Friday, 08 May 2020 09:30

The architecture of pastiche

Pastiche architecture picks and chooses elements from buildings of the past.

Published in Movements

Completed in 2017, architecture studio Kieran Timberlake designed London’s US Embassy to be at once secure and welcoming.

Published in Buildings

Popular between the 1970s and 90s, postmodern architecture featured houses with curving forms, bright colours and humorous ornamentation 

Published in Movements

By making us believe that everything is always available, supermarkets provoke the worst in times of shortage.

Published in Crimes Against Design
Friday, 27 March 2020 16:30

Industry news and events - 27 March 2020

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Published in News

The architectural historian and theorist talks about architecture and medicine, working from bed and the end of the office era.

Published in Architects
Wednesday, 18 March 2020 14:23

Architects declared, when will designers?

As architects and designers grapple with the climate emergency, the latter are being too individualistic in their approach. It’s time for collective action, argues Peter Smisek.
Published in Opinion

Projects like Medium’s 8-23-VI show how architecture biennials can benefit local populations as well as young architects

Published in News

Architects and designers ignore data at their peril. It is as important as any other building component.

Published in Opinion

Frank Gehry is a Canadian-American architect who is known for his sailing-inspired postmodern designs, including the Guggenheim Bilbao in Spain and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles

Published in Architects

A retrospective covering the life of Irish designer, architect and artist Eileen Gray is set to open in New York. Icon spoke to the exhibition's curator, Cloé Pitiot, to find out more

Published in News
Friday, 14 February 2020 12:28

Konstantin Grcic: L'Immaginazione al Potere!

Grcic’s deep dive into MAXXI’s archive uncovers ‘fantastical architecture’, but fails to make an imaginative offering of its own.

Published in Review

The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture

Published in Buildings

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Published in News

A new forum aimed at bringing conversations about architecture closer to the public will launch with a series of discussions on data, identity and spacial thinking

Published in News

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Published in News
Wednesday, 15 January 2020 12:22

OMA's Brighton College is imperfect but welcome

OMA's design for the School of Science and Sport at Brighton College might not be an obvious fit for the independent school, but its novel form is a welcome addition to the existing campus architecture

Published in News

The seemingly humble bungalow is a design icon of remarkable versatility

Published in Icon of the Month

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Published in News

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Published in News
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