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Snøhetta designs new headquarters for Le Monde in Paris

The large-scale, glass-clad office building had its fair share of challenges before coming to fruition – but aims to make a statement Words by Francesca

Buildings

Car park in historic French town transformed by Antonio Virga into new cinema and public space

The Grand Palais project in Cahors has turned an underused space into a pedestrian-friendly cultural complex Words by Francesca Perry In the historic town of

Architecture

OMA completes large-scale exhibition centre in Toulouse

Comprising exhibition, convention and event facilities, MEETT is intended as an active piece of urbanism for the southern French city Words by Francesca Perry Architecture

Buildings

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design

Speculation on a contemporary replacement for the damaged spire of the cathedral has been quashed by French President Emmanuel Macron. Image: Wandrille de Préville via

News

The Louvre and its great glass pyramid

  Once a royal residence, the Louvre Museum’s palatial courtyard now centres around a crystalline glass pyramid The Louvre sits on the right bank of

Buildings

Lacaton & Vassal: Jean-Philippe Vassal on the state of architecture today

Nantes School of Architecture, designed in 2009 Jean-Philippe Vassal tells Icon about his passion for social housing and why the role of architect is a

Features

Notre-Dame spire design sparks angry remarks from general overseeing reconstruction

Notre-Dame cathedral caught fire on 15 April, with the fire burning overnight. Both the spire and roof were destroyed. Photo by Nivenn Lanos The army

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Le Corbusier: The Swiss architect, his life and work

Notre Dame du Haut, built in Ronchamp, France, in 1955. Photo by Ricardo Gomez Angel A century since Le Corbusier began his journey as an

Features

This Notre-Dame proposal uses charred timber and translucent walls for a flexible prayer space

Notre-Dame proposal by Gensler Just over three months since the fire that devastated the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, Gensler has revealed a proposal for

News

France kicks off Notre Dame competition to rebuild cathedral’s spire

Notre Dame before the fire After Notre-Dame’s spire and roof were destroyed in a fire, plans to rebuild begin   The French Prime Minister Edouard

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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