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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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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