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2014 Architecture Practice of the Year: OMA

Rem Koolhaas and his colleagues continue to create buildings in equal parts provocative, exasperating and brilliant. But its the persistent probing of architecture’s big and

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The 2014 Icon Awards party

Martino Gamper, Jay Osgerby, Study O Portable and Morag Myerscough were among the designers who attended the awards ceremony on 4 December. Here is a selection of

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Icon Awards 2014: The winners

This year’s awards ceremony took place last night in London. Here is the full list of winners OMA, Barber Osgerby, Martino Gamper and Piet Oudolf

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Piet Oudolf’s sketchbook

  The landscape designer was named Icon of the Year in our 2014 awards. Here is a selection of his drawings, including those of the swirling

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Icon 139: Awards

Our January issue, available now, features profiles of all the 2014 Icon Awards winners and information about the runners-up On a wet and misty day

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Icon Awards 2014: The shortlist

The winners of this year’s Icon Awards will be revealed during a ceremony in London on the evening of Thursday, 4 December. Click on the

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The Icon Awards trophy

[iframe src=”//player.vimeo.com/video/108778763?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0&color=e8e314″ width=”630″ height=”400″ frameborder=”0″ webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen allowfullscreen ] The trophy that the Icon Awards winners will recieve this week were designed and made by

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The trophy

Over the past century, prize-giving has grown into a $20 billion global industry. But does victory smell as sweet in a world where even the

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2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Furniture Design of the Year

The 2013 judges picked Konstantin Grcic’s Bench B as the winner of this category. Here are this year’s nominees for the award, sponsored by Design Guild

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2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Product Design of the Year

Read the shortlist of for this category, which the Morph Folding Wheel by Vitamins, Design and Invention Studio won last year. This award is sponsored by

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Editor's choice

Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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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Radical architecture of the future – in five projects

Kyoto chapel renovated with immersive cedar wood lattice

The bedside table designed to block your mobile signal

A new community centre by Mæ Architects combines local history with sustainable design

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Copper-clad rooftop volumes expand Berlin school

R for Repair: Singapore exhibition champions creatively fixing objects to reduce waste

In Spain, a healthcare building with a civic presence

Tired of Zoom? Yo-Yo Machines enable long-distance communication through light and movement


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 preview: 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