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Foster + Partners Tulip tower plans nipped in the bud by mayor of London

3 hours 11 minutes ago
The Tulip by Foster + Partners

Plans for The Tulip, a 305.3-metre-high viewing tower designed by Foster + Partners, have been rejected by London's mayor Sadiq Khan. Khan rejected the proposal on the grounds that it would provide "very limited public benefit" to the City of London and that it was not the "world class architecture that would be required to justify its

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Pembrooke & Ives deconstructs interior design process for Uncrated exhibit in New York

3 hours 20 minutes ago

c crates, pallet racks and boxes form display cases in this exhibition at R & Company gallery in New York City, which was created by local interior design firm Pembrooke & Ives. Pembrooke & Ives designed the Uncrated Curated exhibition to be like a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the development of an interior design project, starting

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Eleanor Gibson

Twitter launches redesigned website more fit for experimentation

4 hours 15 minutes ago
Twitter website redesign

Twitter has launched its first major website redesign in seven years – a subtly streamlined experience that is more in line with the company's app. As of today, the desktop site for all users features a responsive design that can shrink down to a simple tweet stream, a rejigged side navigation that integrates bookmarks and

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Armin Broger becomes CEO of Arper following departure from B&B Italia

4 hours 56 minutes ago
Arper CEO Armin Broger

Italian furniture brand Arper has appointed Armin Broger as CEO, following his departure from rival brand B&B Italia in April, after just a year in the job. Broger replaces Vincenzo Rivizzigno who has stepped down after fifteen years in the role. In a statement announcing the appointment, Arper declared its intention to consolidate its position

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SPF Architects designed The Line Lofts in Hollywood to enhance apartment living

5 hours 20 minutes ago
Line Lofts in Los Angeles, California by SPF:architects

This urban residential building by Californian firm SPF Architects features design strategies to eliminate a sense of repetition or homogeneity – qualities that can make apartment living "relatively unpleasant". The Line Lofts are situated along Las Palmas Avenue, just one block from the famed Hollywood Boulevard. Encompassing 68,000 square feet (6,317 square metres), the six-storey

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Jenna McKnight

Diébédo Francis Kéré bundles logs to form roof of Tippet Rise Art Center pavilion

8 hours 19 minutes ago

Burkinabe architect Diébédo Francis Kéré used sick and dead trees to build this pavilion at the Tippet Rise Art Center in Montana, USA. The roof, columns and seats of Kéré's Xylem pavilion are made from bundles of local ponderosa and lodge pole pine logs, felled during a "natural pruning" process that aims to save forests from

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Eleanor Gibson

Liberia: New Terminal Opens July 25th

9 hours 35 minutes ago
[New Dawn] Authorities at the Liberia Aviation Authority or LAA announced over the weekend that the newly completed passenger terminal, office complex and run way at the Roberts International Airport in Margibi County will be ready for dedication on July 25th, this year.

Henning Larsen completes iceberg-like opera house in Hangzhou

10 hours 7 minutes ago
Henning Larsen completes Hangzhou Yuhang Opera

Henning Larsen designed tech white angular volumes of Hangzhou Yuhang Opera, which visitors can climb up, to look like "floes of ice" on a lake. The waterfront performance venue in Hangzhou, China, contains a 1,400-seat auditorium, a 500-seat black box theatre, and an exhibition centre. The white facade of the cultural centre in Hangzhou, China, is punctuated with

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Generali Tower wins Architizer A+ Awards’ Jury Prize

10 hours 12 minutes ago

Generali Tower has received the Jury Prize at the Architizer A+ Awards 2019 in the ‘Commercial-Office – High Rise (16+ Floors)’ category.

Generali Tower is within CityLife, Milan, the largest new civic space and public park in Milan since Parco Sempione…

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Rwanda Prepares the Foundations for Climate-Resilient Cities

11 hours 14 minutes ago

How do you plan a resilient city? A city that can withstand climate change impacts, and the natural disasters that it produces at increased frequencies. And how do you protect the city, its individuals and communities, its business and institutions from either the increased flooding or prolonged droughts that result? It’s a complex question with […]

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Emmanuel Hitimana

Lovell Burton completes spacious Barwon Heads House for retired couple

11 hours 37 minutes ago
Barwon Heads House designed by Lovell Burton

Thick green brush nearly conceals the slanted roof of this house near Melbourne, which architecture studio Lovell Burton has created for a retired couple and their extended family. The house is situated just 100 metres off the beach in the coastal town of Barwon Heads and has been designed by Lovell Burton to accommodate a

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Natasha Levy

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