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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

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

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

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

Icon of the Month

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s biggest showroom of vintage Scandinavian furniture opens in Hackney Wick

Discover Boss Design’s sustainability journey and latest launch Sia

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion


Architects

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

London’s biggest showroom of vintage Scandinavian furniture opens in Hackney Wick

Discover Boss Design’s sustainability journey and latest launch Sia

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion


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