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MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

As part of an ongoing traffic-reducing project, design has been embraced at the core of this infrastructural build Image: Tunnel portal out of Bressanone city

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Industry news and events – 20 March 2020

 The Fondazione Prada in Milan is one of several cultural institutions to offer virtual tours during the Covid-19 pandemic. Image: Gaetano Cessati via Unsplash. Get

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Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis asks: How will we live together?

Hashim Sarkis. photo by Jacopo Salvi, courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia Icon editor Priya Khanchandani speaks to the exhibition’s curator and dean of the

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Konstantin Grcic: L’Immaginazione al Potere!

Konstantin Grcic’s installation invited the viewer to rediscover radical imagination. Courtesy of Alcantara and MAXXI  Grcic’s deep dive into MAXXI’s archive uncovers ‘fantastical architecture’, but

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The Vespa is not just a vehicle. It’s a lifestyle 

  Designed just after World War II, in a bombed out aeroplane factory in Italy, the Vespa has been a classic since the day it

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Best new interior products from Milan Design Week

  The best products from this year’s Salone del Mobile has a dual focus on sustainability and colour   Our selection of products from Salone del

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Fiat Nuova Cinquecento: The bulbous car that brought driving to the Italian masses

  It was the car that drove Italy’s economic miracle, swerving past the Vespa to become Italians’ favourite ride – but it never escaped the

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Icon 191: Materials, Nature and Design

  Materials, nature and design: May’s issue looks at the relationship between architecture and its materials, exploring alternatives to concrete and plastic and exploring the

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Guglielmo Brambilla: Italian designer with a craft-based poetic narrative

Caps vases, which are designed to reduce waste from the glassblowing process. Photos: Guglielmo Brambilla / Mattel Bellomo / Zeyu Rong Treviso-based designer Guglielmo Brambilla’s

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Bruno Munari: Witty, playful, and paradoxal

Bruno Munari’s dizzyingly versatile body of work has always been hard to categorise. But he had the rare ability to alchemise the ordinary into something

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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


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


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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