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Posts tagged 'Charles Jencks'

Anupama Kundoo named the recipient of RIBA Charles Jencks Award 2021

The architect is celebrated for her sustainable, experimental and locally rooted approach to building – as well as major contribution to theory and research Kundoo

Architecture

Is postmodernism really worth saving?

The 1986 Big Bang led to an explosion of postmodernism in the City of London. Now these buildings are tumbling down, John Jervis asks: should

Features

Adhocism

There’s a maxim one occasionally hears in relation to Charles Jencks: “Always interesting, always wrong.” The point being that his omnivorous intellectual activity, despite greatly

Review

Maggie’s Centre, Hong Kong

Frank Gehry’s second Maggie’s Centre is an intimate building inspired by Chinese design, overlooking gardens created by Lily Jencks It is now 18 years since

News

Postmodernism

The mood was set nicely. The busker in the subway that connects South Kensington underground station to the V&A was playing Rick Astley’s Never Gonna

Review

Conversation: Jencks, Moussavi and Colletti

Conversation between architectural historian Charles Jencks and architects Farshid Moussavi and Marjan Colletti, with questions from the floor. Charles Jencks Walter Pater said that all

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Conversation: Jencks, Moussavi and Colletti

Conversation between architectural historian Charles Jencks and architects Farshid Moussavi and Marjan Colletti, with questions from the floor. Charles Jencks Walter Pater said that all

Features

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An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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Architects

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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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality