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Posts tagged 'Julian Worrall'

House K by Sou Fujimoto

After the airy insubstantiality of Sou Fujimoto’s Serpentine Pavilion, House K comes as something of a surprise. While both projects develop spatial vistas that unfold

Architecture

Sou Fujimoto: Serpentine Pavilion 2013

(image: Iwan Baan) Sou Fujimoto’s structure in Kensington Gardens leaves us yearning for more permanent realisations of his utopian architectural vision The verdict on this

Architecture

Profile: reconstructing post-disaster Japan

Nearly two years have passed since “3.11”, Japan’s worst disaster since the Pacific War. When I wrote about the disaster a month after it happened

Architecture

Toda House by Kimihiko Okada

For a mountainous, populous country, Japan has a pronounced aversion to building on sloping land. The danger of landslips during earthquakes is the usual explanation,

Architecture

Metabolism, the City of the Future

Tokyo’s metabolists, like London’s Archigram and Paris’ situationists, are one of those conjunctions of energy, talent and idealism of the 1960s that can make the

Review

Six of the Best: Julian Worrall

Julian Worrall is a writer and assistant professor at Waseda University in Japan and an Icon contributing editor. Also an architect, he worked for OMA.

Features

Omishima museum by Toyo Ito

Erecting a museum enshrining your own name and work must rate as a clinical indicator of a narcissistic dictatorial personality, not to mention the acme

Architecture

Rainbow Bank by Emmanuelle Moureaux

Bold colour in architecture, especially in public buildings, can be a delicate matter. Designs that renounce the drab environments of modern life are reliable conversation

Architecture

Tokyo after the quake

The earthquake on 11 March revealed how easily the fragile networks of buildings, communications and people that make up the modern city can be pulled

Architecture

SN House by Atelier A5

If you imagine houses as plants, grown instead of built, then the landscape of the sprawling suburban hinterland of Tokyo can be thought of as

Architecture

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

Alvaro Barrington basketball court in Bethnal Green initiated by the London Lions


Architects

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

Alvaro Barrington basketball court in Bethnal Green initiated by the London Lions


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