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Posts tagged 'William Wiles'

Postmodernism

The mood was set nicely. The busker in the subway that connects South Kensington underground station to the V&A was playing Rick Astley’s Never Gonna

Review

Hardware

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001 (1968) and Ridley Scott’s Alien (1979) offer the yin and yang of realism in science fiction film. 2001 depicts space travel as

Review

Firstsite by Rafael Viñoly

It’s quite a garden shed. When the city of Colchester held its architectural competition for an arts centre in 2003, 
it wanted to replace an

Architecture

Marlowe Theatre by Keith Williams Architects

Canterbury’s new Marlowe Theatre comes as something of a surprise. It’s an unexpectedly large and modern building in a historic city centre of winding, chocolate-boxy

Architecture

Martin Boyce: Turner-prize nominated sculptor

While sculptor Martin Boyce was studying at the California Institute of Arts in the mid-1990s, he noticed something strange. The furniture around him was changing

News

Pedro Gadanho’s Colourful House

This colourful house in the city of Torres Vedras, 50 km to the north of Lisbon, is incredibly eye-catching -– but we must tread carefully,

Architecture

Inside OMA

There is no practice on the planet quite like Rem Koolhaas’ OMA There is no practice on the planet quite like Rem Koolhaas’ OMA. It

Architecture

Icon Magazine

“Icon” is not a word to be used lightly on these pages but, on the occasion of our hundredth issue, somehow it seemed appropriate Icon

Icon of the Month

Peter Zumthor: Serpentine Pavilion 2011

(image: John Offenbach) With a hidden garden of wild flowers at its heart, this year’s design is a call for architects to reassess the relationship

Architecture

BERG’s smart technology

  Now if you look through the Argos catalogue, there are thousands of products that are artificially intelligent,” says Matt Webb, one of BERG’s three

Features

Editor's choice

Design London makes LDF debut this September

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

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

Alvaro Barrington basketball court in Bethnal Green initiated by the London Lions


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

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

Meet the practice developing photosynthetic textiles

Alvaro Barrington basketball court in Bethnal Green initiated by the London Lions


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