From a mid-century-inspired motel in California to a cosy guest lodge in the Catskills, Dezeen has selected five of the best hotels designed by Brooklyn-based Studio Tack – each featuring a mix of modern and vintage details. Sound View A restaurant that resembles the interior of a ferry is the focal point of this nautical-themed
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The Hollywood Hills' hiking trails informed the verdant gardens and earthen interiors of this hotel along Los Angeles' Sunset Strip. Called 1 Hotel West Hollywood, the property spans two towers formerly occupied by the Jeremey Hotel. A series of courtyards collectively named The Canyon anchor the hotel, which marks the latest outpost of the 1
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Mountain Bar and Restaurant in Guizhou Province, China by ZJJZ Atelier has sliding glass doors and a screen of wooden louvres that can be folded back. The restaurant occupies a sloping site next to a bamboo forest. The bar sits at at ground level and the restaurant is further up, dug into the hillside to
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[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's government has started the process of constructing the esteemed mausoleum in which the body of late former President Robert Mugabe will be interred.
[SAnews.gov.za] Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a Commission of Inquiry into minibus and taxi-type service violence, fatalities and instability in Gauteng.
Streets need to be designed to consider people with disabilities, says Emerging Design Medal winner Ross Atkin. Dezeen spoke to him about four of his best tech-led works for people whose environments are "letting them down". London-based engineer Atkin was awarded the Emerging Design Medal last week at this year's British Land Celebration of Design
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In light of the cool-green shade Dulux has named its colour of the year 2020, we're showing our true colours with this week's Pinterest boards, featuring candy-coloured pastel interiors, colour-block walls and designs to tickle you millennial pink. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › Main image shows how the grass could be greener with Dulux's Colour
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Concrete walls, wooden floors and simplistic furnishings form "transparent" living spaces within this pair of formerly light-starved Tokyo apartments renovated by Norm Architects and Keiji Ashizawa Design. Constructed in the 1980s, the 36-unit Kinuta Terrace apartment block in Tokyo is arranged around a verdant central courtyard that's meant to give residents the experience of living in
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Bunkbed-style seating nooks and an indoor play area are among the features at this Columbus office, which was designed by architecture firm NBBJ for a company that creates dog toys and treats. The Bark office is located in the Ohio city's Franklinton neighbourhood, a deprived district that is now being revitalised. Spread across two floors,
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Architecture firm Payette has created a pedestrian bridge at Northeastern University in Boston with tall metal walls and slender glazed openings that offer a glimpse of passing trains. Designed by local firm Payette, the Northeastern University Pedestrian Crossing, called PedX, is located on the school's campus in central Boston. Stretching 320 feet (98 metres), the
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[Daily Trust] The high level of debilitating poverty across the country is one of the factors leading to many citizens settling for slum habitations. One of such slums is the Ilaje-Otumara, a riverine community in Lagos Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos State.
Creeping plants will eventually overtake the hollow timber walls of this chapel by in Queensland by Wilson Architects, so it looks like a ruin amid a landscape of lavender fields. The non-denominational Kooroomba Chapel was built for the Kooroomba Lavender Farm & Vineyard in Mount Alford, Australia, as a wedding and events space. Wilson Architects imagined
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As technology and artificial intelligence become more integrated into our lives and homes designers have invented ways to avoid surveillance and keep data private. Dezeen assistant editor India Block picks out six of the most interesting. Accessories for the paranoid by Katja Trinkwalder and Pia-Marie Stute Ever get the creeping feeling someone is watching? Designers
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This week on Dezeen, Kengo Kuma's Odunpazari Modern Museum in Turkey and the Bauhaus Museum in Dessau by Addenda Architects opened their doors to the public. Located in Odunpazari – meaning firewood market in Turkish – the town's history as a timber trading hub was the starting point for the design by Kengo Kuma &
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Bamboo and carbon fibre can be used together to build earthquake-proof architecture, says Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, whose Bamboo Ring is installed at the V&A for London Design Festival. Kuma has combined the two materials to create an installation in the John Madejski Garden at the V&A for this year's London Design Festival. Called Bamboo
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Fairvest Property Holdings today said it has abandoned its friendly merger with shopping mall owner Safari Investments (JSE: SAR), while Cape Town-based Comprop ups the stakes.
Emira Property Fund declared a 3.1% increase in distributions for its financial year ended June 2019, thanks to a push into the USA and local residential rental market.
Retail-focused property company Hyprop Investments sold its interest in Manda Hill Shopping Centre located in Lusaka, Zambia to Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP).
With consolidation in the listed property sector now the leading story, Delta Property Fund and Rebosis Property Fund are coming together to form the largest black-owned listed property empire in South Africa.
The key to a successful investment property is to buy in a ‘property hotspot’, but how does one identify a hotspot in areas you don’t know well?