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Posts tagged 'Russia'

Foster + Partners completes copper-hued office tower in Russia 

Designed for the Russian Copper Company (RCC), the building cuts an angular yet warm profile in Ekaterinburg Foster + Partners has completed its first office building

Buildings
Luzhniki: The revamping of Russia’s National Stadium

Luzhniki: The revamping of Russia’s National Stadium

Luzhniki Stadium Moscow. Photo by Kucharek via Wikimedia Originally built in the 1950s, Luhzniki Stadium was revamped by Russian studio Speech for the 2018 FIFA World

Buildings

When architecture becomes art

Now open to the public, architect Konstantin Melnikov’s Moscow home was at the heart of a bitter ownership dispute that pitted its use as a

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Galina Balashova

One architect defined the look of the whole Soviet space programme, from its logos to its satellites. Edwin Heathcote is fascinated by her personal archive

Review

Garage Museum by OMA

Rem Koolhaas mixes preservation and provocation in Moscow, turning a Soviet-era workers’ canteen into a contemporary art space, says Edwin Heathcote Rem Koolhaas is utterly

News

Adventures of the Black Square

A densely packed exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery takes a Kazimir Malevich’s painting as its starting point to assess the history of abstraction and its

Review

War, Revolution and Design

Works by Kazimir Malevich, Alexander Rodchenko and Vladimir Tatlin are on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of an exhibition of designs

GALLERY

Work and Play Behind The Iron Curtain

The USSR may not have valued product design, but its consumer objects still tell a fascinating story, finds Edwin Heathcote If you think of Soviet

Review

Kazimir Malevich at Tate Modern

Self Portrait, 1908-10 Tate Modern’s retrospective captures the exuberance of an artist too busy running his own revolution to be tied down by party doctrine,

Review

Work and Play Behind The Iron Curtain

An exhibition of objects and photographs sheds light on the Soviet Union’s consumer culture Concepts of consumption and commerce may seem diametrically opposed to the

GALLERY

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

The Africa Centre in Southwark celebrates pan-African culture

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


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

The Africa Centre in Southwark celebrates pan-African culture

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


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