The walls of this Mexico City pavilion by local architect Gerardo Broissin are made from concrete panels pieced together like a jigsaw puzzle. Broissin has created the structure on the hilly, lush grounds of Mexico City's contemporary art museum Museo Tamayo within Chapultepec Forest for this year's Design Week Mexico (DWM) festival. It is built
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Gensler has revealed plans to create a bright and minimal lobby inside Philip Johnson's landmarked postmodernist AT&T Building, as part of the major overhaul of the skyscraper led by architecture firm Snøhetta. The New York firm has redesigned the entrance of the 550 Madison tower in Midtown Manhattan, which was completed in 1984 by American
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Architecture studio PPAA cut away portions of a square-plan house to create voids that bring in natural light and provide an intimate connection to the surrounding forest. The project is named after its location – Tlalpuente, a neighbourhood within the borough of Tlalpan in southern Mexico City. The forested, hilly area is known for its protected
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Architect Matteo Foresti has designed a sauna set into the rocks of an island within the Stockholm archipelago that's lined with dark oak and black stone. Located in the Värmdö municipality, Sauna R has been dug into a shallow slope, accessed via a thin path that winds through the rocky surroundings dotted with cabins. The simple box
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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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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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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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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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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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Foggo Associates has designed a curved high-rise in central London at 70 St Mary Axe, which is widely known as the Can of Ham due to its distinctive shape. The 21-storey tower stands on the same street as the Foster + Partners-designed skyscraper at 30 St Mary Axe, which is called the Gherkin, in a grouping of
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Interior design studio Roman and Williams has installed cabinets inside its New York showroom that are filled with tchotchkes coloured to match a new paint palette by Farrow & Ball. The installation at boutique furniture store RW Guild comprises three wooden cabinets with Dutch glass fronts that are filled with decorations that have been painted
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LED lights illuminate the gridded concrete structure of Boston's brutalist city hall, which has been renovated by local firm Utile. The Boston architecture and planning studio Utile updated the civic building to coincide with its 50th anniversary this year. Completed in 1959 by Kallmann, McKinnell, and Knowles, Boston City Hall is a rare example of
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Barbie has listed her glamorous Malibu beach house on Airbnb for a lucky holidaymaker to enjoy this month. The Barbie Malibu Dreamhouse is available for a two-night-stay next week to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the fashion doll, which was created by manufacturer Mattel in 1959. Written as if penned by Barbie, the tongue-in-cheek Airbnb listing
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In this week's comments update, readers are suspicious of the intentions of wearable praying technology and in agreement that sustainable design terminology needs more scrutiny. Like a prayer: the Vatican is embracing wearable technology with the launch of its Click to Pray eRosary, which aims to help users quantify their prayers and monitor progress. "They
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Paris has unveiled a gold-medal-shaped emblem for the 2024 Olympics and Paralympic Games that incorporates the Olympic flame and the lips of Marianne. The logo has been created as a combination of three symbols connected to the Olympics and France. It takes its shape and colour from a gold medal – awarded to the winners
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Ingo Maurer – the German designer whose playful, unexpected creations earned him the nickname "poet of light" – passed away yesterday at age 87. Over the course of five decades, Maurer re-conceptualised lighting design with his tongue firmly in his cheek, while being among the first to adopt the latest technical innovations from LEDs to OLEDs.
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American studio Wheeler Kearns Architects has completed a single-storey residence on a wooded site outside of Chicago, featuring black facades and large windows that engage the landscape. The Ravine House is located in the suburban town of Highland Park, situated about 25 miles (40 kilometres) north of downtown Chicago. The dwelling sits quietly within a
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Universal Design Studio and Giles Miller Studio have designed a two-storey pavilion for BBC Studios that can be dismantled and reused, and then recycled at the end of its life. The pavilion was commissioned by BBC Studios, one of the world's biggest producers of TV content, for the MIPCOM trade show in Cannes to entertain
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