Posts tagged 'Douglas Murphy'

Douglas Murphy: ‘The fire at Grenfell Tower is a tragedy that should change everything’

Icon’s architecture correspondent identifies four major questions that will need to be addressed in the wake of last week’s disaster Two disasters at the turn

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Stirling Prize shortlist: ‘Underwhelming, neither too blingy nor particularly challenging’

Douglas Murphy asks what this year’s line-up for the prestigious award says about the state of British architecture Architecture is rarely a subject that makes

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#BRUTALISM

The brute is back – on television, on social media, in coffee-table books, even in new buildings. But can we ever recapture the movement’s original

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Last Futures by Douglas Murphy

They may have been failures, beset by naivety, contradictions and political opposition, but revisiting the experimental structures of the 1960s and 70s is more than

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London School of Architecture

Will Hunter’s new postgraduate course is both a reaction to and an outcome of the progressive marketisation of UK higher education, says Icon’s architecture correspondent Douglas

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Rijksmuseum: Last year’s Interior of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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Robbrecht and Daem: Last year’s Architecture Practice of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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Elemental: Centro Innovacion, Santiago

Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena‘s practice turns corporate design on its head by creating a business innovation lab with the windows on the inside We’re very aware

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Allianz headquarters in Zurich by Wiel Arets

The building  is clad in glass etched to appear as onyx (image: Jan Bitter) The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance

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Glasgow School of Art – Mackintosh’s masterpiece

As firefighters battle to save the beloved art school, we revisit a piece by Douglas Murphy, in which he describes its significance The fire at the

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality