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Posts tagged 'Religion'

Designers take on ritual objects

Attempts to reimagine objects at the centre of rituals have proliferated in recent years, as designers seek to restore meaning to age-old habits and symbolism

Features

Prayer Companion by Goldsmiths, University of London

Prayer has always been an essential part of life for the Poor Clares, an order of nuns. But now for nine Poor Clares based in

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Prayer Companion by Goldsmiths, University of London

Prayer has always been an essential part of life for the Poor Clares, an order of nuns. But now for nine Poor Clares based in

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A Portugese Chapel by Pedro Mauricio Borges

The local priest changed architect Pedro Mauricio Borges’ mind about the location of this chapel. When Borges was asked to build a chapel for the

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A Portugese Chapel by Pedro Mauricio Borges

The local priest changed architect Pedro Mauricio Borges’ mind about the location of this chapel. When Borges was asked to build a chapel for the

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A Buddhist Priest’s Quarters by Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates

The concrete rood suggests traditional tiled roofs (image: Takumi Ota) A buddhist priest’s quarters is the latest project from Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates. The competition-winning

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A Buddhist Priest’s Quarters by Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates

The concrete rood suggests traditional tiled roofs (image: Takumi Ota) A buddhist priest’s quarters is the latest project from Katsuhiro Miyamoto & Associates. The competition-winning

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The Capilla del Retiro by Undurraga Deves

The interior is clad in old railway sleepers (image: Sergio Pirrone) Catholics and Modernists might make strange bedfellows, but the last century saw the Roman

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The Capilla del Retiro by Undurraga Deves

The interior is clad in old railway sleepers (image: Sergio Pirrone) Catholics and Modernists might make strange bedfellows, but the last century saw the Roman

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Church by Supersudaca

The church’s faceted facade is meant to provide a durable shell (image: Cristobal Palma) “It’s hard to break a building that is already broken,” says

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Architects

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The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

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Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

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


Videos

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