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Powerhouse Company designs undulating red walkway for new Chengdu district

The sculptural ‘Loop of Wisdom’ is designed by the Dutch practice to catalyse an evolving neighbourhood in the Chinese city Words by Hugh Metcalf Commissioned

Architecture

He Art Museum by Tadao Ando opens in Guangdong

The Japanese, Pritzker Prize-winning architect has designed a museum of stacked circles in China’s Shunde District He Art Museum (HEM) is a new museum complex

Buildings

Studio Zhu-Pei completes Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum

A new museum in a series of large-scale brick vaults celebrates the Chinese city’s long history of pottery production The city of Jingdezhen, in China’s

Buildings

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Led by Mitsuhiro Shoji, the practice created a sleek space celebrating linen production in Zhejiang, China Words by Francesca Perry In Haiyan County, an area

Buildings

The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China’s Instant City

Once just a rural borderland, today Shenzhen is a city of twenty million and a technology hub Words by Peter Smisek Every great city –

Opinion

The landscape of humanity: how the countryside holds the keys to the future

The Planta Solar 20 power plant near Seville, Spain. PS20 produces electricity with large movable mirrors called heliostats. Alamy. As climate catastrophe looms, the interdependence

Features

OMA’s new prism-shaped building starts construction in Hangzhou

OMA’s Xinhu Hangzhou Prism. Photos by Bloomimages OMA‘s newest project in China, the Xinhu Hangzhou Prism, a mixed used space in a pyramid-like building, broke

Architecture

The China Design Museum in Hangzhou is European modernism writ large

China Design Museum in Hangzhou. Photo: Qian Yunfeng / Shi Zheng It is a fortress designed by Portuguese Pritzker-winner Álvaro Siza to house a collection

Features

Designer Ximi Li talks Shanghai’s multicultural past, changing present and prosperous future

By3 TV cabinet coffee table system. All images courtesy: Ximi Li The Shanghai-based furniture maker explains why the city has always lured creative people and

Features

Chinese Propaganda Posters: how design won the revolution

Propaganda Posters were a vital way of instilling the values of the new order after the Civil War in China, but they quickly diverged from

Features

Editor's choice

ICON 202: Winter 2020

Moxon Architects completes new studio nestled in the Scottish Highlands

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


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

Moxon Architects completes new studio nestled in the Scottish Highlands

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


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