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JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

The building in the southern Finnish town of Kirkkonummi has doubled in size and gained a striking new copper shingle facade Kirkkonummi, a municipality outside

Buildings

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

The popular sculpture, unveiled in Finland in 2015, has been reconstructed out of timber Image: The sculpture’s shingles were originally made with polypropylene sheets. Photo

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A brief history of the Bubble Chair

The Bubble Chair by Eero Aarnio. Image courtesy of Eero Aarnio Originals Eero Aarnio’s iconic Bubble Chair is a clear, ball-shaped seat that hangs from

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Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Alvar Aalto: Finland’s most famous designer

Vyborg Library with furniture all designed by Alvar Aalto. Photo by Ninara via Flickr Finnish architect Alvar  Aalto was a well-known modernist whose style was

Architects

Out of Aalto’s shadow: The country where modernism still thrives

A string of publicly engaged projects, including the revamp of Helsinki’s Glass Palace, show how Finnish architects still embrace the humane modernist values of the

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Designing Finland

  For a young nation, Finland has a rich design history – not just its humane modernism but also the wild primitivism of the postwar

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Icon 171: IF_DO, V&A extension, Matylda Krzykowski, Nanjing exhibition centre, 100 years of Finnish design

Our latest issue takes you from London’s cultural and property sector to China’s efforts to lead the global conversation about the environment After years of

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Eero Aarnio: Balls, bubbles and beyond

An engaging retrospective at Helsinki’s Design Museum captures the humour and inventiveness of the designer who furnished the 1960s A recently opened exhibition at the

Review

Helsinki Design Week

Swift financial and demographic changes mean that the Finnish capital is changing, so is it any wonder that its design community is looking to the

Review

Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä

The Finnish architect, ceramicist and glasswork designer explains how working with buildings informs her creative process on a smaller scale Hanna-Kaarina Heikkilä originally trained as

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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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 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