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Posts tagged 'Hong Kong'

Herzog & de Meuron completes M+ Museum

Housed in a monumental building on Hong Kong’s waterfront, the new museum of visual culture is due to open to the public later this year

Buildings

‘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

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


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