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Posts tagged 'Frank Gehry'

10 of the most iconic buildings in Paris

Philharmonie de Paris. Photo by Guilhem Vellut  From the inside-out Pompidou Centre to a dazzling facades of the Philarmonie de Paris, we look at the

Buildings

The Guggenheim Museum and the Bilbao effect

 Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Photo by Sam Valadi via Flickr Paris had the Centre Pompidou, Sydney had the Opera House – and then Bilbao got Frank

Buildings

As architect Frank Gehry turns 90 years old we look back at his prolific career

Frank Gehry’s Walt Disney Concert Hall Frank Gehry is a Canadian-American architect who is known for his sailing-inspired postmodern designs, including the Guggenheim Bilbao in

Architects

Long live the starchitect!

Peter Smisek on why this much-maligned group matters, and should continue to No one likes being called a starchitect. Especially anyone who, by all accounts,

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Frank Gehry at Lacma

Is the exhibition’s title, Frank, an honorific celebration of the Pritzker-winning designer or a curatorial pun referencing his honest, stripped down approach, wonders Mimi Zeiger?

Review

Frank Gehry: Frank as ever

At 85, Gehry has completed one of his finest buildings, the Dr Chau Chak Wing facility in Sydney. In laconic mood, the architect talks candidly

Features

Icon 143: Studios

Out tomorrow, in our latest issue we go behind the scenes with Inga Sempé, Frank Gehry, Michael Young, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Marten Baas, David Adjaye

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What can architects do about workers’ rights in the Gulf?

Architects may not employ the migrant workers building their grand designs in the Gulf states, but their names lend credibility to those that do. With

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Stand up for abused workers in the Gulf, NGO tells architects

Designers of mega-projects in Abu Dhabi should use their influence to push for better conditions for migrant workers, Human Rights Watch says to Icon as

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Icon 141: Camps

Our March issue, available from 1 February, asks what architects could do to alleviate the suffering of refugees in Syria and migrant workers in the Gulf states,

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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