Wednesday, 22 June 2016 00:55

London by Roger FitzGerald

Painting his favourite places in the capital made Roger FitzGerald realise what makes it so glorious – and so fragile

Published in GALLERY

This west London complex presents co-living as a lifestyle choice, but relies on a very cynical idea of community, says Debika Ray

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 14 June 2016 09:49

Tate Modern: Inside Switch House

Herzog & de Meuron’s extension to the London contemporary art gallery opens this week – view images of the building here and follow us on social media today for coverage from inside

Published in GALLERY

London Festival of Architecture director Martyn Evans explains why this year’s month-long event will focus on the theme: ‘community’

Published in Comment
Friday, 04 March 2016 00:00

New issue – Icon 154: Travel special

In our latest issue we look at the past, present and future of travel, making the journey from London to outer space, via China

Published in Comment
Friday, 22 January 2016 00:00

Clerkenwell Design Week

Various venues, London
24 – 26 May 2016

Published in Diary

The housing crisis is forcing people to live in ever more cramped conditions, but history teaches us that well-designed homes and public spaces are the bedrock of a civilised society

Published in Comment

We spoke to the Design Museum curator ahead of an exhibition, opening today, that looks at the lifestyles, motives and attitudes of cyclists in Britain

Published in News
Thursday, 29 October 2015 00:00

London vernacular: A capital offence

A new London vernacular has emerged over the past five years – but is the moral laziness it represents an omen for the city’s future?

Published in Features
Thursday, 29 October 2015 00:00

The architecture of Spectre

The absence of a “Bond Villain’s Lair” aesthetic in Spectre, the latest instalment in the James Bond franchise, reveals the disconcerting state of London's corporate architecture, says Edwin Heathcore.

Published in Comment
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00

Writing on the Wall by Roger Perry

Roger Perry’s photographs of graffiti in 1970s London showed wit, surrealism and anger scrawled across an age of austerity. Sukhdev Sandhu welcomes their reissue

Published in Review
Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:00

Serpentine Pavilion

SelgasCano brings a riot of colour to the Serpentine’s summer commission, which closes this week, but flaws in the construction are equally glaring

Published in News
Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00

Will Self: Who are the outer Londoners?

The crude left/right dichotomy between inner London and its peripheries does nobody in the city any good, argues Will Self. It’s time, he says, for a more nuanced exploration of the outer boroughs

Published in Comment
Thursday, 27 August 2015 00:00

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

Icon is partnering with the Architecture Foundation on a day-long festival at which speakers such as Will Self, Hanif Kureishi and Ellis Woodman will discuss London’s peripheral boroughs

Published in News
Friday, 21 August 2015 00:00

Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
5 September 2015

Published in Diary
Monday, 10 August 2015 00:00

Reclaiming the streets

From Bogota to Bristol, policymakers and community groups are devising creative ways to break the stranglehold that cars have over city roads, says Peter Murray

Published in Comment
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Hannah Collins

Camden Arts Centre, London
4 July – 13 September 2015

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00

Ai Weiwei

Royal Academy of Arts, London
19 September – 13 December 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 02 July 2015 00:00

Sanderson House

In a London conservation area, David Kohn has managed to sneak a wily back-garden extension past planning officers in the form of a fox

Published in News
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

New Designers

Business Design Centre, London
Part 1: 24–27 June 2015
Part 2: 1–4 July 2015

Published in Diary
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