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Posts tagged 'Garden'

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden

Benedetto Camerana has added almost 40,000 plants to the test track on the roof of Fiat’s former HQ in Turin, reclaiming industrial space with nature

Design

Vertebral creates community garden in Mexico City with reused materials

The El Terreno project centres ecological and social sustainability in a city where access to green space is rare – and is now used as

Architecture

Modernist south London garages transformed into arts hub

The 1960s building is now home to arts organisation Forma and includes a colourful public rooftop garden Words by Francesca Perry Sanchez Benton Architects –

Architecture

Piet Oudolf designs new garden for Vitra Campus

The Dutch designer’s project creates a space of nature to complement the architectural interventions across the Weil am Rhein campus Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf

Design

Disused outdoor pool in Shanghai turned into new community garden

Local practice PRA filled the former pool with sunken gardens and transformed the adjacent pool house to create an urban oasis Words by Francesca Perry

Architecture

The New American Garden

An exhibition in Washington documents the freeing influence of landscape designers Wolfgang Oehme and James van Sweden on the carefully-manicured gardens of the US in

Review

Piet Oudolf

From the High Line to the Serpentine, the Dutch landscape designer has redrawn the boundaries between architecture and nature, bringing the wild into the heart

Features

Piet Oudolf’s sketchbook

  The landscape designer was named Icon of the Year in our 2014 awards. Here is a selection of his drawings, including those of the swirling

GALLERY

Aga Khan Museum, Toronto: Act of faith

Fumihiko Maki’s Aga Khan Museum of Islamic Art and Charles Correa’s Ismaili Centre are intended as places of “civic encounters” with other communities, yet are

Features

Tokyo garden house by Ryue Nishizawa

Strolling past Ryue Nishizawa’s Garden and House on the streets of Tokyo, it wouldn’t be difficult to mistake this unusual residence, hemmed in on both

News

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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


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


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