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‘Architecture needs its own new vaccines’: Peter Cook on experimentation and Archigram’s cities

A month-long series of online events from Hong Kong’s M+ museum explores and celebrates Archigram’s radical approach to citymaking Words by Francesca Perry The London-based

Architecture

This Hong Kong kindergarten is designed as an indoor playground

Local architecture studio Eureka created the Playwall project to help children learn through play Words by Francesca Perry Talk to children about what their ideal

Design

Branded Protest: How protest movements create sophisticated visual identities

An Extinction Rebellion protest. Photo by Kevin Grieve via Flickr A new book explores how protest movements increasingly turn to branding techniques to get their

Review

Industry news and events – 29 November 2019

  Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up SCENE VIRTUAL ILLNESSVirtual reality headsets may now be more within reach

News

Five historic building conversions and refurbs that gave these public buildings a new use

Lloyd Hotel in Amsterdam. Photo by Fred Romero, CC by 2.0 Reusing and refurbishing old formerly public buildings is becoming one way of ensuring a

Features

André Fu: ‘The guest’s journey is always the soul of my work’

In the lead up to his talk at Design Shanghai next month, the Hong Kong-based designer tells us about his latest work and why he

News

Matter Matters

As bold geometric forms and vibrant colours take over consumer fashion, Flora Leung’s Hong Kong-based label is exactly on trend The creative director of the

News

Chinese Fun: The architecture of recreation

For this photo series, Italian photographer Stefano Cerio travelled to Beijing, Shanghai, Qingdao and Hong Kong to document the inventive and absurd structures we build

GALLERY

Michael Young: Remade in China

When Michael Young moved to Hong Kong nine years ago, he was virtually a lone presence on the design scene. But life there has been

Features

Icon Talks at CDW: Michael Young – remade in China

The Hong Kong-based former enfant terrible of the British design scene will be speaking at Icon’s House of Culture during Clerkenwell Design Week RSVP THROUGH

News

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Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub


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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Logomotive: a history of American railroad graphics

Major new contemporary art museum opens in Spain

Public space restored in Albanian village with carpet-inspired design

Vallet de Martinis designs two brick schools for French town of Noyon

FRPO designs new cultural hub in Mexican city of Toluca

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

Tokyo public toilet designed as ‘floating’ concrete block

DK-CM turns old laundry house into dance studios

Lithuanian bus station designed as tree-filled social hub


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 preview: 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