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Herzog & de Meuron’s CaixaForum is a cultural magnet in Madrid

CaixaForum Madrid. Photo by Óscar Carnicero via Flickr The CaixaForum by Herzog & de Meuron is a vast cultural centre in the heart of Madrid

Buildings

English National Ballet’s new building overpromises and underdelivers

There’s not much to fault Glenn Howells Architects, the designers of the new English National Ballet building on London’s City Island. But its prominent site

Buildings

Culture Declares Emergency adds over 200 organisations, including Tate

Tate joins hundreds of cultural bodies join the declaration of a climate emergency and announces future commitments Tate’s directors have joined the Culture Declares Emergency movement,

News

The best places to skateboard are part of the city, not the skatepark

Photo by Fred Mortagne Skateboarding is more than a street skill – it is also a unique spatial experience of architecture. Now, after years of

Features

Icon 166: The city issue

In our latest issue, Santiago Calatrava unveils plans for a major new development in London, while Tom Dyckhoff asks if cash has killed the city

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Tate Modern: Inside Switch House

Herzog & de Meuron’s extension to the London contemporary art gallery opens this week – view images of the building here  The extension to London’s

GALLERY

Harbin Opera House

Ma Yansong’s extraordinary cultural complex in the Chinese city emerges from the wetlands of the Songhua river like a coiled reptile, says Julian Worrall. And

Features

Wilkinson Eyre’s New Bodleian completes

Architect’s refurbished Giles Gilbert Scott building in Oxford reopened this weekend as the Weston Library Stirling prize-winning architect Wilkinson Eyre’s refurbished New Bodleian Library in

GALLERY

Jean Nouvel’s Philharmonie de Paris

€390m concert hall opens, two years late and three times over budget, amid bitterness and controversy as architect boycotts inauguration Jean Nouvel’s Philharmonie de Paris opened

GALLERY

Debate: Does Helsinki need a Guggenheim Museum?

The proposal to open a branch of the US institution in the Finnish capital is a chance to promote the city’s culture, says the Guggenheim

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ICON 202: Winter 2020

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle


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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ICON 202: Winter 2020

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle


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