SF-SO strips back digital products to help us disconnect

Industrial design duo SF-SO forgo homogenous touchscreens in favour of a sensory, analogue interface for products that offer users a respite from their online lives. The Tamed Digital Product Project has four parts – a smart door lock, a bluetooth speaker that can be switched on simply by being turned on its side, and two […]

Curving glass walls bulge into courtyards of converted Beijing hutong

Chinese practice Arch Studio have renovated an abandoned hutong in Beijing, making a house with curving glass walls around internal courtyards. Originally the hutong was a style of courtyard residence known as a siheyuan. The project is called Qishe Courtyard for the seven original structures – qishe translates as seven houses – that stood on […]

Images d’Orient / Rabih Geha Architects

Images d’Orient / Rabih Geha Architects © Tony Elieh + 19 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932461/images-dorient-rabih-geha-architects Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 70.0 m² YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Tony Elieh ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project © Tony Elieh Text description provided by the […]

Mini House Hurdal / Negrini Lindvall Architettura

Mini House Hurdal / Negrini Lindvall Architettura © Melissa Hegge + 17 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932480/mini-house-hurdal-negrini-lindvall-architettura Clipboard“COPY” Copy © Melissa Hegge Text description provided by the architects. It is a design and building story. The first Norwegian Eco-Village opened in 2015 in Hurdal, with its first Sustainability Festival programmed for […]

After-School Care Centre Waldorf School / MONO Architekten

After-School Care Centre Waldorf School / MONO Architekten © Gregor Schmidt + 24 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932433/after-school-care-centre-waldorf-school-mono-architekten Clipboard“COPY” Copy © Gregor Schmidt Text description provided by the architects. The grounds of the Waldorf School in Prenzlauer Berg possess a unique urban positioning between socialist prefabricated structures, Wilhelminian style blocks and […]

General Assembly upgrades apartment inside brutalist Manhattan tower

New York studio General Assembly has reconfigured a 1970s apartment in the city’s Upper East Side into a sun-light space with a home office. General Assembly‘s renovation turned a one-bedroom unit into a home with two rooms, complete with an updated kitchen and living room. The studio reduced the size of the master bedroom and […]

Mwito Pre-Primary School / Creative Assemblages

Mwito Pre-Primary School / Creative Assemblages © Sophia Mickelson, Joan Amorós Elorduy + 28 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932440/mwito-pre-primary-school-creative-assemblages Clipboard“COPY” Copy © Sophia Mickelson, Joan Amorós Elorduy Text description provided by the architects. The public primary school of Mwito is located in Nyamasheke district, at the shores of lake Kivu. The […]

“We have to be careful not to condemn” in the face of the climate crisis, says Diébédo Francis Kéré

Designing more sustainable structures is not about deciding what is good or bad, but making more carefully considered design decisions, says architect Diébédo Francis Kéré. The Burkinabe architect told Dezeen that facing the climate crisis in the next decade would be a challenge that requires major reform in the architecture and design industry. “People will […]

Essay House / 100A associates

Essay House / 100A associates © Jae yoon Kim + 31 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932418/essay-house-100a-associates Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 201.0 m² YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Jae yoon Kim ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project © Jae yoon Kim Text description provided […]

VAN ROU / AML Design Studio

VAN ROU / AML Design Studio © Weiqi Jin + 16 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932022/van-rou-aml-design-studio Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 83.0 m² YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Weiqi Jin © Weiqi Jin Text description provided by the architects. After communicating with the owner, we decided […]

Criticism of Jair Bolsonaro meeting is “an oversimplification of a complex world” says Bjarke Ingels

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has defended his decision to meet with Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro and said he intends to work in the country in the future. Ingels released a statement rejecting the idea that countries like Brazil should be off-limits to architects after a photograph of him and Bolsonaro led to widespread criticism, including from the […]

W(an)W(an)S(hu) House / reMIX studio

W(an)W(an)S(hu) House / reMIX studio From the North painting room towards the South block. Image © Federico Ruberto + 28 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/931601/w-an-w-an-s-hu-remix-studio Clipboard“COPY” Copy South volume’s terrace and connection to the top level. Image © Federico Ruberto Text description provided by the architects. The project is an extension […]

Model Infill House / Ben Koush Associates

Model Infill House / Ben Koush Associates © Ben Koush + 31 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932300/model-infill-house-ben-koush-associates Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 2000.0 ft² YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2018 PhotographsPhotographs: Ben Koush, Paul Hester ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: AS Hanging Systems, Artemide, […]

OMA to renovate galleries in Gio Ponti’s Denver Art Museum

OMA New York, led by Shohei Shigematsu, has revealed plans to reconfigure and renovate the design galleries inside the Denver Art Museum designed by famed Italian architect Gio Ponti. The renovations are part of a series of phased reopenings of the Colorado museum’s Martin Building designed by Italian architect Gio Ponti in 1971. Other components of the […]

Duravit Zone in Showroom AND28 / Evgeny Neimand

Duravit Zone in Showroom AND28 / Evgeny Neimand © Dmitrii Tsyrencshikov + 25 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932104/duravit-zone-in-showroom-and28-evgeny-neimand Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 45.0 m² YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Dmitrii Tsyrencshikov ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Anton Vlasov, Ascot, Cea design, […]

Triptych House / Paul Cashin Architects

Triptych House / Paul Cashin Architects © Richard Chivers + 32 Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or https://www.archdaily.com/932357/triptych-house-paul-cashin-architects Clipboard“COPY” Copy AreaArea of this architecture projectArea: 160.0 m² YearCompletion year of this architecture projectYear: 2019 PhotographsPhotographs: Richard Chivers ManufacturersBrands with products used in this architecture project Manufacturers: Arcangel, Armourcoat, Buster and Punch, Ecotherm, Farnham […]

Norman Foster calls for design competition for northern House of Lords

Norman Foster has proposed having an architectural competition to design a new home for the UK parliament’s upper chamber, if it is relocated from London to York. “If the House of Lords is to be relocated north we must use the power of architecture to express our political and economic ambitions,” Foster said in a letter […]

IKEA reveals plans for car-free store wrapped in greenery

More than 100 trees will adorn the gridded facade of IKEA‘s city-centre Vienna Westbahnhof store, which will have no car parking spaces. Currently under construction in the Austrian capital, the car-free IKEA store is designed by local studio Querkraft Architekten to address “radically changed customer and mobility behaviours”. IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof, which will have a grid-like […]

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