design Festival, 100% design welcomed more than 27,000 visitors over four days at Earls Court in London, and this year expanded into both exhibition halls. Here are three of Icon’s highlights from the show.

Published in News
Wednesday, 09 October 2013 12:13

Richard Rogers RA – Inside out

The contradictions that run through the Royal Academy’s retrospective sum up the architect perfectly, says Charles Holland.

Published in Review
Thursday, 05 September 2013 14:25

Sou Fujimoto: Serpentine Pavilion 2013

Sou Fujimoto’s structure in Kensington Gardens leaves us yearning for more permanent realisations of his utopian architectural vision

Published in News
Friday, 02 August 2013 15:23

The Shed: experimental theatre

Haworth Tompkins’ red box on London’s South Bank tests directors and actors in an intimate space and highlights the contrast between temporary and permanent structures.

Published in News
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