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C+ Architects perches glass restaurant above dramatic mountain landscape

C+ Architects perches glass restaurant above dramatic mountain landscape

Floating Island Restaurant by C+ Architects features a glazed dining room on stilts cantilevering from a hillside overlooking mountains in Chongquing, China. Originally designed for the inaugural 2019 Wulong Lanba Land Art Festival, the restaurant...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10
Pentagram "future-proofs" Thames & Hudson with latest rebrand

Pentagram "future-proofs" Thames & Hudson with latest rebrand

Pentagram has designed a fresh visual identity for publishing house Thames & Hudson that is "part modernisation and part restoration". Design agency Pentagram was tasked with creating new branding for the British publisher that would establish it...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10
MIT develops one-piece plastic face shields for coronavirus medics

MIT develops one-piece plastic face shields for coronavirus medics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers have begun mass-producing disposable face shields for medical workers fighting Covid-19, which come flat-packed and can be folded into shape. In a bid to meet the increasing demand for personal...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10


Sarit Shani Hay designs Tel Aviv elementary school to encourage "joyful experiential learning"

Sarit Shani Hay designs Tel Aviv elementary school to encourage "joyful experiential learning&q...

Israeli designer Sarit Shani Hay has designed wooden built-in furniture to promote collaboration, play and rest in an elementary school in Tel Aviv. The local designer created the interiors for a public school near the city\'s Sarona...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10
Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage saved by Art Fund campaign

Derek Jarman's Prospect Cottage saved by Art Fund campaign

UK charity Art Fund\'s crowdfunding campaign to save artist and filmmaker Derek Jarman\'s cottage in Dungeness from being sold to a private owner has been successful. The Art Fund has raised £3,624,087 to purchase Prospect Cottage in Kent,...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10
Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 3 April

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 3 April

Daily coronavirus briefing: today\'s architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes a colourful message of thanks designed by Morag Myerscough, a social distancing-market and Cannes Lions news. Morag Myerscough creates colourful thank you...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10
Shift Architecture Urbanism designs social distancing into the food market

Shift Architecture Urbanism designs social distancing into the food market

Dutch studio Shift Architecture Urbanism has developed a model for a street food market where people can buy fresh produce without coming into contact with one another during the coronavirus pandemic. Hyperlocal Micro Markets is a concept for a...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10
Steel and concrete steps cut through facade of Stairway House by Nendo

Steel and concrete steps cut through facade of Stairway House by Nendo

A huge faux staircase interrupts the floor plan of this house in Tokyo, which design studio Nendo has created for three generations of the same family. Stairway House is situated in a quiet residential pocket of Shinjuku, a ward of Tokyo known for...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10


10 films with amazing architecture to stream during coronavirus self-isolation

10 films with amazing architecture to stream during coronavirus self-isolation

With hundreds of millions of people currently in isolation or lockdown, Dezeen\'s India Block has selected 10 feature films that use architecture in exciting ways to watch as a distraction from coronavirus-induced boredom. Parasite, 2019 The...
Architecture - 2020-04-03 21:54:10
Basic House in Bangkok exhibits owner's car collection

Basic House in Bangkok exhibits owner's car collection

A glass-walled garage and courtyard form the focal point of Basic House, a residence by Brownhouses in Bangkok that is designed to be deliberately simple. The slender white house was completed for Korn Thongtour and Nartrudee Treesaksrisaku,...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Dezeen's video guide to high-tech architecture

Dezeen's video guide to high-tech architecture

Dezeen has created a short video guide to high-tech architecture from A to Z as the final part of our high-tech architecture series. The video version of the A to Z contains many of the architects and buildings highlighted in Dezeen\'s series on...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Protestors light up New York skyscraper with "Send more ventilators" projection

Protestors light up New York skyscraper with "Send more ventilators" projection

Art-activist group The Illuminator has protested the US government\'s response to the coronavirus pandemic by projecting calls to action onto a New York skyscraper. The protest, which took place last Saturday night, aimed to highlight a number of...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
ExCel centre "obvious choice" to convert into coronavirus hospital says BDP

ExCel centre "obvious choice" to convert into coronavirus hospital says BDP

Converting convention centres into coronavirus hospitals is the most efficient way to increase intensive-care capacity, according to James Hepburn of architecture and engineering firm BDP, which helped convert London\'s ExCel centre into the...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42


La Firme transforms cramped space into Montreal's sun-lit Melk Cafe

La Firme transforms cramped space into Montreal's sun-lit Melk Cafe

Design studio La Firme has turned a tight, triangular space into a bright and airy cafe in Montreal. The outpost is for Melk Cafe, a coffee shop and cafe that has three locations in the city. La Firme has also designed its locations on the corner...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Heliograf makes playful lamps in the shape of sushi soy sauce bottles

Heliograf makes playful lamps in the shape of sushi soy sauce bottles

Australian studio Heliograf\'s Light Soy lamps are designed to emulate the fish-shaped soy sauce bottles found in sushi shops, as a comment on the damaging effects of single-use plastic. The idea for the Light Soy lamps was born after...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 2 April

Daily coronavirus architecture and design briefing: 2 April

Daily coronavirus briefing: today\'s architecture and design coronavirus briefing includes converting buildings into hospitals, a public health artwork campaign and an Elon Musk donation. BDP architect explains how ExCel centre was converted into...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Dezeen Weekly features news of the world's first online design festival

Dezeen Weekly features news of the world's first online design festival

The latest edition of Dezeen Weekly includes news of the world\'s first online design festival, Virtual Design Festival, and a debate on how our homes will change once the coronavirus pandemic is over. Subscribe to Dezeen Weekly ? The post Dezeen...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Opposite Office proposes converting Berlin's Brandenburg airport into superhospital

Opposite Office proposes converting Berlin's Brandenburg airport into superhospital

German studio Opposite Office has proposed creating a temporary Covid-19 superhospital inside Berlin\'s unfinished Brandenburg airport during the coronavirus pandemic. Opposite Office founder Benedikt Hartl wrote an open letter to the German...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival starting 15 April

Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival starting 15 April

Dezeen announces Virtual Design Festival, the world\'s first online design festival, taking place from Wednesday 15 April onwards. With much of the world in lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the global architecture and design community...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Seven design-related Instagram accounts for a break from coronavirus news

Seven design-related Instagram accounts for a break from coronavirus news

With people self-isolating around the world, creatives and cultural institutions are using Instagram to entertain their bored followers. Social media assistant Daria Casalini has put together a list of light-hearted design and architecture accounts...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Mintchi Croissant is a São Paulo bakery filled with pastry-inspired details

Mintchi Croissant is a São Paulo bakery filled with pastry-inspired details

The interior of this São Paulo patisserie is designed by Dezembro Arquitetos to answer the question, how does it feel to be inside a croissant" Dezembro Arquitetos, led by architects Marcos Bresser and Thiago Maurelio, designed a series of...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Mei Architects perches Fenix I apartments on dockside warehouse in Rotterdam

Mei Architects perches Fenix I apartments on dockside warehouse in Rotterdam

Fenix I is a steel and concrete apartment block built on top of a warehouse in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, by Dutch practice Mei Architects. The warehouse, which dates from 1922, was built in the Rijnhaven port district by the architect CN van...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
Crosby Studios designs virtual sofa upholstered with green Nike jackets

Crosby Studios designs virtual sofa upholstered with green Nike jackets

Bright Nike puffer jackets form cushions on this augmented reality sofa that Crosby Studios created for people to experience while adhering to social distancing guidelines. The Air Max Day Sofa imagines dozens of "digitally upcycled" Nike puffer...
Architecture - 2020-04-02 21:58:42
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