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1 day 14 hours ago
Notre Dame Cathedral. Image © Flickr user kosalabandara licensed under CC BY 2.0 Notre Dame Cathedral. Image © Flickr user kosalabandara licensed under CC BY 2.0

French architect Dominique Perrault has shared his thoughts after this week's devastating fire of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Best known for his design of the French National Library, Perrault has had a hand in many projects across France, including work in 2015 studying the means of ensuring the continued urban centrality of the Île de la Cité, in collaboration with Philippe Belaval, President of the Center for National Monuments. ArchDaily has published Perrault's statement in full, outlining the architect's response to the Notre Dame fire.

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1 day 15 hours ago
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1 day 16 hours ago

fleets of e-cargo bikes boasting an environmentally-friendly design set to transform the future of home delivery services.

The post ultra-green quadricycles clad in hemp and cashews could replace delivery vans appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

1 day 16 hours ago
© Liljewall arkitekter © Liljewall arkitekter

Liljewall arkitekter has released details of their competition entry for a new hotel and housing complex in Varberg, on the west coast of Sweden. The site, an old industrial harbor area, is currently being transformed into a new district in a city renowned for its Moorish influences, a home of old timber architecture, and a history of shipping, sailing, surfing, and spas.

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1 day 17 hours ago

entitled ‘T IJ', the project is designed as part of a series of objects that celebrate the opening of the 'haringvliet sluices.'

The post RAU architects constructs egg-shaped bird observatory along netherlands coast appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.

1 day 17 hours ago
© Lorena Darquea + Antonio Trillo Pause and Play © Lorena Darquea + Antonio Trillo Pause and Play
  • Architects: TACHER ARQUITECTOS
  • Location: Zapopan, Mexico
  • Category: Houses
  • Lead Architects: Alberto Tacher, Patricio Pérez
  • Area: 340.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photography: Lorena Darquea + Antonio Trillo Pause and Play

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1 day 19 hours ago
© Harvard GSD © Harvard GSD

The Harvard Graduate School of Design has announced that Sarah Whiting, dean of the Rice University School of Architecture since 2010, will serve as the next dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, beginning on July 1st. Described by the university as “an outstanding scholar, educator, and architect with broad interests that range across the design principles and beyond,” Whiting served on the GSD faculty for six years before moving to Princeton and later becoming the dean at Rice, where she also served as the William Ward Watkin Professor of Architecture.

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1 day 19 hours ago
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1 day 20 hours ago

lebanese artist carlo massoud rethinks the social aspects that surround him and revisits his own religion in 'the fish and the crowd'

The post carlo massoud places fish as altarpiece in milanese church for design week appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.