Deqing Living House / Lacime Architects

Deqing Living House / Lacime Architects © Schran Images + 30 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 1620.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Schran Images ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: 上海亚巨石材有限公司, 上海皓晶玻璃制品有限公司, 法国钛锌板 © Schran Images Project locationLocated within National 4A Scenic Spot-Taishan Forest Park, southeast of Deqing […]

Iris Tower / Terra Integral

Iris Tower / Terra Integral © The Raws + 34 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 26027.9 ft2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: The Raws ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project © The Raws Text description provided by the architects. The Project is located in Vía Cordillera, a new growth district, […]

Bathhouse spa with sensory deprivation tank opens in old Williamsburg soda factory

A 1930s soda factory in Williamsburg, Brooklyn has been transformed into bathhouse with a subterranean spa influenced by Scandinavian saunas, Russian banyas and Turkish hammams. Founders Jason Goodman and Travis Talmadge collaborated with Manhattan firm Verona Carpenter Architects to reinvigorate the space to be a unique venue for social bathing called Bathhouse. The 600-square-metre underground […]

SeibmacA Xi’an Dahua Store / Shangzhai Liangying Design

SeibmacA Xi’an Dahua Store / Shangzhai Liangying Design © Jianing Zhang + 31 © Jianing Zhang Text description provided by the architects. The project is located in Xi’an Dahua 1935 Industrial Park. The shopping mall was transformed from the original Changan Dahua Textile Factory. It inherits the precious modern industrial civilization and integrates the comprehensive […]

Nasu Tepee / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP

Nasu Tepee / Hiroshi Nakamura & NAP © Koji Fuji – Nacasa & Partners Inc + 27 © Koji Fuji – Nacasa & Partners Inc Text description provided by the architects. The site is located in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, a well-known summer resort. Passing through fields and woodlands, the site lies along the forest path […]

Circular rooflight illuminates meditation room in Mexican beach house

A serene meditation room overlooking the Pacific Ocean is lit by a large round skylight in this seaside retreat designed by Mexico City studio Colectivo Lateral de Arquitectura. The project is located in Playa Blanca, in the Mexican beach town Zihuatanejo. Perched above the Pacific, the area has long been a popular vacation destination, due […]

Antivilla / Brandlhuber+Emde, Burlon

Antivilla / Brandlhuber+Emde, Burlon © Erica Overmeer + 27 © Erica Overmeer Text description provided by the architects. Antivilla, the refurbished former German Democratic Republic lingerie factory „Ernst Lück“ at the Krampnitzsee, southwest of Berlin, questions the relationship between building regulations and standards, energy efficiency together with the idea re-use and adaptive living. © Erica […]

House 77 / Aunic Arquitetos

House 77 / Aunic Arquitetos © Efreu Quintana + 25 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 305.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Efreu Quintana ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Portinari, Saraiva, Sierra Móveis, Stilo Móveis, Verde Arte © Efreu Quintana Text description provided by the architects. A typical […]

FREAKS wraps French warehouse conversion in corrugated steel

Architecture studio FREAKS has clad an old printing warehouse in France shiny corrugated metal cladding and converted it into a research centre for lighting company Sammode. Located in Lamotte-Beuvron close to Orléans, the converted offices combine highly controlled testing areas and well lit work spaces. To achieve this, four wooden boxes clad with spruce house […]

Lorenz relaunches self righting clock that kickstarted Richard Sapper’s career

Italian timepiece manufacturer Lorenz has relaunched a clock that was designed by Richard Sapper in 1960 to utilise mechanisms salvaged from second-world-war torpedoes. The German-born designer created the Static clock when he was just 28 years old. It won the prestigious Compasso d’Oro design award in 1960. The founder of Milanese company Lorenz, Tullio Bolletta, […]

Recacha House / Studio Wet

Recacha House / Studio Wet © Fernando Alda + 21 © Fernando Alda Text description provided by the architects. The renovation of this old residential building in the historic center of Seville has a special relevance to our office due to the expanded time frame in which it has been developed, including constant changes in […]

This week, people reacted to Elon Musk’s Cybertruck

This week on Dezeen, Tesla‘s futuristic Cybertruck polarised opinions and we continued  our high-tech architecture series. The Cybertruck is a bulletproof electric pickup truck made from cold-rolled stainless steel that has armoured glass windows. The vehicle’s unconventional, sci-fi-style design divided opinions on social media, as some praised Musk for his “courage” in creating such a “fascinating” […]

City Dreamers Documentary Highlights Four Women Architects Who Rethought the City

City Dreamers Documentary Highlights Four Women Architects Who Rethought the City Courtesy of Joseph Hillel City Dreamers is a documentary by filmmaker Joseph Hillel that underlines the ever-changing city of tomorrow and the life and work of 4 women architects who reconsidered the urban environment. Phyllis Lambert, Denise Scott Brown, Cornelia Hahn Oberlander and Blanche […]

Olist Office / Arquea Arquitetos

Olist Office / Arquea Arquitetos © Eduardo Macarios + 14 © Eduardo Macarios Text description provided by the architects. Olist is a technology company, focused on Market place, its headquarters in Curitiba is located in the central region, in the building “Itália”. The company looked for a clean and connected work environment that reflected its […]

Studio Ben Allen designs artichoke-shaped garden room

Green shingles cover the exterior of this octagonal, flatpack garden room in south west London, designed by Studio Ben Allen. The design of A Room in the Garden was informed by the bizarre and playful 18th-century Dunmore Pineapple pavilion in Scotland, as well as the form and colour of an artichoke. Inside, the space can […]

Sustentable House / GPA&A

Sustentable House / GPA&A © Jomar Bragança + 37 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 45.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Jomar Bragança ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Aço Mix, BMC Engenharia, Delta Service, Loja de Azulejos, Prodomo Design, Recoma Industria e Comercio Madeira © Jomar Bragança Text […]

Determine Which Sustainable Building Rating Systems are Best for You

Determine Which Sustainable Building Rating Systems are Best for You via Shutterstock The variety of sustainable building rating systems promoting health and wellbeing can be confusing. With so many standards, how do you determine which are suitable for your project? How do you take advantage of the synergies between these rating systems to pick the […]

Pipefy Office / Arquea Arquitetos

Pipefy Office / Arquea Arquitetos © Eduardo Macarios + 12 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 520.0 ft2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Eduardo Macarios ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Eled Light Studio, Marcenaria Fogaci, Monumenta Engenharia © Eduardo Macarios Text description provided by the architects. The office is […]

Chengyuan Garment Office Building / Masanori Designs

Chengyuan Garment Office Building / Masanori Designs © Yun Ouyang + 27 AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 285.0 m2 YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Yun Ouyang © Yun Ouyang Text description provided by the architects. This project is the renovation of an office building in the headquarters of Chengyuan Garment, approached by […]

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