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Posts tagged 'Debika Ray'

Obsession: The scarf

High fashion might represent the ultimate luxury for some of us, but the endless possibilities offered by an unstitched length of fabric is far more

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Doughnut: The Outer London Festival

A day-long discussion about the city’s peripheries highlighted the complexity of an area often perceived as bland and uniform, says Debika Ray Conversing in Greenwich

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Making Africa

By avoiding “African issues”, Vitra’s pair of exhibitions present a far more compelling portrait of a multi-faceted, multi-vocal continent, writes Debika Ray “The problem with

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A laboratory for Mexico City

In Mexico City, Gabriella Gomez-Mont’s team is reimagining the megalopolis, with the help of video-game developers, robot designers and the city’s many informal communities. Icon

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Conflict, Time, Photography

An exhibition at Tate Modern reveals the horrors of war through its impact on the built and natural environment and objects, rather than on people

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Urbanistas

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, work by five female architects who are transforming cities in the UK and elsewhere goes on display

Architecture

O’Donnell and Tuomey: ‘People need to know that you are making a building for them, not despite them’

A nomination for the Mies van der Rohe prize is the latest in a string of accolades for the Irish practice’s LSE student centre in

Architecture

Portable Eye Examination Kit (Peek)

Until now, doctors have been losing the battle against preventable blindness in the world’s most remote regions. By putting diagnosis in the hands of the community,

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Preview: Arctic Design Week

The world’s northern-most design festival will this year focus on devising solutions to the challenges of life in extreme conditions, says the event’s organiser Päivi

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Stand up for abused workers in the Gulf, NGO tells architects

Designers of mega-projects in Abu Dhabi should use their influence to push for better conditions for migrant workers, Human Rights Watch says to Icon as

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

Alvaro Barrington basketball court in Bethnal Green initiated by the London Lions

Margent Farm partners with eco-conscious social enterprise to build affordable tiny house

FRAMA creates minimalist interior for a retail space in Williamsburg

The iconic Buchli house at USM’s Münsingen campus in Switzerland is back in use

Why using local products and materials may not be an easy option but it is worth it

The Carpenters’ Line at Japan House London showcases 1300 years of woodworking mastery from Hida

From the Archive: A short history of the Sony Walkman

The problem of a lack of diversity in architecture starts early, but it can be fixed


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Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

Alvaro Barrington basketball court in Bethnal Green initiated by the London Lions

Margent Farm partners with eco-conscious social enterprise to build affordable tiny house

FRAMA creates minimalist interior for a retail space in Williamsburg

The iconic Buchli house at USM’s Münsingen campus in Switzerland is back in use

Why using local products and materials may not be an easy option but it is worth it

The Carpenters’ Line at Japan House London showcases 1300 years of woodworking mastery from Hida

From the Archive: A short history of the Sony Walkman

The problem of a lack of diversity in architecture starts early, but it can be fixed


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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