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Posts tagged 'biophilia'

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

The popular sculpture, unveiled in Finland in 2015, has been reconstructed out of timber Image: The sculpture’s shingles were originally made with polypropylene sheets. Photo

News

Heatherwick Studio’s Maggie’s Centre champions biophilic design in healing spaces

The award-winning design and architecture studio has completed work on its Maggie’s Centre design with a focus on ‘healthy’ materials. On the campus at St. James’s

Architecture

How developers can bring wellbeing concepts to the housing market

With public places and workspaces embracing the wellness trend, housing developers need to play catch up, says Grant Lipton, co-founder of Great Marlborough Estates As COVID-19

Opinion

How the design of a building can help patients heal

Dunlevie Garden at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Photo by Tim Griffith Bringing nature into hospital design creates spaces that are non-institutional and fundamentally nurturing, says

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Why we should look to our past to design for better mental health

Designers and architects need to learn from history to plan spaces for the future, says Ben Channon As we transition from sedentary desk-dwellers to digital

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How public awareness of mental health issues is changing where we work

Planting is a simple addition that can improve a work environment  We spend so long at work, so it should be a place that supports

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


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

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


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