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Posts tagged 'United Kingdom'

Architectural legacy of the European Union: What remains after Brexit?

For decades, the built landscape of Britain has been shaped by European funding. So how will future historians view the ruins of the EU era,

Features

Architects vs housing: a failed relationship

It is the great unspoken truth of architecture: when it comes to the buildings that matter most in people’s lives, it has failed Housing is

Features

Richard Rogers: We forget the brutality of bad design at our peril

The housing crisis is forcing people to live in ever more cramped conditions, but history teaches us that well-designed homes and public spaces are the

Comment

Towns in Britain: Jones the Planner

An account of Britain’s cities castigates recent “regeneration” efforts, but isn’t ready to give up on the transformative potential of planning, says Sukhdev Sandhu Jones

Review

What’s next for Morag Myerscough?

Morag Myerscough in her studio In the first of a series of talks hosted by the Design Museum, in association with Icon, the London-based designer discusses

Features

Sou Fujimoto: Serpentine Pavilion 2013

(image: Iwan Baan) Sou Fujimoto’s structure in Kensington Gardens leaves us yearning for more permanent realisations of his utopian architectural vision The verdict on this

News

Collectors: Peter Marigold

That’s a nice one,” says Peter Marigold, handing me a small plastic packet that he has labelled “Hula Hoop, 20 April”. Inside, there is a

Features

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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

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

OMA announces completion of Taipei Performing Arts Center set to open later this year


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