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Posts tagged 'digital technology'

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

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Nam June Paik and his video art predicted the tensions of the digital age

Bye Bye Kipling 1986, single channel video featuring live satellite broadcast. Via Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York, and the estate of Nam June Paik

Features

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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Architects need to get over their digital delusion

How does architect Juhani Pallasmaa’s Cranbrook Academy of Art fare when squashed onto our pages? Architects have spent 20 years moaning that internet images both

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Debate: Should digital avatars be used in the fight against online child sex crime?

Lemz and Terre des Hommes’ film explaning the Sweetie campaign A campaign to expose online paedophilia using a digital representation of a 10-year-old child was awarded

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The Modern Prometheus by Fleafolly Architects

For the Jerwood Makers Open, the London-based studio has created a tower that uses themes from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to explore the dangers of the

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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: 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