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Revisiting Christo: wrap legend

After news that Christo, perhaps best-known for gift-wrapping the Pont Neuf and Reichstag, has died of natural causes aged 84, we revisit Christopher Turner’s portrait

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Los Cachimanes school, Murcia by Estudio Huma

Spanish architecture practice Estudio Huma has created a school complex covered in artificial grass on a desert-like site in Spain. The school is intended to

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Los Cachimanes school, Murcia by Estudio Huma

Spanish architecture practice Estudio Huma has created a school complex covered in artificial grass on a desert-like site in Spain. The school is intended to

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Södrakull Frösakull

There is a certain kind of architectural experience, one of frustrated tourism. You make an awkward journey to an out-of-the-way building and then find yourself

Review

Södrakull Frösakull

There is a certain kind of architectural experience, one of frustrated tourism. You make an awkward journey to an out-of-the-way building and then find yourself

Review
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Tactile Kitchenware by Neora Zigler

When a blind person cooks, the other four senses are sharpened to feel and experience the process in a much more sensory way than for

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Tactile Kitchenware by Neora Zigler

When a blind person cooks, the other four senses are sharpened to feel and experience the process in a much more sensory way than for

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Presenze II by Studio Nucleo

“We wanted to create something that represented the ghost of an object,” says Piergiorgio Robino, director of the Italian art, design and architecture collective Studio

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Presenze II by Studio Nucleo

“We wanted to create something that represented the ghost of an object,” says Piergiorgio Robino, director of the Italian art, design and architecture collective Studio

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Omishima museum by Toyo Ito

Erecting a museum enshrining your own name and work must rate as a clinical indicator of a narcissistic dictatorial personality, not to mention the acme

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

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


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

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

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


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