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Posts tagged 'east london'

‘Mishmash’ of industrial buildings transformed into new design studio by Pearson Lloyd and Cassion Castle

The Yorkton Workshops project involved the sensitive restoration and conversion of a derelict Victorian block in east London East London-based design firm Pearson Lloyd has

Buildings

Church on a boat: Denizen Works completes the Genesis Floating Church

A canal barge has become an innovative mobile church in east London with help from architecture practice Denizen Works Words by Francesca Perry You don’t hear

Architecture

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

Located on the steps of Waltham Forest College, the colourful intervention is part of the new local William Morris Design Line A large-scale design intervention

Design

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

News

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

Icon of the Month

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

GALLERY

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

News

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

Features

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

News

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

GALLERY

Editor's choice

AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

An organically shaped table with a modular design

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


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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AL_A completes two buildings for University of Oxford’s Wadham College

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

An organically shaped table with a modular design

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


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