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Five buildings you should know by Swiss Architects Herzog & de Meuron

Tate Extension by Herzog & de Meuron. Photo by Iwan Baan  Swiss architecture studio Herzog & de Meuron have become well known for its daring

Buildings

Tate Modern’s Blavantnik Building extension by Herzog & de Meuron

Over a decade after designing the Tate Modern, Herzog & de Meruon completed the Blavantnik Building – a brick extension in the old switch house that

Buildings

Andy Warhol shaped how we perceive the visual world

Andy Warhol, Green Coca-Cola Bottles, 1962. Whitney Museum of American Art. All images © 2020 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Licensed

Opinion

Herzog & de Meuron: A studio of paradoxes

Laban Dance Centre. Photo by Claire Saxby via Flickr  At once traditional and avant garde, Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron are hard to define.

Architects

Who designed London’s “wobbly” Millennium Bridge?

Art, architecture and engineering came together to create a “ribbon of steel” that bridges the two banks of the Thames by London’s St Paul’s Cathedral

Buildings

Nam June Paik and his video art predicted the tensions of the digital age

Bye Bye Kipling 1986, single channel video featuring live satellite broadcast. Via Electronic Arts Intermix (EAI), New York, and the estate of Nam June Paik

Features

Tate Modern to host major retrospective of iconic, punky artist Franz West

Franz West Epiphany on Chairs 2011, Franz West Privatstiftung, Photo: Estate Franz West The Tate Modern will host a major retrospective of Austrian artist Franz

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Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Watch comes to London

Olafur Eliasson’s Ice Watch on London’s Bankside, by Tate Modern London becomes the third city to be visited by Eliasson’s melting marvels   Ice Watch,

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Icon 160: David Adjaye in Washington – out now

In our latest issue, we interview celebrated architect David Adjaye as he unveils his monumental National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington

Comment

Icon 159: Herzog & de Meuron’s Switch House at Tate Modern

As Tate Modern’s Switch House extension opens in London, we visit the monumental Herzog & de Meuron building and interview the gallery’s director Nicholas Serota

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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

Mac Collins wins Design Museum’s new annual prize

Levi’s launches recycled and recyclable jeans

Vietnamese tea factory transformed into museum

Hands-free function and hand-crafted form, from VOLA

Superflex co-designs play sculptures with children in Denmark

Foster + Partners designs Datong Art Museum

Women of architecture celebrated in MAXXI exhibition

In Canada, a Passive House community centre focused on social inclusivity

The architecture of Chanel – in pictures


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