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Posts tagged 'Urban Think Tank'

Shenzhen Biennale

The architecture and urbanism festival calls for an end to the relentless churn of construction and challenges our thinking about city-making, but does it offer

Review

‘China is the world’s greatest urban experiment’

Ahead of the Shenzhen Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture next week, the event’s co-curator, Alfredo Brillembourg of architecture practice Urban Think Tank, explains the continuing

Comment

Torre David: evictions

Urban-Think Tank talks to Icon about the forced removal of the 3,000 residents of Torre David in Caracas Last week, the Venezuelan government began evicting

Comment

Chipperfield on the Venice Biennale 2012

With this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale about to kick off, here is an article from 2012 in which the last Biennale director David Chipperfield talked

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Chipperfield on the Venice Biennale

ICON Can you explain this year’s theme of Common Ground? David Chipperfield The theme is really an attempt to search for the collective in architecture.

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Urban Think Tank’s Caracas Cable-Car

The ghetto of San Agustin spreads across
a mountainside in the centre of Caracas – a typical slum, or barrio as they say in Venezuela. In

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Urban Think Tank’s Caracas Cable-Car

The ghetto of San Agustin spreads across
a mountainside in the centre of Caracas – a typical slum, or barrio as they say in Venezuela. In

Features

Issue 083 is out now

icon 083 / May 2010 At the heart of the jam-packed May issue of icon – out now – is a cable-car in Caracas. Urban

NEWS

Issue 083 is out now

icon 083 / May 2010 At the heart of the jam-packed May issue of icon – out now – is a cable-car in Caracas. Urban

NEWS

Manifesto #44 Urban Think Tank | Architect

  What then shall we do? Far from being irrelevant to the development of the informal city, architects are much needed. But they will have

MANIFESTOS

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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