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Posts tagged 'Amsterdam'

Environmentally sustainable projects need to be socially sustainable too

The pandemic has provided a powerful case for the neighbourhood as a self-sustaining microcity. Architecture and urban planning should learn from this Aquatics Centre Paris

Opinion

OMA partner Ellen van Loon on macho architecture and designing the firm’s first major UK commission

Rijnstraat, The Hague. Photo by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Marco Cappelletti The OMA partner tells Matthew Ponsford about clubbing with her daughter and what sort

Features

Made Thought: “Sustainability in design has to be more than skin deep”

How London-based studio Made Thought incorporated sustainability and circularity into the core of their work, without sacrificing content or style. By Rita Lobo   Sustainability,

Features

Amsterdam North

Serious money is moving into the city’s old shipyards, now one of Europe’s most vibrant creative quarters. For ICON 150, Enya Moore went to find

GALLERY

Marten Baas: Room on the Roof

The designer’s residency in i29’s studio above an Amsterdam department store culminated in a shopfront clock made of 600 rapid sketches – one for every

News

Rijksmuseum: Last year’s Interior of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Features

2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Interior of the Year

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum by Cruz y Ortiz was last year’s Interior of the Year. Find out this year’s nominees. The category is sponsored by Modus BONHÔTE

News

Ralph Nauta: Studio Drift

The designer and co-founder of the Dutch practice spoke to Icon during Belgrade Design Week last month about nature, technology and the studio’s latest project at

News

2013 Icon Awards winner: Rijksmuseum, Interior of the Year

Spanish firm Cruz y Ortiz’s restoration of the Netherland’s largest museum shows the grandeur of 19th-century romanticism in a new light Since Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum reopened

Features

Metahaven – Islands in the clouds

In Cloud Time (2012), an incisive and exhilaratingly tetchy work of theory-fiction by Dean Lockwood and Rob Coley, the authors take issue with the celebration

Review

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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


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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15th-century Corsican monastery transformed with copper extension

Museum of London exhibition celebrates contemporary London makers

Carbon-negative high-rise completed by White Arkitekter

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Ajlan Gharem announced as winner of the Jameel Prize

2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

Design London makes LDF debut this September

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula


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