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In the low-traffic neighbourhoods debate, designers need to talk about ownership 

Pedestrianisation has become a flashpoint in cities adapting to Covid-19. But the focus should be on democratic decision-making and community investment Words by Julian Siravo

Opinion
Oslo

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

The cities have pledged to halve emissions from construction activities by 2030 The mayors of Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest have pledged to

Cities
Between beauty and the sublime: Water After All

Between beauty and the sublime: Water After All

Still from Vertigo Sea by British filmmaker John Akomfrah, 2015. Image: Smoking Dogs Films. MCA Chicago explores how the source of all life also nourishes

Review

The quiet life must be heard

Over the last decade, flooding has caused severe damage to rural communities. Image: Stephen Dorey Creative / Alamy. We need a new design discipline that

Comment

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

How Blue Planet II helped to change the world

Image by Paulo Oliveira/Alamy David Attenborough and the BBC hadn’t planned to cover plastic pollution but the reality was too shocking to ignore, finds Richard

Icon of the Month

Industry news and events – 20 December 2019

Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up SCENE POLITICAL DIVIDES After the Architects’ Journal published a snap poll showing

News

ICON Minds: Marjan van Aubel on the design potential of solar power

Marjan van Aubel talks to ICON about her life in design in the latest from ICON Minds In the latest episode of ICON Minds in

News

Industry news and events – 29 November 2019

  Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up SCENE VIRTUAL ILLNESSVirtual reality headsets may now be more within reach

News

Eco-Visionaries: How architecture and design can respond to the climate crisis

The Meteorological Garden/Central Park,Taichung Taiwan 2011-2019 by Philippe Rahm architectes, in collaboration with Mosbach Paysagistes and Ricky Liu Associates. Photo from Philippe Rahm architectes As

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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