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Shortlist unveiled for AHEAD Europe 2020 hospitality awards

1 day 15 hours ago
AHEAD Europe awards shortlist 2020

Dezeen promotion: a guest villa in rural Mallorca and a log-clad hotel near the Arctic circle are some of the hospitality projects to be shortlisted in this year's AHEAD Europe awards. The AHEAD Europe awards celebrate outstanding hospitality projects that have launched, opened or reopened across the continent between June 2019 and May of this

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Miguel Marcelino

1 day 16 hours ago
Miguel Marcelino
Apartment Sete Rios . Lisbon Miguel Marcelino, Arquitecto . photos: Lourenço T. Abreu © Archive Miguel Marcelino Sete Rios, Lisbon, a small apartment of the 1960’s with two bedrooms and less than 80m2. The eight meter long balcony contrasts with the meager dimension of the interior compartments. The opening of visual diagonals in the interior … Continue reading Miguel Marcelino
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Rely chair by Hee Welling for &tradition

1 day 16 hours ago
Rely chair by Hee Welling for &tradition has a shell made from 100-per-cent recycled plastic taken from car interiors

Dezeen Showroom: Hee Welling has designed the Rely chair, which has a shell made from 100-per-cent-recycled plastic, for Danish brand &tradition. Each Rely chair shell is made from recycled polypropylene, which is injection moulded to form the seat and backrest of the chair as a single piece. The shell is supported by a steel base with four

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Baumschlager Eberle

1 day 18 hours ago
Baumschlager Eberle
Reparatur der Mitte . Altnau Baumschlager Eberle Architekten . photos: © Roger Frei . + swiss-architects Zersiedelung, Verlust der Mitte, Kommunikationsdefizite oder die kleine Langeweile: Das Leben auf dem Lande hat so seine Mangelerscheinungen. Es geht auch anders, wenn Architekten und Bauherren sich eins sind. So geschehen in Altnau am Bodensee: Das Bankgebäude, Gewerbeeinrichtungen und … Continue reading Baumschlager Eberle
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Alice Potts makes bioplastic face shields from food waste

1 day 20 hours ago
Bioplastic face mask by Alice Potts

Designer Alice Potts combined food waste with flowers from London parks to create a series of bioplastic face shields for the NGV Triennial. Potts made the face shields, which she claims are biodegradable, from food waste collected in London as an alternative to the many items of personal protective equipment (PPE) that are made from single-use plastic.

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Steve Mumford

1 day 22 hours ago
Steve Mumford
Trump Rally Convention Center (the shirt off my back), Fredericksburg, VA, Aug. 20, 2016 . 2016 + Postmasters For many years Mumford has been drawing current events on the ground, working from life, like the ‘special artists’ of the American Civil War, before cameras were fast enough to permit photojournalism. The drawings are often followed … Continue reading Steve Mumford
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Final talk in Exhibit Columbus series discusses indigenous design in the US

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New Middles: Indigenous Futures and Radical Thinking

Exhibit Columbus concluded its New Middles symposium with a live conversation broadcast on Dezeen that explored the past and future of Midwest landscapes and indigenous design. The discussion, called New Middles: Indigenous Futures and Radical Thinking, was moderated by Dezeen columnist and Exhibit Columbus curator Mimi Zeiger. She was joined by a panel of experts

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Siufan Adey

Five proposals to protect Washington DC's Tidal Basin from climate change

2 days 4 hours ago
Tidal Basin Ideas competition

A bridge to the White House and man-made islands are among the conceptual proposals five architecture studios have developed for preserving Washington DC's Tidal Basin reservoir and the National Mall. DLANDstudio, GGN, James Corner Field Operations, Hood Design Studio and Reed Hilderbrand all created schemes to reimagine the site for Tidal Basin Ideas Lab –

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Eleanor Gibson

L-Shaped Contemporary Home in Brazil with a Green Roof and Lovely Courtyard

2 days 6 hours ago

Every home design is a response to both the specific needs of the lot and the necessity of the homeowners. The balance between both the elements defines both the contours of the house and creates that picture-perfect ambiance. Casa da Mata designed by Leo Romano in Brazil is no different with a street façade that […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Plastic is "part of the solution" to climate change says Bolon's head of sustainability

2 days 6 hours ago
Portrait of Hakan Nordin

Plastic can help create more energy-efficient products that reduce the need for fossil fuels, according to Håkan Nordin, head of sustainability at flooring company Bolon. Nordin called for a re-evaluation of plastic, which he described as "a very resource-efficient material that you can use for lots of things". "I think that plastic is a part

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Marcus Fairs

Hottest Living Room Styles for Winter 2020: Trends that are Easy to Adopt

2 days 7 hours ago

Yes, we are still navigating through the best of fall and the many beautiful colors outside along with festive joy in the air means we are not focusing on winter just yet. But within no time the colors of fall will give way to the chill of winter and the world around is bound to […]

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Sherry Nothingam

Climate change increasingly threatens human health, food and water security and socio- economic development in Africa

2 days 7 hours ago

Geneva/Addis Ababa, 26 October 2020 – Increasing temperatures and sea levels, changing precipitation patterns and more extreme weather are threatening human health and safety, food and water security and socio-economic development in Africa, according to a new report devoted exclusively to the continent. Read More ...

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Yiannis Ghikas creates blown-glass Soda coffee table for Miniforms

2 days 8 hours ago
Soda glass coffee table by Yiannis Ghikas for Miniforms

Dezeen promotion: Greek designer Yiannis Ghikas has designed the Soda coffee table from hand-blown Murano glass for Italian furniture makers Miniforms. The pieces of chubby furniture were comissioned by Miniforms as a "funky" take on a traditional artisanal technique. Each glass table takes three master glassmakers to create, using a single 20-kilogram piece of glass.

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Dezeen staff

HArquitectes

2 days 9 hours ago
HArquitectes
house 1311. Castelldefels H Arquitectes . photos: © Adrià Goula A Peruvian Pepper. At one side of the plot, there was a splendorous evergreen tree. Nearby, the border wall to one of the neighbours was fully covered by a bougainvillea and other climbing plants created a very pleasant corner, the only preserved space of an … Continue reading HArquitectes
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Imafuku Architects completes Dongshang bar in Beijing with bamboo surfaces

2 days 10 hours ago
Interiors of Dongshang bar by Imafuku Architects

Canes of bamboo interlace across the ceiling to form a canopy above guests in this bar in Beijing, China designed by Imafuku Architects. Dongshang – which is shortlisted in the bar interior category of this year's Dezeen Awards – offers an extensive menu of sake and whiskies from Japan, as well as a selection of

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Natasha Levy

 

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