Beyond the A13, the staid seaside towns and the flat, muddy fields of its heartland lies an alternative Essex – an unlikely hotbed of radical
Icon 149 looks at Essex’s modernist tradition, but in its approach to housing the borough has proved its radical credentials since the early 20th century.
As next year’s Olympics sends Rio into a frenzy of regeneration and rocketing rents, a small district in the east of the city is emerging
In LA’s Echo Park, the architect has created a micro neighbourhood of 18 compact family homes clustered around a communal space, inspired by the Dutch
In the issue on Home, Charles Holland took a trip down memory lane to rediscover a series of modernist gems in villages around Essex. We
A mirror’s function has always been to provide an accurate likeness. So why are recent designs more interested in playing with the viewer’s sense of
“Home” is a hard concept to pin down in design terms, but in our new issue – available now – we try to do just
The Icon team was out and about at our home town’s biggest design event last week. Here is some of our coverage of the event