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Reflective holiday home by Tatiana Bilbao hides among trees in Mexico

12 December, 2017 - 17:00

Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao has used mirrored glass, along with rammed earth and clay bricks, to create a vacation home that blends with its wooded site in Monterrey. Read more

Foster + Partners staggers limestone towers to create roof terraces with sea views in Beirut

12 December, 2017 - 14:32

Foster + Partners has completed its first project in Lebanon, a trio of limestone-clad residential towers in downtown Beirut with views out over the Mediterranean, and a McLaren car showroom in its base. Read more

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VeloCity wins ideas competition for development of Oxford and Cambridge region

12 December, 2017 - 14:08

An all-female team has won a contest seeking ideas for how the UK government could instigate growth in the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford corridor, with plans to revitalise six villages by adding housing, and a network of cycling and pedestrian routes. Read more

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Bêka & Lemoine's movie Moriyama-San available to watch on Dezeen for one weekend only

12 December, 2017 - 13:13

Moriyama-San, the hour-long film made by Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine about the occupant of Ryue Nishizawa's seminal Moriyama House, will be available to watch on Dezeen this week – but only for a limited time! Tune in from 15 to 18 December 2017 to see it.

Dezeen's top 10 furniture launches of 2017

12 December, 2017 - 12:58

The past year has seen a wide variety of new furniture designs released. Editorial intern Alice Finney has picked out 10 of the best, from a shape-shifting table designed by Thomas Heatherwick to the first collaborative collection from IKEA and Hay. Read more

TEd’A . Rapin Saiz

12 December, 2017 - 11:48
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ArchéoLab . Pully TEd’A arquitectes . Rapin Saiz Architectes . + divisare Requalification du site du Prieuré et de la Villa romaine pour la création de l’Hôtel de ville et de l’ArchéoLab. _

Looking back …

12 December, 2017 - 08:01

Hindsight is 20/20, or so the phrase goes. It basically means that if you knew then what you know now, you would do things differently and avoid some mistake or misstep.

What If [Hindsight]

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Phil Cuttance creates herringbone-patterned objects from Jesmonite material

12 December, 2017 - 08:00

Phill Cuttance adds to his collection of Jesmonite herringbone objects

London-based designer Phil Cuttance has expanded his range of handmade herringbone objects to include a tray, a vase, and a pen pot. Read more

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Dovers Commonwealth War Memorial

12 December, 2017 - 05:00

With years of austerity and the nibbling away at the professions territory, the UK can sometimes seem a hard place to find worthwhile projects to undertake as a landscape architect. One UK practice, craft:pegg, has scored a significant success by adopting a strategy of inventing projects and clients to undertake the dream jobs they would never otherwise be able to engage with.

In 2005 as part of an academic studio to investigate how entrepreneurial architectural initiatives might save “At Risk” heritage from the ravages of time the practice developed a purely hypothetical project to create a huge memorial to all of the British Commonwealth War dead from the two world wars.

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Fractal Cities: Drawings of Urban Architecture Seem to Go On & On Forever

12 December, 2017 - 04:00
[ By SA Rogers in Art & Drawing & Digital. ]

The deeper you look into the incredibly detailed drawings of artist Benjamin Sack, the more the cities depicted seem to multiply, as if you could travel through his fractal cities forever and ever without stopping. Drawn in a classical style in black and white, his works play with the topography of architecture that has run amok, growing and expanding upon itself without limits. A little bit Leonardo da Vinci, a little bit MC Escher, the surreal pen-and-ink drawings draw you into fantastical worlds where ‘urban density’ has taken on a whole new meaning.

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12 December, 2017 - 02:31
T-house . Trondheim Sanden+Hodnekvam Arkitekter . photos: © Sanden+Hodnekvam Arkitekter The T-shaped plan creates two distinct outdoor spaces, the entrance space with the big beech and the more private garden. The construction consists of wooden frames with birch plywood. The exterior is marked by the thin roof in corrugated aluminium and burned wooden panels with … Continue reading Sanden+Hodnekvam


12 December, 2017 - 02:12
Entrée de Ville . Bayonne mateoarquitectura Three interventions make up the proposal. The three interventions address three independent yet complementary themes: 1. The Marinadour complex, which represents the organization of a considerable urban density and a mixed programme. 2. In the Park, the ground is the protagonist. Vegetation, transparency, public space, pedestrian connectivity. 3.The Rivadour … Continue reading mateoarquitectura