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JKMM Architects complete Dance House Helsinki

The Finnish capital’s new industrial-scale venue – Dance House Helsinki – has its own architectural rhythms Photography by Hannu Rytky Words by Lee Marable Almost

Architecture
Architecture, Cities, Helsinki, Scandinavian Design, wellbeing, urban, public spaces, ICON magazine

Why coastal cities should adapt their industrial harbours to contemporary public needs

Adapting and opening up urban harbours to contemporary needs is vital to improving resilience and wellbeing, says Hanna Harris Words by Hanna Harris When I

Opinion

Out of Aalto’s shadow: The country where modernism still thrives

A string of publicly engaged projects, including the revamp of Helsinki’s Glass Palace, show how Finnish architects still embrace the humane modernist values of the

Features
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Löyly sauna, Helsinki

The Finnish capital’s new eco-friendly seafront sauna needed a risk-taking client, but now it’s the public’s turn to sweat it out, writes Crystal Bennes ‘We

Features

Eero Aarnio: Balls, bubbles and beyond

An engaging retrospective at Helsinki’s Design Museum captures the humour and inventiveness of the designer who furnished the 1960s A recently opened exhibition at the

Review

Postmodernism in Finland

In the land of modernism, PoMo was always going to be on the margins – but that made it all the more unsettling, says Crystal

Review

Alvar Aalto: Second Nature

A superb exhibition in Weil am Rhein dispels the myth of Aalto as a Finnish romantic. His was a modernism without borders, writes Tim Abrahams

Review

Postmodernism

Works by Jouko Järvisalo, Markku Salo and the Memphis Milano are on display as part of the Design Museum Helsinki‘s exhibition of postmodernist design The Design

GALLERY

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

Preview: Helsinki Design Week

Helsinki Design Week’s former main venue Old Customs Warehouse, 2011 Programme director Hanna Harris discusses this September’s Helsinki Design Week Helsinki Design Week celebrates its

Features

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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