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Casa Atibaia designed to be "ideal modernist jungle home"

Casa Atibaia designed to be "ideal modernist jungle home"

Creatives Charlotte Taylor and Nicholas Préaud took cues from the modernist architecture of Lina Bo Bardi to dream up these renderings of Casa Atibaia, an imaginary home that hides in a São Paulo forest. In a series of ultra-realistic renderings,...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Studio LZ creates L-shaped housing community in Villa Allende

Studio LZ creates L-shaped housing community in Villa Allende

Córdoba-based Studio LZ ??has designed a group of seven L-shaped, two-bedroom homes in the city of Villa Allende, Argentina. Named Azaleas, the small housing development was built on a 600-square-metre plot in the north of Villa Allende in central...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Digital artwork by Es Devlin voices accounts of atomic bomb witnesses

Digital artwork by Es Devlin voices accounts of atomic bomb witnesses

British set designer Es Devlin has created a digital artwork titled I Saw The World End to mark 75 years since the dropping of the atomic bomb over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Created with design associate Machiko Weston,...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36


Renzo Piano's Genoa San Giorgio Bridge features in today's Dezeen Weekly newsletter

Renzo Piano's Genoa San Giorgio Bridge features in today's Dezeen Weekly newsletter

The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter features the Genoa San Giorgio Bridge in Italy, which has been built to replace the Morandi Bridge. The Morandi Bridge collapsed in a storm almost two years ago in Renzo Piano\'s home town of...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Tree-like column is centrepiece of Apple Central World by Foster + Partners

Tree-like column is centrepiece of Apple Central World by Foster + Partners

A timber-clad column and overhanging roof that resembles a tree canopy characterise Foster + Partners\' latest Apple Store, which it has completed in Bangkok, Thailand. Named Apple Central World, the store is designed by Foster + Partners with...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Kelly Wearstler's "fiercely local" Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hotel of the Year

Kelly Wearstler's "fiercely local" Santa Monica Proper Hotel named AHEAD Americas Hot...

American designer Kelly Wearstler describes how she worked with local artisans and artists on the Santa Monica Proper Hotel in this video produced by Dezeen for the AHEAD Awards. Wearstler is the designer of Santa Monica Proper Hotel, a 271-room...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Technical University Munich architecture students share adaptive reuse projects

Technical University Munich architecture students share adaptive reuse projects

Defunct tower silos, car parks and Soviet cultural centres are given a renewed purpose in this VDF school show, featuring student projects from the Technical University Munich\'s Department of Architecture. The ten designs below were taken from...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
IKEA unveils first branded fashion and accessories collection

IKEA unveils first branded fashion and accessories collection

IKEA\'s Japanese arm has released the company\'s first branded merchandise collection, featuring 10 pieces of clothing and accessories emblazoned with its logo and the barcode of the iconic Billy shelving system. Called Efterträda, the line...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36


Dewi van de Klomp's foam furniture morphs and sags in response to its contents

Dewi van de Klomp's foam furniture morphs and sags in response to its contents

Books, plates and glasses are engulfed by the squishy shelves of Dutch designer Dewi van de Klomp\'s Soft Cabinets, which are made from foam rubber in a bid to bring more attention to the "overlooked" material. Van de Klomp\'s Soft Cabinets...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Dezeen Awards 2020 design longlist announced

Dezeen Awards 2020 design longlist announced

The longlist for the Dezeen Awards 2020 design categories has been revealed, with 318 projects selected across 12 categories. All longlisted design projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the Dezeen Awards website where...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
ACDF outfits Montreal FlightHub office with vibrant colours

ACDF outfits Montreal FlightHub office with vibrant colours

Curving glass walls and brightly coloured curtains for partitioning workspaces are among the details Canadian studio ACDF Architecture has used in an office renovation for a Montreal travel agency. FlightHub, an online travel agency, asked the...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Concrete colonnade wraps 54-metre-long house in Bolivia

Concrete colonnade wraps 54-metre-long house in Bolivia

A slender, lush garden is hidden behind the walls of this long concrete house in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, designed by local firm Sommet. The architectural design studio completed Casa 54 in a gated community in the city with a simple form: a...
Architecture - 2020-08-13 21:43:36
Bayern Munich's kit pays homage to Herzog & de Meuron stadium

Bayern Munich's kit pays homage to Herzog & de Meuron stadium

Adidas has based the design of FC Bayern Munich\'s 2020/2021 football kit on the facade of its home stadium, the Herzog & de Meuron-designed Allianz Arena. The third shirt for German top-tier football club FC Bayern Munich features a red diamond...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32


Studio Rain erects translucent flat-pack sauna on banks of Yarra River

Studio Rain erects translucent flat-pack sauna on banks of Yarra River

Australian art and architecture collective Studio Rain has installed a temporary sauna next to Melbourne\'s Yarra River, which is prefabricated and off-grid so that it can be built, disassembled and reused without the use of heavy machinery. The...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32
Dezeen Awards 2020 interiors longlist announced

Dezeen Awards 2020 interiors longlist announced

The longlist for the Dezeen Awards 2020 interiors categories has been unveiled, with 305 projects selected across 12 categories. All longlisted interiors projects are listed below, each with a link to a dedicated page on the Dezeen Awards website...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32
Gonzalez Haase AAS creates minimal interior for Berlin communications office

Gonzalez Haase AAS creates minimal interior for Berlin communications office

Architecture studio Gonzalez Haase AAS used aluminium and translucent sheets of polycarbonate to create the few fixtures and furnishings that appear inside this sparse Berlin office. The office belongs to trendy communications agency BAM and has...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32
Technion students imagine architecture as "an agent of social, cultural and physical change"

Technion students imagine architecture as "an agent of social, cultural and physical change&quo...

A proposal that visualises Tel Aviv as a city adapted to climate change is among the architecture-focused student projects in this VDF school show by Israeli university Technion. Curated by the university\'s Faculty of Architecture and Town...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32
PLP Architecture reveals titanium-clad headquarters for Yandex in Moscow

PLP Architecture reveals titanium-clad headquarters for Yandex in Moscow

UK-based PLP Architecture has unveiled its design for a 12-storey office for Russian search engine Yandex in Moscow, which will be clad in titanium to create "a beacon" for the company. Set to be built in the Gagarinsky district of Moscow near...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32
Virgil Abloh and AMO design flexible flagship Off-White store in Miami that "can host a runway show"

Virgil Abloh and AMO design flexible flagship Off-White store in Miami that "can host a runway ...

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh and AMO director Samir Bantal have designed the Off-White flagship store in Miami Design District to be a fulfilment centre and a multipurpose events space. Abloh, who owns the brand Off-White, and Bantal, director of...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32
Beyoncé's Black Is King film aims to start "a global conversation" says stylist Zerina Akers

Beyoncé's Black Is King film aims to start "a global conversation" says stylist Zerin...

Putting a futuristic spin on traditional, tribal references was one of stylist Zerina Akers\' approaches when creating the looks for Beyoncé\'s visual album Black Is King, which celebrates black ancestry and the African diaspora. The visual...
Architecture - 2020-08-12 21:43:32
"If you have to design something crazy then go for the electric option" says commenter

"If you have to design something crazy then go for the electric option" says commenter

In this week\'s comments update, readers are discussing Virgin Galactic\'s concept for a high-speed passenger aircraft and sharing their views on other top stories. Aerospace brand Virgin Galactic has unveiled a concept for a high-speed...
Architecture - 2020-08-11 21:41:20
Olafur Eliasson's AR Earth Speakr app lets children voice concerns about the climate

Olafur Eliasson's AR Earth Speakr app lets children voice concerns about the climate

Artist Olafur Eliasson has developed an augmented reality app that allows children to digitally transplant their faces onto their environment to help give them a voice in discussions about the climate crisis. The app is part of a collective...
Architecture - 2020-08-11 21:41:20
Simon Allford elected president of the RIBA

Simon Allford elected president of the RIBA

Architect and co-founder of Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, Simon Allford, has been elected to become the next president of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Allford, who won 58 per cent of the vote, will serve as RIBA president from 1...
Architecture - 2020-08-11 21:41:20
Green net shades hammocks and bird feeders in Murmuration by SO-IL

Green net shades hammocks and bird feeders in Murmuration by SO-IL

Architecture studio SO-IL has built a green-mesh structure with suspended seating in this installation on the Renzo Piano-designed plaza of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta. SO-IL created the structure to temporarily occupy the plaza in front of...
Architecture - 2020-08-11 21:41:20
"Our tips make people feel quite uncomfortable" says architecture diversity platform Sound Advice

"Our tips make people feel quite uncomfortable" says architecture diversity platform Sound...

Improving racial diversity in the architecture industry will require uncomfortable conversations, say Sound Advice founders Joseph Henry and Pooja Agrawal. Architecture diversity platform
Architecture - 2020-08-11 21:41:20
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