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Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder

Icon of the Month: Nagele, Flevoland

Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder. Image: Flying Focus

Icon of the Month

Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona Pavilion heralded the modernist era

The Barcelona Pavilion was a hugely significant temporary structure that forms part of the early modernist canon of architecture Designed by modernism’s golden child Mies

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Why the bungalow is not just an icon of suburbia

The Akin bungalow by Tallmadge & Watson. Photo by JE Koonce via Flickr The seemingly humble bungalow is a design icon of remarkable versatility, argues

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The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day’s designs

Lucienne Day in 1951.- ©Robin & Lucienne Day Foundation/photo: Studio Briggs The enduring appeal of Lucienne Day’s post-war textiles owes as much to her organic,

Features

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

Icon of the Month

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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Icon 197: Technology, surveillance and digital design

November’s issue explores the links between the digital world and design, from connections made with our data to the designers taking on a surveillance society

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Icon 196: The London Issue

  October’s issue explores London from the tourist-trap centre to the edgelands where the city crumbles away London vs Londoners: That is the tension that

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Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright

Fallingwater by Frank Lloyd Wright in Pennsylvania. Photo via Wikimedia Commons As the work of Frank Lloyd Wright enters the UNESCO World Heritage List, we

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Icon 195: Waste, Design and the Circular Economy

The problem with waste is becoming ever more urgent: September’s issue is dedicated to the ways the design world is taking action now The increased

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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

Scaffold ‘amphitheatre’ in Bogotá hosts open-air activities amid pandemic

Dutch military fort turned into new ‘urban park’

Shanghai high-rise swimming pool redesigned as co-working space


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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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

Scaffold ‘amphitheatre’ in Bogotá hosts open-air activities amid pandemic

Dutch military fort turned into new ‘urban park’

Shanghai high-rise swimming pool redesigned as co-working space


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