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Posts tagged '2013'

Rem Koolhaas: Junkspace

(image: Rex Features/Amos Chapple) In 2001, 2014 Venice Biennale curator Rem Koolhaas put a name to the soulless, mallified space that was spreading virus-like across

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Seattle Public Library

If you’re as good a writer as Rem Koolhaas, the problem is that occasionally you will be expected to build something that lives up to

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Iina Vuorivirta: Nordic design with a modern twist

It has been quite a year for Iina Vuorivirta. Despite not yet having completed her master’s degree, the Finnish designer has exhibited at the Milan

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6a: Architect detectives

Whether they are fitting out a Savile Row shop or adapting a grade I-listed house, London duo 6a Architects take a radical approach to history

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Interview: Makers with Agendas

ICON You say that MWA is born out of a loathing of design’s abuses. What are these? Julien De Smedt There is a type of

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The Interlace: Singapore’s luxury housing

(image: Jonas Klock) Ole Scheeren and OMA have teamed up to design a luxury residential block in Singapore that borrows aesthetically from post-war housing. The

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Highlights from 100% Design

During London Design Festival, 100% design welcomed more than 27,000 visitors over four days at Earls Court in London, and this year expanded into both

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Matali Crasset: “If we don’t give people choice, they become passive”

Matali Crasset (courtesy of Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris/Salzburg, photo by Philippe Servent) For Matali Crasset, all design is social. Running through her work – from

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Britten-Pears Archive by Stanton Williams

The Suffolk coastal town of Aldeburgh has become virtually synonymous with its two most famous residents. At the end of the Second World War, the

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Welcome to ZHA World

Hadid, who recently opened a huge shopping complex in Beijing and launched a sculptural shoe, has had a prolific year. Brand Zaha is now a

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents


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ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality