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airport digitally manipulated photograph by Cássio Vasconcellos

Crowded aerial photographs re-imagined for a post-COVID landscape

Cássio Vasconcellos’ digitally-manipulated photographs take on a new meaning after the pandemic Words by Hugh Metcalf In creating his Collectives series, Brazilian photographer Cássio Vasconcellos

Design

Everything is connected: Gustavo Ultrabo of Brazilian architects Aleph Zero

Gustavo Ultrabo (left) of Aleph Zero with co-founder Pedro Duschenes. Photo by Vinicius Postiglione Brazil’s Aleph Zero broke onto the international scene by winning the

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Mayor Eduardo Paes on Rio’s Olympic legacy

‘We are not leaving any white elephants behind,’ says Rio de Janeiro’s mayor in the lead up to the Olympic Games Although it was his

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Rio de Janeiro’s Olympics is an opportunity wasted

Any lasting impact will be to tourism and gentrification rather than the impoverished favelas, says Will Henley On 5 August Michel Temer will declare the

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Icon 158: Rio Olympics

Our latest issue looks forward to this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro – considering the role of architecture and urban planning in securing

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Vertical Itaim, São Paulo, by Marcio Kogan

  An elegant residential tower in the central of the Brazilian city offers a much-needed model for smarter urban living in a city choked by

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5 archi-cult hotels you should know

Planning your next holiday yet? Here is Icon’s selection of five great buildings where every architecture fanatic would surely want to rest their head, from

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Praça Tiradentes, Rio de Janeiro

As next year’s Olympics sends Rio into a frenzy of regeneration and rocketing rents, a small district in the east of the city is emerging

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Icon 149: Home

“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just

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Post-match analysis: Sporting legacy

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil rekindled the debate about the legacy of global sporting events. But few people made the case for the aesthetic

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

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

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

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


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

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

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

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto

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


Videos

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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality