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Posts tagged 'Amanda Levete'

AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

The new Undergraduate and Access Centres focus on connectivity and social space – and aim to welcome prospective students into the historic college Words by

Buildings

International Women’s Day: 18 interviews with 18 women

  A little inspiration from our archives – some of our favourite interviews with female architects and designers over the years To mark International Women’s

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Is the era of ‘iconic’ architecture coming to an end?

As the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology opened in Lisbon, a new wave of European architects exhibiting alongside it asked if extravagant, self-consciously sculptural

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Icon 163: Downward curve

In our latest issue, we visit AL_A’s beguiling Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology in Lisbon, and consider whether the era of gratuitous shapemaking architecture

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Jan Kaplický Drawings

Opening on Saturday, an exhibition of drawings at the AA presents the beguiling, space-age visions of the Stirling prize-winning Czech architect An exhibition at the Architectural

GALLERY

2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Furniture Design of the Year

The 2013 judges picked Konstantin Grcic’s Bench B as the winner of this category. Here are this year’s nominees for the award, sponsored by Design Guild

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The Wish List

For this year’s LDF, Terence Conran plays fairy godmother to some of the industry’s biggest names, inviting young designers to bring their fantasy objects to

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Bodleian Library competition

Following a long-established tradition, Oxford University’s world-renowned Bodleian Library invited the design industry to create a new chair for its readers – a deceptively complex

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Amanda Levete: “When you are really pushing the limits, you are going to fail”

The architect’s esoteric collection of objects plays past against present, with ancient Greek pots alongside Sex Pistols magazines. It is a theme she explores in

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Learning in Glass: Salviati Murano Exhibition

Venetian glass manufacturer Salviati was founded in 1859 and, by the end of the 19th century, was famous for its enamel glass mosaics. In London,

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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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