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Jasper Morrison curates collection of designer benches for Fiskars Village Biennale

Jasper Morrison curates collection of designer benches for Fiskars Village Biennale

Jasper Morrison has enlisted 18 designers including Martino Gamper, Inga Sempé and Cecilie Manz to create benches for Fiskars Village in Finland, for its inaugural art and design biennale. The London-based designer was invited by the organisers of...
Architecture - 2019-06-16 21:52:29
Andreas Martin-Löf Arkitekter creates Lyceum apartments within former university labs

Andreas Martin-Löf Arkitekter creates Lyceum apartments within former university labs

Andreas Martin-Löf Arkitekter has transformed the former Pharmaceutical Institute at the Old Technical College in Stockholm into light-filled apartments that feature historic decor details. Designed by Swedish architect Gustaf Dahl in 1896, the...
Architecture - 2019-06-16 21:52:29
Mason Studio designs Kimpton Saint George hotel as "homage to Toronto"

Mason Studio designs Kimpton Saint George hotel as "homage to Toronto"

Canadian firm Mason Studio has designed this hotel in Toronto to feature an abundance of local flavour, including decorative archways and a nod to the city\'s famous albino squirrels. Located within a former Holiday Inn in the city\'s trendy...
Architecture - 2019-06-16 21:52:29


Kappland Arkitekter perches Cabin Stokkøya on rugged landscape of Norwegian island

Kappland Arkitekter perches Cabin Stokkøya on rugged landscape of Norwegian island

A wooden hillside cabin on the island of Stokkøya, Norway, by Kappland Arkitekter is spread over multiple levels expansive views out to the surrounding countryside. Cabin Stokkøya was designed to focus on two contrasting landscapes ? out towards...
Architecture - 2019-06-16 21:52:29
Weathering steel is showcased on our Pinterest board

Weathering steel is showcased on our Pinterest board

Our Pinterest board is dedicated to interesting uses of weathering steel, including a California residence clad in weathered steel panels and a theatre complex in Denmark designed as a series of steel cubes. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ? The post...
Architecture - 2019-06-16 21:52:29
Solo Arquitetos builds Brazilian holiday home Casa do Lago using reclaimed bricks and local stones

Solo Arquitetos builds Brazilian holiday home Casa do Lago using reclaimed bricks and local stones

Brazilian firm Solo Arquitetos sourced red-hued stones from a local quarry and repurposed bricks from a defunct factory to build this vacation home near Brazil\'s Paranapanema river. The holiday home is located in Alvorada do Sul, a small...
Architecture - 2019-06-16 21:52:29
This week, Sagrada Familia finally got a building permit

This week, Sagrada Familia finally got a building permit

This week on Dezeen, Sagrada Familia was granted its first building permit, after 137 years of construction, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh\'s Hill House was encased in a protective chainmail. The permit given to Barcelona\'s renowned Sagrada...
Architecture - 2019-06-15 21:54:05
Bandido Studio coats Aura lamp with Mexican enamel

Bandido Studio coats Aura lamp with Mexican enamel

Mexican designer Bandido Studio has created a pendant lamp with a textured charcoal grey surface created by heating up black enamel. Puebla-based Bandido Studio created Aura\'s deliberately imperfect surface by heating a Mexican Peltre enamel...
Architecture - 2019-06-15 21:54:05


AMO creates blue-lit runway in Shanghai's Silo Hall for Prada menswear show

AMO creates blue-lit runway in Shanghai's Silo Hall for Prada menswear show

A huge converted grain silo in Shanghai was the setting for Prada\'s 2020 Spring Summer menswear show, designed by AMO as a hall of futuristic neon lights. The show took place on 6 June at Silo Hall, Asia\'s largest silo building. A powerful...
Architecture - 2019-06-15 21:54:05
10 bunker-like houses in Japan that offer total privacy

10 bunker-like houses in Japan that offer total privacy

Japanese houses come in all shapes and sizes, but privacy is always a big concern. Here are 10 that offer their residents complete seclusion, from an angular concrete bunker to a seemingly windowless box. Kamiuma House by Chop + Archi  This...
Architecture - 2019-06-15 21:54:05
HW-Studio steps Casa Ja down a slope in central Mexico

HW-Studio steps Casa Ja down a slope in central Mexico

Architecture practice HW-Studio took cues from the steps and plazas found in traditional Spanish architecture to design this residence in central Mexico. Located in Morelia, a historic town in the province of Michoacan, the houses staggers down its...
Architecture - 2019-06-15 21:54:05
Ian Moore Architects converts Sydney warehouse into light-filled home and laboratory

Ian Moore Architects converts Sydney warehouse into light-filled home and laboratory

Ian Moore Architects has converted an old industrial building in Sydney to create Redfern Warehouse, combining a four bedroom house, an equine genetics laboratory and a garage for classic cars. The brick exterior of the two-storey converted...
Architecture - 2019-06-15 21:54:05
Tehran apartment block by Fundamental Approach Architects features perforated brick screens

Tehran apartment block by Fundamental Approach Architects features perforated brick screens

Fundamental Approach Architects has transformed the facade of an eight-storey housing block in Tehran using angular screens of perforated brick. Iranian practice Fundamental Approach Architects, led by Moshen Kazemianfard, reconfigured the...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15


Morales Finch converts old Scottish barn into artist's residence and studio

Morales Finch converts old Scottish barn into artist's residence and studio

Belgian studio Morales Finch has transformed a 200-year-old barn in the Scottish Highlands into a studio for a painter and other artists in residence, called Aviemore Studio. The former agricultural store is located beside the Spey River, on the...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Wild Flower launches gender-neutral sex toy Enby for "all of life's transitions"

Wild Flower launches gender-neutral sex toy Enby for "all of life's transitions"

The first sex toy created by retailer Wild Flower is a genderless object meant to suit a variety of bodies. Named Enby after the acronym NB, short for non-binary, the vibrator is designed to appeal to users across all genders, with an abstracted...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Call for entries to MADE Labs' architecture and design training programme

Call for entries to MADE Labs' architecture and design training programme

Dezeen promotion: architects and designers are invited to register to MADE Labs\' architecture and design training programme, which takes place in Sicily throughout July and August. Now in its third year, MADE Labs is the educational initiative...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Softroom creates "world's-longest" parametric wall inside Istanbul Airport

Softroom creates "world's-longest" parametric wall inside Istanbul Airport

London architecture studio Softroom has created six lounges for Turkish Airlines inside Istanbul Airport, linked by a ribbon-like parametric wall that\'s nearly a mile long. Called the Flow Wall, it runs throughout 19,000 square metres of...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Nike channels 1980s nostalgia into Stranger Things sportswear collection

Nike channels 1980s nostalgia into Stranger Things sportswear collection

Nike has looked back into it archives from the 1980s to create a collection of clothing and sneakers based on Netflix series Stranger Things. Featuring tracksuits, tees, sportswear and sneakers, the two-part range offers a fresh twist on retro Nike...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Carlo Ratti imagines how Boulevard Périphérique in Paris will look in 2050

Carlo Ratti imagines how Boulevard Périphérique in Paris will look in 2050

Paris\' famous Périphérique ring road could have its car lanes slashed by half and replaced by a playground in the switch to driverless cars, says Carlo Ratti. The Italian architect, who is one of the world\'s leading voices on technology in...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Foster + Partners completes quartet of high-speed rail stations in Saudi Arabia

Foster + Partners completes quartet of high-speed rail stations in Saudi Arabia

Foster + Partners has completed stations in Saudi Arabian cities Mecca, Medina, Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City, connected by the 280-mile Haramain high-speed rail line. The stations, "conceived as gateways to each city", are designed to...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Perkins+Will creates "Instagram-ready" spaces in Unilever's New Jersey campus

Perkins+Will creates "Instagram-ready" spaces in Unilever's New Jersey campus

Perkins+Will has overhauled the North American headquarters of consumer goods company Unilever, with new communal areas designed to help employees forget they\'re in a suburban office park. British-Dutch manufacturer Unilever has long had its...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
AI robot Ai-Da presents her original artworks in University of Oxford exhibition

AI robot Ai-Da presents her original artworks in University of Oxford exhibition

An exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculpture made by Ai-Da, a humanoid robot with artificial intelligence, has been unveiled at a gallery in the UK. Ai-Da, who is named after pioneering scientist Ada Lovelace, was revealed along with her...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
ICADA intentionally puts holes in roof of small wooden house in Japan

ICADA intentionally puts holes in roof of small wooden house in Japan

Wood knotholes are typically a sign of poverty in Japanese architecture, but ICADA has used them to create a unique lighting effect in Knothole House. ICADA founders Masaaki Iwamoto and Nariaki Chigusa wanted to show that "poor is more" with...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Five promising opportunities for Part 2 architectural assistants in London

Five promising opportunities for Part 2 architectural assistants in London

There are plenty of opportunities for recent graduates and junior architects on Dezeen Jobs right now. Here are five of the best roles for Part 2 architectural assistants in London, including positions at Craftworks and Arup. Part 2 or 3...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
Yabu Pushelberg designs blush-pink Goop pop-up in Toronto

Yabu Pushelberg designs blush-pink Goop pop-up in Toronto

Canadian design firm Yabu Pushelberg has created a pink and cream pop-up store for Goop in its home city of Toronto with rustic accents designed to encapsulate the brand\'s identity. Goop MRKT Toronto is a temporary brick-and-mortar store for...
Architecture - 2019-06-14 21:54:15
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