Posts tagged 'Transport'

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Richard Buckminster Fuller stands in front of a depiction of his domed city design at its first public showing at a community meeting in East

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The Vespa is not just a vehicle. It’s a lifestyle 

  Designed just after World War II, in a bombed out aeroplane factory in Italy, the Vespa has been a classic since the day it

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Why the most walkable cities are shaped by social networks more than planning

Image by James Haworth   Cities around the world are changing to become more “walkable”. As more and more people move to cities, the benefits

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Montpellier train station: ‘You see the city and the sea, and understand the building as a bridge between the two’

Architect Marc Mimram reimagines the train station as a link between landscape and urbanism Lifted off the ground, Marc Mimram’s new train station dramatically arches

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Hawaiian Airlines

Seattle-based designer Paul Wylde has designed the new first-class cabins for Hawaiian Airlines. He talks about the importance of branding and its close ties with

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Transported by Design

At a dinner last month, luminaries from the worlds of design, engineering and architecture explored how design can best contribute to London’s transport environment. John

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BeeLine

Navigating unknown streets is a challenge, but this intuitive device aims to help out the enterprising cyclist, and to look good too … In both

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The Netherlands: Nation of stations

UNStudio’s Arnhem Centraal is the latest in a series of landmark stations across the Dutch network. But the high-speed lines they are meant to serve

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New issue – Icon 154: Travel special

In our latest issue we look at the past, present and future of travel, making the journey from London to outer space, via China “A

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Copenhagen airport

Denmark’s biggest airport maintains its reputation for stylish, rational design with its new expansion by Schmidt Hammer Lassen, writes Andrew Ayers Right from the start,

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

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

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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Corrugated metal cladding transforms Spanish country house

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

‘Staircase of Dreams’ unveiled in east London by The Fandangoe Kid and local students

Lee Broom launches music-inspired ‘Maestro’ chair

Issue 201 Magazine

Project Room designs new streetlight for Los Angeles

Estudio Botteri Connell designs a Buenos Aires house that feels underwater

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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