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Why the Cork House is so revolutionary – and how it came to be

The Stirling-shortlisted Cork House is carefully crafted, materially rich, and almost entirely compostable. Jay Merrick looks at what it means for circular building materials ork

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Bake Off and Blown Away show the popularity of craft and making

Blown Away is Netflix’s foray into craft and making-based reality TV. Photo courtesy of Marble Media The popular baking show and Netflix’s new glassblowing equivalent

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Black Rock City, NV: The architecture of Burning Man

Zonotopia and the Two Trees by Rob Bell. All images by Philippe Glade A book documenting Burning Man shows the wonder and spectacle of the

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The little red book best known to motorists

A mid-century version of the Michelin Guide. Image via Ian Shaw/Alamy The Michelin Guide may have started as a marketing ruse, but its longevity is

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Norway’s new gallery by Bjarke Ingels’ BIG combines beauty and bombast

  Realising The Twist wasn’t always straightforward – but now it’s built, the space makes for an ethereal gallery experience, says Joe Lloyd Images by Laurian Ghinitoiu

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Icon 198: Burning Man, Craft and the Art of Making

December’s issue explores craft in the modern world, from the extravagant creations at Burning Man to the glassblowing stars of a surprise Netflix hit The

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans


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

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans


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