The top 10 architecture and design trends of 2015 - architecture and design

The top 10 architecture and design trends of 2015

Dezeen editor Anna Winston identifies 10 of the key architecture and design trends of 2015, including ocean plastic, floating buildings and "broken-plan" living.

Floating architecture
London architecture studio Baca has proposed building floating homes on London's canals
Dezeen investigated the trend for floating architecture following a flurry of proposals ranging from housing developments on the canals of London to floating homes in Amsterdam and amphibious cities in China.
This see-through floating hut is modelled on the remote cabin built by 19th century American author Henry David Thoreau
Architect Kunlé Adeyemi, whose projects include a floating school for a Lagos lagoon, told Dezeen that floating buildings were an opportunity to think about "living with water as opposed to fighting it and doing land reclamation." More about floating architecture »
The Eva robotic arm by Automata is designed to help robots become as ubiquitous as desktop 3D printers
Engineers and scientists have been trumpeting the beginning of the robot age for decades, but this year it finally felt like it might be dawning.
Austrian architect Wolf D Prix declared robotic construction and 3D printing to be the future of architecture, while Dutch designer Joris Laarman shared his plans to use robots to 3D print an entire Amsterdam footbridge in mid air.
Joris Laarman and MX3D's steel canal bridge in Amsterdam will be 3D-printed by robots
We witnessed drones building comple...

Lina Saleh's jelly-like Living Plates tremble and bounce in response to food

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06-11-2020 21:47 - ( architecture TV )

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West Vancouver Museum opens exhibition on eminent landscape architect

Perspective view for Children’s Creative Centre Playground, Canadian Federal Pavilion, Expo ’67, Montréal, Québec – Dry transfer on screenprint; Dimensions: comp.: 91 x 114 cm (35 13/16 x 44 7/8 in.); Reference number: ARCH252723; Cornelia...
02-02-2021 21:48 - ( Architecture )
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Sleek and sexy modern hillside home above Sunset Plaza, LA

Architecture studio McClean Design has completed this modern hillside home nestled in a desirable area overlooking Sunset plaza in Los Angeles, California. Clean lines and modern architecture characterizes this fascinating 9,000 square foot property...
10-01-2017 21:41 - ( Interior Design )
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Michael Hennessey creates modern bay windows for San Francisco townhouse

Large stretches of glass front this black house in San Francisco, which local firm Michael Hennessey Architecture designed to exhibit alternatives to "conventional building strategies". The Franklin Street townhouse occupies a slender lot in...
18-03-2020 21:56 - ( Architecture )
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Stunning Cape Cod design in Texas with sophisticated interior styling

This impressive Cape Cod design by architects John Lively & Associates and builders Southgate Homes is located in the Hamilton Hills neighborhood of Allen, Texas. Winner of several ARC Awards, this one-of-a-kind estate is positioned on a secluded...
03-02-2021 21:47 - ( Interior Design )
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Capri Blu by Ana Ferrero

Located in Castelló de la Plana, Spain, this inspiring apartment has been designed in 2020 by Ana Ferrero. Photography by Ana FerreroThe post Capri Blu by Ana Ferrero first appeared on HomeAdore.
04-02-2021 22:18 - ( Architecture )

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Zhengzhou Art Museum + Archives | TJAD, Zeng Qun Architecture

Zhengzhou Art Museum + Archives Background. Zhengzhou is a rapidly developing regional center. The conflict between its urbanization process and historical memory provides a dualistic and complex background for this project. Zhengzhou art museum...
04-03-2021 21:42 - ( Architecture )
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Modern Urban Home by Y Designs

Located in San Antonio, Texas, this modern urban house was designed in 2017 by Y Designs. Description by Y Designs What a journey its been to up cycle this formerly understated 782 sq ft 3 bed 1 bath in the awesome...
19-04-2018 21:20 - ( Architecture )
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Bastian Beyer uses bacteria to calcify knitting into construction materials

London-based architect and designer Bastian Beyer\'s project explores the potential of using knitted textile structures that have been biologically solidified as sustainable construction materials. Beyer worked with fellow designer Daniel Suarez...
16-01-2019 21:59 - ( Architecture )
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Elderly House in Rikuzentakata city ?Hokkori-ya? | The University of Tokyo Architectural Planning & Design Lab + DOG

Elderly House in Rikuzentakata city ?Hokkori-ya? This is a plan for housing for the elderly with services, which is run by the social welfare corporation ?Kojukai? in Rikuzentakata City, which mainly targets elderly people affected by the tsunami....
18-09-2020 21:45 - ( Architecture )
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David Rockwell shares photographs of detailed theatre set models

New York architect David Rockwell\'s models of his flamboyant set designs for Broadway shows and movies, from Hairspray to Team America, are documented in these photographs. On top of architecture, interiors and furniture projects, Rockwell and...
14-07-2017 21:45 - ( Architecture )

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Studio Lessons 101: Architecture is about Words

Architecture is about words as much as it is images. How do we speak about architecture in a way that is meaningful and relatable to those who will inhabit, build and finance the projects we design" The words we use must supplement and enhance...
05-03-2020 22:05 - ( Architecture )
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Effective Communication Offices in Barcelona by El Equipo Creativo

The Swedish company Effective Communication approaches EL EQUIPO CREATIVO with a clear wish: to offer their young Swedish team a new fun and fresh workspace in Barcelona Continue reading
24-02-2021 22:00 - ( Architecture )