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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

Opinion

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

Opinion

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

Opinion

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,

Design

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.

Design

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

Architecture

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

Design

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

Architecture

Brasilia

Oscar Niemeyer’s National Museum of the Republic, Brasilia, with his cathedral, left (image: Cristobal Palma) A city can work as a city and as a

Design

Sensate

Airborne Snotty Vase: Pollinosis, by Marcel Wanders, 2001 (image: © Marcel Wanders) A show that blurs body, furniture and space unnerves and delights Tania Ketenjian

Opinion

Editor's choice

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month




Architects

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism


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Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept

Five Highlights from Milan Design Week 2024

James Bantone teams up with UGG at this year’s Milan Design Week

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide

Meet interior designer Matt McKay as he discusses the inspiration behind the launch of his new furniture collection


Videos

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month