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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

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Industry news and events for the weekend – 22 November 2019

MIT has received a $1 billion donation to research AI Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up SCENE WELL-ENDOWEDMassachusetts

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Future 50: Keller Easterling

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

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Future 50: MIT Senseable City Lab

Icon asked a dozen experts and practitioners to nominate the people they think are, in some way, shaping the future. The resulting list of global

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Powers of Ten

The vertiginous Powers of Ten was directed by Charles and Ray Eames in 1977 for the computing giant IBM. While the film’s extraordinary vertical zoom,

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Copenhagen Wheel by Senseable City Lab

(image: Max Tomasinelli) MIT Senseable City Lab’s wheel uses stored energy to electrify conventional bikes, and collects environmental data every time it’s taken out for

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Copenhagen Wheel by Senseable City Lab

(image: Max Tomasinelli) MIT Senseable City Lab’s wheel uses stored energy to electrify conventional bikes, and collects environmental data every time it’s taken out for

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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

Cinzia says… is the first major retrospective of Italian artist and fashion designer Cinzia Ruggeri

Finland welcomes new design festival to Helsinki

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

Biennale De Renava opens its first edition in Bonifacio

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Annabel Karim Kassar unveils new installation, The Lebanese House, at the V&A

Studio Ossidiana unveils small-scale museum for immersive art in Flevoland

André Fu announces three site specific commissions for Hong Kong Palace Museum


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