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Posts tagged 'housing crisis'

How has the industry reacted to Building Better, Building Beautiful report?

Living With Beauty is the final report from the government-appointed commission on the controversial subject of what beautiful housing looks like After 13 months, two

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Industry news and events for the weekend – 7 November 2019

Festival of Britain, Southbank, 1951. Photo by Peter Benton  Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s new round-up SCENE BREXITFESTThe

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Is micro housing the way to solve the housing crisis?

Kaolin Court, a development in Stoke Newington designed by Stolon Studio London’s population has sparked experiments in micro-homes, shared space and cohousing. But how close

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Tatiana Bilbao on why her modular housing is a response to a very particular housing need

 Tatiana Bilbao. Portrait by Ana Lorenzana Priya Khanchandani speaks to Tatiana Bilbao about her take on housing and her high expectations of architecture Tatiana Bilbao, a

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Architects vs housing: a failed relationship

It is the great unspoken truth of architecture: when it comes to the buildings that matter most in people’s lives, it has failed Housing is

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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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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