Xiaoye Valley / AML Design Studio

Xiaoye Valley / AML Design Studio Exterior facade and courtyard. Image © Weiqi Jin + 25 Architects AML Design Studio Location Shifosi Village, Yanqing District, Beijing, China Category Lead Architect Amulong Design Team Xiaoyou Song, Chong Liu Area 850.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Exterior facade and courtyard. Image © Weiqi Jin Text description provided […]

Beebe Skidmore punctures ornate Portland home with “fearlessly distinct” glass cubes

Portland architecture firm Beebe Skidmore has inserted a cubic volume with large windows into the middle of a 20th-century home in the city to add more space and bring natural light inside. The contemporary addition stands in stark contrast to the existing Lincoln Street Residence, a three-storey family home in Portland, Oregon. The residence is […]

Clubhouse Bangkok Boulevard / AplusCon Architects

Clubhouse Bangkok Boulevard / AplusCon Architects © Rungkit Charoenwat + 23 © Rungkit Charoenwat Text description provided by the architects. This clubhouse is composed into 3 masses of building, which are slightly separated from each other. First, the parking lot is placed at the front, while the second is common lounge area placed next to […]

China Light and Textile City Fashion Show Center / WAU Design

China Light and Textile City Fashion Show Center / WAU Design Outer Ring_”stage” hole. Image © Zhi Xia + 28 Architects WAU Design Location Chouduan Rd, Keqiao District, Shaoxing, China Category Exhibition Center Lead Architects Linshou Wu, Xiangying Zhao Design Team Jinzhou Li, Jia Zhang, Chaoseng Lin, Rui Wu, Youtan Gao Area 5260.0 m2 Project […]

Triangle House / Robeson Architects

Triangle House / Robeson Architects © Dion Robeson + 23 © Dion Robeson Text description provided by the architects. Mount Lawley House is the architects own home, built on a 180m2 triangular lot. This challenging site also has the busy Vincent Street to its north and a 1.5m sewer easement to the rear boundary. Regardless, […]

Seven rising talents spotted at NYCxDesign 2019

With New York’s 12-day-long festival NYCxDesign now over, US editor Eleanor Gibson picks out the emerging American designers and studios that stood out. The 2019 edition of NYCxDesign took place from 10 to 22 May, featuring returning fairs ICFF, WantedDesign and Brooklyn Designs, as well as a host of exhibitions and pop-ups. While the annual […]

Clifton Hill House / Herriot Melhuish O’Neill Architects

Clifton Hill House / Herriot Melhuish O’Neill Architects © Russell Kleyn + 18 © Russell Kleyn Text description provided by the architects. An award-winning addition to a modernist home in Sumner, Christchurch, originally designed in 1965 by Austrian architect, Ernst Killnan. Commanding spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean and Christchurch city, the house had previously […]

CSM graduate Fredrik Tjærandsen envelops models in rubber balloons

Central Saint Martins fashion student Fredrik Tjærandsen has presented giant balloons that deflate to form dresses on the catwalk. Models walking the runway at the CSM graduate fashion show yesterday wore huge inflated rubber spheres that formed bubbles around their bodies and heads. Another model wore a black rubber outfit with two giant inflated banana-shaped […]

Park Avenue Prewar Apartment / MKCA

Park Avenue Prewar Apartment / MKCA © Brooke Holm + 34 Architects Location New York City, New York, United States Category Apartment Interiors Lead Architects Michael K. Chen Architecture Design Team Natasha Harper, project lead; Michael Chen, Braden Caldwell, Justin Snider, Robinson Strong, Julian Anderson. Area 2800.0 ft2 Project Year 2019 Photographs Brooke Holm Manufacturers […]

Hungary plans €1 billion greenhouse city powered by renewable energy

Hungary has revealed plans to build a new carbon-neutral greenhouse-filled farming city that will be powered by renewable energy sources. The €1 billion (£877 million) agricultural centre is proposed for the border between Hungary, Austria and Slovakia. It will cover 330 hectares – equivalent to 500 football pitches. Hungary’s minister of agriculture István Nagy said […]

Virgil Abloh opens NikeLab pop-up in Chicago

Nike and designer Virgil Abloh have opened a temporary NikeLab space in Chicago where architects and designers can host workshops with the local community. The Re-Creation Center pop-up opens today at 673 North Michigan Ave. It offers the local youth mentoring and workshops, as well as access to exclusive Nike products. Abloh, the founder of fashion […]

Kral Galery / TIRONI BARTLAU

Kral Galery / TIRONI BARTLAU © Felipe Fontecilla + 8 Architects TIRONI BARTLAU Location Emilio Vaisse 586, Providencia, Región Metropolitana, Chile Category Interior Design Lead Architects Tomás Tironi, Christian Bartlau Design Team Tomás Tironi, Christian Bartlau, Alessandra Dal Mos Area 47.0 m2 Project Year 2015 Photographs Felipe Fontecilla Manufacturers Loading… © Felipe Fontecilla Text description […]

Snug House by Proctor & Shaw features cosy room overlooking the garden

Proctor & Shaw has extended the south London home of a retired teacher, adding a timber-lined snug that can be used for reading or birdwatching. The London-based studio has remodelled the ground floor of the Herne Hill house, creating a larger and more open kitchen, along with the wooden snug. The two spaces frame a […]

MAD Envisions the Future City at Centre Pompidou

MAD Envisions the Future City at Centre Pompidou MAD X. Image © Jared Chulski The Centre Pompidou will host a year-long exhibition of MAD Architects in Paris, France. The exhibition, titled MAD X, showcases ten of MAD’s most significant projects to date. Exploring unchartered territory, the show is made to exhibit the evolution of MAD’s […]

Tree House / Madeiguincho

Tree House / Madeiguincho © João Carranca + 26 © João Carranca Text description provided by the architects. We were challenged to design a tree house on a plain of pines and cork oaks. After visiting the site, a young and healthy pine was chosen, on a plateau overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. We assumed that […]

“People are afraid to talk about toxic masculinity” says Orange Culture’s Adebayo Oke-Lawal

Nigerian designer Adebayo Oke-Lawal is using fashion to challenge racial and gender stereotypes. Speaking to Dezeen, he says he wants his label Orange Culture to kickstart a global movement for diversity. At the age of just 28, Oke-Lawal has already launched several acclaimed menswear collections. With names like School of Rejects and Quirks Invasion, each […]

LooWatt’s waterless toilet system turns waste into electricity and fertiliser

LooWatt is a toilet that can be flushed without the need for any water, safely disposing of human waste to be turned into electricity and fertiliser. The closed-loop LooWatt system offers a safe and sustainable alternative to off-grid toilets such as chemical flushing loos at outdoor festivals, or pit latrines. LooWatt is currently on display […]

Hay debuts new homeware collection inside ornate 18th-century palace in Copenhagen

Danish brand Hay has unveiled its latest range of furniture and homeware, in a pop-up co-working space installed inside Copenhagen’s Lindencrone Mansion for 3 Days of Design. For the duration of the design festival, which took place from 23 to 25 May, the 18th-century palace was transformed into an exhibition space that showcased a mix […]

Losinger Marazzi’s Offices / Studio Banana

Losinger Marazzi’s Offices / Studio Banana © Ruben P. Béscos + 28 Architects Studio Banana Location Chemin des Lentillières 15, 1023 Crissier, Switzerland Category Offices Interiors Lead Architects Olivier Terny, Key Kawamura, Anna Saryusz Bielski, Pablo Santos, Carolina Ripoll, Cristina Callejas Design Team Susanne Schneider, Thibault Gruaz Area 3000.0 m2 Project Year 2018 Photographs Ruben […]

Istanbul’s Futuristic Supertall TV Tower Nears Completion

Istanbul’s Futuristic Supertall TV Tower Nears Completion © MIR Turkey-based firm Melike Altınışık Architects have released more details on the construction of Istanbul’s 369-meter-tall Çamlıca TV and Radio Tower, including photographs by London-based architectural photography studio NAARO. The telecommunications tower evokes a sense of motion and rhythm within its silhouette that changes when viewed from […]

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