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Posts tagged 'concrete'

‘Concrete instrument’ by Taryn Simon installed at Mass MoCA

The Pipes, designed in collaboration with Shohei Shigematsu of OMA, comprises 11 tower-like sculptures for reflection and sonic performance The Pipes, a project by American

Architecture

Neri&Hu completes temple-inspired teahouse in Fuzhou

The rammed concrete and copper structure, surrounded by water, houses an architectural relic from the Qing dynasty Shanghai-based architecture and design practice Neri&Hu has completed

Buildings

Sculptural school with rooftop playgrounds completed in Marseille

Designed by Tautem Architecture and bcm2, the Antoine de Ruffi school has a monolithic concrete exterior with a wellbeing-focused interior In Marseille, Tautem Architecture and

Buildings

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

The new structure at Sendagaya Station was designed by Suppose Design Office ahead of the planned 2021 Olympic Games Japanese architecture practice Suppose Design Office has

Architecture

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Inspired by Mexican modernism, Young & Ayata collaborated with Michan Architecture to create an unexpected concrete apartment block New York-based practice Young & Ayata, in

Buildings
sculptural portal to ring road tunnel in south tyrol, italy - iconeye.com

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

As part of an ongoing traffic-reducing project, design has been embraced at the core of this infrastructural build Image: Tunnel portal out of Bressanone city

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The Barbican: London’s Brutalist masterpiece

The Barbican: London’s Brutalist masterpiece

Lakeside Terrace Barbican Centre. Photo by Max Colson The Barbican Estate has topped the list of Britain’s ugliest building several times, yet the Brutalist complex

Buildings

A short introduction to hempcrete

Hempcrete. Photo by Jnzl via Flickr  Hempcrete is a biocomposite material that can be used in the place of concrete. It has a negative carbon

Features

The concrete collective: A guide to Brutalism in London

Royal National Theatre Southbank. Photo via Wikicommons user Mfkrzzz The post-war architectural style, characterised by block-like forms usually cast in raw concrete or brick, defined

Buildings

Louis Kahn: The architect of complex, monumental buildings 

Phillips Exeter Academy Library exterior by Louis Kahn. Photo by Gunnar Klack  Louis Kahn is widely recognised as one of the greatest architects of the

Architects

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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