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Swiss architecture students build Digital Bamboo Pavilion

Lightweight bamboo construction and 3D-printing technology are combined in this experimental pavilion Architectural students at the Swiss university ETH Zurich have designed and created the

Architecture

Experimental brick bothy constructed using AR headset

The digitally designed structure is part of a project by Material Architecture Lab and Piercy&Company investigating mixed-reality fabrication Research laboratory Material Architecture Lab (MAL) and

Buildings
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

We need to treat data as a building material

In 2017, an estimated 80 million mobile phones that still worked but were not in use were retained in UK household. Rayart Graphics / Alamy Architects

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Industry news and events for the weekend – 22 November 2019

MIT has received a $1 billion donation to research AI Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up SCENE WELL-ENDOWEDMassachusetts

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Why architects need to abandon old ways and rethink what we build, says MVRDV co-founder

MVRDV’s combined clubhouse and grandstand for Tennis Club Ijburg in Amsterdam It is up to architects to shape the future of construction by rejecting polarised

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Peter Murray to lead charity bike ride to UK Construction Week

Group of industry figures will ride from London to Birmingham to raise money for the Construction Youth Trust Chairman of New London Architecture and keen

News

Architecture of disaster

With Grenfell Tower, we are faced with a monument to loss and destruction, writes Eddie Blake If you close your eyes you can picture the

Features

Bruno Drummond: Play hard

Photographer Bruno Drummond has made a series of formal studies juxtaposing construction materials and objects associated with leisure. Starting from the concept of the “fun

GALLERY

What can architects do about workers’ rights in the Gulf?

Architects may not employ the migrant workers building their grand designs in the Gulf states, but their names lend credibility to those that do. With

Features

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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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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