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Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

Tatiana Bilbao’s Social Housing. Photo by Enrique Macias Known or her human-centred approach to design, Tatiana Bilbao has worked on sustainable projects that showcase her

Architects
A brief history of Brutalist social estate Thamesmead

A brief history of Brutalist social estate Thamesmead

  Thamesmead was designed to be a revolutionary housing estate but, like many of its Brutalist contemporaries, it failed to meet its utopian goals Thamesmead

Buildings

2019 Stirling Prize goes to Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches and Cathy Hawley

Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches and Cathy Hawley was awarded the 2019 RIBA Stirling Prize. Photography by Tim Crocker Mikhail Riches and Cathy Hawley’s Goldsmith

News

Is micro housing the way to solve the housing crisis?

Kaolin Court, a development in Stoke Newington designed by Stolon Studio London’s population has sparked experiments in micro-homes, shared space and cohousing. But how close

Features

Planning project Public Practice picks up pace – can it now shape how cities are built?

Public Practice’s new cohort. Photo: Timothy Chase From a class of 17 to start, the planning non-profit has bigger ambitions for how cities build social housing.

News

Kanye West linked to neo-brutalist social housing project

Kanye West’s first YEEZY Home architecture project appears to be a concrete social housing development   Just weeks after Kanye West announced his official launch

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Peter Barber: The man behind the front door

Peter Barber at his Kings Cross studio. Photo Kevin Davies. Peter Barber has brough both quality and sociability to London’s social housing, with a string

Features

Raymond Unwin and Barry Parker: British planners with focus on function over form

Parker and Unwin’s original plan of Letchworth Garden City, 1904. After reading about social housing architect Peter Barber on Icon 179, one reader felt compelled

Features

Douglas Murphy: ‘The fire at Grenfell Tower is a tragedy that should change everything’

Icon’s architecture correspondent identifies four major questions that will need to be addressed in the wake of last week’s disaster Two disasters at the turn

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Concretopia

Britain’s postwar landscape is illuminated through the stories of the people who planned, built and lived in it, finds Steve Parnell Concretopia is one man’s

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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3XN designs healing-focused extension to Denmark’s largest hospital

Modern ikebana: showcasing a new wave of floral designers

Yair Neuman and Cubitts launch range of lights created from waste eyeglass lenses

Uchida Shanghai transforms old linen factory into new public gallery

Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

Improve your team’s bench strength

RUR Architecture completes Taipei Music Center Performance Hall

Experimental ‘Play-Lab’ for teenagers prototyped by Matter Design

Unused textile factory in Mexico City redesigned as new housing block

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 preview: 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