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Amin Taha: The London architect making innovative use of materials

Amin Taha’s RIBA-nominated Barrett’s Grove project. Photo: Timothy Soar Architect Amin Taha weaves rich stories of time and place from rough-hewn limestone, terracotta concrete, and

Features

Ou Ning: An Artist Profile

  Ou Ning is more than an artist, he’s a unique voice in modern China. He chatted to Icon’s Crystal Bennes about his work and

Architecture

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes on Netflix

Now on Netflix, The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes takes house-envy to its logical conclusion with dramatic drone shots of the world’s most unique, architect-designed homes.

Review

Oskar Hansen’s Linear Continuous System: ‘A plan to rethink the entire concept of the city’

The Team 10 architect’s plan to reinvent the city may sound far-fetched, but his human-centred approach to design still holds lessons for us, says Debika

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Housing crisis: Mind the gaps

Developer Roger Zogolovitch and architect Alex Ely discuss the logistics and potentials of the abundant gap sites to be found scattered across our cities In

Features

Neri & Hu

The Shanghai-based duo reflect on why so many Chinese designers succumb to greed and explain why they’ve put the seven deadly sins in a Cabinet

News

Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä

The Finnish architect, ceramicist and glasswork designer explains how working with buildings informs her creative process on a smaller scale Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä originally trained as

News

Frank Gehry: Frank as ever

At 85, Gehry has completed one of his finest buildings, the Dr Chau Chak Wing facility in Sydney. In laconic mood, the architect talks candidly

Features

Icon Talks at CDW: We Made That – People, Places and Pound Signs

Holly Lewis of the multi-disciplinary design and architecture practice will be speaking at Icon’s House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week about We Made That’s

News

Frida Escobedo: “There’s no such thing as a blank slate in Mexico”

Frida Escobedo Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has rejected labels, genres and stylistic rigour in favour of a casual approach that mixes modernism with ornamental and

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

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


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

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


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ICON Minds: the future of the home

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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