Piazza Dell’Ufficio won interior project of the year at Dezeen Awards 2019 for teaching children “the power of design”

Piazza Dell’Ufficio by Branch Studio Architects, which was named interior project of the year at Dezeen Awards 2019, teaches children about the power of design says judge Eva Jiricna in this movie. Located in a suburb of Melbourne, the renovation of the administration offices of Caroline Chisholm College attempts to reduce visual barriers between staff […]

“Demolition is sometimes the best option” says Bartlett professor at Net Zero Carbon talk

Construction experts discuss the ways that the building industry can move towards having zero carbon emissions in this panel discussion filmed by Dezeen for Kingspan at the Building Centre in London. Called Accelerating the Pathway to Net Zero Carbon Buildings, the event was hosted by architectural facade specialist Kingspan and independent research forum New London […]

Watch Patrik Schumacher and Harriet Harriss debate architecture education at Dezeen Day

Patrik Schumacher and Harriet Harriss clashed over architecture’s long-hours culture at the Dezeen Day conference in October. The movie of the discussion shows Schumacher arguing that protecting students from working too hard would lead to “a kind of socialist world of stagnation”. The panel discussion featured a group of experts and innovators debating whether architecture […]

SelgasCano’s sprawling Second Home Hollywood revealed in Dezeen video

Second Home Hollywood, the first US location from the British co-working company, is revealed in this captioned video produced by Dezeen for Second Home. Spanish architecture practice SelgasCano transformed a former Hollywood parking-lot into a sprawling co-working complex that will house 250 companies. It has previously worked with Second Home to create other spaces in […]

AHEAD MEA winners create “specific experience without feeling like an amusement park”

The best new hotels in the Middle East and Africa take ownership of their unique contexts, say the judges of this year’s AHEAD Middle East and Africa Awards, in this video produced by Dezeen. The AHEAD MEA awards, which had its ceremony earlier this month at Caesars Bluewater in Dubai, celebrated the best in hotel […]

Architecture project of the year goes back to “core of architecture” says Dezeen Awards judge

A wooden pavilion designed to provide shelter for archaeologists shows that architecture “does not need to be complicated”, says Dezeen Awards judge and architect Lyndon Neri in this movie. Titled A Room for Archaeologists and Kids, the project won the prestigious architecture project of the year award, as well as being named small building of […]

Competition-winning mobile accessory designs showcased at Samsung Developer Conference 2019

Jury members discuss the top-three winners of the Samsung Mobile Design Competition mobile accessories category in this movie Dezeen filmed at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Jose, California. Portuguese designers André Gouveia, Nuno Pires and João Pereira were awarded first place for their Star of Galaxy design, a robotic stand that turns a Samsung […]

AHEAD Europe hotel awards winners are “understated but rich”

The best new hotels in Europe combine rich experiences with a subtle approaches to design say the judges of this year’s AHEAD Europe awards, in this video Dezeen produced for the awards programme. The AHEAD Europe awards, which had its ceremony in London on November 18, celebrated the best in hotel and resort design across […]

Competition-winning mobile wallpaper designs showcased at Samsung Developer Conference 2019

In this Dezeen movie, jury members discuss the winners of the Samsung Mobile Design Competition wallpaper category, which were revealed last month at the Samsung Developer Conference in San Jose, California. Finnish designer Kalle Järvenpää was awarded first place for his Garden of Galaxy design, a personalised flower generated by an algorithm that enables every […]

Watch our talk with Knauf about women in architecture live from London

Leading and emerging women working in architecture and construction will discuss the experience of working in both fields at a talk held in Knauf‘s London showroom. Tune in here live from 7pm UK time. The livestream has not started yet. You can watch the talk here from 7:00pm UK time. Moderated by Dezeen’s assistant editor […]

Watch the video of Paola Following the Antonelli’s keynote lecture at Dezeen Day

Our natural world is “fixable, but it will never be the same” said Paola Antonelli at our Dezeen Day conference. Watch Antonelli discuss design’s response to impending extinction in the first movie from the event. Antonelli, MoMA‘s senior curator of architecture and design, kicked off Dezeen’s inaugural conference on 30 October with a keynote that […]

MINI Cooper SE is the brand’s first all-electric car

Oliver Heilmer, vice president of MINI Design, explains how the brand updated the MINI Cooper design to create its first entirely electric car in this video produced by Dezeen for MINI. The MINI Cooper SE is an electric hatchback recognisably designed in the style of MINI‘s iconic Cooper range, and will be available to purchase in […]

Designers need to focus on the afterlife of their products says Oki Sato

Oki Sato explains how Nendo‘s chair for Republic of Fritz Hansen follows circular design principles, in this exclusive video filmed by Dezeen at the Japanese design studio’s office in Milan. Called the No2 Recycle, the stackable chair is made from recycled household plastics and is designed to be recycled into a new chair at the […]

Samsung Mobile Design Competition finalists present their wallpaper designs to the jury

[embedded content] In this movie, jury members discuss how the finalists in the wallpaper category of the Samsung Mobile Design Competition incorporated elements of nature and colour into their responsive designs. The Samsung Mobile Design Competition asked designers to submit proposals for innovative wallpaper designs to enhance the experience of using Samsung Galaxy mobile devices. […]

Samsung Mobile Design Competition finalists present their accessory designs to the jury

In this movie, jury members of the Samsung Mobile Design Competition discuss how the finalists in the accessory category offered a wide range of interpretations of what a mobile device can be. The Samsung Mobile Design Competition asked designers to submit proposals for innovative accessory designs to enhance Samsung Galaxy mobile devices. During the judging […]

Watch our talk about architecture and the circular economy live from Dutch Design Week

Dezeen’s founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs spoke to a panel of experts today in Eindhoven about the circular economy and architecture, as part of Dutch Design Week 2019. The panel included Overtreders W‘s co-founder Hester van Dijk, architect and author Thomas Rau and architect Marco Vermeulen. A circular economy is an economic model that minimises consumption, […]

Imaginary Language is a set of geometric objects that “foster creativity”

Royal College of Art graduate Alessandra Fumagalli Romario explains how her project Imaginary Language gives actors and children tools to help them think more creatively in this video interview shot by Dezeen. Imaginary Language is a set of basic geometric objects that can be combined to create a variety of new forms. Users can then […]

Potemkin Theatre is a “two-faced structure” says Maich Swift Architects

Paul Maich and Ted Swift of Maich Swift Architects explain how their open-air Potemkin Theatre will act as a space to engage audiences, in this exclusive video produced by Dezeen. Located atop a flat-roofed warehouse in east London, the Potemkin Theatre is a double-sided structure over three-storeys, with a chequered green facade. The narrow structure […]

Creating the Expo’98 Portuguese National Pavilion was “difficult” says Álvaro Siza

Álvaro Siza Viera explains how he created the swooped concrete roof of the pavilion he designed for the 1998 Expo in Lisbon in this exclusive movie. Located at the mouth of the Tagus River in the Portuguese city, the Expo’98 Portuguese National Pavilion was built to form the main entrance to the World Exposition, which took place […]

Watch our talk about the next generation of architects live from London

Pereen d’Avoine of Russian for Fish, Studio Bark’s Sarah Broadstock and recent graduate Samiur Rahman, will discuss the motivations of architects entering the profession on a panel at Knauf‘s London showroom. Watch the talk from 7:00pm UK time. Dezeen’s assistant editor India Block will chair the panel, which will explore the experiences of architects starting out […]

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