An enormous replica of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye has been half-sunk off a Danish fjord as part of Vejle's Floating Art festival

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Friday, 17 February 2017 00:35

MoMA exhibition review: How Should We Live?

Women designers have been all but written out of the history of modernism, but now an ambitious show at MoMA aims to set the record straight. Claire Barliant finds out if it succeeds

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Monday, 18 May 2015 01:00

From the archives

A trend for archive pieces has emerged at Clerkenwell Design Week, as industry stalwarts such as Vitra, Cassina and SCP unearth and update former successes and passed-over prototypes

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Monday, 30 March 2015 12:45

Jaime Hayon's Réaction Poétique

The Spanish designer is celebrating Le Corbusier's legacy at Milan Furniture Fair next month with a set of characterful wooden objects for Cassina

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Tuesday, 04 November 2014 09:49

Paradigm Store

An exhibition in Victoria is a thought-provoking exploration of the links between art and design in an incongruous setting

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Monday, 20 October 2014 13:17

Archiwindow by Federico Babina

Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid and Norman Foster are among the architects featured as silhouettes in the graphic designer's latest illustrations

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Monday, 29 September 2014 14:48

100 Years of Swiss Design

Museum Für Gestaltung Zürich
27 September 2014 – 8 February 2015

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Barbican, London
25 September 2014 – 11 January 2015

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Bench B is a modern twist on a classic archetype. Its designer, Konstantin Grcic, spoke to Icon about his inspiration and upcoming shows

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Sunday, 01 September 2013 01:00

Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes

MoMA presents a compelling case, says Claire Barliant, for seeing Le Corbusier as a lover, not a conqueror of nature

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Tuesday, 17 April 2012 09:30

United Nations Redesign

A Dutch team led by Hella Jongerius is redesigning the room where the world’s biggest decisions are made.

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Thursday, 01 March 2012 15:57

Metabolism, the City of the Future

A tale of postwar visionaries has a lot to say to post-earthquake Japan, says Julian Worrall.

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Tuesday, 28 February 2012 12:42

Martin Luther Church by Coop Himmelb(l)au

Coop Himmelb(l)au’s church in Hainburg, Austria combines digital design with references to the giants of modernism.

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Tuesday, 23 August 2011 14:14

Charlotte Perriand

Photographs of found objects were the stimulus for many of the furniture designer’s classic works.

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Friday, 19 August 2011 12:19

Toys of the Avant-Garde

It is no coincidence that Le Corbusier, Frank Lloyd Wright and Buckminster Fuller were all taught in kindergartens, the school system that introduced building blocks into educational play.

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Thursday, 18 August 2011 16:42

20/20 Clip Stamp Fold

What kind of architecture magazines do we need in the age of the internet.

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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.

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The Bouroullec brothers reinterpret a Corbusier interior within the Unité d’Habitation, Marseille

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Wednesday, 16 December 2009 19:34

Chiaki Arai's Ofunato Civic Centre

Chiaki Arai's astonishing concrete grottos.

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Tuesday, 15 December 2009 16:43

The Tricorn

Labyrinthine and weird, the Tricorn shopping centre was a brutalist fantasy that was doomed to failure in 20th-century Plymouth. Owen Hatherley enjoys a belated obituary.

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