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Posts tagged 'Oscar Niemeyer'

Sérgio Bernardes

Hotel Tropical Tambaú in João Pessoa, Brazil A documentary explores the radical designs that made Brazilian modernist, playboy and Niemeyer contemporary Sérgio Bernardes a star

Review

Archiwindow by Federico Babina

Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid and Oscar Niemeyer are among the architects featured as silhouettes in the graphic designer’s latest illustrations Graphic designer and architect Federico Babina’s

GALLERY

Rebel Architecture

Yasmeen Lari outside a women’s centre in Sindh, Pakistan. It is built on stilts to withstand floods Al Jazeera’s documentary series adopts a wide definition

Review

Beyond the Supersquare

After Clara Porset and Xavier Guerreiro, by Fernanda Fragateiro, 2013 Claire Barliant salutes a brave and overdue attempt to unravel the legacy of modernist architecture

Review

United Nations Redesign

It took a team of 11 leading architects to create the United Nations headquarters in 1952. The assemblage of sculptural forms on Manhattan’s east side,

News

Six of the Best: Vicky Richardson

  Vicky Richardson is director of the British Council Department of Architecture, Design and Fashion since 2010, Richardson was formerly a magazine editor and writer.

Features

Oscar Niemeyer’s International Fair in Tripoli

Oscar Niemeyer’s International Fair in Tripoli, northern Lebanon, was intended as the foundation of a new city quarter, but civil war intervened and it was

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Icon Magazine

“Icon” is not a word to be used lightly on these pages but, on the occasion of our hundredth issue, somehow it seemed appropriate Icon

Icon of the Month

Icon Magazine

“Icon” is not a word to be used lightly on these pages but, on the occasion of our hundredth issue, somehow it seemed appropriate Icon

Icon of the Month

Centro Niemeyer by Oscar Niemeyer

Centro Niemeyer is a new cultural centre for the port city of Avilés in northern Spain, designed by the 103-year-old Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. Occupying

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Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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

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

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population


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