Posts tagged 'east london'

AOC Architecture unveils transformative refurbishment of the V&A Museum of Childhood

The museum’s facade, facing Cambridge Heath Road in Bethnal Green. Photo: Will Pryce. Courtesy of the V&A. The V&A Museum of Childhood is to temporarily

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Balfron Tower: Gutted east London fortress is a husk of a utopia

Balfron Tower’s arrow-slit windows. Photo: WandererWandering via Flickr (cropped) Ernö Goldfinger’s original interiors for this distinctive east London block, like its social tenants, are being

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The sun sets in the East

Photography by Chris Dorley-Brown London’s East End has been transformed beyond recognition over the past decade. As capital has flooded in, many residents have been

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Dreamland, Margate: “We didn’t think a heritage theme park would work long term”

In line with the seaside town’s revival, Margate’s traditional fairground has reopened to the public – but with east London creatives, rather than children, as

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A taste of Bethan Laura Wood – ‘It’s about controlling colour without stifling it’

With her fantastical wardrobe and exuberant patterns, the east London designer was always going to get noticed. But behind the giant fruits and rainbow eyeliner

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East London’s international redesign

A vision for a more informal London by Studio Tilt and MOE + As part of the British Council’s annual showcase of international architecture, practices from

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British Council’s International Architecture Showcase

The British Council’s annual International Architecture Showcase culminates this weekend with a series of presentations at the Balfron Tower (pictured above). Ten teams – each

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Graduates 2012

A former hydraulic power station in Wapping, east London was the setting for the 2012 graduate review – Icon’s annual selection of promising design graduates

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Editor's choice

This winery in the Czech countryside has its own rooftop amphitheatre

Artist KG Nilson creates home and fashion capsule for ARKET

Brad Walls’ new series Pools From Above showcases swimming pools from a bird’s eye view

US Olympic and Paralympic Museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro opens in Colorado

Architects propose innovative visitor centre designs for Abu Dhabi reserve

Beijing’s X Museum offers an alternative to white box art displays

Issue 200 Magazine

With Pure Skies, PriestmanGoode designs the future of hygienic air travel

Stiliyana Minkovska donates her Ultima Thule collection to St Thomas’ Hospital

Diary

Gio Ponti: Loving Architecture at MAXXI

Cars: Accelerating the Modern World at the V&A

The world of Charlotte Perriand opens in Paris

From Apple to Anomaly: Trevor Paglen at Barbican Centre

Tate Modern opens Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life

FOOD: Bigger than the Plate at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Paul Rudolph: The Hong Kong Journey

World Architecture Festival

Syria Matters

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This winery in the Czech countryside has its own rooftop amphitheatre

Artist KG Nilson creates home and fashion capsule for ARKET

Brad Walls’ new series Pools From Above showcases swimming pools from a bird’s eye view

US Olympic and Paralympic Museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro opens in Colorado

Architects propose innovative visitor centre designs for Abu Dhabi reserve

Beijing’s X Museum offers an alternative to white box art displays

Issue 200 Magazine

With Pure Skies, PriestmanGoode designs the future of hygienic air travel

Stiliyana Minkovska donates her Ultima Thule collection to St Thomas’ Hospital

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