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"Conversations about diversity need to expand to celebrate the work of people of colour"

"Conversations about diversity need to expand to celebrate the work of people of colour"

Discussions about racial diversity need to focus on people of colour\'s work, not just their background, if we want to make positive change ? something that architecture diversity platform Sound Advice is doing in its Now You Know publication,...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
Conoid II rug by George Nakashima for Tai Ping Carpets

Conoid II rug by George Nakashima for Tai Ping Carpets

Dezeen Showroom: an abstract interpretation of a rural landscape by American architect and furnituremaker George Nakashima adorns the Conoid II rug, which has been reissued by Tai Ping Carpets. First produced in the late 1950s, the Conoid II rug is...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
Buckley Gray Yeoman gives Panagram office in London a "retro-pop aesthetic"

Buckley Gray Yeoman gives Panagram office in London a "retro-pop aesthetic"

UK architecture studio Buckley Gray Yeoman has revived a 1980s office building in Central London, creating colourful spaces using painted ductwork, translucent curtains and speckled terrazzo. The newly opened Panagram encompasses 4,830 square...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44


Heavenly Star I rug by Raymond Loewy for Tai Ping Carpets

Heavenly Star I rug by Raymond Loewy for Tai Ping Carpets

Dezeen Showroom: industrial designer Raymond Loewy\'s Heavenly Star I rug from 1952 has been relaunched by Hong Kong-based Tai Ping Carpets. As its name suggests, Heavenly Star I is emblazoned with a series of scribble-like spirals that evoke...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
Penda China creates trio of sculptural shell-shaped tunnel entrances in Haikou City

Penda China creates trio of sculptural shell-shaped tunnel entrances in Haikou City

Penda China has built three glazed aluminium-clad entrance canopies to the Haikou Wenming East Road Tunnel in Haikou City, China. Built as the entrances to a 2,700-metre-long tunnel under the Nandu River on Hainan Island in China, the bright white...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
Heatherwick Studio reveals visuals of skyscrapers for Vancouver

Heatherwick Studio reveals visuals of skyscrapers for Vancouver

British architecture and design firm Heatherwick Studio has unveiled visuals of a pair of residential skyscrapers planned for Vancouver, Canada. The high-rise buildings will be located on Alberni Street in Vancouver\'s West End...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
MWAI designs Mayfair apartment as if it were a hotel suite

MWAI designs Mayfair apartment as if it were a hotel suite

From a mini-fridge to a folding desk and a concealed make-up mirror, this compact London apartment designed by local firm MWAI features a variety of space-saving solutions. Commissioned by a busy, professional client who works internationally, the...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
SpaceX launches record number of satellites onboard a single rocket

SpaceX launches record number of satellites onboard a single rocket

A SpaceX rocket carried an unprecedented number of satellites into space on Sunday, setting a new record for the most spacecraft that have ever been deployed in one mission. Dubbed 
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44


Quarter Glass House by Proctor & Shaw is an angular extension to an Edwardian terrace

Quarter Glass House by Proctor & Shaw is an angular extension to an Edwardian terrace

Proctor & Shaw has completed an L-shaped extension with angular glazing that connects a terraced house in southwest London to its leafy garden. The Quarter Glass House project overseen by London studio Proctor & Shaw involved the refurbishment of...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
Heusch adds underground concrete office to Beverly Hills house

Heusch adds underground concrete office to Beverly Hills house

Architect Gerhard Heusch has completed a subterranean extension for his own 15-year-old home that sits atop pilotis over a hillside in California. The home office space is an addition to the architect\'s Oak Pass Residence in Beverly Hills, which...
Architecture - 2021-01-25 21:51:44
Charred wood clads Meadows Haus in Utah by Klima Architecture

Charred wood clads Meadows Haus in Utah by Klima Architecture

Blackened timber and quartzite wrap the exterior of this multi-story dwelling by US firm Klima Architecture, which was designed for a family relocating from California to a Utah ski town. The Meadows Haus is located in Park City, which is situated...
Architecture - 2021-01-24 21:41:56
Fabien Barrau uses drone shots to create visions of cities after a climate apocalypse

Fabien Barrau uses drone shots to create visions of cities after a climate apocalypse

French digital artist Fabien Barrau uses his own drone photography to make photo montages of how ruined architecture might appear after a climate change apocalypse. Called News From the Future, the series of renderings depict famous architectural...
Architecture - 2021-01-24 21:41:56
Casa Etérea is a mirrored off-grid cabin on the slopes of the Palo Huérfano volcano

Casa Etérea is a mirrored off-grid cabin on the slopes of the Palo Huérfano volcano

Solar panels and harvested rainwater power this mirrored holiday home by first-time architect Prashant Ashoka, which was designed to be self-sufficient and in harmony with its surroundings. Casa Etérea is nestled into the slopes of an extinct...
Architecture - 2021-01-24 21:41:56


Keiji Ashizawa uses "rough materials" to create cosy restaurant interior

Keiji Ashizawa uses "rough materials" to create cosy restaurant interior

Wood-wool cement-board walls and concrete tabletops feature in this Tokyo restaurant interior by Japanese architect Keiji Ashizawa. Located a few minutes walk from Kawaguchi station in one of Tokyo\'s largest commuter towns, Grillno is a cosy,...
Architecture - 2021-01-24 21:41:56
Opaque facades hide interior courtyard of Utah?s Host House by Kipp Edick and Joe Sadoski

Opaque facades hide interior courtyard of Utah?s Host House by Kipp Edick and Joe Sadoski

A central courtyard brings daylight into an inward-facing, cedar-clad home in Salt Lake City that was designed by American architects Kipp Edick and Joe Sadoski for a ski coach. The Host House sits within a residential neighbourhood in Utah\'s...
Architecture - 2021-01-23 21:42:20
Ten bathrooms designed to take advantage of the view

Ten bathrooms designed to take advantage of the view

We\'ve rounded up 10 bathrooms with incredible views, including a house on the Isle of Skye with a bath overlooking a loch and a jungle cabin with a glass-walled shower. This is the latest roundup in a series providing visual inspiration for the...
Architecture - 2021-01-23 21:42:20
Gerardo Osio unravels Mexico's indigenous past with set of "disrupted" objects

Gerardo Osio unravels Mexico's indigenous past with set of "disrupted" objects

Mexican designer Gerardo Osio has created Raíz Noreste, a collection of objects including concrete sandals that combine traditional and modern materials to make a statement about the history of northeast Mexico. Named Raíz Noreste, which translates...
Architecture - 2021-01-23 21:42:20
Assorted bricks give texture to facade of Camp del Ferro sports centre in Barcelona

Assorted bricks give texture to facade of Camp del Ferro sports centre in Barcelona

A mix of solid and perforated bricks creates rich patterns in the facade of this Barcelona sports centre, completed by three collaborating architecture studios. Albert Salazar Junyent and Joan Carles Navarro of AIA, Antoni Barceló and Bárbara...
Architecture - 2021-01-23 21:42:20
This week a pink seesaw installation on the US-Mexico border was named Design of the Year

This week a pink seesaw installation on the US-Mexico border was named Design of the Year

This week on Dezeen, an installation of three pink seesaws that allow children to play across the border won the Design Museum\'s Design of the Year award. Named the Teeter-Totter Wall, the pink seesaws were designed by architecture studio Rael...
Architecture - 2021-01-23 21:42:20
Zampa chair by Jasper Morrison for Mattiazzi

Zampa chair by Jasper Morrison for Mattiazzi

Dezeen Showroom: British designer Jasper Morrison has developed a simple, wooden chair for Mattiazzi that is a "protest against fashion and fakeness" in the furniture industry. Called Zampa, the seat is an evolution of a stool of the same name,...
Architecture - 2021-01-22 21:45:19
Kate Macintosh awarded 2021 Jane Drew Prize for women in architecture

Kate Macintosh awarded 2021 Jane Drew Prize for women in architecture

Scottish architect Kate Macintosh has been awarded this year\'s Jane Drew Prize in recognition of her contribution to elevating the profile of women in architecture. Macintosh, now retired, was selected in celebration of her work in public...
Architecture - 2021-01-22 21:45:19
Virgil Abloh creates Paris landmark and skyscraper puffer jackets for Louis Vuitton

Virgil Abloh creates Paris landmark and skyscraper puffer jackets for Louis Vuitton

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh has made puffer jackets covered in Paris landmarks and well-known skyscrapers as part of the Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter menswear collection, which debuted in a Barcelona Pavilion-informed set. The collection designed by...
Architecture - 2021-01-22 21:45:19
Jonathan Trayte turns the American landscape into fantastical furniture

Jonathan Trayte turns the American landscape into fantastical furniture

Consumer culture and the natural world collide in this series of sculptural furniture pieces, created by British artist Jonathan Trayte following a road trip across the USA. Set to feature in an upcoming exhibition at Friedman Benda gallery in New...
Architecture - 2021-01-22 21:45:19
Akron Street's Tenon Table utilises age-old woodworking technique

Akron Street's Tenon Table utilises age-old woodworking technique

Dezeen promotion: Brooklyn furniture brand Akron Street has launched a wooden coffee table held together by joints that require no metal hardware to assemble. Using a centuries-old woodworking technique, the solid white oak parts that comprise the...
Architecture - 2021-01-22 21:45:19
PriestmanGoode models autonomous taxi on London's brutalist architecture

PriestmanGoode models autonomous taxi on London's brutalist architecture

PriestmanGoode has unveiled a concept for a driverless, electric ride-hailing vehicle for London, which the design firm hopes could join the red double-decker bus in the ranks of the city\'s iconic transport designs. Confidently dubbed a New Car...
Architecture - 2021-01-22 21:45:19
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