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In an industrial landscape, a transformed bird hide emerges

Child Graddon Lewis retrofitted a dilapidated bird hide in north-east England to become a new community asset London-based architecture practice Child Graddon Lewis has completed

Architecture

Matter Architecture completes new bridge in Hull

The landmark bridge improves cycling and pedestrian routes in the city London-based Matter Architecture, as part of a multidisciplinary team, has completed a new footbridge

Architecture

Crimes Against Design: Downing Street’s briefing room

At a cost of £2.6m, the UK government’s new White House-style press briefing room is surely nothing more than an ill-timed vanity project Words by

Crimes Against Design

OMA’s Brighton College is imperfect but welcome

Photographs by Laurian Ghinitoiu (unless otherwise specified), courtesy of OMA OMA’s design for the School of Science and Sport at Brighton College might not be

News

Architectural legacy of the European Union: What remains after Brexit?

For decades, the built landscape of Britain has been shaped by European funding. So how will future historians view the ruins of the EU era,

Features

Ordinary Beauty: The Photography of Edwin Smith

Smith’s images lovingly capture a Britain that was soon to disappear, if not the forces that would destroy it, says Owen Hatherley Over the past

Review

Volkswagen Beetle

The Volkswagen Beetle crawled out from its dark origins in the Nazi era to travel the world, go bananas on the big screen, and truly

Icon of the Month

United Micro Kingdoms

  England, The Future: a Balkanised utopian laboratory. The country has split into four “super-shires”, each of which is developing in its own social and

Review

The Shed: experimental theatre

“There was never a brief for the Shed – just a conversation,” says Paddy Dillon, associate director at Haworth Tompkins. He is talking about the

News

Capital Punishment: London on film

The London that rose up in the 1960s and 70s proved inherently cinematic, luring film-makers such as Kubrick and Truffaut to its new offices and

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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