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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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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