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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

Cities

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

Cities

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

New exhibition showcases cartoons of city life

Big City Life at Cartoonmuseum Basel displays diverse visions of urban experience – from disconnected city planning to overwhelming buildings A new exhibition at Cartoonmuseum

Cities

‘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

Buildings

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
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

Cities
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

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


Architects

Wrapped Arc de Triomphe unveiled in Paris

Sir David Adjaye wins Royal Gold Medal for Architecture

Gómez Platero designs world’s first large-scale memorial to victims of the pandemic

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Turning a Roman ruin into an underground art museum

MoDusArchitects creates sculptural portal on Italian ring road

NEON’s Shiver House re-imagined in wood for 5th anniversary

Network Rail launches design competition to re-imagine local train stations

Notre-Dame spire to be restored to pre-fire design


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Design London makes LDF debut this September

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

ICON 210 : Winter 2022

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Nick Cave and Knoll Textiles collaborate to unveil a vibrant collection of upholstery, wallcovering and drapery

From the Archive: A short history of the iconic Egg Chair by Arne Jacobsen

A duo of new exhibitions at MoMu unpack the role of twentieth century fashion

Crimes Against Design: The plastic shopping bag

10 graphic designers around the world you should follow

Lab La Bla takes a new look at Yngve Ekström’s Lamino chair


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