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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.

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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

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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

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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

Features

Chipperfield on the Venice Biennale 2012

With this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale about to kick off, here is an article from 2012 in which the last Biennale director David Chipperfield talked

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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.

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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,

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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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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