David Kaye is the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression
In a landmark report that reinforces legal standards to combat online hate, the UN’s monitor for freedom of expression calls on governments and companies to move away from standardless policies and inconsistent enforcement, and to align their laws and practices against ‘hate speech’ with international human rights law.
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Keeping a record of LGBT+ design makes political change increasingly possible says Andrew Campbell, the author of Queer x Design. He has picked five examples of LGBT+ graphic design from the past 50 years for Dezeen. Written by Los Angeles-based art historian Andrew Campbell, Queer x Design is a collection of graphic design documenting the
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The white Strea glove clutch by Zaha Hadid Design for Perrin Paris is currently on exhibit at the Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel in Switzerland. The exhibition ‘Bags – Icon & Investment’ runs until the 5th April 2020.
Founded in 1893, Rigaudy-Perrin grew to…
Dutch architecture studio OMA has released images of Wafra Tower, a residential development on the coast of the Persian Gulf in Kuwait City . When complete, it will be the studio's first built project in Kuwait. Set on the waterfront in the Hessa Al Mubarak district, Wafra Tower is a collaboration between OMA directors Iyad Alsaka and
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States and companies are “failing” when it comes to combating online hate, the UN independent rights expert, or Special Rapporteur, on freedom of speech and expression said ahead of the launch of a landmark report to reinforce legal standards for internet spaces. Cautioning that hate speech runs the risk of being devalued as a term, David Kaye stressed the real […]
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With one week to go until our agenda-setting architecture and design conference Dezeen Day, there are just 30 places left. Buy your ticket before they sell out! Taking place at BFI Southbank in London on 30 October, Dezeen Day is our inaugural international conference, which will tackle key topics facing the global design community. With high-profile
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Organic Architects have brought forward plans for a craft distillery and visitor centre at Old Carlisle Road, Moffat, on behalf of Dark Sky Spirits.
Incorporating a small shop and tasting room the facility is planned for vacant land to the south of the town and will adopt an agricultural character with a feature gable providing housing distillation equipment.
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[News24Wire] From "smelly water" to "we have overcome it" - Pretoria's Stinkwater has officially received a new name.
The building could have a separately owned restaurant within its courtyard.
Colpitts Development plans to redevelop the property at 3839 Stone Way N. in Fremont with a seven-story, 146-unit apartment project.
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[News24Wire] Soaring temperatures are putting a strain on Rand Water resources.
For the exhibition design of Keith Haring's first major show in the UK, design practice InterestingProjects has taken heed from the distinct material and countercultural context of 1980s New York City. The show, which is on display at Tate Liverpool until 10 November, features more than 85 works, following Haring's development from a young artist
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With Fitch Solutions predicting sluggish growth of only 2.4% for 2019, the South African construction industry currently finds itself in an unpredictable macro-environment. Talks of a looming global recession is causing capital expenditure on large-scale construction projects to dwindle, sending the industry into a rally to achieve higher levels of risk readiness to address increasing uncertainty.
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Eleni Meladaki is an associate architect at London studio ACME. She explains her career progression and the difference between practising architecture in Greece and the UK for the Dezeen Jobs careers guide. Meladaki's role as an associate involves running projects, preparing bids and overseeing practice-wide matters such as development opportunities. Despite her senior role, she
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Vacant rooftops across all major cities around the world are a dime a dozen. Their concrete surfaces aren't just a waste of space in a highly urbanised world, but also contribute to the heat island effect that afflicts these built-up areas. So why not farm on them?
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