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Applicants pray third time’s a charm for Glasgow offices

1 hour 5 minutes ago
Osborne + Co (formerly Vanguard Real Estate) will be hoping it’s a case of third-time in their attempts to win planning for a significant new office build on Glasgow’s Argyle Street with the submission of their latest revised bid for planning. Evolving a more ‘ contextua l’ approach to the city centre site the third iteration has again been brought forward by...

Artist explores her "deep connection and attraction" to Luis Barragán in movie The Proposal

1 hour 35 minutes ago
The Proposal by Jill Magid

Jill Magid, the American artist who made a diamond ring out of Luis Barragán's ashes, has released a film documenting her preoccupation with the Mexican architect. Called The Proposal, the 86-minute movie explores Magid's plan to bring home the late architect's archive and make it publicly accessible. The film premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film

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Eleanor Gibson

‘Inna de Yard’ Delves into the ‘Soul’ of Jamaica

2 hours 37 minutes ago

Dogs barking in the distance. Birds chirping nearby. A man walking through the mist, surrounded by lush vegetation. A distinctive vibrato singing “Speak Softly, Love” over it all. So begins Inna de Yard, a documentary that can safely be called a love poem to reggae music, or the “soul of Jamaica”, as the film is […]

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A. D. McKenzie

Dundashill canal quarter gets down to business

4 hours 13 minutes ago
Glasgow’s Dundashill has been earmarked for canalside business start-up accommodation in new plans brought forward by Oliver Chapman Architects. Occupying land owned by Scottish Canals off Mid Wharf Street and supported by the Scottish Government the initiative would open up the canal to cyclists and walkers through the removal of an existing concrete wall. In its place would...

Hillside Sanctuary by Hoedemaker Pfeiffer offers elevated views of coastal Washington

4 hours 28 minutes ago

American firm Hoedemaker Pfeiffer used stone, wood and glass to create a main dwelling and guest house for a steep, forested site in the Pacific Northwest overlooking the ocean. Hillside Sanctuary is located on a remote site in the San Juan Islands, which lie just off the coast of northern Washington. Seattle firm Hoedemaker Pfeiffer

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Jenna McKnight

MORQ's rammed-concrete Cloister House hides lush internal courtyard

6 hours 21 minutes ago
Cloister House by MORG

Architecture studio MORQ has built an almost windowless house surrounding a plant-filled courtyard from rammed concrete in Perth, Australia. Italy and Australia-based architects MORQ designed Cloister House for a couple who wanted a home that would feel like a sheltered place of refuge. Cloister House sits on a plot next to a busy road on a

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Jon Astbury

The Ocean Cleanup redeployed to tackle Great Pacific Garbage Patch

6 hours 22 minutes ago
The Ocean Cleanup redeployed to tackle Great Pacific Garbage Patch

A floating device employed by The Ocean Cleanup project has been upgraded and returned to sea in a second attempt to catch the plastic waste circulating in the Pacific Ocean. After being installed at the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) in September last year, the system – nicknamed Wilson – broke down in January

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Natashah Hitti

Cano Lasso completes child-friendly branch of Second Home in London Fields

6 hours 40 minutes ago
Second Home London Fields designed by Cano Lasso

A huge translucent panel punctuated by circular openings fronts the latest branch of co-working space Second Home in east London, which includes a nursery and outdoor play area. The shared office has been designed by Madrid-based studio Cano Lasso and takes note from the work of Frei Otto, a German architect renowned for creating tensile structures

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Natasha Levy

Spot toy by New Deal Design encourages kids to be "in-the-moment"

7 hours 2 minutes ago

Gadi Amit's studio New Deal Design has invented an Artificial intelligence-equipped toy to fight the "distraction economy" by nurturing children's attention spans. Called Spot, the toy is geared at learning and discovery. It functions primarily as a handheld scanner that kids can point at an object around them — think a flower or a bird

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Rima Sabina Aouf


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