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Posts tagged 'digital'

Industry news and events – 20 March 2020

 The Fondazione Prada in Milan is one of several cultural institutions to offer virtual tours during the Covid-19 pandemic. Image: Gaetano Cessati via Unsplash. Get

News

We need to treat data as a building material

In 2017, an estimated 80 million mobile phones that still worked but were not in use were retained in UK household. Rayart Graphics / Alamy Architects

Comment

Building fashion: ‘I don’t believe we will use scissors for the rest of human history’

Fashion has so far resisted the pull of digital technology, but now architects and designers are joining forces to revolutionise the industry’s way of working,

Features

Digital baroque: The British architects combining the digital and the historical

Combining the design techniques of the digital avant-garde with pomo’s sense of historic context, a new generation of British architects is stepping into the limelight, says

Features

Björk Digital at Somerset House

Fans of the experimental artist will be mesmerised by her intrepid melding of music and technology, but those less familiar with her work will find

Review

Face to Face: Searching for Authentic Experiences

An exhibition by Rhode Island School of Design at New York’s International Contemporary Furniture Fair presents objects that encourage direct communication in a world full

News

The selfie stick

It is the perfect symbol of a narcissistic, social-media-obsessed society that doesn’t even realise what terrible photos it’s taking, says Edwin Heathcote The selfie is,

Crimes Against Design

Wikipedia

The oracle is beginning to look as jaded as a stack of encyclopaedias. It’s time to dust it off with improvements to readability and navigation,

Rethink

The Apple Watch: What do you think?

The media reaction to yesterday’s announcements by the tech giant has centred around its cost and impending obsolescence. But we want to know what you

Comment

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,

Features

Editor's choice

Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

Uncover Portuguese design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Fireplace technology that puts simplicity and control at your fingertips

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan


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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Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s new Tianjin Juilliard School is a ‘finely tuned instrument’

London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

Who is London building upwards for?

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

Uncover Portuguese design at The Hotel Show Dubai 2021

Fireplace technology that puts simplicity and control at your fingertips

Tom Dixon launches new designs ‘virtually’ in Milan


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