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MAD Architects creates Beijing kindergarten with colourful roof playscape

The YueCheng Courtyard Kindergarten wraps around a historic 18th-century courtyard and stimulates intergenerational integration MAD Architects has completed a large-scale kindergarten project in Beijing with

Buildings

ICON 177: The global politics of Chinese eco-cities, Ou Ning, Shanghai deco, propaganda posters and the V&A in Shenzhen

Following an irritable European tour last year in which President Trump questioned the United States’ role in Nato and, perhaps more significantly, pulled the US

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Of mountains and water: Ma Yansong’s Shanshui City

Mad Architects draws on traditional Chinese painting and sensitivity to landscape to realise two contrasting landmark projects In 2015, at the age of 40, Ma

Architecture

Ordos Museum by MAD Architects

The Ordos Museum in Inner Mongolia, designed by MAD Architects, has reached completion. The structure, located in a desert city in the northern Chinese autonomous

Architecture

Profile: Ma Yansong

In many ways, Ma Yansong is a perfect symbol for the current period in architecture. Building massive projects all across the globe, he presides over

Architecture

Profile: Olafur Eliasson

Olafur Eliasson has built a small empire in a former factory in Berlin’s arty Prenzlauer Berg neighbourhood. The red-brick building takes up the whole block

Architecture

The making of Icon 094’s cover

image: Nick Morley For the cover of our April issue, we commissioned London-based linocut illustrator Nick Morley to make a print of MAD’s Absolute Towers

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Feelings Are Facts

Thick smoke and multi-coloured lights make up the installation Olafur Eliasson and Ma Yansong’s smoke-filled room in Beijing sends Johanna Agerman on a journey of

Review

Ma Yansong’s Hutong Bubble

Hutong Bubble 32 looms over the rooftops A strange new presence has popped up in the Nan Luo Gu Xiang section of Beijing. Its form

Architecture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s biggest showroom of vintage Scandinavian furniture opens in Hackney Wick

Discover Boss Design’s sustainability journey and latest launch Sia

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

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


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

London’s biggest showroom of vintage Scandinavian furniture opens in Hackney Wick

Discover Boss Design’s sustainability journey and latest launch Sia

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

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


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