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Posts tagged 'Icon 121'

Christopher Moloney on location

Realising he lived next to the spot where the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man appeared in Ghostbusters, Christopher Moloney printed off a still from the scene,

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Tomas Koolhaas: film about his father Rem

Like Nathaniel Kahn, Tomas Koolhaas has made a film about his father, the celebrated architect, but this is no intimate family portrait – Rem himself

Features

Tower House by Gluck+

On a plateau in the Catskill Mountains, 100 miles north-west of New York City, is a house surrounded by treetops. The Tower House may be

News

The Shed: experimental theatre

“There was never a brief for the Shed – just a conversation,” says Paddy Dillon, associate director at Haworth Tompkins. He is talking about the

News

The Bride and the Bachelors

The Bride and the Bachelors is an exhibition held together by the presence of a spectre. The endless experiments of Marcel Duchamp and his influence

Review

Capital Punishment: London on film

The London that rose up in the 1960s and 70s proved inherently cinematic, luring film-makers such as Kubrick and Truffaut to its new offices and

Features

The green screen

At cinema’s inception, as audiences gasped and ducked at the flickering spectacle of a train rushing at them, film was regarded as a dark art.

Icon of the Month

Queen Alia International Airport

Foster + Partners’ airport in the Jordanian desert uses local materials and Islamic motifs, but surprises arriving passengers with lush greenery Foster + Partners has

News

The Competition: An Angel Borrego Cubero Film

In 2008 the government of the principality of Andorra announced the five-strong shortlist to design its national art gallery. The building was to be a

Features

Theatrum Mundi, Copenhagen

Buckminster Fuller saw his geodesic domes as a solution to the post-war housing crisis, but they have usually been put to more whimsical uses. On

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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