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Interview: Ole Scheeren

Ole Scheeren, one of architecture’s brightest talents, left OMA in 2010 ago to found his own practice. He talked to Icon about CCTV, his plans for more Asian towers, and his first realised project: a floating cinema in a picturesque bay in Thailand

Published in Features
Friday, 12 October 2012 09:39

The Robinson Institute

Patrick Keiller's installation at Tate Britain takes us on a tour of the film-maker's influences but, says Agata Pyzik, we should see it as a call to action rather than casual observation.

Published in Review
Friday, 14 September 2012 11:59

Making WET

Making WET: The Magazine of Gourmet Bathing tells the story of the l970s

countercultural magazine. WET's founder Leonard Koren once said

that even he didn't know what 'gourmet bathing' meant but, as Steve Parnell

explains, it had more to do with architecture than you might expect.

Published in Review
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 13:54

Venice Takeaway

This year's British pavilion will display the results of a global effort to find architectural solutions to modern problems, explains Vicky Richardson, Director of Architecture, Fashion and Design at the British Council

Published in News
Wednesday, 29 August 2012 11:30

Chipperfield on the Venice Biennale

With the Venice Architecture Biennale fast approaching, director David Chipperfield talks to Icon about his plans for the festival, which has the theme Common Ground.

Published in News
Monday, 20 August 2012 10:28

Texel Maritime Museum by Mecanoo

A Dutch maritime museum is given a new lease of life, from the shimmering light of the entrance to the basement’s murky depths

Published in News
Tuesday, 31 July 2012 11:30

Liquid Glacial by Zaha Hadid

For David Gill's gallery in west London, Zaha Hadid has created an ice-like table that appears to be melting into its own legs.

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Thursday, 26 July 2012 12:56

Riva Boats: Showboating

The sleek mahogany yachts made by Italian boatyard Riva in its 1950s and 60s heyday are a high watermark in the relationship between art and luxury. But the world of ostentatious status symbols continues to court that of high culture – and vice versa. Charles Holland made a visit to Riva's base for Icon's August issue.

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