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The dark arts of Big Oil advertising

Green fields, blue skies and nostalgic architecture: the fossil fuel advertising of 20th-century Britain inspired delusion. Now we are not such willing participants Poster by

Opinion

Peter Cook designs Innovation Studio in Bournemouth

The colourful building by the Archigram cofounder is a hub for startups at the Arts University Bournemouth Sir Peter Cook, architect and cofounder of iconic

Architecture

Arts centre in Somerset developed by and for local community

Resembling a mix of beach huts and containers, the East Quay Arts Centre is designed by Invisible Studio and Ellis Williams for a local social

Architecture

‘Modernist Glade’ created in Milton Keynes by Hayatsu Architects and Tue Greenfort

The architectural and artistic transformation of the city’s Station Square celebrates mycelium and references the modernist origins of Milton Keynes Words by Ewa Effiom  The

Cities

Sustainable farming education centre completed in the Cotswolds

The low-carbon FarmED project by Timothy Tasker Architects educates communities on the role of regenerative farming in tackling climate change Timothy Tasker Architects has completed FarmED, a

Architecture

2021 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

The annual prize celebrates the best of architecture in the UK – and six buildings are shortlisted 15 Clerkenwell Close, by Groupwork. Photograph: Tim Soar

Architecture

Are we any closer to equity in design?

Design Can, the UK campaign dedicated to a more inclusive design industry, launches a new public initiative to track progress Words by Francesca Perry Design

Design

Invisible Studio designs house for bees in Somerset

The ‘Beezantium’ houses two bee colonies and a multi-sensory exhibition In the woodland of The Newt estate in Somerset, Invisible Studio Architects has designed a house for

Architecture

Morag Myerscough transforms Coventry shopping street

The artist-designer’s Endless Ribbon Connecting Us forms part of a citywide creative regeneration programme and aims to instil joy Words by Francesca Perry London-based artist

Design

WilkinsonEyre completes ‘home of gardening science’

Surrounded by landscaped gardens, the new building at RHS Wisley in Surrey champions horticultural research and learning Words by Francesca Perry Architecture practice WilkinsonEyre has

Architecture

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


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

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021

Set designer Lydia Chan creates maximalist London installation

Mecanoo transforms Mies van der Rohe’s MLK Library

London basketball court co-designed with local residents

Mario Cucinella designs Tuscan cultural centre with ‘suspended plaza’

London’s Courtauld Gallery reopens after redevelopment


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