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Cascais House by ARX

“This house provokes radical reactions,” says José Mateus from Portuguese practice ARX, and no wonder. Surrounded by generic holiday homes – all white walls, terracotta

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Space for Water Music: SelgasCano’s auditorium

SelgasCano’s auditorium and congress centre in Cartagena sits behind a 20m-wide wooden broadwalk, dotted with date palms, that runs along the harbour front. The seaside

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Temple of Diana by José María Sánchez Garcia

Building alongside ruins is a challenge that many architects seem to relish, and it can generate all manner of approaches. Post-war modernists were often happy

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Frédéric Flamand: combining dance and architecture

Ever since choreographers began to test the conventions of classical ballet, which were codified in the 19th century, they have fallen into two main camps:

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Objects by Seung-Yong Song

Korean designer Seung-Yong Song has transformed the archetypal chair with a collection that strikes a balance between whimsy and function. “Things seem to reject change

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Skycig

It’s not as if I crave another ersatz experience, but I wouldn’t mind living a little longer. That, at least, was my soliloquising as I

Review

Design Indaba: Sissel Tolaas

“I’ve walked around the city for 10 days and tried to put my nose in areas downtown,” says Sissel Tolaas. “I went into the subways

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United Nations Redesign

It took a team of 11 leading architects to create the United Nations headquarters in 1952. The assemblage of sculptural forms on Manhattan’s east side,

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Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream

A new show at MoMA takes the foreclosure crisis as the starting point for imagining an alternative, but not necessarily better, future for America’s suburbs.

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco exhibit limited-edition DesignWall and hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022


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

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco exhibit limited-edition DesignWall and hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022


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