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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

A new book by Beatrice Galilee explores how architecture can effect change Radical Architecture of the Future, a new book from curator and critic Beatrice

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First Hyperloop passenger ride takes place on BIG-designed Pegasus pod

Designed by Bjarke Ingels Group and Kilo Design for Virgin Hyperloop, the pod hosted the world-first passenger ride on the innovative transport mode Words by

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Who is Bjarke Ingels?

Who is Bjarke Ingels?

BIG’s Serpentine Pavilion, which stacks numerous repeating units, is characteristic of the firm’s designs. Image: George Rex / Creative Commons. Danish architect Bjarke Ingels heads

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Norway’s new gallery by Bjarke Ingels’ BIG combines beauty and bombast

  Realising The Twist wasn’t always straightforward – but now it’s built, the space makes for an ethereal gallery experience, says Joe Lloyd Images by Laurian Ghinitoiu

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Bjarke Ingels’s human zoo in Denmark

The founder of BIG is revamping and extending a Danish zoo in which the humans will be confined and the animals roam free. Talking from

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2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Building of the Year

Here are the shortlisted projects for the category, sponsored by KI, that was last year won by Praça das Artes by Brasil Arquitetura ASPEN ART MUSEUM,

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2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Architecture Practice of the Year

Robbrecht and Daem scooped last year’s title. Here are the nominees for the year’s best architecture firm. The category is sponsored by Scandinavian Business Seating

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Bjarke Ingels: Danish Maritime Museum

The BIG founder broke the competition rules to win the Danish Maritime Museum in Helsingør. But the finished project, an “invisible icon” mostly concealed behind

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BIG: Ski park on a power plant

(image: BIG and Glessner) Trailblazing Danish practice BIG is building a ski park on top of a waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen – and the incinerator

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BIG: Ski park on a power plant

(image: BIG and Glessner) Trailblazing Danish practice BIG is building a ski park on top of a waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen – and the incinerator

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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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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 preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality