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Posts tagged 'Netherlands'

Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder

Icon of the Month: Nagele, Flevoland

Aerial view of Nagele. A thick ‘cloak’ of trees shields the parallel clusters of terraced houses from the expanse of the polder. Image: Flying Focus

Icon of the Month

Amsterdam North

Serious money is moving into the city’s old shipyards, now one of Europe’s most vibrant creative quarters. For ICON 150, Enya Moore went to find

GALLERY

Piet Oudolf

From the High Line to the Serpentine, the Dutch landscape designer has redrawn the boundaries between architecture and nature, bringing the wild into the heart

Features

Light Forest

At IMM Cologne this month, &Tradition and Dutch design studio Ontwerpduo showed off a lighting system inspired by climbing plants At IMM Cologne this month,

News

Gentrifying Congo

Artist Renzo Martens is attempting to recreate the economic effects of the commercial art market in cities such as London and New York on a

Features

Bertjan Pot

The Dutch designer’s masks and coat hooks may appear absurd, but their commercial appeal has attracted a host of admirers, from Moustache to G-Star Raw Bertjan

News

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

News

Rijksmuseum: Last year’s Interior of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Features

Metahaven: Last year’s Design Studio of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

Features

Ralph Nauta: Studio Drift

The designer and co-founder of the Dutch practice spoke to Icon during Belgrade Design Week last month about nature, technology and the studio’s latest project at

News

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Cosentino’s new collection uses HybriQ+ technology

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition


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

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Powered by dance: Glasgow arts centre generates energy from clubbers

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Cosentino’s new collection uses HybriQ+ technology

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition


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