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A Planet to Win reveals some inconvenient truths about environmental politics

A Planet to Win reveals some inconvenient truths about environmental politics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks at the Bernie’s Back rally in Long Island City, New York, October 2019. Image: Gordon Donovon / Alamy. A book that seeks

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Wild seeds of an edible landscape

Wild seeds of an edible landscape

Rice planting at Wildside, Sue Bridge’s permaculture garden in Massachusetts. Image: Jono Neiger / Regenerative Design Group. Permaculture gardening seeks to make land more productive

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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

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Industry news and events – 20 December 2019

Get a bitesize overview of the week’s headlines and events with Icon’s round-up SCENE POLITICAL DIVIDES After the Architects’ Journal published a snap poll showing

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How the design of a building can help patients heal

Dunlevie Garden at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. Photo by Tim Griffith Bringing nature into hospital design creates spaces that are non-institutional and fundamentally nurturing, says

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To tackle the climate emergency, building with wood needs to go mainstream

Inside the Green House project in Cambridge Heath. Photo by Jim Stephenson Timber construction is quick, clean and easy – and is one of the

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Associative Design brings a Portuguese take on sustainable design to London Design Fair

Image: Associative Design Explore the best of Portuguese design at the London Design Fair At this year’s London Design Festival, much of the work looks

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Royal College of Art graduates offer creative takes on modern challenges

Detail from Carlo Scanferlato’s works Among the range of innovative and beautiful designs at the Royal College of Art’s graduate shows in design, these projects stood

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Stirling Prize winners launch Architects Declare, calling for action on climate change

Haworth Tompkins instigated the declaration. The practice won the Stirling in 2014 for the Everyman Theatre in Liverpool by Haworth Tompkins. Photo by Ruth W

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London Craft Week: Makers showcase their work across the capital

  London Craft Week is back in the capital to share the work of makers from across the spectrum of craft and creativity London Craft

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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

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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