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Posts tagged 'São Paulo'

Everything is connected: Gustavo Ultrabo of Brazilian architects Aleph Zero

Gustavo Ultrabo (left) of Aleph Zero with co-founder Pedro Duschenes. Photo by Vinicius Postiglione Brazil’s Aleph Zero broke onto the international scene by winning the

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Vertical Itaim, São Paulo, by Marcio Kogan

  An elegant residential tower in the central of the Brazilian city offers a much-needed model for smarter urban living in a city choked by

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5 archi-cult hotels you should know

Planning your next holiday yet? Here is Icon’s selection of five great buildings where every architecture fanatic would surely want to rest their head, from

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Praça das Artes: Last year’s Building of the Year

This article first appeared in our January 2014 issue, which included all the winners of last year’s Icon Awards. Read about the nominees for this

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São Paulo: Edge city

This drive-by portrait of Brazil’s largest city takes us on an anti-clockwise tour around the sprawling metropolis, exploring the ring of social housing and favelas

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Interview: Daniel Libeskind

The New Cities Foundation hosted an inspirational summit on the future of cities in two of Oscar Niemeyer’s sculptural buildings in São Paulo’s Ibirapuera Park.

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2013 Icon Awards winner: Praça das Artes, Building of the Year

Brasil Arquitetura has continued São Paulo’s proud tradition of brutalist public architecture, creating a massive concrete culture and music complex in a tight inner-city space

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New Brazilian designers

Today (20 May 2014), Icon’s editor Christopher Turner is interviewing Fernando and Humberto Campana on stage at Clerkenwell Design Week, as the brothers release their

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Perfect Brute: São Paulo’s concrete modernism

Over the past 50 years, São Paulo’s architects have developed a distinctive concrete modernism that is at once monumental and intimate – solid as a

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Icon 123: Brazil

CLICK TO SUBSCRIBE NOW Icon 123: Brazil In this issue, Edwin Heathcote explores São Paulo’s sagging infrastructure and is inspired by its crowded, lively public

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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

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

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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