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Interiors by Esrawe Studio, Adjaye Associates and Freitag among Dezeen Awards 2020 public vote winners

Interiors by Esrawe Studio, Adjaye Associates and Freitag among Dezeen Awards 2020 public vote winne...

Projects by Adjaye Associates, OHLAB and 10 other studios have been chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of the Dezeen Awards 2020 public vote for interiors. Other winners include Robbert de Goede for a former gymnasium that has been converted into...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
Rafael Viñoly Architects reveals design of National Medal of Honor Museum in Arlington

Rafael Viñoly Architects reveals design of National Medal of Honor Museum in Arlington

Rafael Viñoly Architects has unveiled the first renderings of a museum dedicated to US Armed Forces Medal of Honor recipients in Arlington, Texas. Named the National Medal of Honor Museum, the memorial building will be built alongside a lake near...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
Richard Parr Associates expands own office by converting 19th-century barn in the Cotswolds

Richard Parr Associates expands own office by converting 19th-century barn in the Cotswolds

A run-down barn that was once used for storing grain now houses additional office space for the Cotswolds-based staff of architecture practice Richard Parr Associates. The 95-square-metre workspace, which Richard Parr Associates has monikered Grain...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38


Farrells completes six interconnected skyscrapers in Shenzhen

Farrells completes six interconnected skyscrapers in Shenzhen

Architecture studio Farrells has unveiled a group of six interconnected skyscrapers at the heart of the Qianhai district in Shenzhen. Named One Excellence, the group of skyscrapers are built on reclaimed land alongside Qianhai bay to the west of...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
March Gut's socially distanced serving tray preserves the joy of eating out during the pandemic

March Gut's socially distanced serving tray preserves the joy of eating out during the pandemic

Design studio March Gut has created a maple wood board for a hotel restaurant in the Austrian alps, which allows all dishes and cutlery to be served in one trip and while maintaining social distance. At a length of 1.2 metres, the Alma tray is just...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
VitraHaus celebrates its 10th anniversary with a virtual tour

VitraHaus celebrates its 10th anniversary with a virtual tour

Dezeen promotion: Vitra is offering a virtual tour of its Herzog & de Meuron-designed flagship store in Germany, revealing a new mural by Norwegian artist Oscar Grønner and a "surreal dream house" in the loft designed by Charlap Hyman &...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
Spiral staircase twists through Zellige apartment complex by Tecto?ne and Tact Architectes

Spiral staircase twists through Zellige apartment complex by Tecto?ne and Tact Architectes

Zellige is a social housing complex in Nantes, France, designed in a collaboration between French architecture studios Tecto?ne and Tact Architectes. The 100-home housing project has been shortlisted for Dezeen Awards 2020 and won the public vote...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
Commenters praise "honest and dystopian depiction" of Guangzhou Show Theatre

Commenters praise "honest and dystopian depiction" of Guangzhou Show Theatre

In this week\'s comments update, readers are debating visuals of the Guangzhou Show Theatre in China and sharing their thoughts on other top stories. Steven Chilton Architects has revealed rendered images of the Guangzhou Show Theatre, which is...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38


Dezeen and Dutch Design Week present live discussion about our relationship with products

Dezeen and Dutch Design Week present live discussion about our relationship with products

Seetal Solanki, Christien Meindertsma and Aniela Fidler Wieruszewska joined Dezeen for the second talk in our collaboration with Dutch Design Week 2020. Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs spoke to curator Lisa Hardon of the Dutch Design...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
Sidewalk Labs creates machine-learning tool for designing cities

Sidewalk Labs creates machine-learning tool for designing cities

Alphabet subsidiary Sidewalk Labs has launched Delve, a tool that uses artificial intelligence to create "millions of design possibilities" for urban developments in minutes. Delve creates options based on criteria such as budget, location and...
Architecture - 2020-10-20 21:56:38
Porky Hefer creates mutant sea creatures to warn of ocean pollution for NGV Triennial

Porky Hefer creates mutant sea creatures to warn of ocean pollution for NGV Triennial

South African designer Porky Hefer imagined how polluted oceans might force marine animals to mutate when designing his five fantastical creatures, including a giant octopus made from hand-felted cigarette butts. His sea creatures will be on show...
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01
Live interview with Håkan Nordin on rethinking the use of plastic in design

Live interview with Håkan Nordin on rethinking the use of plastic in design

Bolon\'s head of sustainability Håkan Nordin will discuss eco-friendly alternatives to plastic in this live conversation produced by Dezeen for the Swedish flooring brand. Watch here from 9:30am UK time. Nordin, who is also a founding member of...
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01
Case-Real contrasts plaster and steel inside Aesop store in Shinjuku

Case-Real contrasts plaster and steel inside Aesop store in Shinjuku

Coarse plaster walls offset glinting stainless-steel display fixtures in this restrained store that architecture studio Case-Real has designed for Aesop in Shinjuku, Tokyo. The Aesop store occupies a glass-fronted retail unit in Shinjuku, a...
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01


Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture public vote winners include Snøhetta and Unparelld'arquitectes

Dezeen Awards 2020 architecture public vote winners include Snøhetta and Unparelld'arquitectes

Projects by Heatherwick Studio, Vo Trong Nghia Architects and 10 other studios have been chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of the Dezeen Awards 2020 public vote for architecture. Other winners include Snøhetta for their prefabricated home in...
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01
Powerhouse Company tops reception building with undulating Loop of Wisdom walking trail

Powerhouse Company tops reception building with undulating Loop of Wisdom walking trail

Architecture studio Powerhouse Company has created a reception building topped with a circular walking trail as part of a development in Chengdu, China. The structures beneath the walking trail will act as a sales pavilion and reception block for...
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01
"Giant" of Italian design Enzo Mari dies aged 88

"Giant" of Italian design Enzo Mari dies aged 88

Breaking news: Italian furniture designer and author Enzo Mari has passed away in Milan at age 88. Mari died at Milan\'s San Raffaele hospital, where he was hospitalised. The Italian designer created products for brands including Artemide,...
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01
Dezeen and Dutch Design Week host live panel discussion about The New Intimacy

Dezeen and Dutch Design Week host live panel discussion about The New Intimacy

Dezeen\'s collaboration with Dutch Design Week 2020 launched today with a live panel discussion featuring designer Victoria Ayo and architects Mark van der Net and Ali Tal\'at Ali As\'ad on the event\'s main theme, The New Intimacy....
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01
Dezeen presents a virtual tour of Dutch Design Week plus five live talks with emerging designers

Dezeen presents a virtual tour of Dutch Design Week plus five live talks with emerging designers

Dezeen x DDW2020: Dezeen has teamed up with Dutch Design Week to present an exclusive virtual tour featuring emerging designers plus a live discussion each day this week exploring key design trends. Working with Dutch Design Week (DDW), we\'ve...
Architecture - 2020-10-19 21:52:01
Skybridge crowns Collins Arch skyscraper by Woods Bagot and SHoP Architects

Skybridge crowns Collins Arch skyscraper by Woods Bagot and SHoP Architects

Two tapered towers linked by a multi-storey skybridge form Collins Arch, a mixed-use skyscraper by Woods Bagot and SHoP Architects in Melbourne, Australia. Located at a prominent site in the city\'s central business district, the 164-metre-high...
Architecture - 2020-10-18 21:52:58
Lina Ghotmeh's Stone Garden apartment block survives Beirut explosion

Lina Ghotmeh's Stone Garden apartment block survives Beirut explosion

Stone Garden is a new apartment block designed by Lebanese architect Lina Ghotmeh that was completed shortly before much of Beirut was devastated by a huge explosion this summer. Ghotmeh set out to create a building that could symbolise the...
Architecture - 2020-10-18 21:52:58
Lin Shaobin emulates mountainous scenes with burnt paper for Chinese tea packaging

Lin Shaobin emulates mountainous scenes with burnt paper for Chinese tea packaging

Shanghai-based graphic design studio Lin Shaobin has created packaging for tea that uses burnt paper to emulate traditional Chinese ink paintings of misty mountains. The Mountain Tea Song packaging project was commissioned by Guangzhou Zifang...
Architecture - 2020-10-18 21:52:58
Rockwell Group completes luxury residents-only leisure club for New York's Waterline Square

Rockwell Group completes luxury residents-only leisure club for New York's Waterline Square

A sinuous wooden walkway connects different amenities in this private leisure club that architecture and design firm Rockwell Group has created for residents of New York\'s Waterline Square development. The Waterline Club by Rockwell Group links...
Architecture - 2020-10-18 21:52:58
Seven bedrooms with eye-catching statement walls

Seven bedrooms with eye-catching statement walls

From graphic tilework to hand-painted wallpaper, architects and designers have found a myriad of ways to create striking surfaces in the bedroom. Here are seven standout examples. Duplex in NYC, USA, by Crosby Studios Crosby Studios founder...
Architecture - 2020-10-17 21:54:36
This week Norman Foster made predictions about post-coronavirus cities

This week Norman Foster made predictions about post-coronavirus cities

This week on Dezeen, British architect Norman Foster said that the coronavirus pandemic will not fundamentally change cities. Foster believes that the pandemic could accelerate the adoption of sustainable buildings, urban farming and monorails, but...
Architecture - 2020-10-17 21:54:36
Black monolithic volumes and concrete latticework form Carrizal houses in Mexico City

Black monolithic volumes and concrete latticework form Carrizal houses in Mexico City

Eight black houses are arranged next to a path cutting through this residential complex that architecture firm PPAA has designed in Mexico City. Paved in dark stone and planted with trees, the stepped path acts like an internal street for the...
Architecture - 2020-10-17 21:54:36
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