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Dosist sets out to redefine edible cannabis products with Dose Dial

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Los Angeles-based brand Dosist has designed a "sleek and discreet" cannabis dispenser called Dose Dial, which issues dose-controlled tablets. A follow-up to the brand's Dose Pen for vaping, the pocket-sized Dose Dial is Dosist's take on cannabis edibles — a product category more associated with gummy candies or chocolates. In contrast, the Dose Dial is

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Rima Sabina Aouf

London cafe in spiral concrete shell has retractable windows

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Cadogan Cafe by NEX

A spiral cafe with a rooftop garden in Chelsea, London, by architecture studio NEX has curved windows that can retract fully when the weather is good. The windows of the the Cadogan Cafe can retreat into the ground, allowing the dining area to to spill out into the surrounding square. Wrapped in a slender arcade

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Jon Astbury

Waechter Architecture builds ring of cabins on old school campus to create The Society Hotel Bingen

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Society Hotel Bingen by Waechter Architecture

A converted schoolhouse surrounded by a series of detached cabins forms this boutique hotel in Washington State. Nestled in the scenic Columbia River Gorge, the Society Hotel Bingen is sited 100 kilometres from the hotel brand's debut property in Portland, Oregon. "One of our primary goals was to design a hotel that not only felt

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Paul Jebara

The Future Perfect celebrates "radical, feckless" ceramics in Mess exhibition

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Mess at The Future Perfect

Design gallery The Future Perfect is exhibiting weird and wonderful ceramic homeware and accessories across its locations in Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. The Future Perfect teamed up with London design editor Tom Morris to create the exhibit called Mess, which opened 7 November at the gallery's three locations in America. Following on

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Eleanor Gibson

Vo Trong Nghia plants fruit trees on the roof of a house in Vietnam

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Thang House by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Recycled water from a ground-floor fish pond is used to nourish fruit trees on the roof of a house in Danang City, Vietnam, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects. Formed from brick and stone boxes stacked around a green courtyard, Thang House is the latest in the practice's House for Trees series. Vo Trong Nghia Architects

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Jon Astbury

Madeline Hall reinterprets religious imagery as "psychedelic" ceramic sculptures

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Stations clay earthenware sculptures by Madeline Hall

Ceramicist Madeline Hall's graduation project from Central Saint Martins was this collection of brightly coloured, gravity-defying sculptures based on religious scenes. Hall completed the project, called Stations, during her final year on the undergraduate ceramic design programme at London's Central Saint Martins art school. Hall manipulated coils of clay into three-dimensional forms that reference scenes

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Alyn Griffiths

See interior makeovers of Barbican flats on our new Pinterest board

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Room for One More by Studio Ben Allen at the Barbican estate

We're inviting you to step inside renovated Barbican flats with our new Pinterest board, including pale minimalist aesthetics and colourful walls that feature inside homes within the brutalist estate. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest › Notice how the colourful volume in Room for One More at the Barbican creates a fold-out workspace but also hides a

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Semi Han

Moroccan carpets line walls of Warsaw's Aura cocktail bar

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Aura bar, Warsaw, designed by Kacper Gronkiewicz

Heavy patterned carpets from Morocco and brass fixtures merge to form the rich interior of this cocktail bar in Warsaw, designed by architect Kacper Gronkiewicz. Set on the ground floor of a former tenement house that was built in the 19th century, Aura is in a small corner plot in Warsaw's downtown Śródmieście Południowe neighbourhood.

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Ali Morris

Daniel Moreno Flores creates hanging-tile screen as entrance to illustrator's home near Quito

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Casa de las Tejas Voladoras by Daniel Moreno Flores

Tiles strung on steel cables and an inverted roof are among the quirky design features of this home designed by architect Daniel Moreno Flores on the outskirts of Quito. Casa de las Tejas Voladoras, or House of Flying Tiles, was completed last year in the town of Pifo for Ecuadorian illustrator Emilia Andrade. It draws

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James Brillon

Architecture Office's co-working space in Syracuse "reinvigorates the notion of a cubicle"

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ShareCuse by Architecture Office

Black mesh screens encase the work cubicles in a co-working space designed by American studio Architecture Office in downtown Syracuse, New York. ShareCuse is a 3,200 square-foot (297 square-metres) shared office space located on the first floor of a historic office building. Its open-plan workspace, seven private offices, conference room and telephone booth were designed

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Kristine Klein

Zigzagging white ramps encourage interaction at Huandou School in China

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Huandou School by Trace Architecture Office TAO

Trace Architecture Office designed zigzagging ramps running round Huandou School in Haikou, China, to encourage interaction and play between students outside the classroom. Monolithic white pillars surround the internal courtyard of the school, which sits within a dense residential area. Trace Architecture Office (TAO)  said the design is intended "create a nurturing environment that celebrates

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Jon Astbury

Casa Almudena designed by Jesús Perales to bring a family closer together

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Casa Almudena Jesús Perales

Spanish architect Jesús Perales created rooms that overlap in this house in Catalonia, to help the resident family spend more time together. Located near the Baix Penedès vineyards, Casa Almudena is the home of property developers Almudena Álvarez Sánchez and Jorge Ybarra Corpas, and their two children. Perales designed the single-storey property with almost no corridors. Rooms are

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Amy Frearson

This week, the UK's best new house was revealed and the MPavilion opened in Australia

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RIBA House of the Year: House Lessans by McGonigle McGrath

This week on Dezeen, a rural house in Northern Ireland by McGonigle McGrath was named as the RIBA House of the Year, and Glenn Murcutt's MPavilion was unveiled in Melbourne. On Wednesday, House Lessans was revealed as the 2019 winner of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) House of the Year prize, chosen from

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Lizzie Crook

Ecosystem Kickstarter is a cardboard structure that fights soil erosion

2 days 3 hours ago
Ecosystem Kickstarter enables farmers to fight soil erosion

Dutch designer Thom Bindels has developed Ecosystem Kickstarter, a honeycomb-shaped cardboard frame that can help small-scale farmers grow crops in degraded soil. The simple, modular, cardboard system, which was first presented at Dutch Design Week, is embedded in a slope of degraded earth and filled with local soil. This forms a terracing structure to prevent

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Jennifer Hahn

Metal grates form walls and railings inside Montreal apartment Aluminum Scarf

2 days 11 hours ago
Aluminum Scarf by Jean-Maxime Labrecque

The covers of subway ventilation ducts have been used as walls, railings and storage closets in this renovated Montreal apartment designed by Canadian architect Jean-Maxime Labrecque. The local designer's renovation encompasses a kitchen and living space on the ground floor, and two mezzanine levels above. White grates provide a link throughout the three levels forming

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Bridget Cogley

Steven Holl dismisses concerns over new Long Island City library as "wrinkles"

2 days 13 hours ago
Hunters Point Library by Steven Holl Architects criticism

Steven Holl Architects has brushed off criticisms of its Hunters Point library in Long Island City, which opened in September with a number of areas inaccessible to people with disabilities. The New York City firm said that the problems encountered were "normal" for a project of this scale. "The few issues that have come up

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Bridget Cogley

RDHA turns riverfront building into "Canada's first bookless library"

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The Idea Exchange Old Post Office by RDHA

Canadian architecture firm RDHA has added glazed volumes to an old limestone post office in Cambridge, Ontario as part of its transformation into a community centre with makerspaces. RDH Architects Inc (RDHA) renovated and expanded the landmarked masonry structure – completed by Canadian architect Thomas Fuller in 1885 as a government building, and then later

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Bridget Cogley

Euroboden reveals design of "brutalist" Hammerschmidt office in Munich

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Hammerschmidt office block by Euroboden in Switzerland

Dezeen promotion: Euroboden has revealed visuals of a concrete office building near Munich, Germany, designed by Arno Brandlhuber and Muck Petzet. Named Hammerschmidt, the linear "brutalist structure" will measure 16,000 square-metres and contain a series of customisable workspaces available to rent by businesses of any kind. Working in collaboration with architects Brandlhuber and Petzet, who recently

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Dezeen staff

T Sakhi's Lebanon pavilion uses walls to activate social interaction

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T Sakhi's Lebanon pavilion uses a wall to activate social interaction

Beirut studio T Sakhi redefined the wall as a hub for social connection with its pavilion for Dubai Design Week, which comments on the "resilience" of Lebanese society in the face of current socio-political unrest. Sisters Tessa and Tara Sakhi from architecture and design studio T Sakhi were commissioned to create a pavilion for this year's

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Natashah Hitti

Nicholas Grimshaw maintained his high-tech ideals for 50 years

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High-tech architecture: Nicholas Grimshaw

We continue our high-tech architecture series with a profile of Nicholas Grimshaw, who has stayed true to his high-tech ideals over a career spanning more than 50 years. Nicholas Grimshaw is the details man of high-tech architecture, a style that emerged in the 1960s and emphasises and celebrates structural and circulation elements. His buildings tell the story

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