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Mesh and paper-pulp partitions feature inside Nanjing's Shiwu store

Mesh and paper-pulp partitions feature inside Nanjing's Shiwu store

Mesh panels dipped in paper pulp, polycarbonate and OSB timber merge to form the textured interior of this lifestyle store in Nanjing, China, designed by architecture studio CATS. Located along a narrow alleyway next to the city\'s China Modern...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
IKEA, Guinness, VW and Nike encourage social distancing and staying home

IKEA, Guinness, VW and Nike encourage social distancing and staying home

Many brands are altering their logos to promote social distancing and creating adverts to encourage staying at home during the coronavirus pandemic. Brands with extremely well-known logos, including restaurant company McDonalds and German car...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
Goko convert 1920s house in Mexico City into recording studio

Goko convert 1920s house in Mexico City into recording studio

Mexico City studio Goko has topped this music studio with a large "skyspace" to flood it with natural light. Goko renovated a house built in the 1920s to create Chapel Studio with space for recording, meetings, hosting parties and...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03


Deltastudio converts concrete warehouse into minimalist family home

Deltastudio converts concrete warehouse into minimalist family home

Architecture practice Deltastudio has turned a former agricultural warehouse in Italy into a house with a balcony framed with white curtains. Called Elena after one of its owners, the home sits in a chestnut grove overlooking the town of Caprarola...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
Walker Warner creates House of Flowers tasting room for California winery

Walker Warner creates House of Flowers tasting room for California winery

California firm Walker Warner Architects has transformed a warehouse into a visitor centre for a winery with redwood, cypress and rammed earth. Called House of Flowers, the project serves as a visitor centre and tasting room for Flowers Vineyard...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
SheltAir gridshell pods inflate in eight hours to isolate coronavirus patients

SheltAir gridshell pods inflate in eight hours to isolate coronavirus patients

German architectural engineer Gregory Quinn has developed SheltAir, domed bio-containment pods erected using inflatable cushions that could help coronavirus patients isolate. SheltAir consists of a gridshell of plastic rods, which is assembled flat...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
"I feel like a bit of a fake" says David Chipperfield in Dezeen's latest podcast

"I feel like a bit of a fake" says David Chipperfield in Dezeen's latest podcast

Dezeen\'s Face to Face podcast series continues with an interview with British architect David Chipperfield, who describes growing up on a farm, struggling at school, how Zaha Hadid saved him from failing his architecture diploma ? and why he...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
"We should use this time to think about how to build a better future"

"We should use this time to think about how to build a better future"

Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03


Jaimie Shorten wins Antepavilion competition with "anti-authoritarian" shark installation

Jaimie Shorten wins Antepavilion competition with "anti-authoritarian" shark installation

Architect Jaimie Shorten will install six singing shark sculptures in a London canal after winning this year\'s Antepavilion competition organised by the Architecture Foundation. Titled SHARKS!, this pavilion will consist of six model sharks...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 31 March

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 31 March

Daily coronavirus briefing: today\'s architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes news on Dubai Expo 2020, how Covid-19 hospitals are built, Sam Jacob\'s design academy and an F1 team making a breathing aid. How emergency coronavirus...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
RIBA president Alan Jones unexpectedly steps down

RIBA president Alan Jones unexpectedly steps down

The president of the Royal Institute of British Architects has temporarily stepped down from his role due to personal reasons. Jones, who became RIBA president in September 2019, told the organisation that he needed to "take some time out" from...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
Estudio Nu retrofits creative studios in former Buenos Aires workshop

Estudio Nu retrofits creative studios in former Buenos Aires workshop

Translucent glass doors fold open to reveal the studio that architecture firm Estudio Nu has created inside a dental mechanics workshop in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Estudio Nu had shared the Lerma workshop in the city\'s Villa Crespo...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03
The Parchment Works house extension built inside ruined stone walls

The Parchment Works house extension built inside ruined stone walls

The ruins of a 17th-century parchment factory and old cattle shed form part of a residential extension by Will Gamble Architects in Northamptonshire, UK. Named The Parchment Works, the extension introduces an open-plan kitchen, living and dining...
Architecture - 2020-03-31 21:59:03


One day left to save 20 per cent on your Dezeen Awards 2020 entry

One day left to save 20 per cent on your Dezeen Awards 2020 entry

With our early entry discount ending tomorrow on 31 March at 23:59 UK time, here are some of the most frequently asked questions some of the Dezeen Awards 2020 entrants have been asking us this week! Read on to find out the answers to these...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Faulkner Architects perches Big Barn house on Sonoma Valley hillside

Faulkner Architects perches Big Barn house on Sonoma Valley hillside

American studio Faulkner Architects has completed a holiday home in California\'s wine country with an asymmetrical roof and facades wrapped in weathering steel and salvaged wood. Called the Big Barn house, the project is located in Glen Ellen, a...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Fentress Architects launches 2020 competition to design airport of the future

Fentress Architects launches 2020 competition to design airport of the future

Dezeen promotion: Fentress Architects is inviting entries to its annual Fentress Global Challenge ? a competition that tasks students with designing an airport terminal for the year 2100. First launched in 2011, the annual Fentress Global Challenge...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 30 March

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 30 March

Daily coronavirus briefing: today Dezeen is launching a new daily briefing, rounding up news about the coronavirus pandemic that is relevant to the global architecture and design community. Read our first briefing below and keep up to date with our...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
This week's top opportunities include White Red Architects and Superimpose Architecture

This week's top opportunities include White Red Architects and Superimpose Architecture

Dezeen Jobs has a number of promising architecture and design roles available right now, including positions at international studio White Red Architects and Chinese firm Superimpose Architecture. Part 3/project architect at White Red...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
RCA students develop SaltyCo sustainable fabrics using seawater plants

RCA students develop SaltyCo sustainable fabrics using seawater plants

Students from the Royal College of Art have made fabrics from plants grown in seawater, providing a potential solution for the currently freshwater-intensive fashion and textile industries. While cotton is notoriously water-hungry, requiring as...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
UN and WHO call on creatives to make informative coronavirus visuals

UN and WHO call on creatives to make informative coronavirus visuals

The United Nations has launched an open competition for creatives to create informative works that accurately communicate public health messages in a bid to "flatten the curve" of the coronavirus pandemic. Initiated by the United Nations (UN)...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Monolithic plaster counter centres La Petite cafe in Abu Dhabi

Monolithic plaster counter centres La Petite cafe in Abu Dhabi

A chunky pink-plaster counter dominates the otherwise sparse interior of this cafe in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, which has been revamped by design studio Bone. La Petite is situated in Al Ain\'s Al Tiwayyah neighbourhood and has been a popular food and...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Ocean House is an Australian beach house with a minimal interior

Ocean House is an Australian beach house with a minimal interior

Architect Rob Mills has built a weekend retreat beside Australia\'s Great Ocean Road, with a simple interior that allows the view to take centre stage. Ocean House combines the clean lines of a contemporary concrete house with the warmth and...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Coronavirus reveals "the shortcomings of the traditional supply chain" says Bjarke Ingels

Coronavirus reveals "the shortcomings of the traditional supply chain" says Bjarke Ingels

Decentralised local manufacturing could replace global supply chains as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to architects who collaborated on an open-source project to make face shields for hospital workers. "Will this crisis...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Hyperganic uses AI to design 3D-printed rocket engine

Hyperganic uses AI to design 3D-printed rocket engine

German software company Hyperganic has developed a 3D-printed rocket engine prototype, which was completely designed by artificial intelligence. Unlike a traditional rocket engine, which consists of individually designed parts that are combined...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
Modernist red house Juan O'Gorman designed for his father is captured in photos

Modernist red house Juan O'Gorman designed for his father is captured in photos

Photographer Lorenzo Zandri has documented the two modernist houses that architect Juan O\'Gorman completed in Mexico City for his father and artists Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo. Zandri used an analog camera to capture the residences, which...
Architecture - 2020-03-30 22:02:56
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