Art, architecture and engineering merged to create a minimal “ribbon of steel” that bridges the two banks of the Thames by London’s St Paul’s Cathedral

Published in Buildings
Tuesday, 28 February 2012 14:03

LDF: Icon Events

Icon celebrated its 100th issue during this year’s London Design Festival, with a party and by showing off the Lego skills of leading architects.

Published in News
Friday, 26 August 2011 11:28

The Icon Build Off

To celebrate our 100th issue, Icon will present an exhibition during the London Design Festival showing remakes of Lego's Architectural Classics series by some of the most exciting architects in London. In the accompanying café, visitors will have the opportunity to create their own Lego models which will be displayed alongside those by Foster, Adjaye, Make, FAT and others.

Published in Video
Friday, 19 August 2011 12:40

Attack the block: Lego architecture

Lego has a series of models reproducing “classic” works of architecture: Fallingwater, the Empire State Building and so on. But the fun of the toy is that you can make anything you like. So what happens when you give these models to some leading British architects to remake?

Published in Features
Monday, 28 March 2011 13:16

Masdar Institute by Foster + Partners

Foster completes the first phase of Abu Dhabi’s carbon-neutral city, combining renewable technologies and Arab forms with trademark steel and glass.

Published in News