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Posts tagged 'Cork House'

The five design principles of Passivhaus explained

 Stirling Prize-winning Goldsmith Street by architect Mikhail Riches is the largest Passivhaus development in the UK. Photo by Evelyn Simak What does Passivhaus mean? It’s

Movements

Circular economy: The movement changing ownership to access to help minimise waste

Circular economies imagine a future where users become the custodians of our objects, not the owners of them By putting forward a new model based

Movements

Why the Cork House is so revolutionary – and how it came to be

The Stirling-shortlisted Cork House is carefully crafted, materially rich, and almost entirely compostable. Jay Merrick looks at what it means for circular building materials ork

Features

Kicking the waste addiction and designing for a circular economy

How can the design industry make an impact on the global problem of waste? Icon’s panel of experts takes on the challenges and proposes some

News

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Superflux uses myth-inspired installations to speculate on possible futures

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

A major exhibition at ArkDes explores the work of iconic Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

This commercial kitchen and café nourishes a local community

The 10th CODAawards honours extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural and public spaces

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

ICON 208 : Summer 2022


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

Superflux uses myth-inspired installations to speculate on possible futures

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

A major exhibition at ArkDes explores the work of iconic Swedish architect Sigurd Lewerentz

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

This commercial kitchen and café nourishes a local community

The 10th CODAawards honours extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural and public spaces

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

ICON 208 : Summer 2022


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