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Fraher & Findlay adds wildflower-topped extension to London house

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The Courtyard House by Fraher & Findlay

Fraher & Findlay has built a wildflower-topped rear extension, a glass-walled courtyard and a loft extension for a 20th-century house in London. Architecture studio Fraher & Findlay's design for The Courtyard House draws on the history of its south west London conservation area site. In the 19th century it would have been occupied by orchards

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Jon Astbury

Qiang Huang makes furniture to incorporate salvaged parts from shared bicycles

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Qiang Huang's Bike Scavengers furniture is made from salvaged shared bicycles

Central Saint Martins graduate Qiang Huang has created a range of unfinished furniture bases that need to be completed by adding components from discarded shared bikes. Named Bike Scavengers, Huang's furniture is designed to be used by an association that would encourage participants to disassemble bikes left on the street and transform the salvaged parts into

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Alyn Griffiths

Yakusha Design applies dark tones throughout its Kiev offices

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Ya Vsesvit by Yakusha Design

Mottled grey walls meet black-brick partitions to form the monochromatic interiors of Yakusha Design's self-designed office and showroom in Kiev, Ukraine. Named Ya Vsesvit, the office accommodates Yakusha Design's own studio, a showroom and an 80-seat lecture room for events. The studio is lead by Ukranian architect and designer Victoriya Yakusha, who wanted to create

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Natasha Levy

César Pelli dies aged 92

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Argentine-American architect César Pelli has passed away at 92 - Pelli was inventive and prolific architect who shaped the skylin ...

20.7.2019

Ivy Studio models Montreal dry cleaners on a Parisian apartment

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Les Nettoyeur White's by Ivy Studio

Ivy Studio has used moulding, brass lights and herringbone floors to make this dry cleaning shop in Montreal evocative of a European residence. Les Nettoyeurs White's dry cleaners is located in Montreal's residential Saint-Henri neighbourhood. Local firm Ivy Studio transformed an 800-square-foot (74-square-metre) commercial space with the aim to create the "cosy" Les Nettoyeurs White's

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Bridget Cogley

The Very Many creates Pillar of Dreams pavilion in Charlotte

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Pillar of Dreams by The Very Many

New York design studio The Very Many has built a white orbed pavilion in Charlotte, North Carolina with bulbs shaded soft blue and pink inside. Pillar of Dreams is a 26-foot-high (eight-metre) structure made from two layers of thin aluminium, perforated and layered on top of each other to create a single bulbous form. The

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Bridget Cogley

Urko Sanchez Architects builds miniature walled city for orphans

1 day 4 hours ago
SOS Children's Village by Urko Sanchez Architects

Urko Sanchez Architects has designed a concrete compound in Djibouti for the charity SOS Children's Villages International as a home for vulnerable children. The project, which completed in 2014, has been nominated for the 2019 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Urko Sanchez Architects, who are based in Nairobi and Madrid, referenced the traditional typology of a

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Jon Astbury

The top 10 Apple Macs from the Macintosh 512k to the Mac Pro

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Owen Hopkins takes a look back at 35 years of the Apple Mac, from the Macintosh 512k to the recently launched Mac Pro. The Mac Pro will be Apple's most powerful desktop, and the last major product launched while Jony Ive – who was responsible for so many of the company's iconic designs – was design lead.

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Tom Ravenscroft

César Pelli, architect of Petronas Towers and Salesforce Tower, dies aged 92

1 day 7 hours ago
César Pelli dies aged 92

Argentine-American architect César Pelli, renowned for designing landmark skyscrapers around the world, has died aged 92. The AIA Gold medal-winning architect was best known as the designer of the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, formerly the world's tallest building. Pelli, who was a senior principal at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, passed away on 19 July

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Tom Ravenscroft

This week, The Tulip was axed and the Stirling Prize shortlist was revealed

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The Tulip by Foster + Partners has been approved by the City of London planning committee

This week on Dezeen, Foster + Partners' Tulip tower was rejected over concerns for London's skyline, and RIBA announced the shortlist for the Stirling Prize. On Monday, it was announced that Foster + Partners' controversial plans for a supertall viewing tower in London had been cancelled by the capital's mayor Sadiq Kahn. Proposed for a site

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Lizzie Crook

Mapping of the Moon exhibition celebrates 300 years of lunar cartography

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Moon landing: Mapping of the Moon: 1669-1969 at The Map House

The Map House has created an exhibition of lunar maps created in the 300 years leading up to the first moon landing, which took place 50 years ago today. Mapping of the Moon: 1669-1969 contains around 80 celestial maps from the 17th century, alongside 20 moon globes and scientific instruments. London antique-map gallery and seller The Map House has put on the exhibition,

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Tom Ravenscroft

Wood-Lined Barrel Booths Add A Unique Element To This Winery Restaurant

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Photography by Shannon McGrath Molecule Studio has completed the interiors of the Levantine Hill Estate, that’s located in the Yarra Valley wine region of Australia. The overall building was designed by Fender Katsalidis Architects, and includes wine tasting, a private room, as well as a casual dining area and a more formal dining area. Photography […]
Erin

Aberdeen commences largest council house programme in 50 years

1 day 19 hours ago
Aberdeen City Council has agreed on terms to proceed with the delivery of 283 council homes at Dyce after partnering with First Endeavour to deliver the build. Designed by Halliday Fraser Munro the properties will be split between five separate blocks, each oriented on a north/south axis with a series of linear parks sandwiched between. Council co-leader councillor Douglas Lumsden...

SOM reveals images of stainless steel US Army museum in Virginia

1 day 19 hours ago
US Army Museum by SOM

SOM has released exterior and interior building photos of the National Museum of the United States Army, which is nearing completion in Virginia. The stainless steel-clad museum has been designed by American architecture firm Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), to tell the story of America's oldest military service. The three-storey building will comprise of five pavilions

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Bridget Cogley

Honed Concrete-Block Walls And Grey-Stained Cedar Siding Are Showcased In The Design Of This New House

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Photography by Doublespace Photography Christopher Simmonds Architect Inc. has completed a modern house in Ottawa, Canada, that was designed to be an oasis for the home owners. The exterior of the house showcases honed concrete-block walls and grey-stained cedar siding. Photography by Doublespace Photography These materials pass from exterior of the house to interior, blurring […]
Erin

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