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Posts tagged 'Skyscraper'

One World Trade Center: A fortress enveloped in glass

Aerial view of One World Trade Center looking east. Image courtesy Skidmore, Owings & Merrill The One World Trade Center might be the most expensive

Buildings

10 buildings by Norman Foster

London City Hall by Foster + Partners. Photo by Nigel Young Here’s a look at 10 of the most recognisable buildings by Norman Foster, widely

Buildings

Mies van der Rohe: From the Bauhaus to the height of modernism

German-American architect Mies van der Rohe is one of the pioneers of the modernist movement, devising in a paper sketch the world’s first glass skyscraper

Architects

In Marseille, Jean Nouvel paints the town red, white and blue

Jean Nouvel’s La Tour Marseillaise in Marseille, France. Photo: Wearecontents Compared with most bland office towers, La Tour Marseillaise is breath of fresh Mediterranean air.

Features

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners reveal plans for The HUB in Toronto

Exoskeleton will support The HUB’s floating glass building. Photo: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners News plans by architects Rogers Stirk harbour + Partners reveal external

News

The Post Office Tower

Its restaurant may have long since stopped turning, but this towering symbol of 1960s technology has proved surprisingly resilient For a building that was once

Icon of the Month

Rafael Viñoly’s grotesque imposition

Viñoly’s building at 20 Fenchurch Street The Walkie-Talkie tower’s jarring distortion of the City skyline adds to general unease about Britain’s financial heart, says Owen

Comment

Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity

There’s something entirely inscrutable about buildings; something that all those words, drawings and diagrams by architects and scholars from Vitruvius onwards can’t seem to say.

Review

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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