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The Icon 20/20 Architects: Raumlabor

Installation made of recycled doors at the Steirischer Herbst festival, 2008 Raumlabor is at the forefront of that indefinable genre of architects who are working

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The Icon 20/20 Architects: AOC

Lift Pavillion, London, 2008 Architecture’s answer to the Power Rangers, the Agents of Change is a practice of “architects, urbanists and cultural interpreters”. True to

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The Icon 20/20 Designers: Front

Soft Wooden Sofa, 2008 “It’s bizarre that in 2009 it is seen as unusual that we are four women working together,” says Sofia Lagerkvist, who

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The Icon 20/20 Architects: Xu Tiantian

Songzhuang residence, Beijing n 2004, while working for OMA in Rotterdam, Xu Tiantian paid a return visit to Shenzhen. “Everything there felt reborn,” she says.

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The Icon 20/20 Designers: Gareth Pugh

Spring/Summer collection, 2009 Even though fashion designer Pugh is just 28, he has a 14-year career behind him. Starting out as costume designer for the

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The Icon 20/20 Architects: Mos

Design for the Ordos house in Inner Mongolia “At first our name was [email protected]#?,” says Hilary Sample, “which we quickly found was too difficult to

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The Icon 20/20 Architects: Tom Wiscombe

Proposal for performing arts theatre, Sundsvall, Sweden, 2008 There is a lot of brave and fantastical digital work coming out of Los Angeles these days,

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The Icon 20/20 Designers: Project H Design

The Hippo Roller in Kgautswane, Uganda The H in Project H stands for humanities, habitats, health and happiness. Project H is the brainchild of Emily

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The Icon 20/20 Architects: Eyal Weizman

Proposal to convert the Israeli military base of Oush Grab “Architecture has an incredible amount of unacknowledged political agency,” says Eyal Weizman, who founded the

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The Icon 20/20 Architects: Neri Oxman

Cartesian Wax surface system, 2008 Neri Oxman is one of the champions of organic architecture, based on computation and biomimicry. The Israeli-born, Boston-based AA graduate

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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