KOS+A builds cedar-clad Amagansett house with wood interiors

Amagansett Beach 3 by KOS+A

Long Island architecture studio Kevin O’Sullivan + Associates has created a house in Amagansett, New York with wood prevalent inside and out to highlight the vernacular architecture in the region. Called Amagansett Beach 3, the family home comprises two gabled wings that are linked by a lower portion whose roofline nestles into their sides. Kevin

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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

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La Firme turns abandoned shed into Quebec home The Barn

The Barn by La Firme

Montreal architect Louis Beliveau of La Firme studio has overhauled a decrepit barn in Quebec by turning its hollow core into a holiday home for two city dwellers. La Firme’s Louis Beliveau worked with architect Michel Lemieux on the project, which involved disassembling an old shed and moving it to a new location on a

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Bêka & Lemoine’s latest film shows Venice’s worst flood in half a century

Homo Urbanus by Bêka & Lemoine shows Venice flooding

Architectural filmmakers Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine have released footage from a film, showing the impact of flooding in Venice. The duo, known for films including Koolhaas Houselife and Moriyama-San, have released a two-minute trailer for their latest movie. It contains recent footage showing the streets of Venice under water, including the whole of Piazza San Marco.

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The Ranch Mine creates modern courtyard home in the Arizona desert

Pleats House by The Ranch Mine

American studio  The Ranch Mine has completed a residence in Phoenix that features a mix of gabled and flat volumes wrapped in corrugated metal, white stucco and honey-toned wood. The Pleats house is located near the Dreamy Draw Mountain Preserve, just north of Uptown Phoenix. The clients – proud owners of two rescue dogs –

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The Future Perfect celebrates “radical, feckless” ceramics in Mess exhibition

Mess at The Future Perfect

Design gallery The Future Perfect is exhibiting weird and wonderful ceramic homeware and accessories across its locations in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. The Future Perfect teamed up with London design editor Tom Morris to create the exhibit called Mess, which opened 7 November at the gallery’s three locations in America. Following on

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Architecture Office’s co-working space in Syracuse “reinvigorates the notion of a cubicle”

ShareCuse by Architecture Office

Black mesh screens encase the work cubicles in a co-working space designed by American studio Architecture Office in downtown Syracuse, New York. ShareCuse is a 3,200 square-foot (297 square-metres) shared office space located on the first floor of a historic office building. Its open-plan workspace, seven private offices, conference room and telephone booth were designed

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Euroboden reveals design of “brutalist” Hammerschmidt office in Munich

Hammerschmidt office block by Euroboden in Switzerland

Dezeen promotion: Euroboden has revealed visuals of a concrete office building near Munich, Germany, designed by Arno Brandlhuber and Muck Petzet. Named Hammerschmidt, the linear “brutalist structure” will measure 16,000 square-metres and contain a series of customisable workspaces available to rent by businesses of any kind. Working in collaboration with architects Brandlhuber and Petzet, who recently

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Oscar Niemeyer’s Tea House in Brasília gets refresh by Bloco Arquitetos and Equipe Lamas

Oscar Niemeyer Tea House by Bloco Arquitetos and Equipe Lamas

Design firms Bloco Arquitetos and Equipe Lamas used a mix of warm and cool materials in their refurbishment of a visitor centre in Brasília, designed by the late architect Oscar Niemeyer in the 1970s. The project, called the Revitalisation of Oscar Niemeyer’s Tea House, is located in the planned city of Brasília, which is the

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Prada becomes first luxury brand to sign loan tied to sustainability targets

Prada becomes first luxury brand to sign loan tied to sustainability targets

Prada has signed a £42.9 million loan with banking group Crédit Agricole, with repayment terms conditional to meeting key targets around the sustainability of its products and operations. According to Prada – which also owns subsidiary brand Miu Miu – this marks the first time that a luxury brand has procured a sustainability-linked loan. In

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