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Posts tagged 'Zurich'

Kunsthaus Zürich museum expanded by David Chipperfield Architects

The new building makes the Kunsthaus the largest art museum in Switzerland Words by Francesca Perry The Kunsthaus Zürich museum has been expanded with a

Buildings

Landesmuseum, Zurich

Christ & Gantenbein has landed a sculpted ‘lump of concrete’ next to Switzerland’s beaux-arts national museum. It is at once a provocation, a stunning space

Features

Tom Strala

The Swiss designer spoke to Icon during Belgrade Design Week about quality, compromise and the importance of failure Zurich-based designer Tom Strala’s diverse portfolio includes

News

Allianz headquarters in Zurich by Wiel Arets

The building  is clad in glass etched to appear as onyx (image: Jan Bitter) The Dutch architect’s latest building in Switzerland, a headquarters for an insurance

News

Babeldom

Babeldom begins with clouds sweeping across the screen to a Carmina Burana-esque choral accompaniment. They soon part to reveal film-maker Paul Bush’s first trick: the

Review

Peter Märkli: An interview with the Zurich-based architect

Peter Märkli gives Icon a lesson in the mathematics and grammar of architecture “We don’t use numbers like 1, 3, 5, 7,” says Swiss architect

ICON 059 | May 2008

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Design London makes LDF debut this September

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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

High-rise greenhouses open in Paris suburbs

Giant pink paddling pool opens in central Melbourne

Ettore Sottsass apartment interior recreated in Milan

Learning centre opens at King’s Cross nature reserve

Rock-like Chapel of Sound designed in Chinese valley

Printmaking Workshop designed for TU Dublin

LEGO launches wooden homeware collection

Virgil Abloh: ‘I’m here to be an inspiration’

ICON 206: Winter 2021


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Salone del Mobile: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

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Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality