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Posts tagged 'Copenhagen'

Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

A new book by Beatrice Galilee explores how architecture can effect change Radical Architecture of the Future, a new book from curator and critic Beatrice

Architecture

3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

The new North Wing at Rigshospitalet in Copenhagen was designed with patient wellbeing in mind Words by Francesca Perry The new 54,000 sq m extension

Buildings
Who is Bjarke Ingels?

Who is Bjarke Ingels?

BIG’s Serpentine Pavilion, which stacks numerous repeating units, is characteristic of the firm’s designs. Image: George Rex / Creative Commons. Danish architect Bjarke Ingels heads

Architects

A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

The Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen. Image courtesy of Fritz Hansen Designed in the fifties, the Egg Chair is a design classic that has become

Features

OMA’s Blox on the Copenhagen skyline

BLOX by OMA on the Copenhagen harbour. Photo: Delfino Sisto Legnani/Marco Cappelletti OMA’s hulking ‘city in a box’ on the Copenhagen harbourfront has been given

Features

Kim Høltermand: Photographer captures Copenhagen in the fog in Mesa series

Inspired by cinematographer Roger Deakins’ depiction of a desolate, orange-hued Las Vegas in Blade Runner 2049, photographer Kim Høltermand captures Copenhagen, fog-bound, dehumanised, but strangely

GALLERY

Copenhagen airport

Denmark’s biggest airport maintains its reputation for stylish, rational design with its new expansion by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, writes Andrew Ayers Right from the start,

News

Overgaard & Dyrman

The Danish duo’s Wire furniture collection skilfully harnesses metalwork to saddlery, writes Allan Torp A passion for great craftsmanship, a respect for design heritage and

News

5 archi-cult hotels you should know

Planning your next holiday yet? Here is Icon’s selection of five great buildings where every architecture fanatic would surely want to rest their head, from

Comment

Learning from Japan

A show in Copenhagen examines why Danish architects and designers have drawn so much inspiration from a country on the other side of the globe,

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


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

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


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