This holiday home in Mexican beach town Zihuatanejo was designed by Zozaya Arquitectos to step down a steep slope towards the Pacific Ocean. Casa Z sits high above the small town, which is a popular tourist destination on Mexico's Pacific coast due to its warm climate and expansive beaches. "The main concept of the project
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Architecture office AP Valletta has restored an old coach house in the town of Balzan, Malta, adding a contemporary extension featuring a weave-patterned stone facade. The Coach House occupies a building situated alongside the 18th-century Palazzo Bosio, which is located within a conservation area on the edge of Balzan's historic centre. The original building is
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An eight-piece collection of furniture by designer Remko Verhaagen is part of an initiative to rehabilitate disused war bunkers along the Dutch coast to use as holiday homes and artist retreats. The non-profit Stelling 33 Foundation launched in 2013 with the aim of exploring the potential of the Dutch remnants of a 5000-kilometre defence line
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Our new Pinterest board showcases the best and most innovative uses of tiles, including MVRDV's shopping centre that's covered in hand-glazed iridescent ceramic tiles and a greenery-boosting tile that can collect and manage water. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
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[Daily News] The Minister for Regional Administration, Local Government, and Special Department, Mr Haji Omar Kheri, has said that 'Zanzibar town' is heading towards becoming a city by July because it is almost meeting the requirements as per international standards.
British designer Ben Thompson has combined the grandeur of a Georgian manor with the informality of a modern farmhouse for the interiors of a new hotel in Hampshire, England. Heckfield Place is an 18th-century country house, renovated to create 44 guest suites, two restaurants, spa facilities and an underground cinema. It sits at the heart
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This photoset by Australian photographer Tom Ross captures a geometric, concrete research laboratory in Boulder, Colorado, which was designed by architect IM Pei who passed away this week. Ross, a long-time fan of the late Pritzker Prize-winning architect, ventured to the city's rural Table Mesa neighbourhood to capture Mesa Lab earlier this year. "Whenever I travel
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A star-shaped arrangement of gables allows for sweeping views across the surrounding landscape from this house in the village of Radailiai, Lithuania. Lithuanian studio Implant Architecture designed the house to have no obvious front, with large areas of glazing at each gable's end giving a different perspective over the landscape. "Having a full panoramic view,
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[Monitor] Kampala -The National Enterprise Corporation (NEC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Japanese construction company to undertake infrastructure development and build an ultra-modern hospital through the Japan Africa Development initiative.
Twenty-one designers have explored the rituals of the dinner table for an exhibition inside an Austrian castle. Called Ad Mensam after the Latin for "at the table", the exhibition explores the table as a place where people gather to share food and have proper conversations. It is on show at Schloss Hollenegg, a castle on
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This week on Dezeen, the world paid tribute to the "incredible life" of Chinese-American architect IM Pei, who passed away on Thursday aged 102. Referred to by Li Xioadong as "a true master", Pritzker Prize-winning Pei was known for his bold modernist style, and illustrious portfolio of museums, libraries and civic centres. Among his most
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Tall, skinny houses designed to fit on small, restrictive plots, can be found all over south and east Asia. Here are nine of the best examples from the densely populated neighbourhoods of Seoul and Busan – South Korea's two largest cities. Five-storey House, Seoul, by STPMJ Five-storey House by STPMJ is topped with a seamlessly swooping roof
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Missed some of this week’s architecture news, or our tweets and Facebook posts from the last few days? Don’t sweat it—we’ve gathered the week’s must-read stories right here. Enjoy! I.M. Pei passes away at 102 Pioneering architect I.M. Pei has passed away at 102, after a storied career designing modern buildings all over the world, as well as a […]
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Studio 30 Architects have designed a modern and light-filled extension for a Victorian terraced house in London, England. A new dining area and updated kitchen was added to the home, with large windows and skylights flooding the extension natural light. Folding glass doors and a wide slot window in the kitchen further extending […]
OMA is set to tavel its exhibition for Dior, which was displayed at the Denver Art Museum last year, to a new place at the Dallas Museum of ...
Portugal-based architecture firm Nuno Capa Arquitecto has completed a new office building in Matosinhos, in the Metropolitan Area of Porto, ...
Manifesta, the European nomadic biennial, has announced Pristina, capital of Kosovo, will be the host city for the 14th edition of Manifesta ...
Japanese architecture firm KTX archiLAB has transformed former chapel into a light and cloud-shaped chapel that continues like infinite spac ...