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Posts tagged 'Barcelona'

This solar greenhouse puts forward a space for self-sufficient cultivation

Students at IAAC propose a solution to food and energy production in cities with this prototype solar greenhouse Words by Sonia Zhuravlyova The resilience of cities,

Architecture

In Barcelona, BAAS arquitectura turns 1920s industrial building into history museum

The Oliva Artés Museum revives a building saved from demolition by locals, and demonstrates the value of ‘architectural recycling’ Words by Francesca Perry Barcelona-based practice

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Barcelona designers create knives to support local youth

The Table Knife Project brings together design studios in the Catalonian capital to raise funds for El Llindar Foundation Words by Francesca Perry Twenty-eight design

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The Sagrada Familia is Antoni Gaudi’s incomplete masterpiece

The Sagrada Familia is Antoni Gaudi’s incomplete masterpiece

Sagrada Familia. Photo by Flickr user Larry Koester  Construction began almost 138 years ago on the mammoth and absurdly intricate Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, the

Buildings

An architectural tour of Barcelona’s iconic buildings

  Everyone knows that Barcelona houses the many peculiar works of Antoni Gaudi, but here are a few other buildings that you should know about

Buildings

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion heralded the modernist era

The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture Designed by modernism’s golden child Mies

Buildings

The best places to skateboard are part of the city, not the skatepark

Photo by Fred Mortagne Skateboarding is more than a street skill – it is also a unique spatial experience of architecture. Now, after years of

Cities

Barcelona Design Week

Amid the growing number of design weeks, festivals and biennials, Barcelona Design Week boldly embraces the emerging fields of digital and virtual design Launched 11

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Barozzi Veiga’s Szczecin Philharmonic is an astonishing achievement

Featured on the cover of Icon’s current issue, the Spanish architect’s concert hall in Poland has won the Mies van der Rohe award for European

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La Sagrada Família, Barcelona, by Gaudí

Image: Getty Images “Don’t worry, my client isn’t in a hurry.” The time it has taken to construct Antoni Gaudí’s masterwork would test the patience

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


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

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

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


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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

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality