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Content Creation in Architecture with Sean Joyner

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In today’s episode, Sean Joyner joins the podcast to talk about his Archinect content and career writing content about architecture. Archinect | Sean Joyner Today’s guest is Archinect writer and editor Sean Joyner. Sean didn’t take a straightforward path into the world of architecture. He considered a number of other possible careers, including the military, […]

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Michael Riscica

Entrepreneurship For Young Architects at #YARCHCON

6 days 6 hours ago

Michael’s, Entrepreneurship For Young Architects workshop, is just one of the many great presentations coming to the Young Architect Conference.  Here is a quick video he put together to give you a little sneak peek at what it is all about! Also, another quick video from Michael all about the #YARCHCON.  

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Michael Riscica

The Young Architect Conference in the Press

2 weeks ago

Community, Community, Community! One of the core mission statements of the Young Architect Conference (YAC) has always been:  To have an architecture conference FOR the Young Architect community, BY the Young Architect community.  Over the past 2 years the support for the YAC from the Profession and Architecture Community has been 10 times greater than […]

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Michael Riscica

The Gloria and Michael Show at AIA A19

3 weeks ago

While attending AIA A’19 this year, Gloria Kloter and Michael Riscica sat down for what started out as a check-in about the conference they were attending, turned into a great conversation about everything from being a foreign architect, the ARE Boot Camp Coaching Program, to the Young Architect Conference 2019.  Hopefully, the first of many […]

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Michael Riscica

Project Management with Anne Lebo

3 weeks 6 days ago

Little Diversified Architectural Consulting |Anne Lebo Anne found her interest in architecture early. Growing up in a single-family home, Anne was fascinated by a condo that she stayed in during a family vacation. The building sparked her imagination, and she describes drawing a dream home – containing a kids-only entrance to one area of the […]

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Urban Realm

Hotel conversion for Morris & Steedman-designed offices secures planning

1 hour 54 minutes ago
The City of Edinburgh Council has granted planning consent for the conversion of a 1970s office block originally designed by Morris & Steedman to form a 157-bedroom hotel. Proposals were lodged last August by CDA on behalf of S Harrison for the venture, which would transform the current Osborne House in the Wester Coates area of the city. Ann Scott, S Harrison’s managing...

Glasgow green lights 388 Gorbals homes

7 hours 23 minutes ago
Glasgow City Council has awarded planning consent to Craighead Properties for the erection of 388 homes on brownfield land bounded by Cathcart and Caledonia Roads. Taking the form of five blocks of flats arranged around a central amenity space the Cooper Cromar masterplan seeks to establish a network of shared streets and ‘nodal corners’. Serving as an extension of the...

Military-grade Gairloch Museum has tourists in its sights

12 hours 35 minutes ago
An unprepossessing Highland Council depot, originally built as an air defence command centre during the 1950s, has begun a new lease of life as a museum. Officially opened on 9 July by Gairloch and District Heritage Company the Gairloch Museum retains the rough and ready aesthetic of the military build to provide an appropriate canvas for the display and interpretation of items relating to...

‘Walled garden’ Kilmacolm home to provide artists sanctuary

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A formal bid has been made to build a bespoke private home and artist’s studio within the Kilmacolm conservation area following the submission of plans to Inverclyde Council by the newly formed Technique Architecture & Design .   The three-bedroom home would entail demolition of an existing 1970s bungalow off Porterfield Road and is intended to resemble a ‘walled...

Hamilton Green masterplan advances with plans for 266 student beds

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Proposals have been brought forward for the conversion of a former science and medical school building at Hamilton Business Park to form 266 student beds . The building is currently owned by the University of the West of Scotland (UWS) but is now surplus to requirements following the institutions move to Hamilton International Technology Park , resulting in moves to find new uses....

Westhill Shopping Centre revamp signed off

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The Westhill Shopping Centre in Aberdeenshire is in line for a refresh with the submission of plans for a full refurbishment by St James’s Place Property Unit Trust. Identified as a town centre in the Aberdeenshire Local Development Plan work at Westhill will involve the removal of existing canopies along Old Skene Road and creation of new signage following the recent addition of...

New homes spark Dalry demolition bid

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A historic town centre in North Ayrshire is set for significant change with an application to part-demolish the Royal Hotel in proposals submitted for the Dalry Conservation Area. McMillan & Cronin Architects propose to demolish a disused wing on Garnock Street to allow construction of six new-build flats while retaining the corner element to provide additional accommodation. In a...

Tillydrone Community Campus previewed

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Aberdeen City Council has conducted its first tour of a new community campus in Tillydrone ahead of its official opening on 23 August. This offered locals their first taste of the new facilities on offer at Tillydrone Community Campus , which draws together a mix of council services and community organisations as well as a café, crèche, library and classrooms. Council...

Refurbishment breathes new life into Glasgow offices

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Thomas Johnstone has begun a programme of refurbishment works at the former Hanover House to provide 35,000sq/ft of office accommodation. Rebranded as The Ink Building the project will see the eight-storey block stripped back to its core and given new curtain walling, services and lifts. Colin McGhee, associate director at Savills, said: “Employment growth is forecasted at 12%...

‘Big box’ leisure comes to Rutherglen with golf destination

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South Lanarkshire Council has recommended detailed planning permission be granted to a multi-level golf driving range in Rutherglen on derelict land off junction 2 of the M74. Topgolf International has been designed by Cooper Cromar on behalf of Ashfield Land as the centrepiece of a new ‘big box’ entertainment destination for the area including a mix of drive-through cafes and...

Aberdeen courts patient satisfaction with new health hub

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NHS Grampian has progressed plans to modernise the delivery of primary and community care services in Aberdeen with the submission of plans by jmarchitects for The Denburn Health & Care Centre . The integrated care hub has been specified to provide access to a broader range of services from a single hub located close to the newly completed Orchard Brae Complex Needs School . Facing...

Dalmarnock school caters to Commonwealth Village children

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Glasgow City Council has opened its newest school, a 356-pupil primary serving Dalmarnock’s Commonwealth Village . Designed in-house by the council’s project management and design team Riverbank Primary provides 14 classrooms together with a multi-use games hall and all-weather floodlit sports pitch with scope to grow further in line with pupil demand. Adopting a...

Architect-led design team sought for £1.1m Balerno learning hub

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The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland is seeking an architect-led design team for a £1.1m learning hub in the village of Balerno, Edinburgh. Situated within the 35-acre estate of the Harmeny School , a provider of residential care and education to vulnerable children, the hub would augment the schools care programme, enabling it to extend its offer to more young people...

Keppie round off Orkney Islands trio with £64m hospital

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Keppie has followed up their education work on the Orkney Islands by bringing patient care ahead of the curve via the £64m Balfour Hospital . Faced with an exposed location the hospital was conceived as a ‘shield’ from which to protect patients, staff and visitors from the extreme climate with a sweeping curve protecting the main entrance and inpatient accommodation from...

Aberdeen presses ahead with 369 council homes

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Aberdeen City Council has instructed CHAP Group to build 369 homes at the former Summerhill Academy site on the Lang Stracht following a competitive tendering process. Enabling works will see modifications carried out to the Denburn Culvert to improve flood prevention, allowing delivery of the latest phase of the authorities council house building programme. Geared toward key workers...

Mid-market Govanhill homes complete

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Glasgow Housing Association has taken possession of 45 affordable homes on the site of a former primary school at Batson Street , Govanhill. Victoria Primary School was demolished in 2017, clearing the way for contractors CCG to move on-site with the mid-market development consisting of 40 flats and five houses, each with their own garden. A shared landscaped courtyard and 25 parking...

Aberdeen marks start of long-heralded Union Terrace Gardens revamp

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Aberdeen City Council has marked the ceremonial commencement of works to transform Union Terrace Gardens ahead of work getting underway in earnest next month. The £25.7m project seeks to improve accessibility to the landscaped valley by introducing lift access from Union Terrace and reinstating a ‘grand staircase’ from Rosemount Viaduct. The first tangible sign of...

‘Scandi-Scot’ Troon hotel pushes the boat out

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Marina operator Yacht Havens Group is to expand into the hotel sector with plans to open a £1.2m hotel in Troon, South Ayrshire, by early next year. The Salt House Hotel will overlook yacht moorings finished in oceanic weatherboarding modelled on traditional Scandinavian timber homes and Scottish boathouses, with a variety of pitched roof forms mirroring the masts of moored yachts....

Affordable homes demand sparks Donside Village changes

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Sanctuary Housing is to proceed with the second phase of their Donside Urban Village development in Aberdeen in the form of revised plans for a block of 23 affordable flats designed by Halliday Fraser Munro and Ian White Associates. This follows the withdrawal of a recent application for private housing owing to an economic downturn and increased demand for affordable housing....

The University of St Andrews preps Albany Park plan B after planning rebuttal

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The University of St Andrews is to progress with a plan b in its efforts to create a large student accommodation complex in the town after its preferred Sheppard Robson scheme was thrown out by Fife Council amid fears over its ecological impact and flood risk . In response, the institution is to go back to planners with a larger scheme drawn up by Hadfield Cawkwell Davidson and Campus...
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Africa: Beijing's Green Belt & Road Forum Draws Global Lenders

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[PR Newswire] Beijing -Today, over 150 delegates from 40 global banks, investment firms and international organizations gathered in Beijing for the First Plenary Meeting of the Green Investment Principles for the Belt and Road (GIP), a major drive to promote environmentally responsible investments under the Belt & Road Initiative.
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South Africa: AARTO to Help Reduce Road Deaths

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[SAnews.gov.za] The signing of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences (Aarto) Amendment Bill into law will assist the country to curb the high number of road fatalities on the country's road, says Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.

South Africa: Little Clarity On Measuring SANDF Performance On Cape Flats

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[Daily Maverick] With 47 murders recorded on the Cape Flats over the most recent weekend, the South African National Civic Organisation is calling for authorities to face the music over what they say is a clear indication that the deployment of the army is not working. But the question at the heart of this is complicated: how should the 'success' of such an operation be measured?
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Addressing Gender & Protection Issues During Humanitarian Emergencies

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Nimarta Khuman is a Gender and Protection Advisor at UN Women under the Australia Assists Program, managed by RedR Australia. Her role involves supporting the Vanuatu Government’s Department of Women Affairs and Gender and Protection Cluster to address gender and protection concerns related to the Ambae emergency and other natural disasters.

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Nimarta Khuman

Russia and Syria in the Spotlight for Latest Idlib Medic Deaths

3 days 14 hours ago

Medical aid groups have again blasted Russian and Syrian government forces this week for an ever-growing death toll among doctors, paramedics and other health workers in military strikes in northwestern Syria. The Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) said two medical workers were killed in an attack Wednesday at an ambulance centre in Ma’aret Hurmeh, a […]

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James Reinl

A Key Role for 1.8 Billion Youth in UN’s 2030 Development Agenda

3 days 16 hours ago

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is convinced that the world’s 1.8 billion adolescents and youth– a quarter of the global population—have a key role to play in helping implement the UN’s 2030 Development Agenda. In an interview with IPS, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (Programme) Dereje Wordofa, said “young people are at the centre of sustainable development”. […]

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Thalif Deen

Producing Energy from Pig and Poultry Waste in Brazil

3 days 20 hours ago

Romário Schaefer is fattening up 3,300 pigs that he receives when they weigh around 22 kg and returns when they reach 130 to 160 kg – a huge increase in meat and profits for their owner, a local meat-processing plant in this city in Brazil. Schaefer is not interested in the pork meat business. What […]

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Mario Osava

Rules of War Widely Flouted, 70 years on: Red Cross

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World governments are not doing enough to stop armed groups from committing mass rape, torture and other war crimes, the head of the Red Cross aid group head Peter Maurer said on Tuesday. Maurer, President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), said that 70 years after their adoption, the Geneva Conventions were […]

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James Reinl

Women Pastoralists Feel Heat of Climate Change

5 days 16 hours ago

For many people, climate change is about shrinking glaciers, rising sea levels, longer and more intense heatwaves, and other extreme and unpredictable weather patterns.  But for women pastoralists—livestock farmers in the semi-arid lands of Kenya—climate change has forced drastic changes to everyday life, including long and sometimes treacherous journeys to get water. Faced with an […]

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Sharon Birch-Jeffrey

Will Sanctions Undermine 1947 US Treaty with UN?

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When Yassir Arafat was denied a US visa to visit New York to address the United Nations back in 1988, the General Assembly defied the United States by temporarily moving the UN’s highest policy making body to Geneva– perhaps for the first time in UN history– providing a less-hostile political environment for the leader of […]

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Thalif Deen

Mexican Women Use Sunlight Instead of Firewood or Gas to Cook Meals

6 days 3 hours ago

Reyna Díaz cooks beans, chicken, pork and desserts in her solar cooker, which she sets up in the open courtyard of her home in a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of this town in southwestern Mexico. “My family likes the way it cooks things. I use it almost every day, it has been a big […]

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Emilio Godoy

GGGI GREENISM Online Magazine: Stories from GGGI Around the World

6 days 3 hours ago

(GGGI) – In June, the Global Green Growth Institute’s (GGGI) staff members and country offices around the world committed to living and promoting sustainable lifestyles. To further this initiative, GGGI published GREENISM Vol. 2, an online magazine featuring stories of GGGI’s Green Office Month events and activities across the organization to spread ideas on how to lead green lives. […]

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GGGI

Are Jair Messias Bolsonaro and Donald John Trump a Menace to the Planet?

6 days 5 hours ago

We live in different worlds. The ones of friends, family and work colleagues. Worlds which are overshadowed by other, much bigger ones. Global spheres of international finance, politics, climate change, etc., contexts that might threaten our smaller circle of relationships; our family, our income, our general wellbeing, in short – our entire existence. However, even […]

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Jan Lundius

The Missing Women in Finance

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Women comprise a very small proportion of the financial industry workforce, and this has implications on the way female clients use and benefit from financial services. The Indian financial landscape is undergoing a dramatic change. India witnessed a surge in bank account ownership during the 2011-2017 period: 80 percent of Indians owned a bank account […]

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Renana Jhabvala, Sonal Sharma, and Soumya Kapoor Mehta

Towards a Sustainable Future: Case of China’s Economic Transformation

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Zhenqian Huang is Associate Economics Affairs Officer, Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division, Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP); Daniel Jeong-Dae Lee is Economics Affairs Officer, Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Division, ESCAP

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Zhengian Huang and Daniel Jeong-Dae Lee

Revitalizing Indigenous Languages Is Critical

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Being fluent in a world language is a desirable skill in modern day society. However, some languages are suffering and in danger of extinction — namely those of the indigenous peoples. “There are between 6,000 and 7,000 world languages in the world today,” Brian Keane, rapporteur of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues said in […]

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Lakshi De Vass Gunawardena
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Dezeen

William Rawn designs cedar-clad pavilions for Tanglewood campus in the Berkshires

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Linde Center for Music and Learning by William Rawn Associates Architects, Inc.

US firm William Rawn Associates has created a series of buildings for a performing arts campus in western Massachusetts, where retractable glass walls allow music to spill outdoors. The Linde Center for Music and Learning is located on the northern edge of the 524-acre (212-hectare) campus in the Berkshires town of Lenox. Established in the

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Jenna McKnight

California's "elaborately designed" concrete skateparks captured by Amir Zaki

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Jagged tunnels edged with red trim, scooped walls and wave-like canopies are among the defining features of these vacant concrete skateparks in California, photographed by artist Amir Zaki. The images feature in the California Concrete, a Landscape of Skateparks publication, and document 12 unusual and elaborate skateparks in city's across the state. Zaki, who grew

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Eleanor Gibson

Skandium reopens following acquisition by Danish e-commerce entrepreneurs

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Skandium acquisition Rasmus Warnke Nørregaard and Jacob Kam

Troubled Scandinavian design retailer Skandium has been acquired by a Danish duo, who have reopened the e-commerce site and plan to open a new showroom on London's Brick Lane next month. The company, which went into administration in May, has been bought by Rasmus Warnke Nørregaard and Jacob Kam, the Danish entrepreneurs behind online design marketplace

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Augusta Pownall

Stephen Kenn Loft in downtown Los Angeles doubles as "micro hotel" and showroom

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Loft by Stephen Kenn

Stephen Kenn Studio has transformed an apartment within a century-old factory building into an Airbnb-style rental, where guests can try out furniture designed by the Los Angeles firm and its partner brands. Designed to be "part showroom, part micro hotel, part community space", the loft was created by Stephen Kenn Studio, a multidisciplinary Los Angeles

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Jenna McKnight

Plastic collected by The Ocean Cleanup will be burned to generate electricity

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Ocean Cleanup plastic burning

Dutch non-profit The Ocean Cleanup plans to burn some of the plastic it collects from the Pacific Ocean, Dezeen has learned. Designers and environmentalists say the move "makes no sense". The organisation told Dezeen that most of the plastic it harvests with its floating rigs will be recycled, with the remainder burned in waste-to-power plants.

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Marcus Fairs

IAAC graduates propose parasitic pods as alternative to cage homes in Hong Kong

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Flux Haus by IAAC graduates Kammil Carranza, Jitendra Farkade and Vinay Khare

Flux Haus is a parasitic housing scheme, which has been conceptualised by Kammil Carranza, Jitendra Farkade and Vinay Khare, that would engulf five towers in Hong Kong with single-person pods. The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia graduates designed the grid structure covered in moving single-occupancy pods to be a "more dignified" alternative to cage homes – tiny dwellings enclosed

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Lizzie Crook

Arced concrete walls invite visitors into House in Konohana

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House in Konohana by FujiwaraMuro Architects

FujiwaraMuro Architects has built a house in Osaka, Japan, which is separated from the street by two curved concrete walls. FujiwaraMuro Architects designed the three-bedroom family house in Osaka's Konohana ward, to allow for outdoor parking in front of the house. The studio created a pair of curved concrete walls that define two areas for cars to park while

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Semi Han

Ganni's first UK flagship is meant to resemble a Danish home

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Ganni Beak Street store UK

Danish fashion label Ganni has opened a UK store in London's Soho that's been completed with homely, pastel-tone interiors created in collaboration with Stamuli Architecture. The store opened its doors on Soho's Beak Street this weekend, signalling the first time that UK shoppers are able to "experience the Ganni universe in full" – until now

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Natasha Levy

This week's top architecture and design jobs include Universal Design Studio and Hawkins\Brown

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Our selection of the most promising opportunities in architecture and design on Dezeen Jobs this week include roles with Universal Design Studio and Hawkins\Brown. Senior designer at Universal Design Studio Universal Design Studio is hiring a senior designer to join its firm in London. The practice has recently designed the interiors of its own office

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Amina Amber

Raw Edges' BackStitch rug collection showcases hidden side of embroidery

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BackStitch rug by Raw Edges for Gan

The haphazard stitching usually concealed on the back of embroidered rugs is integrated into the decorative surfaces of this collection created by London studio Raw Edges for Spanish brand GAN. The studio led by designers Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay created the BackStitch collection for Valencia-based textile brand GAN, which is part of the Gandiablasco

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Alyn Griffiths

Christensen & Co designs Corten cube for Danish utility company

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Forsyning Helsingør Operations Centre by Christensen & Co

Danish practice Christensen & Co have designed a Corten steel-clad cube in Denmark to house the offices of sustainable energy suppliers Helsingør Utility that blends in with the industrial structures that surround it. Aptly named The Cube, the project was based on a concept of "interdisciplinary collaboration", providing not only office space but a customer

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Jon Astbury

Studio Arthur Casas tops sprawling NVD House in Brazil with putting green

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NVD House by Studio Arthur Casas

The residents of this house in São Paulo, designed by local architecture firm Studio Arthur Casas, can bathe in a cantilevered swimming pool and play golf on the roof. NVD House by Studio Arthur Casas is a three-storey home in the Brazilian city's luxury golf course community, Quinta da Baroneza, which also contains lakes, forests,

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Bridget Cogley

Basic Projects designs The Fat Radish Savannah eatery inside former pharmacy

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Fat Radish by Basic Projects

Charleston interiors firm Basic Projects has used design touches like rattan and textured green plaster to add "a warm, Southern element" to the Savannah outpost of New York eatery The Fat Radish. Basic Projects completed The Fat Radish Savannah earlier this year, marking nearly 10 years after it designed the New York City outpost in the

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Eleanor Gibson

Steel exoskeleton covers timber extension to Australian bungalow

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Exoskeleton House by Takt Studio

Takt Studio has added an extension with a steel exoskeleton and sloping roof to a 1950s brick bungalow in the foothills of the Illawarra mountains in Australia. Called Exoskeleton House, the extension has a timber frame which is encased in a steel-frame shell. It abuts the north side of the original house, where it has

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Jon Astbury

Flohaler is an easy-to-use inhaler that helps asthmatics receive a better dose

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Flohaler inhaler by James Plimmer Nottingham Trent University

Design graduate James Plimmer has created an inhaler for asthmatics that improves posture and technique during use to ensure more medicine reaches the lungs. The concept is intended to improve the pressurised metered dose inhaler (PMDI) by helping users maintain an optimised inhaler technique over time. The problem with existing inhalers is ensuring an optimum

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Alyn Griffiths

Breathe life into concrete jungles with our flourishing Pinterest boards

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Tel Aviv Arcades renders by Penda vertical gardens Pinterest

As glass buildings claim more of the skyline, architects and designers are cultivating ideas for plant-filled cities. This week's Pinterest boards feature vertical gardens, facades with crawling greenery and potted interiors. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › Main image is from Penda's proposal for vertical gardens in a modular tower in Tel Aviv. Open the Pinterest

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Semi Han

Copenhagen's Yaffa restaurant takes cues from bustling French cafes

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Yaffa restaurant, Copenhagen, designed by Frama

Multi-disciplinary design studio Frama used mismatched wooden chairs and concrete surfaces to create a Middle Eastern version of the humble French bistro inside this Copenhagen restaurant. Set within Copenhagen's historic Gråbrødretorv square, Yaffa has been transformed from a characterless concrete basement into a warm and inviting space decked out in tactile materials. The restaurant takes

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Natasha Levy

Rua 141 and Rafael Zalc make efficient use of space within renovated São Paulo apartment

2 days 7 hours ago

Brazilian studios Rua 141 and Zalc Architecture turned an outdoor terrace into a glazed dining room while renovating this São Paulo apartment. Encompassing 70 square metres, the AK Apartment was designed for a 30-year-old woman who loves entertaining friends. The dwelling contains a bedroom, an office and two bathrooms, along with an open-plan area for

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Jenna McKnight

Nikolas Bentel creates The Wiggle Pipe in "absurd" Memphis style

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The Wiggle Pipe by Nik Bentel

New York designer Nikolas Bentel has created a handmade porcelain pipe for smoking marijuana with an unconventional wiggle form. The Wiggle Pipe features an unconventional snaking shape and three bold bright colours: a blue mouthpiece connects to a curved yellow stem, which then attaches to a white bowl where the dry cannabis herb is placed. Bentel, who

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Kristine Klein

Granite boxes form clifftop house overlooking a lake in India

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The Lakehouse by CollectiveProject

Stacked boxes clad in stone perch on a rocky outcrop overlooking Durgam Cheruvu Lake in Hyderabad in this house designed by architecture studio Collective Project. Called Lakehouse, the house in southern India has two distinct sides to its granite and wood facade. A plain facade with few windows faces the road, but on the lake-facing

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