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Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

The view west from Tilbury Fort, Essex, 2019. Image: Chris Dorley-Brown. The green belt has always been an unhappy mash-up – a patchwork of leftover

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A Planet to Win reveals some inconvenient truths about environmental politics

A Planet to Win reveals some inconvenient truths about environmental politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at the Bernie’s Back rally in Long Island City, New York, October 2019. Image: Gordon Donovon / Alamy. A book that seeks

Review
Wild seeds of an edible landscape

Wild seeds of an edible landscape

Rice planting at Wildside, Sue Bridge’s permaculture garden in Massachusetts. Image: Jono Neiger / Regenerative Design Group. Permaculture gardening seeks to make land more productive

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Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder

Icon of the Month: Nagele, Flevoland

Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder. Image: Flying Focus

Icon of the Month

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

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Rem Koolhaas and AMO offer a biennial of the new non-urban economy

AMO’s selection of unique and highly specific conditions distributed over the globe serves as a framework for their research. Image: Courtesy of OMA. Although guilty

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Countryside Code

The rural rulebook is rarely seen these days. But with the right rebrand, it might even add to our enjoyment of nature, says Design Project

Rethink

9 January: This week’s most read

Smart cities, architectural photography and Apple’s Jonathan Ive were some of the things Icon readers read about most this week 1. Can we outsmart the

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2014’s most popular articles

This year, Icon readers leapt upon articles featuring big names such as Bjarke Ingels, Rem Koolhaas and Peter Zumthor, as well as those about the

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14 November: This week’s most-read stories

Rem Koolhaas, poppies and the 9/11 Memorial Museum were among the most popular subjects this week  1. Rem Koolhaas in the country The OMA architect’s essay

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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