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Posts tagged 'Alison and Peter Smithson'

Robin Hood Gardens: A brutal failure?

Robin Hood Gardens: A brutal failure?

Robin Hood Gardens. Photo by Steve Cadman The London-based social housing complex was design by architects Alison and Peter Smithson as a manifestation of their

Buildings

Former Economist Plaza restored to original Smithson plan

The refurbishment of Alison and Peter Smithson’s last remaining London building is aimed at restoring many of the original features while updating some of the

News

‘The myth surrounding Alison and Peter Smithson is largely of their own making’

As the demolition of Robin Hood Gardens begins, Peter Smisek explains why he continues to find its architects so compelling The choice of one’s favourite

Comment

Review: The Belt

words William Wiles Photographer Neil Montier’s The Belt, showing at New London Architecture, is a series of slightly altered images of London’s periphery. It’s a

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco exhibit limited-edition DesignWall and hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022


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

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco exhibit limited-edition DesignWall and hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022


Videos

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