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Aberdeen commences largest council house programme in 50 years

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Aberdeen City Council has agreed on terms to proceed with the delivery of 283 council homes at Dyce after partnering with First Endeavour to deliver the build. Designed by Halliday Fraser Munro the properties will be split between five separate blocks, each oriented on a north/south axis with a series of linear parks sandwiched between. Council co-leader councillor Douglas Lumsden...

AS Homes press on with phase two Calton housing plans

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AS Homes and George Buchanan Architects have extended their plans for new residential development in Glasgow’s Calton district with the submission of phase two plans . Delivering a combined 40 homeson land bounding Abercrombie and Forbes Street the scheme will employ a restrained palette of brick and rain screen. Explaining their approach the architects wrote in a design...

Housing pressures force Falkirk Council to buy up former farmland

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Falkirk Council’s housing services department has taken on an abandoned farm intending to convert the C-listed farmhouse and steading into 12 homes in addition to 99 new build properties on pasture and grazing land. Woodend Farm occupies a 7ha site on the eastern edge of the town and will be repurposed to serve as a ‘gateway’ into Halglen Village from the east. The...

Glasgow Golf Club set to rise from the ashes

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A fire ravaged B-listed golf clubhouse in Bearsden is to be reinstated under proposals to renovate and extend the remaining shell. Severe damage stemming from the event on September 2018 has left Glasgow Golf Club homeless while it considered its options before the appointment of architects Wellwood Leslie in January to lead a design team to retain and enhance the current structure with...

Paisley supermarket makes way £6.2m housing scheme

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Sanctuary Homes have completed a £6.2m housing project on the site of a former supermarket in Paisley comprising a mix of 39 affordable flats and houses. The Wellmeadow Street properties have been designed by Macmon to form part of a wider west end regeneration initiative which will see a further 44 homes delivered at Sutherland Street and Underwood Lane. Renfrewshire Council...

Merchant City regeneration lent extra horsepower by stables refurbishment

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A historic former stable block in Glasgow city centre has been repurposed as housing by CCG on behalf of GHA and Lowther Homes. The £7m project, overseen by Collective Architecture, saw the B-listed block remodelled to provide 52 flats for mid-market rent, a big ask for a building which was purpose-built in the 19th century as multi-storey stables for cart and police horses....

Art Deco Sauchiehall Street landmark subject to hotel push

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Manor Property Group has brought forward plans for their first Qtel branded hotel north of the border for a prominent corner site at Sauchiehall Street. The current Art Deco building, formerly a department store, would be given a new mansard roof under the tentative plans, which have yet to be submitted formally for planning consent. One of half a dozen sites selected around the country...

Zinc school extension bolsters Innerleithen early years capacity

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Scottish Borders Council has authored proposals to extend the current St Ronan’s Primary School, Innerleithen, with a new early learning and childcare centre . Catering for 95 children the extension has been designed to be universally accessible with a variety of learning spaces provided behind large bi-folding doors opening onto the playground. In an associated design...

Opinions sought on £22m Torry Hub

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Aberdeen City Council has opened a consultation into their plans to erect a £22m community hub for Torry, combining a 434-place primary school, café, library and community space. Detailed design and development work is currently being undertaken by the authority and it is keen to establish a variety of views in order to pin down precisely what form the hub should take....

Housing roadshow to inform new policies amid a fast-changing society

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The Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) is to collaborate with Collective Architecture after winning an open tender process to deliver a new exhibition communicating the Scottish Government’s future housing vision. Housing to 2040 seeks to lay down a fresh set of standards over the coming decades informed directly by public consultation, principally...

Photography exhibition documents Glasgow’s lost industrial legacy

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Glasgow City Heritage Trust is to host a curated photography exhibition documenting lost industrial architecture in the city as a reminder of how things used to be. End of the Line: Photographs of Glasgow’s Past compiles the archive of John R. Hume who singlehandedly documenting forgotten corners of the city by bicycle from 1964 amid a period of rapid change. Promoting the launch...

Edinburgh Airport’s Moxy Hotel opens for business

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Air travellers are being catered for by a new hotel at Edinburgh Airport with the opening of a 230-bed Moxy branded venue created by Marriott to appeal specifically to Millenials. Externally the hotel is finished in 150sq/m of glass curtain walling supplied by Cube Glass for the reception and bar areas and includes a pink ‘towel rail’ as a ‘corner feature’. In a...

Privacy concerns prompt amendments to Aberdeen hospital housing

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Proposals for a further 23 flats on the site of Aberdeen’s Cornhill Hospital have surfaced at the hands of Barratt Homes as an amendment to a previously approved 323 home masterplan after issues were raised by NHS Grampian. The revised scheme seeks to strengthen a linear grid street pattern by more clearly transitioning between townhouses and terraces by building on the courtyard...

Richard Murphy Architects chosen to deliver Leith Custom House feasibility study

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Richard Murphy Architects have been selected by Scottish Historic Buildings Trust and City of Edinburgh Council to author a feasibility study for Leith Custom House by the end of the year. Intended to secure the long-term future of the building the study will look at a range of options for repurposing it for the display of artefacts belonging to the Museum and Galleries Leith collection....

Major stone & steelwork repairs safeguard Edinburgh’s St Andrew’s House

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Restoration of St Andrew’s House in Edinburgh is now in full swing with work to carry out stabilisation, steelwork repairs and historically accurate repointing of stone cladding. Repairs to the grade A listed Regent Road landmark have been necessitated by corrosion of the steel frame, sparking the need for urgent action to preserve what was the largest metal framed building in...

Dundee waterfront regeneration ripples out along Dock Street

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Dundee’s waterfront renaissance has sparked renewed interest in the area as a place to live, as evidenced by a new application to refurbish and extend a former Job Centre Plus on Dock Street to form 38 flats . The joint venture between Cater Group and McGill Homes will see the B-listed building overhauled at the hands of Neil Rothnie Architecture together with the construction of a...

Woodland home brings black magic to the Borders

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A woodland home near the market town of Lauder in the Scottish Borders has taken shape following completion of the private house by Taylor Architecture Practice. Pyatshaw nestles within a fairytale setting of dense woodland adjacent to a fast-flowing burn, standing as one of a loose collection of homes within an isolated hamlet. Defined by its embrace of black-stained larch the property...

Final countdown for Aberdeen events complex

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Aberdeen City Council and Henry Boot Developments have begun a final countdown toward the opening of a major new events hub on 10 August with a formal handover by Robertson Construction. The TECA Complex , including two on-site hotels, has been designed by Keppie with a 12,500-capacity main arena called P&J Live at its heart, supported by three exhibition halls, conference rooms and...

Flemish-inspired homes woven into Pollokshaws streetscape

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An innovative apartment scheme comprising 24 flats designed around user customisation has been completed at Ashtree Road , Pollokshaws, the first major scheme to be completed by Graeme Nicholls Architects since their formation in the summer of 2016. Delivered on behalf of the Home Group and Merchant Homes Partnerships the development is split between a ‘tenement’ and...

Dykes of Gray brings ‘village’ life to Dundee

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Springfield Properties have completed work on a self-contained ‘village’ on the western outskirts of Dundee which includes its own playparks, shops and café as well as commercial opportunities for nurseries, hairdressers and pharmacies. Dykes of Gray has been designed as a self-contained community close to the city centre with its own village green and public art set...
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Nigeria: Imo's Ugly Past Gives Way to a Promising Future

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[This Day] A shocking story appeared in some national newspapers with the scary headline in a leading online platform, "Okorocha Building Bridges without Professional Design, Engineers Cry Out." According to the story, then President of the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Kashim Ali, stated that bridges being built by then Governor of Imo State, Senator Rochas Okorocha, were without plan and input from professional engineers. Mr. Ali whose tenure ended in April 2019, according to the sto

Mauritius: Third Lane Near Jin Fei Roundabout Operational

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[Government of Mauritius] The third lane, constructed along Motorway M2 between Roche Bois Roundabout and Jin Fei Roundabout which will be dedicated to heavy vehicles, was launched this morning, near the Jin Fei Roundabout, by the Minister of Public Infrastructure and Land Transport, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Nandcoomar Bodha.

Sierra Leone: Pres, Bio And the Lungi Bridge- Modern Day Nehemiah?

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[Concord] President Bio's government has taken the bold step of launching the ambitious Lungi Bridge project to link Lungi with the Freetown mainland. This project has received rave reviews from most government supporters and derision from opposition quarters. It is disconcerting to note however that views on the project more or less mirror the political division in this country, even amongst professionals in fields that are germane to such a project.
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Will a Global Fund Help Deliver UN’s Development Agenda?

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The United Nations, which has been tracking both the successes and failures of its highly-ambitious Agenda for Sustainable Development, has warned that “progress has been slow” in many of the 17 Goals after four years of implementation. Described as “a global blueprint for dignity, peace and prosperity for people and the planet”, the 2030 Agenda […]

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Thalif Deen

US Leads Donor Funding to Fight HIV/AIDS Amidst Overall Decline

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Since 2010, donor funding to fight HIV/AIDS in low-and middle-income countries has dropped significantly, according to a new report released here. The study, Communities at the Centre, released July 16 by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), points out a $1.0 billion decline in funding from 2017-2018. […]

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Caley Pigliucci

Here’s How the World Can Be Better Prepared to Handle Epidemics

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The 2019 G20 Summit was held recently in Osaka, Japan. The Summit ended with the “G20 Osaka Leaders’ Declaration”, which identifies health as a prerequisite for sustainable and inclusive economic growth, and the leaders committed to various efforts to improve epidemic preparedness.  These efforts are commendable, but the G20, comprised of 19 countries and the European Union with economies […]

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Ifeanyi Nsofor

How China’s Africa Alliance is Shifting World Order

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When the United Nations General Assembly met in 2007 to vote on North Korea’s human rights record, only 10 of the 56 African countries voted with the U.S.-led western coalition. The overwhelming majority followed China – either by voting against or abstaining from the resolution. This has not always been the case. Just three decades […]

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Daniel Yang

Parts of Kenya are Already Above 1.5˚C

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Kenya’s getting hotter. Much hotter than the 1.5˚C increase that has been deemed acceptable by global leaders, and it is too hot for livestock, wildlife and plants to survive. Thousands of households, dependent on farming and livestock, are at risk too. This is according to researchers who presented the Kenyan government with the findings of […]

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Isaiah Esipisu

Heatwaves are a ‘New Normal’, Says Red Cross

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It is barely the middle of the month, but the verdict is in: July has been hot. In recent weeks, climate scientists have monitored a freak heatwave in the Canadian Arctic, droughts around Harare and Chennai and forest fires across southern France that have sent holidaymakers fleeing from their burning campgrounds. Against this eerie backdrop, […]

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James Reinl

How Skills Can Change Lives of World’s Youth

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When the United Nations commemorated World Youth Skills Day, there was one stark reality that emerged out of the event: the world’s youth account for over a third of the global population of more than 7.7 billion people, and they also account for over a third of those unemployed across the globe. “Over the next […]

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Lakshi De Vass Gunawardena

UN Report Shows Mixed Results in Meeting SDGs

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The United Nations launched its 2019 report on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), showing inadequate progress in the fourth year into the sustainable development agenda and highlighting the need for imminent global action. Released on the first day of the SDG High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), the report evaluates progress made towards the 2030 target. Despite achievements […]

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Daniel Yang

The Road to Zero Hunger

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Over 820 million people across the globe are currently undernourished, according to a new report released here. After nearly a decade of progress, the number of people who suffer from hunger has slowly increased over the past three years, with about one in every nine people globally suffering from hunger today, said the new annual […]

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Lakshi De Vass Gunawardena

The Geneva Centre issues publication on enhancing access to justice for workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE)

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A new publication entitled “Improving access to justice for workers: The case of the UAE” has been published by the Geneva Centre for Human Rights Advancement and Global Dialogue. The publication is an outcome of a panel discussion held on 20 March 2018 at Palais des Nations in Geneva addressing the same subject. The debate […]

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Growing African Agriculture One Byte at a Time

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Ella Mazani is a mobile phone farmer. “My mobile phone is part of my farming. It supports my farming and my family’s welfare through the services I get via the phone,” the smallholder maize farmer from Shurugwi in central Zimbabwe quips.  Mazani grows maize and finger millet and keeps livestock. As a farmer she often […]

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Busani Bafana

US Defunds UNFPA for Third Consecutive Year– on Misconceived Assumptions

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The Trump administration, in its continued hostility towards the United Nations– and as part of its policy aimed at undermining multilateral institutions and international commitments– has withheld its annual contributions to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA) – for the third consecutive year. The three- year annual cuts, which began in 2017, amounts to an estimated […]

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Thalif Deen

Want to Inspire More People to Act on Climate Change? Broaden the Framing

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“It has never happened before,” is a sentence that is becoming excessively common in the news  due to a changing climate where new extremes are becoming normal. In  Kansas and across the Mid-west, farmers and citizens are battling with record-breaking flooding events. France and  Alaska, recently saw record-breaking warm temperatures. In Mexico, a never before […]

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Esther Ngumbi

The Long Struggle Against the Stigma Surrounding Hansen’s Disease

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At the age of 80, Yohei Sasakawa continues to travel around the world to promote solutions for some of the challenges facing humanity, such as Hansen’s Disease or leprosy, wars and disabilities, factors of stigma and exclusion. Engaging in dialogue with world leaders and with those affected by Hansen’s Disease, who are generally poor, is […]

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Mario Osava

Africa on Track Towards Information Black Hole

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It is an image of resistance that went viral across the world. Alaa Salah, a young Sudanese student, dressed in a traditional white thobe standing atop a car with an enthralled crowd surrounding her as she and they boldly chanted Al-Thawra—Arabic for revolution. It is what many remember of the peaceful ouster of Sudanese dictator […]

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Miriam Gathigah

U.N.’s Islamic State Probe Unit Kicks into Gear

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A United Nations-backed probe into atrocities committed by the so-called Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq has frequently been criticised for making slow progress during its first two years of operations. Lately, that could be changing. The head of the team, Karim Asad Ahmad Khan, told the U.N. Security Council this week that his investigators […]

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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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