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Posts tagged 'Robots'

Don’t fear the robots: why the rise of the machines is nothing to be scared of

Words by Kevin McCullagh A recent new Yorker cover by R Kikuo Johnson painted a dystopian scene. Robots pace and trundle past a homeless human

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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

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Robots: 500 years in the making at the Science Museum

The long-promised era of robotics may finally be upon us – the Science Museum’s vivid retelling of its past and present allows us to consider

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I, Robot. You, Robot

On-screen robots are looking and acting more like humans as technology becomes increasingly integrated into our lives – and that shift, says Edwin Heathcote, reveals

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Tate Britain robots: Night watch

After closing time at Tate Britain, four silent robots move around the galleries. As their flashlights illuminate the walls, an internet audience enjoys a robot’s-eye

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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.

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Profile: Gramazio & Kohler

The robot And the architect are friends. That’s the philosophy of Swiss architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler. They have a vision: architecture using robotics

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Profile: Gramazio & Kohler

The robot And the architect are friends. That’s the philosophy of Swiss architects Fabio Gramazio and Matthias Kohler. They have a vision: architecture using robotics

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


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

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022

Inside Norway

Calligaris Group Contract division: the feeling of home when you are travelling


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