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Wood stripes detail black house in rural Uruguay by FRAM Arquitectos and Delfina Riverti

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Casa en la Juanita by FRAM Arquitectos and Delfina Riverti

A glass walkway and terrace connect both halves of this black house near La Juanita beach, Uruguay, which FRAM Arquitectos and Delfina Riverti built almost exclusively out of wood. The property is built on a slope near Jose Ignacio Lake, a coastal body of water that feeds into the Atlantic Ocean. It was completed by

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James Brillon

BG Studio take design cues from reptiles for a luxury cruise ship sailing the Galápagos Islands

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New York firm BG Studio International has included a host of environmentally friendly features in this cruise ship designed to sail the Galápagos Islands. BG Studio founder Francesca Bucci designed the Celebrity Flora project for Celebrity Cruises. It is the first-ever cruise ship custom-built for the Galápagos Islands. Since nothing could be directly sourced from

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Paul Jebara

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

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

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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

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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

SOM reveals images of stainless steel US Army museum in Virginia

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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

Watch Doug Aitken's mirrored hot air balloon take flight

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This captioned movie shows Doug Aitken's 30-metre-tall New Horizon hot air balloon, which has a semi-mirrored body, take flight across the skies of Massachusetts. Called New Horizon, the nomadic installation will pass over several sites in the US state that are managed by the Trustees, which is a non-profit preservation and conservation organisation.   LED lights are

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Fiona Hartley

Bates Masi designs slatted wooden home for sailing family on Annapolis waterfront

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Acton Cove by Bates Masi Architects

Bates Masi Architects has used sliding doors, decks and balconies to open up this slatted wooden home in Annapolis, Maryland to the nearby water. The New York firm designed the property on the Chesapeake Bay in Acton Cove, Maryland's capital city, which is home to the US Naval Academy and regarded as America's sailing capital.

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Bridget Cogley

Benedict Redgrove photographs NASA artefacts from five decades of space travel

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Moon landing 50th anniversary: Benedict Redgrove photographs NASA archives

British photographer Benedict Redgrove has taken photographs of numerous artefacts within the NASA archive. To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, he has picked out his favourites. Over the past nine years Redgrove has photographed items within the security-sealed NASA archive for an upcoming book called NASA – Past and present dreams of the

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Tom Ravenscroft

Renesa creates whimsical interiors for Unlocked board game bar

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Unlocked Bar & Kitchen in Gurugram, designed by Renesa

Ancient sundials and puzzling video games informed the interiors of this restaurant and bar southwest of New Delhi, designed by architecture studio Renesa. Unlocked is a bar and kitchen in the city of Gurugram that includes its own adventure-themed escape room and a selection of over 100 board games. Featuring bold hues and geometric forms,

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