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The supermarket makes consumption as easy as breathing

The supermarket makes consumption as easy as breathing

Shepherd Robson’s Woolwich Central, anchored around a Tesco superstore, was awarded the Carbuncle Cup for Britain’s worst new building in 2014. Image: Kleon3 / CC

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Electricity pylons: blots on the landscapes that they litter

The T-Pylon, by Danish architect Bystrup, was praised for its classical simplicity. Image: Bystrup. This army of countrywide invaders needs a new uniform, writes Priya

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Why LEDs are not our lighting saviour

The design possibilities are endless and the sustainability credentials impeccable, but they give our homes as much warmth as a hospital ward, argues Max Fraser

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Review of the year: Top stories of 2019

What were people talking about in 2019? Find out in our review of the year Looking back at 2019 from the aftermath of a December

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Leaf blowers: The noisy, disruptive nuisance that soundtracks autumn

The weaponisation of suburban gardening turns autumn into a season of red mist for Edwin Heathcote There is something a little mournful about autumn: the

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Icon 198: Burning Man, Craft and the Art of Making

December’s issue explores craft in the modern world, from the extravagant creations at Burning Man to the glassblowing stars of a surprise Netflix hit The

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Icon 197: Technology, surveillance and digital design

November’s issue explores the links between the digital world and design, from connections made with our data to the designers taking on a surveillance society

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Icon 196: The London Issue

  October’s issue explores London from the tourist-trap centre to the edgelands where the city crumbles away London vs Londoners: That is the tension that

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Plastic, disposable and ugly: Why toothbrushes are a crime against design

What would the Bauhaus have made of a world that dresses up simple tools as high-performance sportswear? asks Max Fraser Long before the toothbrush became

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We need to take drastic measures now to reduce our reliance on waste

Designers can no longer ignore the relentless flow of materials to landfill. We need to rethink the entire system, writes Sophie Thomas An advert for

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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

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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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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

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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