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Cars: Accelerating the Modern World is a serious crowd pleaser

General Motors Firebird I (XP 21). Photo by General Motors Company LLC, courtesy of the V&A The car is arguably one of the most transformative

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The little red book best known to motorists

A mid-century version of the Michelin Guide. Image via Ian Shaw/Alamy The Michelin Guide may have started as a marketing ruse, but its longevity is

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Three ways to tackle climate change by taking back spaces from the car

  We can reclaim cities from the car without inconveniencing people, write Richard Kingston and Ransford A. Acheampong Since the 1920s, the car has revolutionised the

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Fiat Nuova Cinquecento: The bulbous car that brought driving to the Italian masses

  It was the car that drove Italy’s economic miracle, swerving past the Vespa to become Italians’ favourite ride – but it never escaped the

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ICON Minds: The Future of Transport

Editor Priya Khanchandani speaks to professor Dale Harrow The future of transport is full of opportunities to change the world for the better – at least

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Rebuilding Motor City: A decade on from collapse, Detroit rises

The ghostly outline of Cadillac Place, the former General Motors Building, designed by Albert Khan looms over Woodward Ave. All photographs of Detroit from the

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Rem Koolhaas on urban mobility

The architect talks to Peter Smisek about how transport will shape the cities of the future, and why total connectivity might not be as desirable

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Cars and our urban future

A two-day conference in Rotterdam featuring Rem Koolhaas revealed the European car industry to be confident in its future, but cautious about veering too far

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The German car industry

Germany once ruled the auto industry, but all that’s left today are nods to history, macho fascias, broad haunches, sagging sides – and cheating on

Crimes Against Design

Formula 1 cars

There are few things more graceful than a classic sports car. So why are today’s machines so spectacularly vulgar? The last decade has seen some

Crimes Against Design

Editor's choice

Bell Phillips completes new school building in Kent

Nendo designs build-your-own football

Learning in the landscape: House of Grain by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

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


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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Bell Phillips completes new school building in Kent

Nendo designs build-your-own football

Learning in the landscape: House of Grain by Reiulf Ramstad Arkitekter

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


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