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Posts tagged 'Postmodernism'

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

Robert Venturi is one of the most original and notable architects from the late 20th century Regarded by many as the founder of postmodenrist architecture,

Architecture
Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Postmodernism: The flamboyant rejection of Modernism

Isle of Dogs Pumping Station.Photo by Reading Tom via Flickr Popular between the 1970s and 90s, postmodern architecture featured houses with curving forms, bright colours

Design

A new book expands the purview of postmodernism, one of architecture’s most misunderstood movements

Michael Graves: Team Disney Building, Burbank, California, USA, 1986. Picture credit: © Michael Graves Architecture & Design Alamy Stock Photo From brutalism to the neo-shingle

Architecture

Five big ideas that changed design

Ideas are at the heart of design and central to the development of different movements. We take a look at a new book that celebrates

Design

Why the revival of post-modernism is a sign of the times

The revival of postmodernism is more than next-generation nostalgia. It reflects a society, economy and entire political system in a profound state of flux writes

Architecture

Denise Scott Brown: As influential as ever at 86

All photos from the archive of Denise Scott Brown As a new exhibition of Denise Scott Brown’s photographic efforts opens in London, Icon considers why

Architecture

Japanese postmodernism: Ghosts of a future past

Japan’s 1980s boom was marked by unhinged wealth and intense architectural creativity. Its legacy includes some of the most wildly original buildings the world has

Architecture

Icon 176: The rise of the robots, plus Terry Farrell, OMA, Flores & Prats, and designers confronting pollution

In our latest issue, we embrace the automation revolution, look at young designers seeking to tackle pollution, interview Terry Farrell one the pomo renaissance, profile

Opinion

Digital baroque: The British architects combining the digital and the historical

Combining the design techniques of the digital avant-garde with pomo’s sense of historic context, a new generation of British architects is stepping into the limelight, says

Design

RIBA exhibition – Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square

Above: Mies van der Rohe’s unrealised Mansion House Square proposal  Curator Marie Bak Mortensen discusses the two proposals for Mansion House in the City of

Architecture

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

How young studio Vaarnii is making the most of Finland’s timber resources

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

Clerkenwell Design Week announces new partnership for scaled up return to EC1

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023


Architects

Remote architecture in the Nordic wilderness

On Helsinki’s archipelago Pekka Littow’s Majamaja eco cabins are inspired by the local architecture

In Memoriam: Balkrishna V. Doshi (1927- 2023)

Anglo-Dutch architecture firm Studio Woodroffe Papa completes mixed-use housing scheme in London

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

AD Architecture reimagines an art and exhibition venue in Shiyihe

Mobile Architectural Office unveils low-carbon building in Paris

Architecture firm Atelier L’Abri designs all-white house in Québec

Top 5 architectural hideaways from around the world


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How young studio Vaarnii is making the most of Finland’s timber resources

The founders of Milan digital gallery Vaspaar share how they bring the art of collecting to life

The story of Benjamin Hubert’s LAYER is told in a new monograph

Clerkenwell Design Week announces new partnership for scaled up return to EC1

What the fight for inclusion needs in 2023

A short history of the Bubble Chair

Why brand space needs pace: what we can learn from the art of filmmaking

Yinka Ilori brings the feel-good factor back to London

From the Archive: A short history of Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair


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