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Paradise Lost: the virtuosic moments and misfires of Thomas Heatherwick

Icon met Heatherwick in 2017. Portrait: Felicity McCabe. In the lobby of Thomas Heatherwick’s studio, a coffee table is being erected at impressive speed, its

Features

8 Architectural projects in Cape Town you should know

Aside from its natural beauty, Cape Town – the base of Design Indaba – plays host to numerous interesting and unusual architectural projects. Cape Town

Buildings

A closer look at Design Indaba’s legacy projects

  On the silver jubilee of the Conference, we look back at the Design Indaba projects that have transcended the Conference stage For 25 years

Features

Design Indaba 2020 preview: The best is yet to come 

  As the Design Indaba Festival embarks on its silver jubilee edition here’s a sneak preview of what to expect on and off the Conference

NEWS

Design Indaba 2018: A festival of optimism in the face of ecological turmoil

Morag Myerscough and Luke Morgan playful typographic playground at Design Indaba Design Indaba 2018 once again lured a roster of international designers, filmmakers, musicians and

Review

Design Indaba conference 2017: ‘A huge range of talent, and the majority come up trumps’

This year’s event in Cape Town again successfully melded together design superstars with emerging practitioners, but its growing global reputation holds risks as well as

Review

Highlights: Design Indaba

Acting, music and dance were all in the mix at a design conference in Cape Town that refuses to categorise and define the limits of

Review

Hella Jongerius: “There’s too much shopping without any social or environmental consciousness”

The self-proclaimed “design pastor” denounced production “without any social or environmental consciousness” and called on designers to be more responsible at Design Indaba in Cape Town

News

Zeitz Museum by Thomas Heatherwick

The 1920s silo in Cape Town was once the tallest building in South Africa (images: Heatherwick Studio) Thomas Heatherwick has unveiled plans to convert a

Features

Design Indaba

Each spring creatives from around the globe migrate to Cape Town, as they have for the past twenty years, for a summit that explores how

Features

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ICON 202: Winter 2020

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle


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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ICON 202: Winter 2020

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle


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 preview: 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