Foster + Partners completes Galeries Lafayette department store in Luxembourg

Architecture studio Foster + Partners has created a department store in Luxembourg with a faceted glass facade. The Galeries Lafayette store stands at the corner of Grand Rue and Boulevard Royal in central Luxembourg. It was designed by Foster + Partners to be “a distinctive presence for one of Europe’s leading department stores”. The seven-storey building has […]

Zhihuishu Kindergarten / Portal Architecture

Zhihuishu Kindergarten / Portal Architecture © Ming Chen + 36 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/929928/zhihuishu-kindergarten-portal-architecture Clipboard“COPY” Copy © Ming Chen Text description provided by the architects. Kindergartens are the basis for individual education. The space for preparatory education is the happy world for children. It is possible for children to spend […]

Marlon Blackwell to receive 2020 AIA Gold Medal

Arkansas architect and educator Marlon Blackwell has been named the winner of the highest accolade awarded by the American Institute of Architects in recognition of his work in the country’s South. Projects by Blackwell’s eponymous Arkansas firm in the southern state include a pediatric clinic with a vivid red facade, the addition of a design […]

Solstice in the Park / Studio Gang

Save this picture! © Tom Harris + 23 Curated by Paula Pintos about 2 hours Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/930072/solstice-in-the-park-studio-gang Clipboard“COPY” Copy Apartments • Chicago, United States Architects: Studio Gang AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 466290.0 ft2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Tom Harris, Nick Fochtman, Tyler Mallory […]

BIG and Field Operations design resilient waterfront park for Williamsburg

BIG and landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations have revealed plans for a mixed-used development on the waterfront in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with a beach that could bolster the resiliency of the shoreline. Revealed today, the River Street Waterfront Master Plan was created by the duo for a plot on Williamsburg’s waterfront that was purchased […]

Huangshi Mass Art Center / CSADI A2 Studio

Huangshi Mass Art Center / CSADI A2 Studio main entrance. Image © Yong Zhang + 33 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/929921/huangshi-mass-art-center-csadi-a2-studio Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 17709.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2015 PhotographsPhotographs: Yong Zhang, Shuo Ding ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: […]

The Public Square and Gardens at Hudson Yards / Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects

The Public Square and Gardens at Hudson Yards / Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects © Barrett Doherty + 24 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/930101/the-public-square-and-gardens-at-hudson-yards-nelson-byrd-woltz-landscape-architects Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 182109.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Barrett Doherty ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project […]

Apartment DQ1 / Machado Igreja Arquitectos

Apartment DQ1 / Machado Igreja Arquitectos © Francisco Nogueira Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/930075/apartment-dq1-machado-igreja-arquitectos Clipboard“COPY” Copy © Francisco Nogueira Text description provided by the architects. This project cares to solve the uncharacterized and irregular geometry of the apartment, while at the same time showcasing some of its best qualities, such as […]

Lifting House / AToT – Arquitectos Todo Terreno

Lifting House / AToT – Arquitectos Todo Terreno © Joaquin Portela + 30 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/930047/lifting-house-atot-arquitectos-todo-terreno Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 947.0 ft2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Joaquin Portela ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Acier, Aluar, NEWTON MADERAS © […]

Wolfgang Tschapeller adds suspended bookshelves to Cornell University library

Architecture firm Wolfgang Tschapeller has renovated a library at Cornell University and added  suspended shelving, which prompted criticisms about the potential for upskirting when it opened in earlier this year. Wolfgang Tschapeller designed the addition for Mui Ho Fine Arts Library located in Cornell University’s Rand Hall, which is connected to Milstein Hall – the university’s […]

Ceramiche Refin launches Vetri collection of glass-effect tiles

Dezeen promotion: Italian tile manufacturer Ceramiche Refin has released a collection of porcelain tiles that take design cues from the clarity of glass surfaces. Ceramiche Refin designed the Vetri collection to combines the “emotional power of glass” with the resistance, safety and practicality of stoneware. While traditional ceramics can have a heavy appearance, Ceramiche Refin’s Vetri collection aimed […]

LSC House / Alexandre Loureiro Architecture Studio

LSC House / Alexandre Loureiro Architecture Studio © Alexander Bogorodskiy + 36 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/930093/lsc-house-alexandre-loureiro-architecture-studio Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 3229.0 ft2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2016 PhotographsPhotographs: Alexander Bogorodskiy ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Adobe Systems, AutoDesk, CS Telhas, Cinca, […]

Weiss/Manfredi Selected to Lead La Brea Tar Pits Master Plan

Weiss/Manfredi Selected to Lead La Brea Tar Pits Master Plan Courtesy of Weiss/Manfredi Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/930096/weiss-manfredi-selected-to-lead-la-brea-tar-pits-master-plan Clipboard“COPY” Copy Weiss/Manfredi have been selected to lead the new La Brea Tar Pits master planning in Los Angeles. The team’s ‘Loops and Lenses’ concept was developed to create new connections between “the […]

Foster + Partners launches sustainability manifesto

Foster + Partners has launched a sustainability manifesto that outlines its methodology for designing buildings that will go beyond current environmental certification schemes to meet the demands of the Paris Agreement. The Norman Foster-led studio developed its evaluation methodology, which is outlined in its eight-page manifesto, as it believes that designing buildings to current environmental standards will […]

Dezeen’s top 10 graduate design projects of 2019

Graduates consistently offer some of the most forward-thinking designs, and 2019 didn’t disappoint. To continue our review of the year, we picked 10 of the most innovative student projects, from a “chestfeeding” kit to a masturbation suit. Ripple masturbation suit by Hsin-Jou Huang, Szu-Ying Lai and Chia-Ning Hsu Three graduates from Taiwan designed this Ripple […]

Les Patios Health Center / A6A

Les Patios Health Center / A6A © Agnès Clotis + 17 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/930006/les-patios-health-center-a6a Clipboard“COPY” Copy Architects: A6A AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 1041.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Agnès Clotis ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: ASLED, AutoDesk, Béton, Ecophon, France […]

Architects must plan for “armageddon situations” says Snøhetta’s Kjetil Trædal Thorsen

Climate change is likely to devastate our planet, says Snøhetta co-founder Kjetil Trædal Thorsen. In the second part of an exclusive interview, he tells Dezeen it is “absolutely possible” to create fully CO2 negative buildings. Snøhetta is a pioneer of eco-friendly architecture, with projects including Powerhouse Brattørkaia, which produces twice as much energy as it […]

David Adjaye designs Sydney Plaza canopy to evoke Aboriginal paintings

David Adjaye has unveiled visuals of a multifunctional building and public square in Sydney that will be shaded by a perforated metal canopy, designed with Aboriginal artist David Boyd. The scheme, named Sydney Plaza, will be built by Adjaye Associates in the city’s central business district where the Circular Quay Tower by Foster + Partners […]

Nadzieja restaurant in Poznań features understated Bauhaus-style interiors

Agnieszka Owsiany Studio worked to incorporate key motifs of Bauhaus design into this Israeli restaurant, which has opened in Poznań, Poland. Serving up a plant-based menu of Israeli-inspired dishes, Nadzieja has been completed with a bright and warm interior that references sunny Tel Aviv and its abundance of Bauhaus architecture. Tel Aviv has over 4,000 […]

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