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aoyagi design

14 hours 48 minutes ago
aoyagi design
House in Iruma . SAITAMA aoyagi design . photos: © Takumi Ota . + archdaily The site is in a residential area in the suburbs, and the house is for a couple and their child. The composition is that of an introspective triangular attic space sitting on an open first floor of wooden and steel … Continue reading aoyagi design
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Dezeen Awards winners to be announced via video shows hosted by LionHeart

14 hours 54 minutes ago

Winners for Dezeen Awards 2020 will be announced in a series of three virtual shows held each day from 23 to 25 November. The shows, which will be streamed on Dezeen, will be hosted by BBC Radio London presenter, award-winning poet and spoken word performer LionHeart. Architecture winners will be revealed on 23 November, interiors

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Rebecca Grove

A-nrd looks to Mexico to craft interiors of Kol restaurant in London

15 hours 56 minutes ago
Interiors of Kol restaurant in London takes cues from Mexican culture

Yucatán, Oaxaca and Mexico City are some of the places that the founder of studio A-nrd visited in preparation of designing the interiors of Kol, a restaurant in central London. Kol is situated in the capital's Marylebone neighbourhood. It's headed up by notable chef Santiago Lastra, who has designed the menu of the two-storey restaurant

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Natasha Levy

Bioeconomy offers the opportunity to create many jobs in East Africa

16 hours 59 minutes ago

Kigali, Rwanda 28 October 2020 (ECA) - Many policymakers and businesses have been calling a green recovery and a “Build Back Better” strategy in the post-covid-19 era to limit the impact of future pandemics and crises such as climate change. 

Experts stress that moving our economies towards a bio-based economy offers opportunities for countries to rebuild their economies in an environmentally and socially inclusive manner.

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Rammed Earth Finishes clay plasters by Clayworks

17 hours 1 minute ago
Walls covered with Rammed Earth Finishes clay plaster by Clayworks

Dezeen Showroom: the Rammed Earth Finishes range of clay plaster by UK brand Clayworks is designed to create monolithic and earthy wall finishes. As its name suggests, the surface collection is designed by Clayworks to resemble rammed earth – a sustainable and ancient building technique that relies on natural materials. It is intended for use on

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Dezeen staff

#EndSARS excluded queer protesters. What will it take for acceptance?

17 hours 15 minutes ago

Or when will the time be right for queer people who face police brutality like everyone else, to see their struggles echoed?  This video by Amara is so sad that I’m unable to get through it. Maybe this is because I have become used to seeing fearlessness and joy on her face in her videos these past few weeks. There was still the guardedness and fatigue characteristic of queer Nigerians in her – the this-shit-is-so-hard-but-I-have-to-keep-fighting feeling we all try hard to hide – but she always had joy. Not this time. Even in the thumbnail of the video, you see […]

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Adeniyi Ademoroti

Olafur Eliasson perches giant astronomical instrument on top of glacier

17 hours 56 minutes ago
Olafur Eliasson's Out Glacial Perspectives installation on Hochjochferner glacier

Set on the summit of the Hochjochferner glacier in the Italian Alps, the latest artwork by artist Olafur Eliasson invites visitors to see manmade climate change from wider "planetary and glacial perspectives". The installation is designed to resemble an outsized, walk-in version of an armillary sphere – a model of the universe dating back to

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Jennifer Hahn

Smooth Finishes clay plasters by Clayworks

18 hours 56 minutes ago
A kitchen with Smooth Finishes clay plaster walls by Clayworks

Dezeen Showroom: Clayworks has created a range of Smooth Finishes clay plasters that are made entirely from natural materials and offer seamless, earthy surface finishes. UK brand Clayworks developed the Smooth Finishes series for use on internal walls and ceilings as a sustainable alternative to gypsum plasters and paints. The plasters are made from a blend

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Dezeen staff

Thomas Phifer

19 hours 11 minutes ago
Thomas Phifer
Private House . Ghent Thomas Phifer and Partners Ghent House designed by Thomas Phifer and Partners. Construction completed in 2020. _ Design Team Thomas Phifer Andrew Mazor Caroline Alsup Gregory Bonner MEP Petersen Engineering Group Structure Rodney Gibble Consulting Engineers Contractor Bill Stratton Building Company
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Video reveals Obel Award-winning community centre in Bangladesh

23 hours 56 minutes ago
Obel Award-winning community centre in Bangladesh

This video shows the building of a rammed-earth community centre in Bangladesh designed by German architect Anna Heringer, which recently won the Obel Award. The community centre, which contains a therapy centre for people with disabilities and a women-led textile workshop, was named the second winner of the Obel Award last week. Designed by Heringer the centre

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Tom Ravenscroft

David Adjaye

1 day 1 hour ago
David Adjaye
1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East . New York Adjaye Associates . photos: © Dror Baldinger The Public Member Spaces for the new headquarters of the 1199SEIU— the largest health care union in the United States— is a project that aims to embody the principles, ethos and achievements of its tenant. With a galvanizing history since … Continue reading David Adjaye
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Caspar Schols develops Cabin ANNA from the garden shed he built for his mother

1 day 4 hours ago

Architectural designer Caspar Schols has developed the design for a garden shed with moving walls that he built for his parents into a flat-pack cabin for living and for working. Schols drew on the Garden House pavilion he completed before architecture school in 2016 to create two commercially available cabins: the ANNA Stay home and the ANNA Meet workplace.

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Eleanor Gibson

"This is going to be the future of many metropole cities around the world" says commenter

1 day 6 hours ago

In this week's comments update, readers are intrigued by Kris Provoost's latest photography series, Eden of the Orient, and sharing their views on other top stories. Belgian photographer Provoost has taken images of Hong Kong's landscape, which marries together rich greenery and "hyper-dense" housing, creating a striking juxtaposition. Named Eden of the Orient, the series

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Karen Anderson

AfCFTA and Trade un Services tops the agenda of the SRO-SA Ad-hoc Expert Group Meeting

1 day 7 hours ago

Lusaka Zambia, 20 October2020 (ECA) – The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Sub-Regional Office for Southern Africa (SRO-SA)  convened an Ad-hoc Expert Group Meeting on the theme: “The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and Trade in Services:  Opportunities and Strategies for Southern Africa.” This Ad-hoc Expert Group Meeting (AEGM) was held as a prelude to the 26th Session of the Inter-Governmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) of Southern Africa.

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ECA SRO-SA to Convene a Virtual Two Days Meeting of the ICSOE

1 day 7 hours ago

Lusaka, Zambia, 27 October 2020 (ECA) –  The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Office for Southern Africa will organize the 26th Meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee of Senior Officials and Experts (ICSOE) for Southern Africa virtually on the theme “Policies and Strategic Effective Private Sector Led Growth and Job Creation” from October 28 to 29, 2020.

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eskinder.tsegaye

Old gymnasium transformed into lofty apartment in Amsterdam

1 day 8 hours ago
Inside The Gymnasium apartment by Robbert De Goede

Wooden detailing and black-painted steel fill the lofty interiors of The Gymnasium apartment that Robbert De Goede has built within an old sports hall in the Netherlands. Located near the centre of Amsterdam, the adaptive reuse project was developed by local studio Robbert De Goede as an unconventional yet homely dwelling for a family of

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Lizzie Crook

Bruno Dias

1 day 8 hours ago
Bruno Dias
CORTE D’ARTE . ANSIÃO Bruno Dias Arquitectura . photos: © Hugo Santos Silva In a featureless shop in the historical village of Ansião, we come across the basis of this project, where we strived to give the space a new perception. The work, which was part of a programmed space that comprises the more restricted … Continue reading Bruno Dias
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Jean Nouvel

1 day 9 hours ago
Jean Nouvel
hidden resort . AlUla Ateliers Jean Nouvel Ateliers Jean Nouvel unveils concept for a resort hidden within the rock dwellings of AlUla, Northwest Arabia Located deep within the Sharaan Nature Reserve, the designs draw on the nearby Nabataean wonders of Hegra, Saudi Arabia’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. In a world-first, this 2,000-year-old architectural legacy … Continue reading Jean Nouvel
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