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Posts tagged 'Tower'

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.

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Fondazione Prada: Rem Koolhaas’s sculptural white-concrete tower is finally open

The new Prada Foundation tower by OMA.  Milan had to wait a long time for its own contemporary art museum, but OMA’s Prada Foundation – now

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Herzog & de Meuron launches One Park Drive in Canary Wharf

Tower will be Swiss practice’s first residential project in the UK Ascan Mergenthaler, senior partner at Herzog & de Meuron, flew into City Airport for

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Zaha Hadid in Marseille

Zaha Hadid’s headquarters for a shipping company, the first tower her practice has realised, dominates France’s second-largest city. “Marseille is very horizontal,” says Jim Heverin,

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Zaha Hadid in Marseille

Zaha Hadid’s headquarters for a shipping company, the first tower her practice has realised, dominates France’s second-largest city. “Marseille is very horizontal,” says Jim Heverin,

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Canton Tower by Information Based Architecture

The Canton Tower, a 610m-high TV tower by Dutch practice Information Based Architecture (IBA), has opened in Guangzhou, China. Sitting directly across the Pearl river

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Canton Tower by Information Based Architecture

The Canton Tower, a 610m-high TV tower by Dutch practice Information Based Architecture (IBA), has opened in Guangzhou, China. Sitting directly across the Pearl river

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Relics

Relics offers an alien vision of curious structures, at first entirely unplaceable. All identifying features and backgrounds have been removed, allowing for a pleasing experience

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Relics

Relics offers an alien vision of curious structures, at first entirely unplaceable. All identifying features and backgrounds have been removed, allowing for a pleasing experience

GALLERY

Icon of the month: Centre Point

  words: Beatrice Galilee Towering over the crossroads between Covent Garden, Soho and Bloomsbury, the slender concrete lattice of Centre Point has, for the 40

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco exhibit limited-edition DesignWall and hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022


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

Patricia Urquiola reveals her early inspirations, latest work with Flos and what excites her about a new project

Aritco exhibit limited-edition DesignWall and hosts Third Age panel discussion at Design London

Marco Oggian’s bold aesthetic graces the cover of ICON’s autumn issue

ICON 209 : Autumn 2022

5 unmissable exhibitions and installations at Design London 2022

Evelina Kroon draws on retro graphic patterns from the 60s for her latest work with Aritco

Sabine Marcelis, Lee Broom and more join Discussions at Design London

Design London returns to London Design Festival this September

Thailand’s BCG Heroes Showcase at Design London 2022


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