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‘15-minute city’ idea wins Obel Award

The annual architectural prize has been awarded to Carlos Moreno’s concept of urbanism, whereby all citizen needs are met within 15 minutes of home Words

Architecture

London’s Design District opens on Greenwich Peninsula

Built as a home for the creative industries, this new commercial district hosts a diverse array of buildings from eight architects David Kohn Architects’ building

Architecture

Environmentally sustainable projects need to be socially sustainable too

The pandemic has provided a powerful case for the neighbourhood as a self-sustaining microcity. Architecture and urban planning should learn from this Aquatics Centre Paris

Opinion

Amid a climate crisis, what does the ‘ideal city’ look like?

A new book showcases projects that contribute to more inclusive, sustainable and desirable cities. But does its optimism tackle the scale of the problem? Words

Opinion

‘Architecture needs its own new vaccines’: Peter Cook on experimentation and Archigram’s cities

A month-long series of online events from Hong Kong’s M+ museum explores and celebrates Archigram’s radical approach to citymaking Words by Francesca Perry The London-based

Architecture

OMA completes large-scale exhibition centre in Toulouse

Comprising exhibition, convention and event facilities, MEETT is intended as an active piece of urbanism for the southern French city Words by Francesca Perry Architecture

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

Architecture
Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

Every city needs an ending: the story of the green belt

The green belt has always been an unhappy mash-up – a patchwork of leftover land, neither urban nor rural. But the idea of limiting the

Architecture
Coronavirus and the City

Coronavirus and the City

Paris’ strict lockdown has seen the streets acquire an eerie quietude. As the Covid-19 pandemic turns seething metropoles into virtual ghost-towns, Joe Lloyd takes a

Opinion

Tom Dyckhoff: “How successful is a city where freedom is only available to those with money to invest?”

  Forty years ago, poverty, crime and de-industrialisation nearly killed off the West’s major cities. Today, an abundance of cash threatens to do a similar

Architecture

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How Jean Jullien is bringing smiles to audiences around the world with his Paper People

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

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Architects

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

Architecture Icon: The post-war designs of Yrjö and Irmeli Kukkapuro live on in their unique home studio

Atelier L’Abri completes silver-clad house in forested hills of Canadian Laurentians

Photographer Ruben Hughes shares how he captures the streets of New York and Copenhagen

Architecture Icon: The Paimio Sanatorium and its humanistic approach to modernism

House Dokka combines simple geometry and natural materials to create a home that resembles a floating treehouse

Makhno Studio’s Gnizdo houses seamlessly blend tradition and futurism


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How Jean Jullien is bringing smiles to audiences around the world with his Paper People

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

RAD DESIGN 2024: Romania’s new collectible design fair opens its doors this month

Caon Design Office partners with Woolmark to unveil a circular aircraft seating concept

Five Highlights from Milan Design Week 2024

James Bantone teams up with UGG at this year’s Milan Design Week

ICON launches its inaugural digital Milan Design Week 2024 Guide


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How Jean Jullien is bringing smiles to audiences around the world with his Paper People

Brick from a Stone launches at Clerkenwell Design Week 2024

Design icon: Finland’s most famous flower is celebrating its 60th birthday this year

Giles Tettey Nartey talks craft and ritual in ICON’s Spring/Summer 2024 issue

Faye Toogood’s Collection 020 takes its inspiration from painter Philip Guston

A look inside Familien Kvistad’s colour-filled family home in Oslo

ICON 215 : Spring/ Summer 2024

Sabine Marcelis adds a colourful touch to the VitraHaus Loft

Enter Dezeen Awards 2024 now!