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High School Dropout Becomes Millionaire by Building Beaches in People?s Backyards

High School Dropout Becomes Millionaire by Building Beaches in People?s Backyards

Sometimes, you don?t know your true calling until it finds you. This was certainly the case for Eric White, 33, the owner of Zydeco Construction. The once formerly-homeless man now owns a Louisiana-based company that builds beaches in people?s...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:06
Tiny Design House in the Netherlands

Tiny Design House in the Netherlands

Luxurious, minimalist and sustainable, this compact house located in the heart of Vinkeveense nature, in the Netherlands, was designed by i29 interior architects and Chris Collaris. Destined to be a holiday home for its owners, it can receive four...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:57:44
Discover vertical farming concepts on our new Pinterest board

Discover vertical farming concepts on our new Pinterest board

Our new Pinterest board is dedicated to vertical farms and gardens, including studio Precht\'s modular housing block with spaces for agriculture and a vertical forest tower designed by Stefano Boeri. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ? The post...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:08


2020 ford mustang shelby GT500 painted grabber lime for st. patrick?s day

2020 ford mustang shelby GT500 painted grabber lime for st. patrick?s day

the 2020 ford mustang shelby GT500\'s new colorway is meant to make other cars green with envy... The post 2020 ford mustang shelby GT500 painted grabber lime for st. patrick’s day appeared first on designboom | architecture & design...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:00
Campos Studio and Tom Chung overhaul Yew House in Vancouver for retired couple

Campos Studio and Tom Chung overhaul Yew House in Vancouver for retired couple

Industrial designer Tom Chung and Campos Studio discovered a brick fireplace while updating this Vancouver residence, renovated so its owners can enjoy into their old age. Toronto-based Chung and Vancouver\'s Campos Studio teamed up to overhaul...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:08
?The House and Garden of the Future? on display at MIFGS

?The House and Garden of the Future? on display at MIFGS

A revolutionary display house and urban pop-up farm, demonstrating how the use of sustainable technology can slash energy bills and outperform the average Australian home. Taking a sustainable, low-cost approach to living is quickly becoming...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:57:30
Celeste light by Marina Daguet offers electric alternative to prayer candles

Celeste light by Marina Daguet offers electric alternative to prayer candles

ÉCAL graduate Marina Daguet has designed a cleaner, modern alternative to the traditional prayer candles found in churches. The Celeste is an electric, votive light that features illuminated electric tubes in place of wax candles. These slot into...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:08
l?abri?s ?la pointe? is a ready-to-camp micro-shelter designed for a regional park in québec

l?abri?s ?la pointe? is a ready-to-camp micro-shelter designed for a regional park in québec

the project aims to create a simple, almost sculptural structure that provides functional and nature-oriented spaces. The post l’abri’s ‘la pointe’ is a ready-to-camp micro-shelter designed for a regional park in québec...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:00


Core Kensington pilates studio blends Mexican and Norwegian design

Core Kensington pilates studio blends Mexican and Norwegian design

This calming pilates studio in Kensington, London, by Studio Wolter Navarro is divided by a central timber wall inspired by Mexican celosías. London-based Studio Wolter Navarro was invited by the pilates studio\'s owners ? a Mexican-Norwegian...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:08
Jagged brick roof tops Casa El Cortijo in Ecuador by Felipe Assadi

Jagged brick roof tops Casa El Cortijo in Ecuador by Felipe Assadi

A series of gabled, brickwork volumes arranged around a grassy courtyard form this house in Guayaquil, Ecuador, designed by Chilean firm Felipe Assadi Arquitectos. Casa El Cortijo is a one-storey residence in Guayaquil, Ecuador, a port city known...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:08
Kult cultural hub occupies a terrace of brick buildings in Vreden

Kult cultural hub occupies a terrace of brick buildings in Vreden

Pool Leber Architekten and Bleckmann Krys Architekten have combined 14th and 16th century structures, with modern concrete and brick volumes to create the Kult museum. Designed as both a cultural hub and museum for the town of Vreden, Germany, Kult...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:08
a behind the scenes look inside acura?s design studio in LA

a behind the scenes look inside acura?s design studio in LA

acura opens its third design studio in southern california to offer its designers an environment to focus on the brand\'s value of precision crafted performance. The post a behind the scenes look inside acura’s design studio in LA appeared...
Architecture - 2019-03-17 21:58:00
Azab adds space-saving details to domed attic apartment in Bilbao

Azab adds space-saving details to domed attic apartment in Bilbao

Architecture studio Azab has added under-floor storage and bright yellow walls to make this formerly characterless attic apartment in Bilbao, Spain, suitable for a young family of four. Formerly host to a series of conventional living spaces, the...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:56


London restaurant Jolene uses logo drawn by a six-year-old child

London restaurant Jolene uses logo drawn by a six-year-old child

Lettering scribbled by the young son of graphic designer Frith Kerr provides the logo for north London restaurant Jolene. The Studio Kerr founder turned to her six-year-old son to create the logotype, which provides the brand identity for the...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:56
why is artist ana prva?ki licking the façade of herzog & de meuron?s de young museum"

why is artist ana prva?ki licking the façade of herzog & de meuron?s de young museum"

the artist will take visitors on an alternative tour of the san francisco institution. The post why is artist ana prva?ki licking the façade of herzog & de meuron’s de young museum" appeared first on designboom | architecture &...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:48
WANT Les Essentiels founders revamp Matachica resort as "redefined Belizean beach experience"

WANT Les Essentiels founders revamp Matachica resort as "redefined Belizean beach experience&qu...

Canadian twins Byron and Dexter Peart, who founded leather brand WANT Les Essentiels, have turned away from fashion to redesign a resort and spa in Belize. The Matachica resort is the first venture from the brothers\' "purpose-led" design...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:56
katsumi asaba brings his ?sense of humor? to 21_21 design sight exhibition

katsumi asaba brings his ?sense of humor? to 21_21 design sight exhibition

asaba feels that humor is one of the most important senses in communication. The post katsumi asaba brings his ‘sense of humor’ to 21_21 design sight exhibition appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:48
Espen Surnevik designs vacation home on steep cliff overlooking fjord

Espen Surnevik designs vacation home on steep cliff overlooking fjord

Sitting on a steep cliff overlooking the Mastrafjord in Norway, Vacation House by Espen Surnevik has sliding doors that enable it to become a single continuous space. Oslo-based Survenik designed the house overlooking the rocky landscape to be a...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:56
This week, designers prepare for Brexit and sex toys go minimal

This week, designers prepare for Brexit and sex toys go minimal

This week on Dezeen, Brexit causes uncertainty for designers ahead of Milan design week and sextech startups give vibrators a minimalist makeover. Many sextech brands are moving away from phallic shapes, it emerged this week, towards minimal and...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:56
check out the ?light? modifications on this ?86 mitsubishi delica 5500cc track car

check out the ?light? modifications on this ?86 mitsubishi delica 5500cc track car

a 1986 mitsubishi delica, LMP chassis, judd 5.5L V10, and a slew of aerodynamic parts walk into a vegas bar.  The post check out the ‘light’ modifications on this ’86 mitsubishi delica 5500cc track car appeared first on designboom...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:48
Stilted Apus House by Aguilo + Pedraza peeks through Chilean forest

Stilted Apus House by Aguilo + Pedraza peeks through Chilean forest

Santiago-based studio Aguilo + Pedraza Arquitectos has elevated this glass, concrete and wooden house above its Chilean landscape setting to offer views of oak trees, a lake and five volcanoes. Aguilo + Pedraza Arquitectos designed the family...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:56
Greenwich Grind by Biasol

Greenwich Grind by Biasol

Photography by Handover   Design studio Biasol has recently completed Greenwich Grind, a coffee-and-cocktail restaurant that’s located opposite the famous Greenwich Market in London, England.   Located within a heritage-listed...
Architecture - 2019-03-16 21:56:54
"Design has to be about modifying power structures" says Nelly Ben Hayoun

"Design has to be about modifying power structures" says Nelly Ben Hayoun

Designers need to change the model of leadership to create a more diverse and critical industry, says designer Nelly Ben Hayoun, who has directed the documentary I Am (Not) A Monster. Speaking to Dezeen after the release of the film\'s trailer,...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
elon musk unveils tesla model Y ? the SUV that rides like a sports car

elon musk unveils tesla model Y ? the SUV that rides like a sports car

a low center of gravity, high-efficiency powertrain and ultra-responsive motors. The post elon musk unveils tesla model Y – the SUV that rides like a sports car appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:22
hank willis thomas + MASS design group chosen to design boston?s MLK memorial

hank willis thomas + MASS design group chosen to design boston?s MLK memorial

the team has been chosen to commemorate the legacy of martin luther king, jr and his wife coretta scott king ? holding off competition from david adjaye and yinka shonibare. The post hank willis thomas + MASS design group chosen to design...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:22
Snark Park provides Snarkitecture with permanent exhibition space at Hudson Yards

Snark Park provides Snarkitecture with permanent exhibition space at Hudson Yards

New York studio Snarkitecture has taken over a space at Hudson Yards to allow the public to explore its experiments, including an inaugural installation comprising a landscape of cork-clad columns. Snark Park sits on the second floor of The Shops...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
MAQ calls for exhibition and event proposals

MAQ calls for exhibition and event proposals

The Montreal-based Maison de l?architecture du Québec (MAQ) is calling architects, artists, curators and researchers to submit exhibition and event proposals for the 2019-2020 season. The MAQ’s main exhibition space on the border of Old...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:55:51
Muji's driverless Gacha bus takes to the roads in Helsinki

Muji's driverless Gacha bus takes to the roads in Helsinki

Japanese brand Muji and Finnish autonomous-driving company Sensible 4 launched the self-driving Gacha bus last week in Helsinki, which is fit for all weather conditions. First revealed as renders just four months ago, the driverless Gacha shuttle...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
Project Azure by Shea Homes – Arizona

Project Azure by Shea Homes – Arizona

Recently completed by Shea Homes – Arizona, this contemporary private residence is located in Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States. Photography courtesy of Shea Homes – Arizona Visit Shea Homes – Arizona
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:20:57
Nomo Studio creates pixelated villa in Menorca

Nomo Studio creates pixelated villa in Menorca

Barcelona-based Nomo Studio has arranged a collection of bright white cubes to create Villa Catwalk on the island the the Mediterranean island of Menorca. The house in Coves Noves occupies two piles of bright white cubes placed on either side of a...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
kengo kuma?s odunpazari modern museum in turkey to open in june

kengo kuma?s odunpazari modern museum in turkey to open in june

its stacked timber design pays homage to local architecture. The post kengo kuma’s odunpazari modern museum in turkey to open in june appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:22
Robot hand with sense of touch lets humans feel delicate objects remotely

Robot hand with sense of touch lets humans feel delicate objects remotely

Tasks like bomb disposal, space exploration and construction could be made safer for humans using this dextrous robot hand, which can transmit feeling of touch. The hand combines technologies from three companies ? robotics by the Shadow Robot...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
Architectural Design Detail ? Protruding Windows Add Extra Interior Space To This Care Home

Architectural Design Detail ? Protruding Windows Add Extra Interior Space To This Care Home

Photography by Joao Morgado   Architecture firm Nuno Piedade Alexandre has designed an extension of a health care residence for elderly people in Ponte de Sor, Portugal, and as part of the design, protruding windows were added to the facade....
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:29
Badalbhai Bungalow by Inclined Studio

Badalbhai Bungalow by Inclined Studio

Situated in India, this industrial two-story house was designed in 2017 by Inclined Studio. Photography courtesy of Inclined Studio Visit Inclined Studio
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:20:57
"Brexit is an opportunity for architects to take back control"

"Brexit is an opportunity for architects to take back control"

Whether or not you agree with Brexit, architects need to embrace this rare opportunity to rebuild contemporary British society, says Owen Hopkins. Every so often there\'s an event that interrupts and sometimes overturns established convention....
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
?non-social interest? by zaickz moz focuses on the un-planned construction of mexico

?non-social interest? by zaickz moz focuses on the un-planned construction of mexico

moz portrays the action of inhabitants who have adapted their homes without a construction plan or concern for safety standards. The post ‘non-social interest’ by zaickz moz focuses on the un-planned construction of mexico appeared...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:22
Medusa Group designs timber-clad school with herb garden roof

Medusa Group designs timber-clad school with herb garden roof

Medusa Group has designed Akademeia High School in Warsaw with a large central courtyard surrounded by stepped seating that leads to a herb garden roof. Designed as an alternative to traditional schools, Akademeia High School has a system of...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
Digitalab turns cork into thread for sustainable furniture and lighting

Digitalab turns cork into thread for sustainable furniture and lighting

Portuguese studio Digitalab has won the rising star award at Stockholm Furniture Fair, with an innovative method of turning cork into thread. Architects Brimet Silva and Ana Fonseca of Digitalab have together developed a method of turning cork into...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
These Volkswagen Beetles Converted Into RV Hybrids Called ?Bug Campers?

These Volkswagen Beetles Converted Into RV Hybrids Called ?Bug Campers?

There is no doubt that the Volkswagen Beetle is one of the most iconic vehicles of all time, but its small size made it difficult for road trips. This is likely why the Volkswagen Bus because so popular. However, in the 1970’s some mechanics began...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:29
Linda Bergroth Wins Sustainability Award at Frame Awards With Zero Waste Bistro

Linda Bergroth Wins Sustainability Award at Frame Awards With Zero Waste Bistro

In February 2019, during the Frame Awards ceremony in Amsterdam, Finnish designer Linda Bergroth was awarded the Sustainability Award for her project Zero Waste Bistro. This award recognizes a variety of interior design and spatial projects offering...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:08
Contemporary Oceanscape by Nicholson Companies

Contemporary Oceanscape by Nicholson Companies

This warm contemporary 8,300 sq ft residence located in Corona del Mar, California, embodies the comfort and allure of the coastal lifestyle. It has been recently completed by Nicholson Companies. Photography courtesy of...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:20:57
Only two weeks left to get early entry discounts for Dezeen Awards 2019

Only two weeks left to get early entry discounts for Dezeen Awards 2019

There\'s only two weeks left to get 25 per cent off your entry fees for Dezeen Awards 2019, so enter now to save at just £75 per category. Dezeen Awards 2019 is open for entries until 30 May, but early entry ends 29 March. Submit your entry now...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
hudson yards: new york city?s newest neighborhood celebrates its grand opening

hudson yards: new york city?s newest neighborhood celebrates its grand opening

the neighborhood introduces 14 acres of new public space including an outdoor plaza, shopping and dining outlets, and a climbable sculpture designed by heatherwick studio. The post hudson yards: new york city’s newest neighborhood celebrates...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:22
Heatherwick's Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to the public

Heatherwick's Vessel at Hudson Yards opens to the public

Visitors can now scale British designer Thomas Heatherwick\'s giant honeycomb-like sculpture at New York\'s Hudson Yards, which has opened along with the other public spaces at the vast West Side development. Temporarily known as Vessel, the...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:32
oscar oiwa paints hypnotic ?BLACK & LIGHT? mural within an inflatable dome

oscar oiwa paints hypnotic ?BLACK & LIGHT? mural within an inflatable dome

the immersive mural by the japanese-brazilian artist is expressed as an hypnotic, swirling landscape projected onto the interior surface of an inflatable nylon dome. The post oscar oiwa paints hypnotic ‘BLACK & LIGHT’ mural within...
Architecture - 2019-03-15 21:56:22
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