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Designers can – and should – have local impact

The pandemic has activated designers to expand their traditional roles and get involved in supporting neighbourhoods, and we’re not going back Words by Andrew Brown

Opinion

Old Brooklyn metal foundry becomes theatre incubator

The low-carbon project from CO Adaptive Architecture celebrates the original industrial architecture and harnesses CLT additions A former metal foundry in Brooklyn’s Gowanus Canal district,

Architecture

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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

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


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

Henning Larsen designs major vet school in Norway

Sou Fujimoto’s House of Music opens in Budapest

Max Lamb designs altar for modernist church in Peckham

Architecture Drawing Prize exhibition opens in London

Designers can – and should – have local impact

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


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