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The five design principles of Passivhaus explained

 Stirling Prize-winning Goldsmith Street by architect Mikhail Riches is the largest Passivhaus development in the UK. Photo by Evelyn Simak What does Passivhaus mean? It’s

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Why the Cork House is so revolutionary – and how it came to be

The Stirling-shortlisted Cork House is carefully crafted, materially rich, and almost entirely compostable. Jay Merrick looks at what it means for circular building materials ork

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Eco-Visionaries: How architecture and design can respond to the climate crisis

The Meteorological Garden/Central Park,Taichung Taiwan 2011-2019 by Philippe Rahm architectes, in collaboration with Mosbach Paysagistes and Ricky Liu Associates. Photo from Philippe Rahm architectes As

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Designer Marlène Huissoud creates a project with a legacy for the planet

Designer Marlène Huissoud’s work for London Design Festival’s Legacy project is concerned with longevity – not just of her creation, but of an entire species.

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Stirling Prize winners launch Architects Declare, calling for action on climate change

Haworth Tompkins instigated the declaration. The practice won the Stirling in 2014 for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins. Photo by Ruth W

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Edgeland House by Bercy Chen Studio

Bercy Chen Studio has completed a private residence in Austin, Texas. Situated on a former brownfield site, the land was left in tatters after a

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Autarky by Formafantasma

The series is made from flour, agricultural waste and limestone (image: Studio Formafantasma) Autarky is a series of vessels and lampshades made using the simplest

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Autarky by Formafantasma

The series is made from flour, agricultural waste and limestone (image: Studio Formafantasma) Autarky is a series of vessels and lampshades made using the simplest

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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