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Posts tagged 'Philip Johnson'

Influenced by Modernist icons, the Menil Drawing Institute by Johnston Marklee suits Houston’s intriguing landscape

The latest addition to Houston’s Menil campus has the horizon-hugging horizontality of a Mies or an early modern villa. How does it fit within the

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Postmodernism

The mood was set nicely. The busker in the subway that connects South Kensington underground station to the V&A was playing Rick Astley’s Never Gonna

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Södrakull Frösakull

There is a certain kind of architectural experience, one of frustrated tourism. You make an awkward journey to an out-of-the-way building and then find yourself

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Södrakull Frösakull

There is a certain kind of architectural experience, one of frustrated tourism. You make an awkward journey to an out-of-the-way building and then find yourself

Review

Architect

Who, on earth, I wonder, is this book for? Scraps of quotes taken from publications are left to represent the unimaginably complex working of architecture.

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Architect

Who, on earth, I wonder, is this book for? Scraps of quotes taken from publications are left to represent the unimaginably complex working of architecture.

Review

Review: The Philip Johnson Tapes

words Owen Hatherley “I can’t stand truth,” says Philip Johnson. “It gets so boring, you know, like social responsibility.” No doubt Robert Stern, who recently

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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

ICON x Bolon

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

Peris+Toral’s modular apartments in a Barcelona suburb blur the boundaries between public and private spaces

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year

Ai Weiwei and Brilliant Minds unveil new public artwork in Stockholm

Kohler and Daniel Arsham brought experiential art to Milan Design Week

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles


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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