The Catalan’s work is an intriguing balancing act between geometric precision and improvised, organic processes
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
Amid the growing number of design weeks, festivals and biennials, Barcelona Design Week boldly embraces the emerging fields of digital and virtual design
A Valencian bistro updates the traditional French aesthetic with a light installation of 57 randomly arranged glass globes
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
The Spanish designer will be speaking at Design Shanghai on Saturday. He told Icon about the thinking behind some of his work
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
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
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
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
An exhibition of photography that seeks to compare traditional and contemporary Catalan architecture opens in Venice this weekend
The Spanish architect and designer thinks that it's never been a more interesting time to be a furniture designer.
Madrid-based architect Juan Herreros sees this no-frills holiday home in rural Spain as an animal occupying but not transforming the landscape.
Estudio Huma’s landmark school complex in south-east Spain is a splash of artificial green in the scorched desert landscape.
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.
Carlos Casanueva’s house is both an imaginative ruse to confuse Spanish planners and a bold architectural statement in its own right.
This cultural centre by the 103-year-old Brazilian legend reprises some classic Niemeyer motifs – but can it thrive in a changed global climate?
It’s rare that a building looks like nothing else of its kind, but “La Trufa”, by Anton Garcia-Abril and Ensamble Studio is one such work.