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Posts tagged 'Rafael Viñoly'

The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes on Netflix

Now on Netflix, The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes takes house-envy to its logical conclusion with dramatic drone shots of the world’s most unique, architect-designed homes.

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Stand up for abused workers in the Gulf, NGO tells architects

Designers of mega-projects in Abu Dhabi should use their influence to push for better conditions for migrant workers, Human Rights Watch says to Icon as

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23 January: This week’s most read

Gehry, Nouvel, Viñoly’s, MVRDV and Sérgio Bernardes held your attention this week 1. MVRDV’s Markthal The Dutch practice’s building in Rotterdam (above) attracted both negative and

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16 January: This week’s most read

MVRDV’s grand gesture in Rotterdam, architects’ role in the war and Owen Hatherley’s angle on the Walkie-Talkie caused a buzz among Icon readers this week

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Rafael Viñoly’s grotesque imposition

Viñoly’s building at 20 Fenchurch Street The Walkie-Talkie tower’s jarring distortion of the City skyline adds to general unease about Britain’s financial heart, says Owen

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Pipe dreams: Battersea Power Station

John Outram’s psychedelic plans for a huge hotel Battersea Power Station, derelict for more than 30 years, has been called a graveyard of architectural visions.

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Firstsite by Rafael Viñoly

It’s quite a garden shed. When the city of Colchester held its architectural competition for an arts centre in 2003, 
it wanted to replace an

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Firstsite by Rafael Viñoly

It’s quite a garden shed. When the city of Colchester held its architectural competition for an arts centre in 2003, 
it wanted to replace an

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Medical Institute by Rafael Viñoly

Snaking around a hilltop in San Francisco is the new UCSF Institute for Regeneration Medicine, a set of laboratories designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects. “Regeneration

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Medical Institute by Rafael Viñoly

Snaking around a hilltop in San Francisco is the new UCSF Institute for Regeneration Medicine, a set of laboratories designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects. “Regeneration

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

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


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

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

How fashion company Community Clothing is breathing new life into Britain’s manufacturing industry

ICON x RAK Ceramics

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

ICON x RAK Ceramics

An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

ICON x Bolon

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


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