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Artists create relief sculptures of Google and Apple headquarters

Artists create relief sculptures of Google and Apple headquarters

The headquarters of Facebook, Apple and Google feature in this series of relief sculptures by artists Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell. Langlands & Bell has created reliefs of several technology company\'s headquarters including the Foster +...
Architecture - 2018-04-23 21:55:06
Memorial in Alabama acknowledges violence against African Americans

Memorial in Alabama acknowledges violence against African Americans

A memorial and museum dedicated to the legacy of racial violence and injustice in America are set to open in Montgomery, Alabama. The National Memorial for Peace and Justice was designed by Boston-based Mass Design Group and set up by Equal Justice...
Architecture - 2018-04-23 21:55:06
"Buildings are the most concrete clue to how tech giants are reshaping the world"

"Buildings are the most concrete clue to how tech giants are reshaping the world"

The buildings of Facebook, Google, and Amazon reveal a lot about how these tech giants see themselves, says Owen Hopkins. Making sure no one interferes in elections is the most important thing Mark Zuckerberg cares about at the moment, he said as...
Architecture - 2018-04-23 21:55:06


Butler Armsden overhauls 1970s coastal home in northern California

Butler Armsden overhauls 1970s coastal home in northern California

Updated interior finishes and a new guest house are among the modifications that US studio Butler Armsden Architects has made to a 44-year-old, wood-clad residence that overlooks the Pacific Ocean. The holiday home, called Bluff Reach, is...
Architecture - 2018-04-23 21:55:06
Competition: win a book featuring over 70 projects by Snarkitecture

Competition: win a book featuring over 70 projects by Snarkitecture

Dezeen is giving away three copies of a book filled with interiors, installations, products and more by New York design studio Snarkitecture in this competition. Dezeen is giving away three copies of the Snarkitecture monograph Simply titled...
Architecture - 2018-04-23 21:55:06
BDFO adds extensions and skylights to Brooklyn townhouse

BDFO adds extensions and skylights to Brooklyn townhouse

Barker Freeman Design Office has completed the renovation of a townhouse in Brooklyn, demolishing some sections and adding others to make better use of the space. The 20th Street House occupies a corner lot, and previously had front and rear...
Architecture - 2018-04-22 21:48:08
Matra Architects creates holiday home with peaked roof and Himalayan views

Matra Architects creates holiday home with peaked roof and Himalayan views

The timber-clad roof structure of this house in the foothills of the Himalayas features a pointed peak incorporating skylights that allow daylight to flood an open-plan interior arranged over stepped levels. The private holiday home is located in...
Architecture - 2018-04-22 21:48:08
Thomas Feichtner bases Octagon chair on wire fencing and shopping trolleys

Thomas Feichtner bases Octagon chair on wire fencing and shopping trolleys

Austrian designer Thomas Feichtner has collaborated with a group of craftspeople to create a wire chair with a technique more commonly used to manufacture wire fences. Feichtner, widely recognised for his minimalist furniture, made the Octagon...
Architecture - 2018-04-22 21:48:08


Look back on Milan 2018 with Dezeen's new Pinterest board

Look back on Milan 2018 with Dezeen's new Pinterest board

As Milan design week draws to a close, take a look back through Dezeen\'s extensive coverage of the world\'s biggest design fair via our new Pinterest board, which showcases all the best projects and exhibitions from across the event. Follow...
Architecture - 2018-04-22 21:48:08
Pigzbe app aims to teach children about cryptocurrency

Pigzbe app aims to teach children about cryptocurrency

Children aged six and over can now own cryptocurrency using an app called Pigzbe, which functions as a digital piggy bank. Created by entrepreneur Filippo Yacob, the app aims to teach children about cryptocurrency and finance while encouraging...
Architecture - 2018-04-22 21:48:08
All-white home by Bloco Arquitetos sits on compact plot in Brasília

All-white home by Bloco Arquitetos sits on compact plot in Brasília

A sloped roof tops this white house in Brazil\'s capital, which architecture studio Bloco Arquitetos built within the initial masterplan for the city. The local firm designed 711H house for a couple with a child and two dogs. Built on the...
Architecture - 2018-04-21 21:47:50
B.E. Architecture "rejects stark minimalism" with eclectic interior for Melbourne house

B.E. Architecture "rejects stark minimalism" with eclectic interior for Melbourne house

Melbourne studio B.E. Architecture has renovated and extended a Victorian property in the city for an avid art collector, adding a varied palette of materials that help distinguish the old and new parts of the building. The design project for the...
Architecture - 2018-04-21 21:47:50
This week, Dezeen reported from the world's biggest design fair

This week, Dezeen reported from the world's biggest design fair

This week, we provided extensive coverage of the best installations, product launches and events from the world\'s biggest design fair, Milan design week. Since Monday, Dezeen\'s editorial team has been exploring the annual festival of design...
Architecture - 2018-04-21 21:47:50


Nike unveils "world's first" running shoes with 3D-printed uppers

Nike unveils "world's first" running shoes with 3D-printed uppers

Athlete Eliud Kipchoge will be wearing the a pair of Nike trainers with 3D-printed uppers when he competes in the London Marathon this weekend. Nike revealed the shoes, which they claim are the first running shoes in the world to have 3D-printed...
Architecture - 2018-04-21 21:47:50
Eight highlights from Vitra's Typecasting exhibition selected by curator Robert Stadler

Eight highlights from Vitra's Typecasting exhibition selected by curator Robert Stadler

Vitra is presenting hundreds of items from its archives at an exhibition during Milan design week. Curator Robert Stadler has revealed his favourite pieces, including Verner Panton\'s Living Tower, and a cork chair by Jasper Morrison. Typecasting...
Architecture - 2018-04-21 21:47:50
Elizabeth Diller named world's most influential architect by Time magazine

Elizabeth Diller named world's most influential architect by Time magazine

Elizabeth Diller is the only architect named on Time magazine\'s list of 100 most influential people of 2018, with philanthropist Eli Broad calling her a "visionary". Diller, who founded New York-based firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro with partner...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:51:11
Recycled textile board used to make furniture by Front, Claesson Koivisto Rune and more

Recycled textile board used to make furniture by Front, Claesson Koivisto Rune and more

Designers including Front, Raw Edges, Claesson Koivisto Rune and Benjamin Hubert have unveiled new furniture pieces made using an unusual textile board. Really\'s Solid Textile Board ? a material created from upcycled end-of-life textiles from...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:51:11
Plastic-eating enzyme could aid recycling 

Plastic-eating enzyme could aid recycling 

Scientists have discovered an enzyme that can "digest" plastic and revolutionalise recycling, but environmentalists warn the "miracle" breakthrough should not make designers complacent about the need to reduce use of the material. Scientists at...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:51:11
Watch our Dezeen x MINI Living talk about democratising urban design live from Milan

Watch our Dezeen x MINI Living talk about democratising urban design live from Milan

Designers Nina Tolstrup and Mario Minale join Joseph Grima and Oke Hauser of MINI Living to discuss how mass customisation and the democratisation of design can impact the spaces we live in. Tune in from 5:00pm UK time to watch the talk live. The...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:51:11
MINI Living and Studiomama create colourful capsule homes for Milan installation

MINI Living and Studiomama create colourful capsule homes for Milan installation

MINI has teamed up with London architecture firm Studiomama to build a series of tiny, pastel-toned living spaces, each designed to suit a different character. Installed inside a former factory for Milan design week, MINI Living ? Built By All...
Architecture - 2018-04-20 21:51:11
Moooi wallpaper inspired by drawings of extinct animals

Moooi wallpaper inspired by drawings of extinct animals

Archive drawings of extinct animals informed this wallpaper collection by Dutch brand Moooi, created in collaboration with Belgian studio Arte. Presented at this year\'s Milan design week, the collection features 10 wallcoverings inspired by the...
Architecture - 2018-04-19 21:52:14
Sanwa unveils latest collection of tiny kitchens for micro homes

Sanwa unveils latest collection of tiny kitchens for micro homes

Japanese brand Sanwa is launching a new collection of kitchens tailored to tiny homes, featuring a cabinet in vibrant citrus hues and a kitchen concealed in a desk. Sanwa is showcasing eight new products at EuroCucina 2018, the kitchens-focused...
Architecture - 2018-04-19 21:52:14
Four marketing and communication jobs for design lovers

Four marketing and communication jobs for design lovers

We\'ve selected four of the best marketing and communications opportunities within the architecture and design industry currently available on Dezeen Jobs, including roles with RIBA and PLP Architecture. Member relations manager at...
Architecture - 2018-04-19 21:52:14
Minimalist black warehouse by Moarqs occupies triangular site outside Buenos Aires

Minimalist black warehouse by Moarqs occupies triangular site outside Buenos Aires

Black-painted steel panels give this warehouse by Argentinian architecture firm Moarqs a stark and monotonous appearance. The Caseros Depot is located on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, on a tight urban lot that is triangular in plan. Measuring...
Architecture - 2018-04-19 21:52:14
Watch our talk with Chris Bangle, Patrick Jouin and Dassault Systèmes live from Milan

Watch our talk with Chris Bangle, Patrick Jouin and Dassault Systèmes live from Milan

Dezeen speaks to Dassault Systèmes vice president of design experience Anne Asensio and designers Chris Bangle and  Patrick Jouin about how technology is driving design innovation. Tune in from 6:10pm UK time to watch the talk live from Milan.  The...
Architecture - 2018-04-19 21:52:14
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