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Ibuku completes "unprecedented" bamboo building in the Balinese jungle

Ibuku completes "unprecedented" bamboo building in the Balinese jungle

Architecture studio Ibuku has completed The Arc gymnasium for a private school in Bali featuring a complex double-curved roof made entirely from bamboo. The Arc is the latest building to be completed on the site of the Green School ? a private...
Architecture - 2021-07-24 21:45:18
This week the Olympics were accused of "greenwashing"

This week the Olympics were accused of "greenwashing"

This week on Dezeen, we reported on the sustainable aims of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, which were questioned in a peer-reviewed study. As the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games kicks off we looked at the initiatives that are aiming to make the games...
Architecture - 2021-07-24 21:45:18
University of Technology Jamaica highlights 10 student architecture projects

University of Technology Jamaica highlights 10 student architecture projects

An urban recreational centre designed to encourage socialising through sports and a sustainable community college feature in Dezeen\'s latest school show by architecture students at the University of Technology, Jamaica. Also included is a...
Architecture - 2021-07-24 21:45:18


Ten elegant living rooms with Japandi interiors

Ten elegant living rooms with Japandi interiors

The minimalist styles and natural materials used in both Japan and Scandinavia come together in this lookbook, containing 10 living rooms that have been decorated with Japandi interior design. "Japandi" has become the denomination for interiors...
Architecture - 2021-07-24 21:45:18
Perkins&Will designs interiors with "sense of connectivity" for healthcare office in Texas

Perkins&Will designs interiors with "sense of connectivity" for healthcare office in ...

Architecture firm Perkins&Will has completed an office interior in Dallas, Texas for healthcare provider Signify, centred around a large steel staircase and tiered wooden platform for meetings. The global practice, which has an office in Dallas,...
Architecture - 2021-07-24 21:45:18
Digital twins will act as "foundations of the metaverse" and allow people to move between real and virtual spaces

Digital twins will act as "foundations of the metaverse" and allow people to move between ...

Digital replicas of buildings and cities will one day link together to form a parallel world where people work, play and socialise, according to David Weir-McCall of gaming company Epic Games. Weir-McCall has predicted that the fast-growing...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Vieques Outdoor bathroom collection by Patricia Urquiola for Agape

Vieques Outdoor bathroom collection by Patricia Urquiola for Agape

Dezeen Showroom: Patricia Urquiola has created the Vieques Outdoor bathroom collection for Agape based on her designs for a Caribbean spa resort. The centrepiece of the Vieques Outdoor collection is a stainless steel bathtub, which Urquiola...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Emil Eve Architects brings warmth and colour to London warehouse apartment

Emil Eve Architects brings warmth and colour to London warehouse apartment

The owners of a converted warehouse apartment in London\'s Clerkenwell have swapped open-plan living for a more functional room layout, following a redesign by Emil Eve Architects. The project, called St John Street, sees the previously stark and...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46


Ten Tokyo 2020 Olympics designs that help the games move "towards zero carbon"

Ten Tokyo 2020 Olympics designs that help the games move "towards zero carbon"

From beds made out of recycled cardboard to podiums made of donated plastic, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics are aiming to be the greenest games yet. The organisers of the Olympics are aiming to create a "minimal impact Games", through a series of steps...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Studio Dlux brightens up Rio de Janeiro office for Grupo Editorial Record

Studio Dlux brightens up Rio de Janeiro office for Grupo Editorial Record

Plywood furniture and vibrant colours feature in the headquarters for one of Brazil\'s major publishers, which has been overhauled by architecture office Studio Dlux. The studio renovated the 595-square-metre office for Grupo Editorial Record,...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Marcel Wanders Studio's designs for Moooi "tap into the irrational side of the brain" says Gabriele Chiave

Marcel Wanders Studio's designs for Moooi "tap into the irrational side of the brain"...

Gabriele Chiave discusses the new light and sofa system that Marcel Wanders Studio has created for Moooi in our latest Design Dreams video for the Dutch furniture brand. Chiave is creative director at the eponymous studio of Dutch designer Marcel...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Therme Art's Venice panel discussion explores how creatives can be environmental activists

Therme Art's Venice panel discussion explores how creatives can be environmental activists

Dezeen promotion: Maja Hoffman, Sissel Tolaas and Joseph Grima were some of the creative minds who gathered in Venice last month to take part in a two-part panel discussion hosted by Therme Art. Held during the Venice Architecture Biennale, the...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Olympic Village Plaza built using 40,000 pieces of donated Japanese timber

Olympic Village Plaza built using 40,000 pieces of donated Japanese timber

Tokyo studio Nikken Sekkei has designed a timber communal building at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games\' athletes village, which was built using 40,000 pieces of Japanese wood. The temporary structure, which will serve as the central meeting place...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46


ASKA draws on Wes Anderson films for pastel-coloured Cafe Banacado design

ASKA draws on Wes Anderson films for pastel-coloured Cafe Banacado design

Swedish architecture studio ASKA has created a pale-yellow interior informed by Wes Anderson movies and the aesthetics of Cuba for Stockholm restaurant Cafe Banacado. The all-day breakfast cafe has a colour palette of muted yellows, brown and cream...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Tokyo 2020 Olympics accused of "superficial" sustainability efforts

Tokyo 2020 Olympics accused of "superficial" sustainability efforts

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics opens today amid claims that its promise to be the greenest games ever are "greenwashing". Instead, it is the third-least sustainable Olympics since 1992, according to a new study. This year\'s event marks the first...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
"Great design isn't enough. We need homes that will get us to net-zero"

"Great design isn't enough. We need homes that will get us to net-zero"

To reduce carbon emissions, architects and designers need to change the way they design homes, writes Geraldine de Boisse, vice president of innovation at renewable-energy supplier Bulb. The way we live and work has changed. While we might not...
Architecture - 2021-07-23 21:43:46
Style stoneware by Caesar Ceramics USA

Style stoneware by Caesar Ceramics USA

Dezeen Showroom: Caesar Ceramics USA has launched Style, a collection of US-made porcelain tiles with a subtle pattern that suits modern interiors. The Style stoneware is patterned with soft lines and comes in four neutral shades ? the grey hues...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
Forgo aims to become net-zero "within the next five years" through its refillable cosmetics

Forgo aims to become net-zero "within the next five years" through its refillable cosmetic...

Swedish cosmetics brand Forgo has conducted a lifecycle assessment of its mix-it-yourself soap in a bid to eliminate carbon emissions from its supply chain. By driving down the emissions associated with producing its refillable cosmetics, the...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
The Author's House is a copper-clad cabin in a Danish forest

The Author's House is a copper-clad cabin in a Danish forest

A lakeside forest on the outskirts of Aarhus, Denmark, is the setting for this copper-clad writer\'s cabin designed by architecture and landscape office Sleth. Sleth, a practice with offices in Copenhagen and Aarhus, designed The Author\'s...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
News of RIBA's climate initiative features in today's Dezeen Weekly newsletter

News of RIBA's climate initiative features in today's Dezeen Weekly newsletter

The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter features news that fewer than six per cent of UK architecture firms have signed up to a RIBA climate initiative. Just 230 of the 4,000 Royal Institute of British Architects chartered practices have...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
Ten design projects from students at design and communication school Centro

Ten design projects from students at design and communication school Centro

A coat that can be used as a body bag and bird protection nests waterproofed with "cactus slime" are included in Dezeen\'s latest school show by students at Centro, a design and communication school in Mexico City. Also included is a fashion...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
Dezeen's guide to the architecture of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Dezeen's guide to the architecture of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

As the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games kicks off, we round up the most architecturally significant venues including buildings by Japanese architects Kengo Kuma, Kenzo Tange and Fumihiko Maki. The centrepiece of the coronavirus-delayed 2020 Olympic Games...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
Aextra20 Pennsylvania tiles by Caesar Ceramics USA

Aextra20 Pennsylvania tiles by Caesar Ceramics USA

Dezeen Showroom: Caesar Ceramics USA has mimicked the tone and texture of sandstone from the northeastern United States to create its Aextra20 Pennsylvania outdoor paving tiles. The Aextra20 Pennsylvania porcelain pavers feature a design inspired...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
David Rockwell displays the seven deadly sins in shop windows

David Rockwell displays the seven deadly sins in shop windows

American architect David Rockwell has designed the sets for an outdoor theatre series in New York composed of short plays based on the seven deadly sins and performed in empty shop windows. Called Seven Deadly Sins, the seven 10-minute-long plays...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
Assemble creates "skatable sculptures" for Folkestone Triennial

Assemble creates "skatable sculptures" for Folkestone Triennial

Architecture collective Assemble is among 25 artists that have designed public installations for the Creative Folkestone Triennial, alongside artist Rana Begum and designer Morag Myerscough. Now in its fifth year, the event has seen public spaces...
Architecture - 2021-07-22 21:45:20
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