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10 of the most iconic buildings in Paris

Philharmonie de Paris. Photo by Guilhem Vellut  From the inside-out Pompidou Centre to a dazzling facades of the Philarmonie de Paris, we look at the

Buildings

The Louvre and its great glass pyramid

  Once a royal residence, the Louvre Museum’s palatial courtyard now centres around a crystalline glass pyramid The Louvre sits on the right bank of

Buildings

I.M. Pei was one of the most influential architects of his generation

The Louvre Museum. Photo by Pedro Szekely via Flickr  I.M. Pei was known for his decisive geometrical designs that brought together elegant forms and up-to-date

Architects

What can architects do about workers’ rights in the Gulf?

Architects may not employ the migrant workers building their grand designs in the Gulf states, but their names lend credibility to those that do. With

Features

Stand up for abused workers in the Gulf, NGO tells architects

Designers of mega-projects in Abu Dhabi should use their influence to push for better conditions for migrant workers, Human Rights Watch says to Icon as

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

adidas reveals latest Made To Be Remade collection at Design London

mini-VRV – climate control that’s never seen nor heard

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco


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

A la Francaise: All the highlights from Maison&Objet 2022

adidas reveals latest Made To Be Remade collection at Design London

mini-VRV – climate control that’s never seen nor heard

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco


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