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Posts tagged 'Beirut'

Beirut Design Week: ‘We wanted to shock people a little bit’

The sixth edition of the Lebanese festival was in many ways the anti-Milan, says James McLachlan Is design a need? That was the question posed

Review

Annabel Karim Kassar: ‘You see Londoners behaving just as Beirutis do’

The designer of the acclaimed Lebanon pavilion at the London Design Biennale tells us how she recreated a Beirut streetscape by the River Thames The

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Bas Princen

Like islands, the buildings in photographer Bas Princen’s latest series are isolated objects in the landscape. Travelling to five Middle Eastern cities – Cairo, Istanbul,

GALLERY

Bas Princen

Like islands, the buildings in photographer Bas Princen’s latest series are isolated objects in the landscape. Travelling to five Middle Eastern cities – Cairo, Istanbul,

GALLERY

Manifesto #37 Bernard Khoury | Architect

  My Plan B I work for the private sector. My clients are involved in private ventures driven by finance and commerce, and this is

MANIFESTOS

Rebuilding Beirut | icon 041 | November 2006

words Justin McGuirk The GBU-28 was the primary tool in the redesign of southern Beirut. This two-tonne laser-guided bomb, designed to destroy concrete bunkers, was

ICON 041 | November 2006

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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