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Steel-clad clerestory windows protrude from concrete badminton hall by JHW IROJE Architects

Steel-clad clerestory windows protrude from concrete badminton hall by JHW IROJE Architects

The concrete exterior of this badminton centre in the South Korean city of Gwangju is coloured to match the local soil, and contrasts with a row of clerestory windows clad in blackened-steel. Cheomdan Badminton Court was designed by Seoul studio...
Architecture - 2018-01-21 22:00:24
Unique places of worship are enshrined on our updated Pinterest board

Unique places of worship are enshrined on our updated Pinterest board

To celebrate World Religion Day, we\'ve updated our worship-themed Pinterest board with a diverse range of architecture projects, including a Kenyan cathedral with a slatted roof by John McAlsan + Partners and Tadao Ando\'s complex around a...
Architecture - 2018-01-21 22:00:24
Nendo creates Kanji-inspired furniture and stone-shaped tableware for Zens

Nendo creates Kanji-inspired furniture and stone-shaped tableware for Zens

Japanese studio Nendo has created a collection of furniture and accessories in its trademark minimalist style for Chinese lifestyle brand Zens. Debuted this week at Paris trade fair Maison&Objet, the collection includes a variety of playful pieces...
Architecture - 2018-01-21 22:00:24


Martha Sturdy uses resin to create bold, blocky furniture

Martha Sturdy uses resin to create bold, blocky furniture

Canadian designer Martha Sturdy has combined geometric shapes with bold, primary colours to create a collection of furniture pieces made entirely from resin. On show at the Masion&Objet furniture fair in Paris this week, the Prime...
Architecture - 2018-01-21 22:00:24
Glazed pool and holey shutters offer Copacabana Beach views from Rio de Janeiro hotel

Glazed pool and holey shutters offer Copacabana Beach views from Rio de Janeiro hotel

Miami studio Oppenheim Architecture has designed this hotel in Rio de Janeiro so that guests can overlook the city\'s famous Copacabana Beach while bathing in a rooftop swimming pool. Oppenheim Architecture\'s aim for the Emiliano Hotel was...
Architecture - 2018-01-21 22:00:24
Eklund Terbeek transform 20th-century schoolhouse into light-filled loft apartment

Eklund Terbeek transform 20th-century schoolhouse into light-filled loft apartment

Dutch practice Eklund Terbeek combines contemporary and original features in this loft apartment, which sits inside an old schoolhouse in Rotterdam. The building ? which dates back to 1912 ? was converted into six apartments after receiving...
Architecture - 2018-01-20 21:58:51
This week, the UK foreign secretary suggested a bridge across the English Channel

This week, the UK foreign secretary suggested a bridge across the English Channel

This week on Dezeen, UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson revealed his plans for a bridge linking England and France. The Conservative MP ? who staunchly campaigned for the UK to leave the European Union during the divisive 2016 referendum ?...
Architecture - 2018-01-20 21:58:51
Norm Architects designs minimal chair for Menu's co-working space

Norm Architects designs minimal chair for Menu's co-working space

Danish brand Menu has enlisted Norm Architects to design a versatile chair for its multi-use co-working space in Copenhagen. Launched at IMM Cologne earlier this week, the Harbour chair features an enveloping polypropylene and fibreglass shell...
Architecture - 2018-01-20 21:58:51


Erika Marthins uses edible robotics to create sensory desserts

Erika Marthins uses edible robotics to create sensory desserts

ÉCAL student Erika Marthins has combined a series of different technologies with food to create three interactive desserts that move, make noise and refract light. Aiming to offer interesting alternatives to the average sweet treat, Marthins used...
Architecture - 2018-01-20 21:58:51
Massive angular roof spans four parts of Hawaiian home by Johnston Marklee

Massive angular roof spans four parts of Hawaiian home by Johnston Marklee

Traditional Hawaiian hut geometry informed this courtyard house by Johnston Marklee, which comprises four separate volumes grouped beneath a single roof. Although the site on Hawaii\'s Big Island is in a tropical setting that allows for outdoor...
Architecture - 2018-01-20 21:58:51
Surface Design Show returns to London to showcase latest material trends

Surface Design Show returns to London to showcase latest material trends

Dezeen promotion: this year\'s Surface Design Show will return to London\'s Business Design Centre from 6 to 8 February 2018, presenting the latest materials for architecture and interior design. The
Architecture - 2018-01-19 21:55:05
MoMA announces exhibition exploring Yugoslavia's concrete architecture

MoMA announces exhibition exploring Yugoslavia's concrete architecture

New York\'s Museum of Modern Art will examine former Yugoslavia\'s impressive concrete structures and bold urban planning visions created during its communist years, in an exhibition opening this summer. Toward a Concrete Utopia: Architecture...
Architecture - 2018-01-19 21:55:05
Competition: win a book about tiny "nomadic" homes all over the world

Competition: win a book about tiny "nomadic" homes all over the world

Dezeen is giving two readers the chance to win a copy of Nomadic Homes, a book featuring a selection of moveable compact dwellings around the globe. Nomadic Homes: Architecture on the Move is written by Philip Jodidio and includes examples of...
Architecture - 2018-01-19 21:55:05


Pair of London skyscrapers by Zaha Hadid Architects split opinion

Pair of London skyscrapers by Zaha Hadid Architects split opinion

Zaha Hadid Architects\' plans for two soaring skyscrapers at Vauxhall Cross could be the firm\'s first foray into a mixed-use project in London, but the design is proving controversial. The architecture firm submitted plans for the two towers,...
Architecture - 2018-01-19 21:55:05
Exhibition of Instagram images celebrates one year of Canadian design

Exhibition of Instagram images celebrates one year of Canadian design

An exhibition in Toronto brings together 365 photographs of products by Canadian designers, which were posted to an Instagram account one per day for the past year. The 365 Days of Canadian Design exhibition is the brainchild of Toronto-based...
Architecture - 2018-01-19 21:55:05
Pelle introduces geometric lighting with weathered steel fins at IDS Toronto

Pelle introduces geometric lighting with weathered steel fins at IDS Toronto

New York design brand Pelle is launching a set of small pendants and sconces, which are encased by triangular metal frame that diffuses light in different directions, at the Interior Design Show in Toronto this week. Pelle\'s Tripp Mini lighting...
Architecture - 2018-01-18 21:52:56
Apple outlines plans for another US campus

Apple outlines plans for another US campus

Apple has announced plans to build a new campus in the United States, in addition to the recently completed Apple Park, as part of a major investment and job creation strategy. The tech company\'s giant Foster + Partners-designed campus has...
Architecture - 2018-01-18 21:52:56
Fire-risk tower residents told to pay £2 million to replace Grenfell-style cladding

Fire-risk tower residents told to pay £2 million to replace Grenfell-style cladding

Residents of a high-rise housing block in London\'s Croydon have been told they must pay to replace the building\'s cladding, which was found to be flammable in a review following the Grenfell Tower fire. Cladding on the Citiscape complex in...
Architecture - 2018-01-18 21:52:56
Flat-pack MADI houses can be assembled in six hours

Flat-pack MADI houses can be assembled in six hours

This captioned movie shows workers unfolding a flat-pack MADI ? a modular, earthquake-resistant house that the manufacturer claims can be constructed within six hours. More modular architecture ? The post Flat-pack MADI houses can be assembled in...
Architecture - 2018-01-18 21:52:56
Naturehumaine updates mid-century Prairie House with minimalist interiors

Naturehumaine updates mid-century Prairie House with minimalist interiors

Montreal architecture studio Naturehumaine has transformed a local 1950s residence with a new grey exterior and pared-down interior, and a layout reduced to one bedroom to add space elsewhere. The single-storey residence is built in the Prairie...
Architecture - 2018-01-18 21:52:56
BIG unveils scheme to protect San Francisco creek from flooding

BIG unveils scheme to protect San Francisco creek from flooding

Danish firm BIG has developed a proposal to protect a creek in San Francisco Bay from flooding caused by climate change, which includes building floating villages connected by ferries, a red-hued cycle route, and a highway for autonomous...
Architecture - 2018-01-17 21:54:18
Apio Arquitectos creates gabled holiday house overlooking Chilean lake

Apio Arquitectos creates gabled holiday house overlooking Chilean lake

Chilean studio Apio Arquitectos has used wooden barns as a reference for this nature retreat, with pitched roofs and facades wrapped in grey metal and pine. The House in Lake Calafquen is located in southern Chile\'s Los Ríos Region. Dotted...
Architecture - 2018-01-17 21:54:18
"There is no need to destroy one significant cultural legacy in order to celebrate another"

"There is no need to destroy one significant cultural legacy in order to celebrate another"...

The Obama Presidential Center will be presented to the Chicago City Council today. But its proposed siting in the city\'s Jackson Park will both remove acres of public land and blight Fredrick Law Olmsted\'s historic landscape design, argues The...
Architecture - 2018-01-17 21:54:18
Russian tourist board unveils new visual identity inspired by suprematist art

Russian tourist board unveils new visual identity inspired by suprematist art

A team of five designers has created a new brand identity for Russia\'s tourist board, which references the graphic style of suprematist artworks. The design was created following an open competition launched by the Federal Agency for Tourism of...
Architecture - 2018-01-17 21:54:18
Muuto launches mirror to match those used by Parisian barbers

Muuto launches mirror to match those used by Parisian barbers

The plastic mirrors typically found in Parisian barber shops provided the cues for this design by French duo Normal Studio, for Scandinavian brand Muuto. Launching at IMM Cologne this week, Mimic Mirror is designed by Normal...
Architecture - 2018-01-17 21:54:18
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