Posts tagged 'Edwin Heathcote'

Leaf blowers: The noisy, disruptive nuisance that soundtracks autumn

The weaponisation of suburban gardening turns autumn into a season of red mist for Edwin Heathcote There is something a little mournful about autumn: the

Crimes Against Design

Smoking Guns: Illustrating the Sixties

An exhibition in London reveals the colourful, seductive artwork that emerged just before photography replaced drawings in magazines For a brief couple of years in

GALLERY

Architects vs housing: a failed relationship

It is the great unspoken truth of architecture: when it comes to the buildings that matter most in people’s lives, it has failed Housing is

Features

Serpentine Pavilions: best and worst

As Julia Peyton-Jones steps aside after sixteen years of commissioning the Serpentine Pavilion, Edwin Heathcote ranks his ten favourites of the series of annual pop-ups

Comment

Len Lye Centre

It’s all about the facade at this New Zealand art gallery, but that doesn’t make it superficial. Its value lies in what it reflects – and

Features

Galina Balashova

One architect defined the look of the whole Soviet space programme, from its logos to its satellites. Edwin Heathcote is fascinated by her personal archive

Review

Garage Museum by OMA

Rem Koolhaas mixes preservation and provocation in Moscow, turning a Soviet-era workers’ canteen into a contemporary art space, says Edwin Heathcote Rem Koolhaas is utterly

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Reading design

While there has long been a vast archive of critical writing about architecture, design in general has been somewhat neglected – until now. Icon contributor

Comment

Frank Gehry: Frank as ever

At 85, Gehry has completed one of his finest buildings, the Dr Chau Chak Wing facility in Sydney. In laconic mood, the architect talks candidly

Features

Miliband, Cameron and kitchen politics

Last week’s fuss over Ed Miliband’s home made clear that the kitchen is now the principal representational space of the house – a room that

Comment

Editor's choice

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

Improve your team’s bench strength

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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

Improve your team’s bench strength

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