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Taikoo Li, Chengdu

The retail mega-project shuns the sterile indoor mall in favour of a low-density streetscape and Make’s elegant brick hotel Chengdu is China’s fourth largest city,

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LDF: Icon Events

London Design Festival was a particularly important event in Icon’s calendar this year. The festival coincided with the publication of our 100th issue, so to

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Attack the block: Lego architecture

Atmos StudioFrank Lloyd Wright was given colourful timber Froebel blocks to play with as a child. In 1916 his son John patented an architectural toy

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Attack the block: Lego architecture

Atmos StudioFrank Lloyd Wright was given colourful timber Froebel blocks to play with as a child. In 1916 his son John patented an architectural toy

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London towers

In London, skyscrapers are time capsules. Whole emirates can spring from the desert and become old hat in the time it takes to carve a

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London towers

In London, skyscrapers are time capsules. Whole emirates can spring from the desert and become old hat in the time it takes to carve a

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Insight: Design Hacks

From backstreet hack-labs to the Royal Society of Arts, design hacking is slowly making its way into the mainstream. But what does it offer? William

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Insight: Design Hacks

From backstreet hack-labs to the Royal Society of Arts, design hacking is slowly making its way into the mainstream. But what does it offer? William

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Unbuilt Masterworks of the 21st Century: Inspirational Architecture for the Digital Age

Ciudad del Motor, Spain, by UN Studio Behind all those broadsheet “architecture in the Noughties” features there was an alternative decade, visible in a mammoth

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Unbuilt Masterworks of the 21st Century: Inspirational Architecture for the Digital Age

Ciudad del Motor, Spain, by UN Studio Behind all those broadsheet “architecture in the Noughties” features there was an alternative decade, visible in a mammoth

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London


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