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1970s Beijing warehouse transformed into play landscape 

The Playscape children’s community centre was designed by local firm waa to enable a variety of activity-based learning and adventure Chinese architecture firm waa (we

Design

MAD Architects creates Beijing kindergarten with colourful roof playscape

The YueCheng Courtyard Kindergarten wraps around a historic 18th-century courtyard and stimulates intergenerational integration MAD Architects has completed a large-scale kindergarten project in Beijing with

Buildings
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Beijing’s X Museum offers an alternative to white box art displays

Eschewing blank space for an intricate wall-hanging system, TEMP’s design looks to evolve the modern art gallery Words by Hugh Metcalf Photos by Jin Weiqi

Buildings

Chinese Fun: The architecture of recreation

For this photo series, Italian photographer Stefano Cerio travelled to Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao and Hong Kong to document the inventive and absurd structures we build

GALLERY

Beijing Design Week

China is seeking to rebrand itself. The popular perception is that things are made and faked in China, but that there is a paucity of

Review

Interview: Norman Foster

Never has an architect been so associated with flight as Norman Foster. Here he talks about how he wants to return glamour to air travel,

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Interview: Norman Foster

Never has an architect been so associated with flight as Norman Foster. Here he talks about how he wants to return glamour to air travel,

Features

Feelings Are Facts

Thick smoke and multi-coloured lights make up the installation Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong’s smoke-filled room in Beijing sends Johanna Agerman on a journey of

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Feelings Are Facts

Thick smoke and multi-coloured lights make up the installation Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong’s smoke-filled room in Beijing sends Johanna Agerman on a journey of

Review

Ma Yansong’s Hutong Bubble

Hutong Bubble 32 looms over the rooftops A strange new presence has popped up in the Nan Luo Gu Xiang section of Beijing. Its form

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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


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