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America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright worked to create a distinctly American and organic style and designed many iconic buildings, including Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum. Frank Lloyd

Architects

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

Rem Koolhaas and AMO offer a biennial of the new non-urban economy

AMO’s selection of unique and highly specific conditions distributed over the globe serves as a framework for their research. Image: Courtesy of OMA. Although guilty

Features

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

Industry News and Events for the weekend – 21 February

AMO’s ambitious research-led exhibition Countryside, The Future opens at the Guggenheim, New York. Photograph: Laurien Ghinitoiu. Courtesy AMO. Get a bitesize overview of this week’s

News

Icon 148: Cities

In our latest issue, available from 4 September, we consider the design and architecture that makes a city come to life, from landscaping to outdoor

Comment

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

Features

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

News

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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Helsinki Design Week

This year’s edition of Helsinki Design Week examined the role of design both in the museum and in everyday life, while organising a range of

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


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

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


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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