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Seven of the best houses in Mexican town Valle de Bravo

15 minutes 58 seconds ago

From volcanic rock, soil-based render to roofs covered in shrubs, these seven houses have all been designed to complement their setting in Mexico's scenic Valle de Bravo. Santana House by CC Arquitectos Santana House is a one-storey property designed by CC Arquitectos to step down a sloped, forested site in Valle de Bravo. Weathered stone

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Eleanor Gibson

Zaha Hadid Architects' residential community in Roatán features in today's Dezeen Weekly newsletter

1 hour 15 minutes ago
Roatán Próspera Residences by Zaha Hadid Architects

The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter includes a modular housing project designed by Zaha Hadid Architects for an island near Honduras. Roatán Próspera is a residential community intended for Roatán, a Caribbean island off the coast of Honduras. The complex will be a modular construction formed of timber-framed residences each boasting curved roofs and

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Karen Anderson

Coral skeletons crafted from 3D-printed calcium carbonate could restore damaged reefs

4 hours 41 minutes ago
Coral Carbonate 3D-printed units by Objects and Ideograms

Coral Carbonate is a research project that involves 3D printing with calcium carbonate to create sustainable underwater "houses" for coral polyps and marine life to grow. Developed by US design workshop Objects and Ideograms, the project is intended to facilitate the restoration of coral reefs – one of the most vulnerable ecosystems on Earth. The

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Lizzie Crook

UK government reveals full extent of "radical" planning reform proposals

5 hours 34 minutes ago
UK government publishes planning reform white paper

The UK government has laid out proposals to speed up planning approval for developments, which prime minister Boris Johnson described as "unlike anything we have seen since the second world war". In a report published today titled Planning for the Future, the government details plans for upcoming changes to the planning system in England. Housing

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India Block

Bell Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Magis

6 hours 4 minutes ago
Bell Chair by Konstantin Grcic for Magis

Products fair: Italian furniture brand Magis has launched the Bell Chair, an affordable, stackable monobloc seat made of recycled polypropylene by Konstantin Grcic. The Bell Chair, which retails for €77 (£70), is injection-moulded in one piece in less than a minute. This allows the production process to be as energy- and cost-efficient as possible. Instead

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Modern Accessory Dwelling Unit in Austin with Smart Passive Cross-Ventilation

6 hours 22 minutes ago

A second home in your own backyard is an addition that comes in quite handy and serves a variety of purposes – from providing living space for multi-generational families to serving as a guest space and backyard escape when needed. Nestled in the historic neighborhood of Travis Heights in Austin, Texas, Additional Dwelling Unit (ADU) […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Winde, De Lille to tackle economic recovery at WCPDF virtual events

7 hours 37 minutes ago

Winde, De Lille to tackle economic recovery at WCPDF virtual eventsFrom August to November, the Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF) will be hosting monthly interactive virtual sessions addressing the future of the construction and property development industry. Alan Winde, premier of the Western Cape, and Patricia De Lille, national minister of public works and infrastructure, will tackle South Africa's economic recovery during these "In Conversation" events.
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Winde, De Lille to tackle economic recovery at WCPDF virtual events

7 hours 37 minutes ago

Winde, De Lille to tackle economic recovery at WCPDF virtual eventsFrom August to November, the Western Cape Property Development Forum (WCPDF) will be hosting monthly interactive virtual sessions addressing the future of the construction and property development industry. Alan Winde, premier of the Western Cape, and Patricia De Lille, national minister of public works and infrastructure, will tackle South Africa's economic recovery during these "In Conversation" events.
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Lahofer Winery by Chybik + Kristof features undulating roof with amphitheatre

7 hours 45 minutes ago
Lahofer Winery by Chybik + Kristof

Architecture studio Chybik + Kristof has topped the Lahofer Winery in the Czech Republic with a walkable roof with an open-air theatre. The concrete winery in a vineyard near the villages of Dobšice and Suchohrdly, was designed for Lahofer – one of the largest wine producers in the Czech Republic. Chybik + Kristof drew on the

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Cajsa Carlson

Danielle Elsener develops "zero-waste" design system to reform fashion industry

8 hours 15 minutes ago
Danielle Elsener develops zero-waste design system to reform fashion industry

Royal College of Art graduate Danielle Elsener has created a toolkit to help fashion designers reduce waste and save "an insane amount of money" through more efficient pattern cutting. The project, which was recently declared the winner of Virgil Abloh's sustainable design programme in partnership with Evian, consists of a system of tools and workshops

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Jennifer Hahn

Small Contemporary Home Library Ideas Filled with Color and Creativity

8 hours 46 minutes ago

Every day, we spend a considerable amount of time sharing with our readers home decorating inspirations that involve kitchens, dining rooms, bedrooms and living spaces. Then there are times when we move outside these confines and explore the many ideas shaping gardens, patios and balconies. It is not very often though that we take a […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Accelerate sixth form students explore dichotomies in 2020 show

9 hours 15 minutes ago
Accelerate 2020 show

Students of Accelerate, a UK design mentorship scheme run by Open City and the Bartlett, explore the theme of dichotomies in their graduate show. Now in its seventh year, Accelerate organises workshops and mentoring sessions for a group of 30 to 40 sixth form school students from backgrounds that are underrepresented in the architecture industry.

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South Africa: Western Cape Human Settlements On Preventing Illegal Land Grabs and Site Invasions

9 hours 53 minutes ago
[Govt of SA] It's estimated that over the past 15 months, it cost the Western Cape Department of Human Settlements approximately R187 million to prevent illegal land grabs and site invasions. In addition, this past month alone, the Department has spent R18 Million to prevent illegal occupation of our housing units and vacant land earmarked for human settlement development.

Longhouse by Partners Hill spans 110 metres across Australian bushland

10 hours 15 minutes ago
Longhouse by Partners Hill

Architecture practice Partners Hill has designed this lengthy shed-style home in the Australian town of Daylesford, Victoria to incorporate living, cooking and agricultural facilities. Described by Partners Hill as "a study in inclusion", Longhouse contains a farm, restaurant-cum-cookery school, guest rooms and living quarters for its owners, Ronnen Goren and Trace Streeter. The practice worked

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Natasha Levy

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