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Justin McGuirk: ‘Design has a more complicated relationship to the world today than perhaps the discipline likes to think’

The Design Museum inaugurates its new John Pawson-designed home next week with Fear and Love, an exhibition that presents 11 installations by world-renowned design practices.

News

Torre David: Gran Horizonte

Photographer Iwan Baan spent six years documenting the lives of the 750 families who squat an abandoned 45-storey tower in Caracas, Venezuela, now a vertical

GALLERY

Radical Cities in Latin America by Justin McGuirk

Hornos de Cal Metrocable station, San Agustín, Colombia A tour of informal settlements from Rio to Caracas shows cities being reclaimed in remarkable ways. But

Review

São Paulo: Edge city

This drive-by portrait of Brazil’s largest city takes us on an anti-clockwise tour around the sprawling metropolis, exploring the ring of social housing and favelas

Architecture

Chipperfield on the Venice Biennale

ICON Can you explain this year’s theme of Common Ground? David Chipperfield The theme is really an attempt to search for the collective in architecture.

Architecture

Icon 111: Restless Cities

CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE NOW Icon 111: Restless Cities It’s 20 years since the brutal police beating of Rodney King (who died this June) catalysed the

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Adjaye Africa Architecture

Adjaye. Africa. Architecture. The three As: an architect, a continent and a discipline – together at last. Adjaye comes first. He’s not just the author,

Review

Icon Magazine

“Icon” is not a word to be used lightly on these pages but, on the occasion of our hundredth issue, somehow it seemed appropriate Icon

Icon of the Month

20/20 Clip Stamp Fold

Print publishing just keeps on going no matter how much we proclaim its demise. A trip to my local bookshops reveals a fresh crop of

Review

South London Gallery by 6a Architects

The Victorian terrace house on Peckham Road had been empty for years. It was a derelict shell adjoined to a grand piece of civic Victoriana.

Architecture

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

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

Margent Farm partners with eco-conscious social enterprise to build affordable tiny house

FRAMA creates minimalist interior for a retail space in Williamsburg

The iconic Buchli house at USM’s Münsingen campus in Switzerland is back in use

Why using local products and materials may not be an easy option but it is worth it

The Carpenters’ Line at Japan House London showcases 1300 years of woodworking mastery from Hida

From the Archive: A short history of the Sony Walkman

The problem of a lack of diversity in architecture starts early, but it can be fixed


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 practice developing photosynthetic textiles

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

Margent Farm partners with eco-conscious social enterprise to build affordable tiny house

FRAMA creates minimalist interior for a retail space in Williamsburg

The iconic Buchli house at USM’s Münsingen campus in Switzerland is back in use

Why using local products and materials may not be an easy option but it is worth it

The Carpenters’ Line at Japan House London showcases 1300 years of woodworking mastery from Hida

From the Archive: A short history of the Sony Walkman

The problem of a lack of diversity in architecture starts early, but it can be fixed


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