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Posts tagged 'city'

ICON Minds podcast: The Future of the City

Between utopian dreams and dystopic nightmares, we find a real future for our cities. We find out what tomorrow holds with one of Britain’s leading

Features

Icon 166: The city issue

In our latest issue, Santiago Calatrava unveils plans for a major new development in London, while Tom Dyckhoff asks if cash has killed the city

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Rome: The Museum of Ahhh!

The eternal city is resting on its laurels, writes Vilnius-based studio New! It’s time to give it a little more direction How is it that

Rethink

Paris goes grand

The expanding boundaries of the French capital are providing fertile ground for top architects, writes David Michon Come 1 January 2016, the Métropole du Grand

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Young South African designers

A new generation of designers is bringing a sense of community spirit to inner city Johannesburg, writes Cathy O’Clery November 2015 saw the opening of

Features

SoFo, Stockholm

In the lead-up to Stockholm Furniture Fair, taking place this week, Icon visited an old working-class area on the city’s Södermalm island, where artists and

GALLERY

Vienna, the Pearl of the Reich

An unflinching exhibition uncovers how the city’s architects collaborated in a frenzy of Nazi urban planning, writes Laura Snoad Totalitarian regimes, the Nazis included, tend

Review

Mapping the City

An exhibition at Somerset House presents street and graffiti artists’ interpretations of urban landscapes An exhibition that presents the urban landscape from the point of

GALLERY

Seroxat, Smirnoff, THC: Laura Oldfield Ford

For an exhibition at the Stanley Picker Gallery, the artist turns her attention to the “self-medicating” suburbs, which decay as the inner city is fortified

Review

The Promise

Born2007 by Jeremiah Day – former checkpoint and used-car lot in Bornholmer Strasse, Berlin An exhibition on the role of art in reimagining the city is

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

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


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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

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


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