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Posts tagged 'Renzo Piano'

Renzo Piano-designed Academy Museum opens in LA

The new museum for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences comprises a renovated art deco building and massive ‘floating’ sphere Words by Francesca

Architecture

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

Three World Trade Center by Richard Rogers. Photo by JJBers Richard Rogers is one of the best known architects of the later 20th century, known

Architects

A closer look at high-tech architect Renzo Piano

Renzo Piano is a renowned Italian high-tech architect and designed the Centre Pompidou one of the movement’s most famous buildings Now into his 80s, Italian

Architects

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

Features

The best places to skateboard are part of the city, not the skatepark

Photo by Fred Mortagne Skateboarding is more than a street skill – it is also a unique spatial experience of architecture. Now, after years of

Cities

Icon 186: Rebuilding Motor City

Michigan-native Jared Lew photographs Detroit’s decline and rebirth In the new issue: rebuilding Detroit. A decade on from financial collapse a Unesco Design City rises.

Comment

An Island to be Built: Renzo Piano at Kansai International Airport

As part of an important new documentary, Conversations with Renzo Piano, the Italian architect explores the inspirations behind his kite-like terminal building for Kansai International

News

Cathedrals of Culture

Wim Wenders lets the architecture do the talking in his latest project. It’s just a shame the buildings don’t have a better script, says Isabel

Review

Icon 136: Museums

Our October 2014 issue looked at the V&A’s mannequins, Tate Britain’s robots, Rogers’ British Museum extension and the politics of designing the 9/11 museum exhibits.

Comment

Stirling prize 2014: Nominees

The RIBA has announced the shortlist for the annual architecture awards. Here are the six buildings in the running London Aquatics Centre, Olympic Park by

GALLERY

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


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

Great design never tasted so good

Industrial aesthetics inform this quirky Madrid home designed by Burr Studio

Ideal Standard introduces Linda-X designed by Palomba Serafini Associati

DAC shines spotlight on women in architecture with new exhibition

Artist Caroline Monnet highlights the urgent need to improve housing for Canada’s Indigenous population

A new building for Axel Springer has been designed by OMA architects

ICON meets the industrial designer interrogating the notion of ‘Swedishness’

Atelier Rampazzi completes five-storey apartment block in Switzerland

Superflex’s co-designed play sculptures in Billund


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