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Posts tagged 'Austria'

Industry news and events – 31 January

Could this be the future of British housing? Photo by Ethan Wilkinson Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up

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In Kunsthaus Graz, Peter Cook turned Archigram ideas into a liveable reality

Kunsthaus Graz by Peter Cook. Image by Markus Schieder/Alamy The ‘friendly alien’ was something of an Archigram reunion that proved a showcase for ideas around

Buildings

Tate Modern to host major retrospective of iconic, punky artist Franz West

Franz West Epiphany on Chairs 2011, Franz West Privatstiftung, Photo: Estate Franz West The Tate Modern will host a major retrospective of Austrian artist Franz

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Vienna Design Week

While John Pawson’s contribution is a thing of beauty, the wider festival focuses more on the everyday impact of design Under the great dome of

Review

Vienna, the Pearl of the Reich

An unflinching exhibition uncovers how the city’s architects collaborated in a frenzy of Nazi urban planning, writes Laura Snoad Totalitarian regimes, the Nazis included, tend

Review

Chmara.Rosinke: Nomads in residence

Polish duo Maciej Chmara and Ania Rosinke moved to Austria as students, stayed “by coincidence” and have made their home in Vienna. But their work,

Features

EOOS at the MAK Design Lab

A playful exhibition of work by the Viennese design firm echoes the ethos of the museum’s permanent display – that design comes alive through its

Review

Coop Himmelb(l)au’s Musée des Confluences

The Austrian architecture practice has landed an immense structure of angular steel and crystalline glass at the gateway to Lyon It remains difficult to reconcile

News

Art jewellery

An exhibition in Vienna illustrates the connections between jewellery, aesthetics and wealth since 1970 An exhibition that opened this week at the MAK in Vienna

GALLERY

Æsh and Tweed by Georg Œhler

The Austrian designer’s new collection draws on the traditions of both his home country and Britain, where he lives now Georg Œhler launched his Æsh

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

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An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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