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Posts tagged 'finance'

Bank of America(ns)

Stockholm-based EssenInternational separates the stars from the stripes to make this American icon a little more social democratic The term Scandinavian has exited American mouths

Rethink

Freeports: ‘Warehouses of wealth’

Art deals, shady gold, smuggled antiquities, laundered money – the chic, yet sinister, aesthetic of the latest crop of tax-free zones is the architecture of

Comment

Money and Tough Love: On Tour with the IMF

Liaquat Ahamed’s journey to the heart of contemporary finance finds that, ultimately, there is nothing much to see. By Sukhdev Sandhu Finance can often seem

Review

Occupy Hong Kong and Foster’s HSBC HQ

It is a wonderful irony that the mass protests that flared up on the island last week were incubated in the belly of a bank,

Comment

Designers in Residence: Disruption

A law court reconfigured as a TV studio and a bank account that helps you lose weight are among the projects by this year’s designers

News

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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