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Posts tagged 'New York'

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Library, designed in collaboration with Beyer Blinder Belle, transforms a historic building on Fifth Avenue Dutch architecture practice Mecanoo and US

Architecture

Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

The illuminated installation encourages communal calm and hope amid crisis New York-based Ekene Ijeoma – artist, designer, academic and founder of the Poetic Justice group

Design
Coronavirus and the City

Coronavirus and the City

Paris’ strict lockdown has seen the streets acquire an eerie quietude. As the Covid-19 pandemic turns seething metropoles into virtual ghost-towns, Joe Lloyd takes a

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The bodies that built New York

The bodies that built New York

A giant Keith Haring mural looks down on the neon dancefloor of the Palladium, East 14th Street, on its opening night, 1985. Credit: Furudate. The

Features

One World Trade Center: A fortress enveloped in glass

Aerial view of One World Trade Center looking east. Image courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill The One World Trade Center might be the most expensive

Buildings

Rem Koolhaas and AMO offer a biennial of the new non-urban economy

AMO’s selection of unique and highly specific conditions distributed over the globe serves as a framework for their research. Image: Courtesy of OMA. Although guilty

Features

Art Deco: Understanding the colourful movement

Art Deco had its heyday in the 1920s and 1930s and was a modern interpretation of neoclassical style  Art Deco was popular in the 1920s

Movements

Paradise Lost: the virtuosic moments and misfires of Thomas Heatherwick

Icon met Heatherwick in 2017. Portrait: Felicity McCabe. In the lobby of Thomas Heatherwick’s studio, a coffee table is being erected at impressive speed, its

Features

New Eileen Gray retrospective to open in New York next week

 Eileen Gray’s design for Boudoir de Monte Carlo 1923. Courtesy of Archives Galerie Gilles Peyroulet, Paris Curator Cloé Pitiot speaks about the upcoming Eileen Gray

News

Louis Kahn: The architect of complex, monumental buildings 

Phillips Exeter Academy Library exterior by Louis Kahn. Photo by Gunnar Klack  Louis Kahn is widely recognised as one of the greatest architects of the

Architects

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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


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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2021 Chicago Architecture Biennial kicks off

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Dorte Mandrup completes Greenland visitor centre

London School of Architecture and Stephen Lawrence Day Foundation announce collaboration

Oases: Reinforcing the agility of the future workplace

What to see at the London Design Festival 2021

World’s largest floating office opens in Rotterdam 


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