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Brussels railway training academy features train tracks

The aluminium-clad Infrabel Academy by Atelier Kempe Thill references industrial shed architecture – and connects to an adjacent train station Rotterdam-based Atelier Kempe Thill has

Architecture

B-architecten designs cultural and sports centre in Brussels

Set across two buildings, the Centr’Al complex is defined by permeable architecture and complemented by a new urban public space Words by Francesca Perry At

Buildings

In Brussels, a 19th-century railway station becomes a new cultural centre

Local practice B-architecten sensitively transformed the disused Station of Laeken into a multi-purpose public centre for a cultural organisation Words by Harriet Thorpe In the Brussels

Buildings

The pavilions of Vjenceslav Richter bridged architecture, design and art

Sint Pauluscollege n Wevelgem is housed within Richter’s Expo 58 Yugoslavian pavilion. Copyright: Rights reserved. A new exhibition at BOZAR in Brussels celebrates post-war Croatia’s

Features

Collectible Fair in Brussels puts spotlight on unique contemporary design

Collectible will be held in the Vanderborght building in Brussels. Photo by Jeroen Verrecht Too often seen as the boring, bureaucratic capital of the European

News

Icon 146: Expo

In our August issue, we consider what the world’s fairs represent – looking at this year’s Milan Expo, the 1958 Brussels Expo and a mini-history

Comment

Brussels Design September

Belgian designers took centre stage at this year’s event, which attempted to highlight the commercial value of design through an eclectic range of exhibitions and

News

Six of the Best: Julian Worrall

Julian Worrall is a writer and assistant professor at Waseda University in Japan and an Icon contributing editor. Also an architect, he worked for OMA.

Features

Manifesto #27 City Mine(D) | Intervenors

  WHITE NOISE! We need White Noise! Definitely. Like the unprogrammed slot on your radio set, cities have spaces not yet harnessed for starchitecture or

MANIFESTOS

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

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

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

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

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

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