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The Japanese House at the Barbican – exhibition review

A full-scale reconstruction of Ryue Nishizawa’s Moriyama House lays the foundation for a thoughtful, ambitious show at the Barbican, writes Peter Smisek. But the absence

Review

The World of Charles and Ray Eames

This ambitious exhibition at the Barbican in London reminds us that the celebrated American designers were making films to shed light on their thinking process

Review

Magnificent Obsessions at the Barbican

The objects hoarded by artists make for a dizzyingly stimulating show, says Christopher Turner, but they lose some of their magic away from the intimacy

Review

9 January: This week’s most read

Smart cities, architectural photography and Apple’s Jonathan Ive were some of the things Icon readers read about most this week 1. Can we outsmart the

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Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age

The Barbican’s sweeping survey of architectural photography occasionally struggles with its focus, says Isabel Stevens In the history of photography, buildings are crucial. The Barbican’s

Review

Constructing Worlds

An exhibition at the Barbican presents photographs that captured seminal moments in 20th and 21st-century architecture Eighteen photographers, including Andreas Gursky, Charles and Ray Eames,

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Curator Conrad Bodman on the Barbican’s Digital Revolution

[iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/99732888″ width=”630″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen ] Welcome to Digital Revolution from Barbican Centre on Vimeo. The Barbican’s guest curator Conrad Bodman discusses

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Digital Revolution at the Barbican

The Treachery of Sanctuary by Chris Milk, 2011 Fun, FX and nostalgia are to the fore as the Barbican attempts to cram several trillion pixels

Review

The Bride and the Bachelors

The Bride and the Bachelors is an exhibition held together by the presence of a spectre. The endless experiments of Marcel Duchamp and his influence

Review

Video + Random International

https://vimeo.com/53103669   video Gramafilm words Five Most Wanted: Random International The objects chosen all echo the minimalist ethos that we apply to the conception, prototyping

Five Most Wanted

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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