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This week, the Don't Move, Improve! 2020 shortlist was announced

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This week on Dezeen, London's best new home extensions and renovations were revealed in the shortlist for this year's Don't Move, Improve! competition. There are 25 home-improvement projects in the running to win Don't Move, Improve! 2020 – the 10th edition of the annual awards programme that celebrates residential design in the UK capital. Projects

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Lizzie Crook

Tool manufacturer Fiskars releases debut streetwear collection

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Tool manufacturer Fiskars releases debut streetwear collection

Finnish heritage tool manufacturer Fiskars is making its first foray into fashion with a collection of "modern garden-wear staples". The 11-piece clothing line was designed by Aalto University graduate Maria Korkeila and presented as part of the Pitti Uomo menswear collections in Florence this month. It features multi-functional, unisex fashion and accessories, including a jacket

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Jennifer Hahn

Marine research hub makes waves in St Andrews

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The University of St Andrews with BMJ Architects have completed a marine research centre to support oceanic science via a bespoke temperature-controlled aquarium. The £16.5m Scottish Oceans Institute is built on the site of the original Gatty Marine Laboratory at East Sands and incorporates a mix of open-plan offices and public engagement space on an exposed beachfront under a roof...

Lateral Office lights up New York City Garment District with "immersive urban instrument"

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Impulse by Lateral Office

Canadian studio Lateral Office has installed 12 oversized seesaws that light up and make sounds on the streets of New York City's Garment District. Impulse occupies the pedestrian plazas on Broadway Avenue between 37th and 38th Streets. While on display, the block is closed to vehicle traffic. Visitors are encouraged to ride the playground-style pieces,

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Kristine Klein

Cover Outdoor Spaces With Shade To Protect The From Sun And Rain

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As part of the design of an apartment in Barcelona, Egue y Seta created an outdoor terrace that’s ideal for entertaining. A built-in lounge was designed for conversation or relaxation, with the surrounding plants providing privacy. The lounge looks towards both the dining area and the bar. The dining area has bench seating that matches […]
Erin

Stonehill Taylor designs retro Connie bar inside a plane at JFK's TWA Hotel

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Connie Airport Lounge and Bar by Stonehill Taylor

US firm Stonehill Taylor has turned a restored 1950s plane into a cocktail bar for the TWA Hotel at New York's JFK airport. The Connie cocktail lounge forms part of the transformation of Eero Saarinen's modernist terminal building into a lounge and hotel last year. Stonehill Taylor – which designed the hotel guest rooms – outfitted

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Bridget Cogley

Bridge House: Sea Views on All Sides Await at This Stunning Contemporary Escape

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A natural retreat for the family is one we all long for and very few of us have the privilege to enjoy one that is as spectacular and relaxing as the Bridge House designed by Mackay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects in Canada. The house has been crafted largely in wood and sits on a rock with the […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Bjarke Ingels meets Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro to "change the face of tourism in Brazil"

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Bjarke Ingels meets Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro to "change the face of tourism in Brazil"

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has met Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro as part of a visit to investigate developing a tourism masterplan for the northeast region of the country. Bolsonaro met Ingels, described as "the most important architect of today", earlier this week as part of a trip with investors from Mexican company Nômade Group. "The President

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Tom Ravenscroft

The Best Bedroom Paint Colors for a Tranquil Interior

17 hours 11 minutes ago

Choosing a bedroom paint color can be a fun and rewarding experience, especially given the wide range of possibilities. It pays to go with a color that makes you happy Here’s some good news for you: many of the top paint colors for 2020 are naturally soothing ones. Not only do soothing bedroom paint colors […]

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Kate Simmons

China's Growth Still Beckons Top American Architects

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… world’s largest architecture firms. China’s architecture business landscape, … said. Though China’s architectural needs have changed since … and functionality that foreign architects have found a competitive … aren’t producing enough architects when the economy is …

Eco-Friendly Marketing Suite Crafted Using Four Old Shipping Containers

18 hours 39 minutes ago

We have always admired the versatility and beauty of shipping containers and the way they can be so effortlessly used in creating contemporary homes with sustainable styles. These structures are also easy on the pocket and offer affordable housing solutions for everyone. That is why we admire the ingenuity and elegance behind the creation Goodman […]

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Sherry Nothingam