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Steel exoskeleton covers timber extension to Australian bungalow

2 hours 52 minutes ago
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

4 hours 52 minutes ago
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

6 hours 52 minutes ago
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. Harvest this week's Pinterest boards of 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

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Semi Han

Copenhagen's Yaffa restaurant takes cues from bustling French cafes

8 hours 52 minutes ago
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

20 hours 51 minutes 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

23 hours 52 minutes ago
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

1 day 2 hours ago
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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Jon Astbury

Five hotels in Ibiza that combine farmhouse living with contemporary design

1 day 4 hours ago
Ibiza farmhouse hotels: La Granja

There's more to Ibiza than clubber-oriented resorts – the Spanish island also hosts a growing number of agroturismo hotels in old farmhouses. Here are five that combine a farm-to-fork ethos with contemporary design. La Granja Ibiza German interior-design studio Dreimeta converted a 200-year-old farmhouse and a neighbouring cottage to create La Granja, a members-only retreat

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Amy Frearson

This week, pictures were revealed of two major soon-to-open projects by Zaha Hadid Architects

1 day 6 hours ago

This week on Dezeen, 360-degree images of the interior of Zaha Hadid Architects' Beijing Daxing International Airport were revealed, and the firm's Opus hotel in Dubai was shown nearing completion. Chinese media organisation CGTN unveiled 360-degree photography of the inside of Zaha Hadid Architects' airport terminal building in Beijing this week, which is set to

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Natashah Hitti

Maho Nabé cooking pot integrates vacuum technology to keep food hot

1 day 8 hours ago
Maho Nabé vacuum cooking pot by Tiger Corporation

This stainless-steel cooking pot based on a traditional Japanese design uses a double-wall construction to create a vacuum that insulates the contents to retain heat for long periods. The Maho Nabé pot achieves precise heat control and a long-lasting internal temperature thanks to its innovative double-walled structure, which improves thermal insulation. Unlike other vacuum pans, there

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Alyn Griffiths

Earth Tones Set The Mood Of This Apartment Interior Design By Consuelo Jorge

1 day 10 hours ago
Photography by Fran Parente Architect Consuelo Jorge has designed a concept apartment interior for CASACOR São Paulo 2019. Throughout the apartment, the choice of materials was guided by warm, earthy tones, in contrast to light gray as a neutral backdrop. Photography by Fran Parente The open plan interior has the dining area and kitchen adjacent […]
Erin

Customers Can Adjust The Size And Shape Of These 3D Printed Furniture Designs

1 day 18 hours ago
Californian design firm Model No. Furniture has announced the debut of their first fully customizable 3D printed furniture. The collection, which includes tables, planters, bins, planters, and vases, marries 3D printed sculptural base forms with hand finished hardwood table surfaces and bases. Designed to be modified in real time, the pieces are made of eco-friendly […]
Erin

Filtration Skyscrapers in the oceans could "solve environmental and energy problems" around the world

1 day 18 hours ago
Filtration skyscraper by Honglin Li

Architectural designer and visualiser Honglin Li has proposed deploying floating high-rise waste-to-energy plants fuelled by plastic waste to clean up the oceans while generating electricity. The sci-fi proposal, called Filtration Skyscraper, imagines placing unmanned towers on abandoned oil rigs in parts of the oceans where plastic waste accumulates. Sophisticated machinery in the conceptual towers would

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Bridget Cogley

The Nature Conservancy turns to protected habitats and LEVER for its Portland headquarters

1 day 20 hours ago

The Oregon Conservation Center (OCC) in Portland, Oregon has reopened a new 15,000 square foot nature-centered expansion and renovation courtesy of LEVER Architecture. A redevelopment project of The Nature’s Conservancy’s existing headquarters, the building better reflects the mission of the organization which acts to conserve nature for nature’s sake and to enrich human lives through […]

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Jonathan Hilburg


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