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A new book expands the purview of postmodernism, one of architecture’s most misunderstood movements

Michael Graves: Team Disney Building, Burbank, California, USA, 1986. Picture credit: © Michael Graves Architecture & Design Alamy Stock Photo From brutalism to the neo-shingle

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Hand Held to Super Scale: Building with Ceramics

Detail of ceramic tiles designed for the House for Essex by Grayson Perry. Photo by Jack Hobhouse A new exhibition at the Building Centre showcases

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Sam Jacob on his career, work with FAT and architecture as communication

In the latest edition of Icon Minds, we hear from Sam Jacob, formerly one-third of FAT, on his creative path and the role architects play

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Stirling Prize shortlist: ‘Underwhelming, neither too blingy nor particularly challenging’

Douglas Murphy asks what this year’s line-up for the prestigious award says about the state of British architecture Architecture is rarely a subject that makes

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Icon 145: Leisure

Our new issue (out on 4 June) celebrates the arrival of summer, with FAT and Grayson Perry’s House for Essex, Ooze Architects’ King’s Cross swimming

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Grayson Perry’s sketchbook

Featured in our upcoming Leisure issue, the artist’s flamboyant structure in Essex, completed this month, was inspired by the stacked forms of Norwegian stave churches

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Sam Jacob: The British pavilion at the Venice Biennale

This year’s British Pavilion was FAT’s final project. Here, founding director Sam Jacob recalls how the practice trawled archives and attics to piece together the

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Vicky Richardson on the British pavilion

A Clockwork Jerusalem, our installation at the Venice Biennale, presents an alternative history of British modernism that could lead to a reassessment of how we

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Six of the Best: Sam Jacob

Sam Jacob is a director of architecture practice Fat and an Icon contributing editor. He teaches at the Architectural Association and Yale. Cave of Forgotten

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BBC Centre by FAT

FAT has completed a TV production centre for the BBC at Roath Basin in Cardiff Bay. The studio is the first of a number of

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Editor's choice

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