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Posts tagged 'gentrification'

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City

Two films by Akingbade, which explore urban and social change in London, are on show at the Whitechapel Gallery Dear Babylon (2019) by Ayo Akingbade

Cities

Hyper-gentrification in Berlin has transformed how the city functions

Rapid transformation has reunified the formerly divided city – but also shown the necessity of political and planning interventions Words by Jonathan Rock Rokem Modern

Cities

What went wrong with Covent Garden?

The Covent Garden we know today is the direct result of successful community activism. So why is it so horrible, wonders Owen Hatherley It is

Comment

ICON Minds: The Future of Cities

The UN predicts two thirds of the global population will be urban dwellers by 2050. How will designers need to adapt to face new demands,

Cities

Rio de Janeiro’s Olympics is an opportunity wasted

Any lasting impact will be to tourism and gentrification rather than the impoverished favelas, says Will Henley On 5 August Michel Temer will declare the

Features

Gentrifying Congo

Artist Renzo Martens is attempting to recreate the economic effects of the commercial art market in cities such as London and New York on a

Features

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


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

Estudio Herreros-designed Munch museum opens in Oslo

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

WilkinsonEyre completes Lord’s Cricket Ground stands

Nike opens LeBron James Innovation Center

OMA transforms historic Berlin department store 

Andrew Berman Architect completes sustainable library transformation

Snøhetta designs co-working space in Tokyo

‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

Old Fiat factory rooftop transformed into public garden


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