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Posts tagged 'Manhattan'

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, designed in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle, transforms a historic building on Fifth Avenue Dutch architecture practice Mecanoo and US

Architecture

Vagelos Center, New York: Diller Scofidio + Renfro’s medical school for Columbia University

Most medical schools are fit only for cadavers. Diller Scofidio + Renfro has injected a sense of life into the typology with a tower of

Features

Fulton Center

Grimshaw and Arup have built a major new transit hub in New York’s financial district that is intended to be “Lower Manhattan’s front door” In

News

New York Grid

This year is the 200th anniversary of the Commissioners’ Plan for New York, the document that established the Manhattan street grid or, as Rem Koolhaas

Icon of the Month

Sex and the City 2

(images: Warner Brothers/Craig Blankenhorn) This is no chick flick – it’s a text on the state of the contemporary city. Sam Jacob slips on some

Review
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Sex and the City 2

(images: Warner Brothers/Craig Blankenhorn) This is no chick flick – it’s a text on the state of the contemporary city. Sam Jacob slips on some

Review

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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

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

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces


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