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Posts tagged 'mental health'

Projects Office designs colourful mental health hub in Edinburgh

The youth-focused space at the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People is playful, practical and informed by user engagement London-based architecture and design studio

Design

Review of the year: Top stories of 2019

What were people talking about in 2019? Find out in our review of the year Looking back at 2019 from the aftermath of a December

News

Why we should look to our past to design for better mental health

Designers and architects need to learn from history to plan spaces for the future, says Ben Channon As we transition from sedentary desk-dwellers to digital

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Design duo Patternity on wellbeing, mindfulness and the power of pattern

Patternity’s Life Labyrinth from above. Photo by studiostagg In its tenth year, Patternity’s founders discuss the power of pattern and tell Siobhan Morrin how their

Features

Mental wellbeing toolkit targets health issues faced by architects in practice

 llustrations by Sian Rearden On 20 June, the Architects’ Forum for Mental Wellbeing launched its first toolkit, providing industry-specific insights into the causes of poor

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How public awareness of mental health issues is changing where we work

Planting is a simple addition that can improve a work environment  We spend so long at work, so it should be a place that supports

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Why the architecture of prisons and asylums is bad for people’s mental health

  How does the building design and quality of prisons contribute to the welfare and wellbeing of inmates? Simon Cross and Yvonne Jewkes on the importance of good

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


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

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

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment

Stella McCartney creates bicycles with artist designs

Circus-inspired wooden theatre built in historic Béziers


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