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Posts tagged 'Charles Holland'

Hand Held to Super Scale: Building with Ceramics

Detail of ceramic tiles designed for the House for Essex by Grayson Perry. Photo by Jack Hobhouse A new exhibition at the Building Centre showcases

Review

When architecture becomes art

Now open to the public, architect Konstantin Melnikov’s Moscow home was at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute that pitted its use as a

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Turncoats: Ornament is Crime is Crime

A mash-up of architecture debate and comedy panel show proved a refreshing format, though the audience was slow to get in the spirit, reports Peter

Review

‘Essex, it turns out, is a hotbed of modernist experimentation’

Beyond the A13, the staid seaside towns and the flat, muddy fields of its heartland lies an alternative Essex – an unlikely hotbed of radical

Architecture

The lasting appeal of modernist Essex

In the issue on Home, Charles Holland took a trip down memory lane to rediscover a series of modernist gems in villages around Essex. We

Architecture

The trouble with bridges

Spanning a river was once an exercise in elegance and beauty, but today’s bridges express nothing but their own structural virtuosity. Bridge design, it seems,

Crimes Against Design

Satin Island by Tom McCarthy

Charles Holland enjoys a Pynchonesque novel set in the world of branding and “corporate anthropology” – with a suspiciously Koolhaas-like main character To start with,

Review

Grayson Perry’s sketchbook

Featured in our upcoming Leisure issue, the artist’s flamboyant structure in Essex, completed this month, was inspired by the stacked forms of Norwegian stave churches

Architecture

The architecture of London Zoo

The history of London Zoo’s architecture is a record of our changing attitudes to nature and animal welfare, as grand aesthetic statements have been replaced

Architecture

Icon 140: Zoos

Our new issue, out on 8 January, features Bernard Tschumi’s updated Parc Zoologique de Paris, Bjarke Ingels’s human zoo and Charles Holland’s musings on modernism

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


Architects

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

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

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


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