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Colorful Fiesta Full of Spanish Flavor Unleashed Inside this Chic Melbourne Home

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A Victorian’s Workers Cottage in the suburb of North Fitzroy, Melbourne, the Casa de Gatos designed by WOWOWA Architects is a gorgeously altered residence that has a style and aura of its own. Despite its limited size and special style requirements, the interior of this altered Aussie house feels modern and vibrant at every turn. […]

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Sherry Nothingam

"Locals in Venice are feeling increasingly left out of the conversation"

2 hours 16 minutes ago
David Chipperfield Procuratie Vecchie in Venice

As David Chipperfield begins the next stage of the restoration of the Procuratie Vecchie on Piazza San Marco in Venice, James Imam asks if architects can save cities straining to deal with increasing tourist numbers. David Chipperfield's restoration of the Procuratie Vecchie is a declaration of solidarity with Venice's residents. The city is besieged by hordes of

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James Imam

Desertification ‘More Dangerous and More Insidious than Wars’

2 hours 44 minutes ago

Businesses are being encouraged to follow the lead of the youth to halt desertification, reduce degradation, improve agricultural sustainability and restore damaged lands. “The youth is a very particular case. The youth give me a lot of hope because I see their passion, and I see their vision,” head of the United Nations Convention to […]

The post Desertification ‘More Dangerous and More Insidious than Wars’ appeared first on Inter Press Service.

Desmond Brown

The Importance of the Upcoming FAO Election

3 hours 9 minutes ago

With each passing day, the world gets just a little smaller as the internet and cell phones bring our communities together, reveal our shared challenges, and lay bare our failures. As global citizens, we are all concerned about the growing number of hungry people around the world and the threats to food security. The simple […]

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Kip Tom

Wes Anderson films inform design of Moscow restaurant

3 hours 15 minutes ago

New York-based design studio Asthetíque has completed a restaurant in Moscow called The Y that draws on the stylised sets of films directed by Wes Anderson. Located in the newly developed neighbourhood of Hamovniki, the two-storey space combines a soft palette with eclectic architectural elements that exude a "theatrical experience from the moment you walk

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Sabina Sohail

UN’s Development Goals Remain Largely Elusive

3 hours 25 minutes ago

The United Nations, in a new report to be released next month, has warned “there is no escaping the fact that the global landscape for the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has generally deteriorated since 2015, hindering the efforts of governments and other partners” And the commitment to multilateral cooperation, so central […]

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Thalif Deen

Adam Nathaniel Furman's latest furniture collection is a "bourgeois' nightmare"

5 hours 15 minutes ago
Adam Nathaniel Furman designs "clumsy" furniture for Camp Design Gallery and Abet Laminati

London designer Adam Nathaniel Furman has collaborated with Abet Laminati to create a three-piece collection of unusually shaped and boldly coloured furniture for Camp Design Gallery. The collection, titled Three characters in the Second Act: The Royal Family, comprises two large cabinets, called Benevolente and Solidale, and a chair, named Gioioso. Each of the pieces

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Natashah Hitti

Atelier Vens Vanbelle creates monastic white country house

7 hours 16 minutes ago
House Nico and Hilde by Atelier Vens Vanbelle

Belgian studio Atelier Vens Vanbelle has designed a white house inspired by the monasteries and farmhouses that typify the Oosterzele region. The brick house has been built in a rural environment in Belgium and aims to be a peaceful space for the owners. "The main reference for this project was a monastery, because we wanted to introduce some basic

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Tomek Zylski

SelgasCano designs "most ambitious and bold" Second Home for Los Angeles

13 hours 32 minutes ago

Spanish practice SelgasCano has revealed its design for Second Home in Hollywood – a sprawling co-working campus comprising bright yellow work pods interspersed with lush planting. Set to open in September this year, Second Home Hollywood will mark the first US location of the British company, which provides studio and office space for creatives and entrepreneurs. The

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Eleanor Gibson

Studio Gang unveils new details of Natural History Museum extension in New York

15 hours 6 minutes ago
American Museum of Natural History science centre of Studio Gang

American architecture firm Studio Gang has released an updated set of renderings of its undulating addition to the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan. Studio Gang unveiled new renderings of the addition, known as the Richard Gilder Center, to coincide with the extension breaking ground last week. The centre is designed to add galleries, classrooms,

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Bridget Cogley

Lunch Break angels swing above commuters passing London's St Pauls

16 hours 54 minutes ago
Lunch Break by KHBT and Ottmar Hörl

Forty gold angels sitting on swings have been installed by KHBT and Ottmar Hörlwatch to watch over commuters near St Paul's Cathedral in London. Named Lunch Break, the installation for the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) is designed to be a temporary additional to St Paul's Plinth – a preexisting frame structure outside St Paul's tube station. London

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Lizzie Crook

DLR Group’s Portland Building renovation will kill its historic status

17 hours 11 minutes ago

An audit by the City of Portland, Oregon, has found that the DLR Group’s renovation of the Michael Graves–designed Portland Building is over budget and, once complete, will cause the building to lose its historic landmark status. The renovation began last year as an alternative to scrapping the postmodern Portland tower, which desperately needed waterproofing, […]

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Jonathan Hilburg

Archigram, architecture’s pop legends, come alive in new book

18 hours 23 minutes ago

Archigram: The Book Dennis Crompton, editor Circa Press, 2018 $135.00 A dozen years ago, in the early stages of a dissertation, I found myself in the special collections room at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles. To my left, a tweedy professor type softly sang Latin lines from an ancient leather-bound tome. To my […]

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Todd Gannon

Colour and pattern intersect in Bouroullec brothers' glass panel collection

19 hours 16 minutes ago
Oblique and Chevron glass panels by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec x Skyline Design

French design duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have worked with US manufacturers Skyline Design on a collection of glass panels emblazoned with colourful geometric patterns created using code. The collection, named Oblique and Chevron, has been designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec to explore how colours can subtly alter in tone when iterated in different

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Natasha Levy

Ineos bring forward Grangemouth ‘twin sister’ HQ

19 hours 16 minutes ago
Michael Laird Architects have returned to Grangemouth on behalf of Ineos with an application to build a second office building adjacent to a recently completed headquarters for the chemical’s giant. HQ2 will provide office space for an additional 400 staff who will relocate from Falkirk to work alongside colleagues who have already made the move to the campus, with a full-height...

NCARB figures show number of architects continues to grow

20 hours 21 minutes ago

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has announced that the number of architects in the United States rose by 2 percent in 2018, bringing the total amount to 115,316 practitioners across the 55 U.S. jurisdictions: all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana […]

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Sydney Franklin


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