Dezeen’s top 10 British architecture projects of 2019

Continuing our review of 2019, Tom Ravenscroft picks 10 architecture projects in the UK that made an impact in the past year, including a museum for boats and a football stadium. The Weston visitor centre, Yorkshire, by Feilden Fowles Architect Feilden Folwes designed The Weston as a visitor centre and entrance pavilion for the open-air Yorkshire Sculpture Park, in […]

Bambow Bridge / Atelier Lai

Bambow Bridge / Atelier Lai west side. Image © Yilong Zhao + 37 east side. Image © Xuguo Tang Text description provided by the architects. Bridge, in traditional Chinese culture, is a sign full of “emotion” and “will”. On one hand, building a bridge in the countryside is a kind of merit or commemoration; on […]

Perforated panels conceal apartments above Montreal dental clinic by Paul Bernier Architecte

Canadian firm Paul Bernier Architecte has extended a dental practice in Montreal with two floors of apartments covered in aluminium panels. Local firm Paul Bernier Architecte created the three-storey Van Horne building in the city’s Outremont neighbourhood. It is slotted in between two brick structures on Van Horne Avenue, and contains a dental clinic on […]

Rehabilitación del Castillo de Montjuïc / Forgas Arquitectes

Rehabilitación del Castillo de Montjuïc / Forgas Arquitectes © Simón García + 12 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 10416.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Simón García ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Author Architects Joan Forgas Coll, Dolors Ylla-Català Promoter BIMSA i Ajuntament de Barcelona Structural Calculation Valeri Consultors […]

Two mothers open Brella to offer flexible childcare in Los Angeles

Childcare subscription app Brella has opened its first space in Los Angeles, comprising play areas, a co-working space and a yoga studio. Launched in 2019, the startup is led by two mothers – Darien Williams and Melanie Wolff – that grew frustrated with the daycare options available to their own families. Brella‘s service provides licensed, […]

Rebull 85 Building / dmp arquitectura

Rebull 85 Building / dmp arquitectura © Onnis Luque + 24 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 0.0 Area YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Onnis Luque ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: AutoDesk, Cappa, HM Bloques y Adocretos, Interceramic, Moctezuma, Trimble © Onnis Luque Text description provided by the architects. The […]

Spiral lookout tower gives views of the mountains in Shenzhen

A spiral staircase twists 810 degrees to form a viewpoint designed by architecture studio Doarchi to look out over the mountains close to Shenzhen. Called Tower of Spiral, the stairs wrap around a small pool used for irrigation for nearby fields. Surrounded by grass, sunflower fields and the mountains in the distance, the base of the […]

Dezeen’s top 10 furniture designs of 2019

This year, furniture designs ventured out of the home onto the streets and into prisons. Design reporter Jennifer Hahn picks out her top 10 projects for our review of 2019, from public seating in Beirut to silicone chairs. Markerad by IKEA and Virgil Abloh After hacking the Vitra archive in June, this year’s most hyped […]

Canoeing Training Base / PSBA + INOONI

Canoeing Training Base / PSBA + INOONI © Bartosz Dworski + 27 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 770.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Bartosz Dworski © Bartosz Dworski Text description provided by the architects. IntroductionThe canoeing base in Augustów was established in 2019 as the implementation of the winning concept of […]

View snowy architecture scenes on our Pinterest board

Winter is here in the northern hemisphere, so we’ve updated our Pinterest board depicting snowy architecture scenes. The board features dozens of projects including mountain cabins, ski lodges and cosy winter retreats. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest or visit our snow-scenes board to see more. John Pawson’s log chapel is included on the Pinterest board Projects […]

Frama uses neutral tones for Beirut concept store The Slow

Multidisciplinary design studio Frama tried to emulate a relaxed neighbourhood atmosphere inside this Beirut concept store, which features limewashed surfaces and simple concrete fixtures. The Slow – which was formerly an old-school cafe – accommodates a shop, eatery, co-working area and meeting room that locals can hang out in throughout the day. It’s situated in […]

Space-Saving Furniture Designs for Efficient Kitchens

Space-Saving Furniture Designs for Efficient Kitchens Courtesy of Hettich Over the past decade, tiny houses and micro-apartments have gained an immense amount of popularity as affordable and environmentally-friendly options for modern living. With compact architecture growing increasingly preferable or necessary for many, spatially-conscious furniture design is becoming increasingly relevant as well. One of the most […]

SIM + Simões de Assis Gallery / Arquea Arquitetos

SIM + Simões de Assis Gallery / Arquea Arquitetos © Leonardo Finotti + 15 © Leonardo Finotti Text description provided by the architects. Located in a culturally noble area of São Paulo, the new address of the SIM + Simões de Assis gallery, opened in 2018, seeks to translate in its architecture the sensitivity / […]

Discover Russia’s Dagomys Sanatorium Tower Through the Lens of Luciano Spinelli

Discover Russia’s Dagomys Sanatorium Tower Through the Lens of Luciano Spinelli © Luciano Spinelli Photographer Luciano Spinelli recently captured the futurist Soviet elevator tower of the Dagomys sanatorium. Located in the microdistrict of Sochi, Russia, the project was part of a larger recreation and hotel complex belonging to the State Committee for Foreign Tourism of […]

Educational Campus Berresgasse / PSLA ARCHITEKTEN

Educational Campus Berresgasse / PSLA ARCHITEKTEN © Lukas Schaller + 40 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 19281.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Lukas Schaller ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Asuni CAD, AutoDesk, Concrete Panel Fassade (Ground Floor), Kapo, Kvadrat, Nora, Robert McNell & Associates, Steel Nets, Zumtobel […]

The Reception of Jiufeng Village / Rural Culture D-R-C

The Reception of Jiufeng Village / Rural Culture D-R-C Main entrance. Image © Hainan Guo + 24 Sunset. Image © Gang Xiang Text description provided by the architects. Jiufeng Village is located on the North-Peak Mountain (BeiFeng) of Fuzhou, surrounded by picturesque hills and streams, known as “the rear garden” of this city. It is […]

Rivierstaete Building / MVSA Architects

Rivierstaete Building / MVSA Architects © Barwerd van der Plas + 38 © Mathijs Witbaard We reimagine a 1970s office behemoth as an icon for a new era. Rivierstaete is located in the Rivierenbuurt, in the south of Amsterdam. It’s a neighbourhood that is defined by the Amstel, the river that has played such a […]

NVC House / Salworks

Cortesia de Salworks + 44 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 295.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 Cortesia de Salworks Text description provided by the architects. Giving a new chance to a ruined building whose roof had collapsed after a fire in the mid-90s of the past century was the starting point to […]

Green plywood cabinets outfit Maharishi store in New York City

Plywood is used to make cabinets, nooks and dividers inside this olive green retail store in Lower Manhattan that Brooklyn studio ABA has designed for London streetwear brand Maharishi. Designed by architects Emily Abruzzo and Gerald Bodziak of Abruzzo Bodziak Architects​ (ABA), the store in New York’s Tribeca neighbourhood is Maharishi‘s first location outside London. […]

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