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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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ICON Minds: Marjan van Aubel on the design potential of solar power

Marjan van Aubel talks to ICON about her life in design in the latest from ICON Minds In the latest episode of ICON Minds in

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ICON Minds: The Future of Transport

Editor Priya Khanchandani speaks to professor Dale Harrow The future of transport is full of opportunities to change the world for the better – at least

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Icon 187: The Ends of the Earth

Cover photography and photo feature from Sinziana Velicescu‘s journey around Iceland Icon 187 is out now! Inside the new issue: architecture in extreme climates, space-age dystopias,

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The architecture of London Zoo

The history of London Zoo’s architecture is a record of our changing attitudes to nature and animal welfare, as grand aesthetic statements have been replaced

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Preview: Arctic Design Week

The world’s northern-most design festival will this year focus on devising solutions to the challenges of life in extreme conditions, says the event’s organiser Päivi

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Urban Plunge – wild swimming in the city

Curator Jane Withers discusses her exhibition that presents proposals to reclaim our rivers and harbours An exhibition at the Roca London Gallery presents a series

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Frei Otto’s Arctic City

Frei Otto’s proposal to house 40,000 people under a 2km dome in the Arctic Circle reflected the zeitgeist of the 1970s – a concern about

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

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

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

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

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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