Now in its eight edition, Le Voyage à Nantes is a quirky arts festival that takes over the picturesque Breton city. But how has it transformed this quiet post-industrial corner of the Loire valley?
Icon has scoured the ups and downs of the design extravaganza to pull out the events that you would be a fool to miss
At a turbulent time for the Turkish city, this event’s rigour and independence of thought demonstrates the tenacity of its organisers
A day-long discussion about the city’s peripheries highlighted the complexity of an area often perceived as bland and uniform, says Debika Ray
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
New York's built environment and the city's status as a forum for global architectural discourse were celebrated during October's month-long festival of design-related events
The innovative festival in north-east England drew on the area's past while making links to a wider present, says Fatema Ahmed