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Posts tagged 'Glass'

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

A glass and concrete project by the Argentinian practice is intended as a ‘metaphysical home’ Argentinian practice Estudio Botteri Connell has completed a 275 sq

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One World Trade Center: A fortress enveloped in glass

Aerial view of One World Trade Center looking east. Image courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill The One World Trade Center might be the most expensive

Buildings

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

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10 of Zaha Hadid’s most spectacular buildings

 Galaxy Soho by Zaha Hadid. Photo by Iwan Baan From the sharp diagonal lies of her first commission to the swooping curves of futuristic stadiums

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Villa Savoye: Le Corbusier’s exemplary modernist building

Villa Savoye is a definitive example of a modernist building. Set in the Parisian suburb of Poissy, it was designed by Swiss architect and modernist

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Mies van der Rohe: From the Bauhaus to the height of modernism

German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper

Architects

Royal College of Art graduates offer creative takes on modern challenges

Detail from Carlo Scanferlato’s works Among the range of innovative and beautiful designs at the Royal College of Art’s graduate shows in design, these projects stood

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The real-life Instagram filter: How Jordan Söderberg Mills paints with light

Looking Glass smartphone filter, Klanglicht festival, Graz, Austria, 2019 In the digital age, Jordan Söderberg Mills is going against the grain by creating real-world experiences

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The sky is the limit for the Swiss sliding door producers Sky-Frame

Sky-Frame is unique in the sleekness of its track and the minimalism of its aluminium lines  Nestled in the lush greenery of the Swiss countryside,

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Guglielmo Brambilla: Italian designer with a craft-based poetic narrative

Caps vases, which are designed to reduce waste from the glassblowing process. Photos: Guglielmo Brambilla / Mattel Bellomo / Zeyu Rong Treviso-based designer Guglielmo Brambilla’s

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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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