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Icon: 20 essential young architects

The april issue of Icon features 20 essential young architects. According to Icon ““young actually means young, but architect may no longer mean architect”. Architecture for Humanity (Cameron Sinclair) and Alejandro Aravena (Elemental) are good examples – also architects doing blogs…

On the list, there´s some known names such as MAD, BIG, REX and JDS (what´s with the acronyms/identity?). We are going to publish works by some of this architects during this month. In the meanwhile, enjoy the full list:


Alejandro Aravena

Estudio Barozzi Veiga


Jesko Fezer


Architecture For Humanity


Philippe Rahm



Work Architecture Company

Junya Ishigami

JDS Architects

Information Based Architecture

Limited Design

Carmody Groarke

Dorell Ghotmeh Tane

Sou Fujimoto

Feld 72

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Cite:David Basulto. "Icon: 20 essential young architects" 20 Apr 2008. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/111/icon-20-essential-young-architects/>