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Posts tagged 'public art'

Design installations arrive on Toronto streets

Part of an annual design competition, the three installations in the city’s historic Distillery District respond to the theme of ‘refuge’ A series of sculptural,

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Public installation ‘Arena for a Tree’ opens in Basel

With integrated seating for contemplating the Persian ironwood tree, Klaus Littmann’s walk-in wooden installation is an homage to nature In 2019, the Swiss artist Klaus Littmann

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London bridges lit up as part of Illuminated River project

Stretching from Blackfriars to Lambeth, five newly illuminated bridges mark the completion of Leo Villareal’s project, which will be in place for 10 years Illuminated

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Breathing Pavilion by Ekene Ijeoma creates a space of sanctuary in Brooklyn

The illuminated installation encourages communal calm and hope amid crisis New York-based Ekene Ijeoma – artist, designer, academic and founder of the Poetic Justice group

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Morag Myerscough’s new installation in London champions hope and joy

The colourful bamboo structure, titled See Through, is part of the Wander Art trail and responds to the impact of the pandemic Artist and designer

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London’s modernist Sudbury Town station painted with artist’s map murals

Commissioned by Art on the Underground, a series of works by artist Lucy McKenzie celebrates the station’s design history Following Art on the Underground’s commissioning

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‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Located on the steps of Waltham Forest College, the colourful intervention is part of the new local William Morris Design Line A large-scale design intervention

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‘Architecture as scenery’: The Serpentine Pavilion 2019 by Junya Ishigami

 Serpentine Pavilion 2019 detail Icon spoke to Japanese architect Junya Ishigami about his weighty, slate-covered Serpentine Pavilion This year’s Serpentine Pavilion is by Junya Ishigami,

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What to see and do at the London Festival of Architecture 2019

An image showing the concept for Happy Street by Yinka Ilori The London Festival of Architecture runs throughout June. See our pick of the programme

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High Line architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro on their designs for London’s new riverside park

A CGI of plans for phase one of The Tide at Greenwich Peninsula. All CGIs by Uniform The architecture firm behind New York’s High Line

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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