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Latvian cork factory becomes bright orange art museum

Riga-based architecture practice Annvil has transformed a piece of the city’s industrial heritage into an active new art centre, Zuzeum Words by Lauren Teague Over

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How an underwater museum is using design to platform reef conversation

ICON speaks to British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, who has sunk a 165 tonne greenhouse in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef to offer

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Herzog & de Meuron’s CaixaForum is a cultural magnet in Madrid

CaixaForum Madrid. Photo by Óscar Carnicero via Flickr The CaixaForum by Herzog & de Meuron is a vast cultural centre in the heart of Madrid

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The Guggenheim Museum and the Bilbao effect

 Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Photo by Sam Valadi via Flickr Paris had the Centre Pompidou, Sydney had the Opera House – and then Bilbao got Frank

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A first look at The Box, Plymouth’s hulking new cultural beacon

The Box is topped with a vast concrete cantilever, which Atkins believe to be the largest in Britain. Image courtesy of Atkins. Opened to coincide

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AOC Architecture unveils transformative refurbishment of the V&A Museum of Childhood

The museum’s facade, facing Cambridge Heath Road in Bethnal Green. Photo: Will Pryce. Courtesy of the V&A. The V&A Museum of Childhood is to temporarily

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In Kunsthaus Graz, Peter Cook turned Archigram ideas into a liveable reality

Kunsthaus Graz by Peter Cook. Image by Markus Schieder/Alamy The ‘friendly alien’ was something of an Archigram reunion that proved a showcase for ideas around

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Cars: Accelerating the Modern World is a serious crowd pleaser

General Motors Firebird I (XP 21). Photo by General Motors Company LLC, courtesy of the V&A The car is arguably one of the most transformative

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Culture Declares Emergency adds over 200 organisations, including Tate

Tate joins hundreds of cultural bodies join the declaration of a climate emergency and announces future commitments Tate’s directors have joined the Culture Declares Emergency movement,

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Shock of the new: Neolith at MALBA

  An architectural milestone, when it was built 16 years ago, the Latin American Art Museum of Buenos Aires (MALBA) has become one of Buenos

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ICON 202: Winter 2020

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle


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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ICON 202: Winter 2020

Coffey Architects completes silver office building in King’s Cross

Oslo, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Budapest commit to clean construction

JKMM redesigns 1980s Finnish library as new community centre

Camille Walala reimagines London’s Oxford Street

Carlo Ratti designs the world’s first compostable marker

Architectural visualisations need to be more representative of our diverse societies

Brighton gets new linear park from Untitled Practice

Elevated corten steel walkway enlivens 14th-century Czech castle


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