Category: Dezeen

Cladding of Will Alsop’s Chips apartment block has “non fire retardant” written on it

Cladding panels have been found with "non fire retardant" written on them at the Will Alsop-designed Chips apartment block in Manchester, UK, in a safety review following the Grenfell Tower…
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Wavy tiled roof of Springingstream guesthouse is based on the outline of surrounding mountains

Beijing studio WEI Architects used traditional materials and construction techniques to convert a derelict house in Fujian province into a guesthouse featuring curving tiled roofs and reclaimed windows.Springingstream guesthouse is…
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Steel-clad clerestory windows protrude from concrete badminton hall by JHW IROJE Architects

The concrete exterior of this badminton centre in the South Korean city of Gwangju is coloured to match the local soil, and contrasts with a row of clerestory windows clad…
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Eklund Terbeek transform 20th-century schoolhouse into light-filled loft apartment

Dutch practice Eklund Terbeek combines contemporary and original features in this loft apartment, which sits inside an old schoolhouse in Rotterdam. The building – which dates back to 1912 –…
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Tom Dixon uses tufting, printing and embroidery to create textile collection

Tom Dixon will launch a collection of textiles at this week's Maison&Objet furniture fair that explores weaving, knitting, knotting and digital printing techniques.Comprising an array of cushions and throws, the Super…
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Pine-wrapped beach house on Chile’s coast has panoramic ocean views

A beach house wrapped in a pavilion of slatted pine wood on the coast of Chile by LAND Arquitectos has uninterrupted views of the South Pacific. The Chilean architecture studio was…
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Stackable Playscapes system transforms empty lots into playgrounds

Two Jordanian architects have devised a modular, easy-to-assemble system of street furniture to bring ad-hoc playgrounds to cities, refugee camps and other environments lacking in public space.Sarah Abdul Majid and Sandra…
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Top five architecture and design jobs this week include Selfridges and LOHA

Looking for a new job in the new year? We've selected some of the best architecture and design jobs available via Dezeen Jobs this week, including opportunities with London department…
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Spaceworkers commemorates Portuguese philosopher with installation in historic church

Architecture studio Spaceworkers has created an arched exhibition space in an old Portuguese church, to celebrate the life and legacy of philosopher and scholar Damião de Gois.Spaceworkers was commissioned by the Municipality of…
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Storytelling Igloo encourages children to interact with architecture and design

London-based practice Aberrant Architecture has worked with five north London schools to create an igloo-shaped installation, as part of an initiative to introduce young people to architecture and design.The Storytelling…
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