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US Olympic and Paralympic Museum

US Olympic and Paralympic Museum designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro opens in Colorado

The new museum in ‘Olympic City USA’ – with a twisting, silver form – is one of the most accessible in the world Words by

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Are Nike’s Vaporflys the fastest shoes in the world?

Are Nike’s Vaporflys the fastest shoes in the world?

Nike’s Vaporfly running shoes reportedly shave several percentage points off a runner’s race time. Nike’s Vaporfly shoes are reported to enable athletes to run between

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Luzhniki: The revamping of Russia’s National Stadium

Luzhniki: The revamping of Russia’s National Stadium

Luzhniki Stadium Moscow. Photo by Kucharek via Wikimedia Originally built in the 1950s, Luhzniki Stadium was revamped by Russian studio Speech for the 2018 FIFA World

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Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatic Centre

Built for the 2012 London Olympics, Zaha Hadid’s London Aquatic Centre has an undulating roof that dips down like a wave According to Zaha Hadid

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How the Olympic medals went from olive crowns to custom designed medallions

Tokyo 2020’s Olympic medals are custom designed and made from recycled electronics, a marked difference from the olive wreaths of just over a century ago

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Mayor Eduardo Paes on Rio’s Olympic legacy

‘We are not leaving any white elephants behind,’ says Rio de Janeiro’s mayor in the lead up to the Olympic Games Although it was his

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Rio de Janeiro’s Olympics is an opportunity wasted

Any lasting impact will be to tourism and gentrification rather than the impoverished favelas, says Will Henley On 5 August Michel Temer will declare the

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Icon 158: Rio Olympics

Our latest issue looks forward to this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro – considering the role of architecture and urban planning in securing

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Post-match analysis: Sporting legacy

The 2014 World Cup in Brazil rekindled the debate about the legacy of global sporting events. But few people made the case for the aesthetic

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Los Angeles 1984 Olympic Games

Poster by Robert Rauschenberg 30 years ago, Deborah Sussman’s “look” for the 1984 Olympics turned LA into a sporting carnival. Bright, brash and full of

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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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

The 10th CODAawards will honour extraordinary art commissions in interior, architectural, and public spaces

Various Associates uses colour blocking in Shenzhen art school

ICON 208 : Summer 2022

Join RAK Ceramics at Clerkenwell Design Week

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Serena Confalonieri designs Venus lamp for Milanese lighting brand Servomuto


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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

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