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Posts tagged 'MVRDV'

A new book expands the purview of postmodernism, one of architecture’s most misunderstood movements

Michael Graves: Team Disney Building, Burbank, California, USA, 1986. Picture credit: © Michael Graves Architecture & Design Alamy Stock Photo From brutalism to the neo-shingle

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Why architects need to abandon old ways and rethink what we build, says MVRDV co-founder

MVRDV’s combined clubhouse and grandstand for Tennis Club Ijburg in Amsterdam It is up to architects to shape the future of construction by rejecting polarised

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Design Indaba conference 2017: ‘A huge range of talent, and the majority come up trumps’

This year’s event in Cape Town again successfully melded together design superstars with emerging practitioners, but its growing global reputation holds risks as well as

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MVRDV’s Roskilde rock museum

The flashy exterior of Denmark’s Ragnarock is offset by a light-touch renovation of its surroundings, writes Peter Smisek Ragnarock in Roskilde (previously known by the

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Cleaning Markthal

MVDRV responds to an Icon reader’s questions about living in and cleaning its building in Rotterdam Upon reading our article about MVRDV’s Markthal in Rotterdam,

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23 January: This week’s most read

Gehry, Nouvel, Viñoly’s, MVRDV and Sérgio Bernardes held your attention this week 1. MVRDV’s Markthal The Dutch practice’s building in Rotterdam (above) attracted both negative and

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16 January: This week’s most read

MVRDV’s grand gesture in Rotterdam, architects’ role in the war and Owen Hatherley’s angle on the Walkie-Talkie caused a buzz among Icon readers this week

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MVRDV’s Markthal

Eleven storeys of housing arch over a market with 100 stalls Ten years in the making, MVRDV’s grand gesture in its home city wraps a

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2014 Icon Awards shortlist: Interior of the Year

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum by Cruz y Ortiz was last year’s Interior of the Year. Find out this year’s nominees. The category is sponsored by Modus BONHÔTE

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Icon Awards 2014: shortlist revealed

The judges have announced the nominees for this year’s awards Icon is pleased to reveal the nominees for the 2014 Icon Awards. During a session

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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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