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What you’re missing at the Venice Architecture Biennale

From timber cohousing to privatised public space, here are 12 highlights of what’s on show this year, responding to the theme: How will we live

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Venice Architecture Biennale curator Hashim Sarkis asks: How will we live together?

Hashim Sarkis. photo by Jacopo Salvi, courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia Icon editor Priya Khanchandani speaks to the exhibition’s curator and dean of the

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Alejandro Aravena on conflict, the legacy of his Venice Biennale, and being bold in the face of earthquakes

Pritzker Prize-winning architect Alejandro Aravena. Photograph courtesy Elemental/Phaidon “Boldness is the fairest way to establish a dialogue with the massive forces of nature”, says the

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The definitive guide to Venice Biennale Pavilions 2018

Connected by the loose theme of Freespace, this year’s national pavilions were particularly eclectic. Joe Lloyd tours the highlights of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

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British Council launches open call for 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale

Proposals for the British pavilion should respond to the theme, Freespace, chosen by Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell, the artistic directors of next year’s event

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Grafton Architects: ‘We see architecture as modified earth’

Shelley McNamara and Yvonne Farrell of Grafton Architects have spent four decades designing thoughtful, forensic responses to people, landscapes and nature. Their approach has won

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2014 Architecture Practice of the Year: OMA

Rem Koolhaas and his colleagues continue to create buildings in equal parts provocative, exasperating and brilliant. But its the persistent probing of architecture’s big and

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North Korea: Visions of Escape

Commissions for Utopia, an exploration of ideas for sustainable tourism in North Korea, was among the exhibits on display at the Golden Lion-winning South Korean

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Claude Parent: Marx and angles

Claude Parent’s radical architectural theories – rejecting “bourgeois” verticality for ramped cities and sloped buildings – chimed with the spirit of 1960s Paris Working together with Paul

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Jacques Herzog: The Reluctant Exhibitionist

Jacques Herzog says architectural exhibitions are “an impossibility”, but doesn’t see that as a reason not to try. He talks to Icon about this year’s

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

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An exploration into Scandinavia’s most remote architecture

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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

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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


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