As COVID-19 surges globally and leaves fear and panic in its wake, global efforts are underway to find a cure. Yet, the same level of response is lacking for several other infectious diseases that kill millions annually. These kinds of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a broad group of communicable diseases which affect more than two billion people […]
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American studio Faulkner Architects has completed a holiday home in California's wine country with an asymmetrical roof and facades wrapped in weathering steel and salvaged wood. Called the Big Barn house, the project is located in Glen Ellen, a town in Sonoma Valley that is named after a winery established there in the 1860s. Located
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A few days ago, a friend said to me that my focus on autism, although rather successful, had “sucked out all energy from other critical areas of social need in Bangladesh.” My friend wanted to know if I would be interested in expanding my visibility and successful approach to autism, to other issues that have […]
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Isolation, lockdown or quarantine; no matter what you term it as, isolating yourself from everyone else around you brings with it a whole new set of challenges. Many of us had to get creative in an attempt to shape our new makeshift home workspace environments while others have had to make room for their sibling […]
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Farmers, agricultural labourers, and informal sector workers are the worst hit by COVID-19 and the resulting lockdowns. Here are some steps that the government and banks can take to help them cope financially. According to the last published Census of India data, there are as many as 480.2 million workers in India. Of these, only […]
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Architect Rob Mills has built a weekend retreat beside Australia's Great Ocean Road, with a simple interior that allows the view to take centre stage. Ocean House combines the clean lines of a contemporary concrete house with the warmth and tactility of a humble beach house. Located along one of the world's most scenic coastal
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Daily coronavirus briefing: today Dezeen is launching a new daily briefing, rounding up news about the coronavirus pandemic that is relevant to the global architecture and design community. Read our first briefing below and keep up to date with our coronavirus coverage here. American architect Michael McKinnell dies of coronavirus Michael McKinnell, best known as
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German software company Hyperganic has developed a 3D-printed rocket engine prototype, which was completely designed by artificial intelligence. Unlike a traditional rocket engine, which consists of individually designed parts that are combined together, the AI-designed demonstrator is 3D printed as one continuous piece. This includes both the combustion chamber where fuel and oxidiser is burned
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Students from the Royal College of Art have made fabrics from plants grown in seawater, providing a potential solution for the currently freshwater-intensive fashion and textile industries. While cotton is notoriously water-hungry, requiring as much as 20,000 litres of freshwater to produce just a kilogram of the material, these fabrics are made from a salt-tolerant
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With our early entry discount ending tomorrow on 31 March at 23:59 UK time, here are some of the most frequently asked questions some of the Dezeen Awards 2020 entrants have been asking us this week! Read on to find out the answers to these frequently asked questions. When is the early entry deadline? At 23:59
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