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Posts tagged 'urbanisation'

How did transport shape the American landscape?

Architecture of Normal: The Colonization of the American Landscape documents the extensive impact of transport-driven development Outlets, 2017. Photo by Daniel Kaven Words by Francesca Perry A new book by

Architecture

Loophole city: how one index shapes Mumbai’s rampant development

The exploitation of the Floor Space Index (FSI) is a key factor in Mumbai’s increasingly unequal, profit-hungry urbanisation Words by Vineet Diwadkar Fears and desires

Cities

Johannesburg: Arrival city

Johannesburg, South Africa’s gold rush city, is a city of arrival. As part of the largest and fastest growing urban region in the country it’s

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‘Cities are the solution, not the problem’

Dytopian visions of our urban future ignore the progress being made by well-designed and well-managed cities in tackling social and environmental problems, argues the director

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A laboratory for Mexico City

In Mexico City, Gabriella Gomez-Mont’s team is reimagining the megalopolis, with the help of video-game developers, robot designers and the city’s many informal communities. Icon

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Radical Cities in Latin America by Justin McGuirk

Hornos de Cal Metrocable station, San Agustín, Colombia A tour of informal settlements from Rio to Caracas shows cities being reclaimed in remarkable ways. But

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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

DesignKind explores the relationship between racial and climate justice

ROOI Design creates temporary structure using recyclable building components

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


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