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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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Moore space: Henry Moore Studios & Gardens extension

Hugh Broughton’s design in Hertfordshire manages to be both sensitive to the sculptor’s legacy and surprisingly un-Moore-like The Henry Moore Foundation in the small hamlet

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

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