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"Does this ruling only apply to the ultra-wealthy"" says commenter

"Does this ruling only apply to the ultra-wealthy"" says commenter

In this week\'s comments update, readers are discussing the outcome of Tate Modern\'s supreme court privacy case and debating Formafatel\'s pair of rammed-earth villas in Costa Rica. The supreme court last week ruled that residents of the...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Studio8 transforms 1930s Hangzhou villa into hotpot restaurant

Studio8 transforms 1930s Hangzhou villa into hotpot restaurant

Promotion: Chinese architecture practice Studio8 has renovated the interior of a 1930s villa in Hangzhou, China, transforming it into a hotpot restaurant and cocktail bar that celebrates the building\'s history. The Gud restaurant and bar...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Now or Never exhibition visualises the carbon emissions of common materials

Now or Never exhibition visualises the carbon emissions of common materials

Swedish furniture designer Emma Olbers has created the Now or Never ? 1kg CO2e exhibition at Stockholm Furniture Fair to showcase the climate impact of materials commonly used in architecture and furniture design. By physically displaying how much...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47


"Earthquakes don't kill people, bad buildings do"

"Earthquakes don't kill people, bad buildings do"

Architects should play a major role in the recovery after disasters like the recent earthquake in Turkey and Syria, but egotistical posturing will not help anyone, writes Cameron Sinclair. Countless lives have been lost with many more injured and...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Dezeen Agenda features pair of rammed-earth villas in Costa Rican jungle

Dezeen Agenda features pair of rammed-earth villas in Costa Rican jungle

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a pair of villas in Costa Rica and the studios that have been involved with The Line megacity in Saudi Arabia. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now. Architecture studios including Adjaye...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Om chair by Johan Ansander for Bl Station

Om chair by Johan Ansander for Bl Station

Dezeen Showroom: Swedish designer Johan Ansander has designed a chair for furniture brand Bl Station that is lightweight and made entirely from timber. The Om chair has a dynamically curved composition with a looping backrest that extends to...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Charles F. Bloszies inserts glass addition into San Francisco cathedral complex

Charles F. Bloszies inserts glass addition into San Francisco cathedral complex

Local studio Office of Charles F. Bloszies has completed an extension and renovation of the Cathedral School for Boys in San Francisco. The two-storey addition is part of the Cathedral Close, an entire city block in Nob Hill that includes the...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
MarshKeene submerges London house extension to create single-level home

MarshKeene submerges London house extension to create single-level home

Architecture studio MarshKeene has refurbished and extended an end-of-terrace Victorian townhouse in Nunhead, south London, with a unifying brick plinth wall. The studio resolved the original building\'s disconnected, multi-level layout by...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47


Mathew & Ghosh Architects encloses Bangalore art museum in stainless steel "water tank"

Mathew & Ghosh Architects encloses Bangalore art museum in stainless steel "water tank&quo...

Local studio Mathew & Ghosh Architects has completed the Museum of Art & Photography in Bangalore, India. Set to open later this month, the Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) has a distinctive facade that encloses pared-back internal spaces. The...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Nissan's Kicks 327 looks like a giant drivable trainer

Nissan's Kicks 327 looks like a giant drivable trainer

Automotive brand Nissan has collaborated with sportswear company New Balance to create the Kicks 327 ? a car that resembles a trainer. Created to promote Nissan\'s electric Kicks SUV, the collaboration is a play on the car\'s name, which is...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Eight-metre-high clothing towers rise above Marine Serre's Autumn Winter 2023 runway

Eight-metre-high clothing towers rise above Marine Serre's Autumn Winter 2023 runway

French creative studio Matire Noire used 1.3 tonnes of vintage clothing, compressed into three rectangular towers, to decorate the runway of Marine Serre\'s Autumn Winter 2023 show at Paris Fashion Week. The show saw piles of vintage and dead...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Car lift allows residents to drive into all apartments in Bentley's Miami Beach skyscraper

Car lift allows residents to drive into all apartments in Bentley's Miami Beach skyscraper

Sieger Suarez Architects and Dezer Development have released footage detailing the design of a lift that will allow residents to drive vehicles directly into apartments on all levels of the 61-storey skyscraper in Miami Beach. The Bentley...
Architecture - 2023-02-08 21:53:47
Recompose human composting facility "transforms your loved one's body into soil"

Recompose human composting facility "transforms your loved one's body into soil"

American startup Recompose has opened a funeral home in Seattle designed by architecture firm Olson Kundig, where human remains are composted and turned into a nutrient-rich soil that can nurture new plant life. Set in a converted warehouse in the...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58


Surman Weston nestles geometric pool house in gardens of Surrey home

Surman Weston nestles geometric pool house in gardens of Surrey home

Architecture studio Surman Weston has created a pool house in the gardens of a large home in Surrey, UK, and raised it on a concrete plinth to overlook the surrounding forest. Located close to Reigate Heath, a Site of Special Scientific Interest...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
Five student design and architecture projects that respond to death

Five student design and architecture projects that respond to death

Dezeen School Shows: we\'ve picked five student projects that feature in Dezeen School Shows that examine themes relating to death, burial and the concept of an afterlife. These undergraduate and postgraduate students have chosen to take cues...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
Studio Bound envisions City as a Mosque for Islamic Arts Biennale

Studio Bound envisions City as a Mosque for Islamic Arts Biennale

Design practice Studio Bound has created an installation at the Islamic Arts Biennale in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, that aims to communicate the idea that all of Mecca can be considered a mosque. Named City as a Mosque, the installation aims to build...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
ERDC arquitectos creates a "bread oven" house with vaulted brick in Quito

ERDC arquitectos creates a "bread oven" house with vaulted brick in Quito

Local studio ERDC Arquitectos has constructed a brick and glass house with an arched roof and mezzanine level in Quito, Ecuador. Completed in 2022, the 60-square-metre house is called Horno de Pan ? which translates to brick oven ? for its vaulted...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 21:51:52
MAD designs feather-like terminal for Changchun airport in China

MAD designs feather-like terminal for Changchun airport in China

A floating feather was the visual reference for the airport terminal that Chinese architecture studio MAD is designing in the city of Changchun, Jilin province, China. Terminal 3 at Changchun Longjia International Airport will have a distinctive...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
Cooper Union's controversial Vkhutemas exhibition to open "later this spring"

Cooper Union's controversial Vkhutemas exhibition to open "later this spring"

New York\'s Cooper Union has announced that an exhibition on Soviet-era architecture will open later this year following its postponement due to concerns related to the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine. The decision came after 12 days of...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
Wood and stone surfaces bring "rich texture" to Primrose Hill House interior

Wood and stone surfaces bring "rich texture" to Primrose Hill House interior

Architecture for London has updated a 1960s house in London, creating an open-plan interior filled with natural materials and an improved connection to the rear courtyard garden. The house is one of two detached properties set in a modernist estate...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
Burberry unveils "archive-inspired" charging knight logo

Burberry unveils "archive-inspired" charging knight logo

British heritage brand Burberry has unveiled alogothat uses an equestrian knight motif that was created for the brand over 100 years agoalong with a serif typeface. Campaign imagery adorned with the new logo, which was
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
Cap_able blocks facial recognition software with knitted clothing

Cap_able blocks facial recognition software with knitted clothing

Italian fashion start-up Cap_able has launched a collection of knitted clothing that protects the wearer\'s biometric data without the need to cover their face. Named Manifesto Collection, the clothing features various patterns developed by...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
Max easy chair by Johan Ansander for Bl Station

Max easy chair by Johan Ansander for Bl Station

Dezeen Showroom: Swedish furniture brand Bl Station and designer Johan Ansander have created a cushy upholstered version of the 2021 wooden Maximus easy chair. Max shares Maximus\' stocky, rounded silhouette and size, despite Maximus seeming to...
Architecture - 2023-02-07 19:00:58
TPG Architecture creates "memorable moments" within NHL Headquarters in Manhattan

TPG Architecture creates "memorable moments" within NHL Headquarters in Manhattan

Bold graphics and a tall media wall are among the features in the TPG Architecture-designed home office for North America\'s National Hockey League, which spans five floors in a new skyscraper. The project is located in One Manhattan West, a...
Architecture - 2023-02-06 21:54:10
Fuji acoustic ceiling tiles by Woven Image

Fuji acoustic ceiling tiles by Woven Image

Dezeen Showroom: Australian brand Woven Image has drawn on modern Japonisme and art deco design styles to create its latest acoustic product, the Fuji ceiling tile. Woven Image designed Fuji to enhance the aesthetic quality of ceilings and provide...
Architecture - 2023-02-06 21:54:10
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