Kaan Architecten’s Utopia combines music school and library

Kaan Architecten has extended a 19th century school to create the Utopia building in Aalst, Belgium, which contains a music school and library. Utopia, the Library and Academy for Performing Arts, is named after the book by Thomas Moore, which was first printed in Aalst. Kaan Architecten won a competition to overhaul an existing block

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“Does architecture have a Harvey Weinstein hiding within its ranks?”

Architecture has a culture of quietly condoning sexist behaviour, just like Hollywood, argues Anna Winston. “To be dangerous is to be artistically daring”. In all the comment pieces I have read so far on the Harvey Weinstein scandal, this, from British playwright Lucy Prebble’s piece in the London Review of Books, stood out. This was the

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Unfinished homes touted as potential solution to the global housing crisis

Homes without internal walls, kitchens or bathrooms are being billed as a solution to housing crises around the world, after NL Architects won the Mies van der Rohe Award for its refurbishment of the Kleiburg apartment block in Amsterdam. The block’s “Klusflats”, or DIY flats, come without any internal fittings, so residents complete the homes themselves. This makes them far cheaper

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New York’s latest skyscrapers are “disrespectful to the whole city” says Richard Meier

New York is losing its character to a new wave of skyscrapers according to architect Richard Meier, who has also revealed he would consider working for US president-elect Donald Trump. In an exclusive interview with Dezeen, Meier – who, at 82, is one of America’s most respected architects and one of the last of the 20th-century modernists

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Davidson Rafailidis tops studios for artist and ceramicist with three angular roofs

A+Awards: a trio of mono-pitched roofs shelter this set of studios designed for a painter and ceramicist couple, which was one of the winners at this year’s Architizer A+Awards (+ slideshow). Buffalo, New York-based architecture studio Davidson Rafailidis created He, She & It for a couple who wanted to work alongside each other but each needed More

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Temporary floating parliament on the Thames could save the UK millions, claims Gensler

The world’s biggest architecture firm has proposed moving the UK’s Lords and MPs into a bubble-like building on London’s River Thames to reduce the cost of refurbishing the crumbling Palace of Westminster. Gensler, which has one of its largest offices in London, wants to create a 250-metre-long and 42-metre-deep temporary parliament building from steel modules and More

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Alvar Aalto “changed the history of skateboarding”

Finnish Modernist architect Alvar Aalto accidentally invented the skateboard bowl with a 1930s swimming pool design, according to a US skateboarding magazine and a Finnish newspaper. Alvar Aalto’s seminal 1939 Villa Mairea in Noormarkku, Finland, features the world’s first kidney shaped swimming pool and was the precedent for a rash of similar designs in the US, More

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Adjaye, Farrell, Devlin and Shrigley back Brexit Design Manifesto

Brexit Design Manifesto: the list of leading design industry figures backing Dezeen’s Brexit Design Manifesto has more than doubled, with David Adjaye, Terry Farrell, Es Devlin and David Shrigley among those adding their support. The Brexit Design Manifesto has now been signed by more than 225 supporters since its launch 12 days ago, with the latest More

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Santiago Calatrava plans Zurich office block with 1000 bicycle parking spaces

Architect Santiago Calatrava is set to create a grass-topped office block on the plaza in front of his Stadelhofen Station in Zurich with public parking for 1000 bicycles on the ground level. Calatrava unveiled designs for a “21st century office building” on the site 26 years after completing the railway station – now one of More

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“We can’t stop superblocks or sprawl, but we have to make space for life in between”

Opinion: Aaron Betsky finds lessons for western city planners and designers in amongst the mega-blocks, privatised spaces and urban sprawl of Asian cities. As a tourist and business traveller, I usually jet in and out of cities around the world, glancing at them from cars or buses as I try to figure out what they More

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Peter Zumthor to extend Renzo Piano’s Fondation Beyeler art museum

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has been chosen to extend to Switzerland’s most-visited art museum – the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen, Basel, originally designed by Renzo Piano. Atelier Peter Zumthor & Partner will create a major extension for the institution, which bills itself as Switzerland’s most-visited art museum with over 6.2 million visitors since its launch in 1997. More

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10 of the best private homes to explore in London during Open House

Open House London takes place this weekend, giving members of the public access to 750 buildings. Dezeen editor Anna Winston picks 10 of the best houses and apartments that will open their doors to nosy visitors and architecture enthusiasts. The Tree House 6a Architects is one of London’s names to watch, with recent clients including photographer More

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Brexit could trigger skills crisis in architecture and construction says RIBA

Brexit: the Royal Institute of British Architects has written to the UK’s Brexit minister David Davis to warn that construction is facing a skills deficit. The RIBA has joined a coalition of construction industry bodies to send a message to the government outlining six key priorities it must address to avoid a construction industry crisis when it leaves More

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Marc Newson joins rapidly growing number of supporters for Dezeen’s Brexit Design Manifesto

Brexit Design Manifesto: designer Marc Newson and architect Patrik Schumacher are among the leading industry figures to have added their names to the Brexit Design Manifesto since its launch yesterday. Almost 150 architects, designers, industry figures and students have now signed the manifesto, which outlines the importance of the sector and how it can help the More

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Conran, Rogers and Heatherwick back Dezeen’s Brexit Design Manifesto

Brexit Design Manifesto: more than 100 of the UK’s leading design figures have backed a manifesto that calls on the government to support the design sector after Brexit. Launching today, the Brexit Design Manifesto outlines the cultural and economic importance of the UK’s design sector and how it can help the UK thrive when the More

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Christian Richter’s Abandoned series chronicles Europe’s empty buildings

Photo essay: German photographer Christian Richter has been breaking into abandoned buildings across Europe to capture their “swan song” for his Abandoned series (+ slideshow). Richter, 36, was born in the then German Democratic Republic and started exploring abandoned buildings after the fall of the Berlin wall in 1989. He began taking amateur pictures of More

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Wright & Wright unveils first addition to London’s historic Lambeth Palace in over 180 years

A red brick building designed for one of the UK’s oldest libraries will be the first new addition to Lambeth Palace – the historic home of the Archbishop of Canterbury – in almost two centuries (+ slideshow). London studio Wright & Wright Architects has revealed its plan for the new home of the Lambeth Palace More

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Here’s what you can build for less than £1 million in the UK

With houses in London now selling for as much as £26 million, the RIBA Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist offers some slightly more attainable inspiration for anyone with the time and energy to build from scratch. All six projects on the Stephen Lawrence Prize shortlist – including a school, a travelling artists’ studio, a London house More

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Carbuncle Cup shortlist reveals frontrunners for Britain’s worst building of 2016

Six buildings have been shortlisted for architecture’s most unwanted award – the Carbuncle Cup 2016 for the UK’s worst new building (+ slideshow). The Broadgate redevelopment by Make in London and an extension to a Methodist church by Intelligent Design Centre are among the projects on the shortlist, which was unveiled this week by Carbuncle Cup More

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UK architects predict crash in workload in face of Brexit uncertainty

Brexit crisis: architects have reported concerns over the future of their businesses in the first major survey of confidence levels since the EU referendum. The first Royal Institute of British Architects’ (RIBA) Future Trends survey since the referendum found crashing confidence levels among large and small architecture firms for the first time since 2012 – More

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Soho House and Michaelis Boyd turn derelict farm into luxury members’ hotel

Soho House & Co’s in-house design team and London architects Michaelis Boyd have overhauled a run-down farm in Oxfordshire to create Soho Farmhouse – a hotel that combines English countryside style with “upstate New York cabin culture” (+ slideshow). Soho Farmhouse occupies a 40-acre site in Great Tew, near Soho House founder Nick Jones’ own More

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Cornwall Gardens is a huge Singapore home with a stepped garden on its roof

A+Awards: featuring a swimming pool, waterfall, Koi carp pond and a terraced roof garden, this large family home in Singapore was another of the winners in Architizer’s 2016 A+Awards (+ slideshow). Designed by Singapore studio Chang Architects, the home was created to accommodate a multi-generation family with space for future additions if the children marry. Six bedrooms, a gym, entertainment More

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Heatherwick defends Garden Bridge as investigation reveals £22 million funding gap

Thomas Heatherwick has defended his Garden Bridge proposal for London’s River Thames, after a BBC report found that the project was missing £22 million in funding. Heatherwick appeared on last night’s BBC Newsnight TV programme, which centred around an investigation into the funding of the project. He said the bridge had become a political football, More

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House in Mikage by Sides Core contrasts white surfaces with exposed wooden beams

Osaka studio Sides Core has created a house in Kobe, conceived as a series of simple wooden containers (+ slideshow). Sides Core founders Sohei Arao and Sumiko Arao were asked to create House in Mikage for a family with a young child, having designed a beauty salon for the same couple 15 years ago. The More

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Creative industries must present a united front to make best of Brexit says John Sorrell

Creatives must “get their act together and speak with a united voice” to protect the future of the sector post-Brexit, according to London Design Festival and Creative Industries Federation founder John Sorrell. Sorrell said that architects, designers and other creatives needed to be “intensely practical” and clear on the issues that need to be fought More

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Roof of Rhode Island holiday home by Bernheimer Architecture features pyramid-like skylights

A+Awards: the next project in our series on winners from this year’s A+Awards organised by US site Architizer is a holiday home for a Brooklyn-based family on Rhode Island, with a charred-timber facade (+ slideshow). Designed by Brooklyn firm Bernheimer Architecture, Quonochontaug House occupies a site near the coast of Rhode Island, New England – a popular area among More

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Sayama Forest Chapel by Hiroshi Nakamura is covered with hand-bent aluminium shingles

A+Awards: next up in our series on winning projects from Architizer’s 2016 A+Awards is a small chapel by Japanese architect Hiroshi Nakamura, which features extreme gables and a roof covered in 21,000 aluminium shingles (+ slideshow). Nakamura and his Tokyo studio NAP created the Sayama Forest Chapel for a site at the edge of a forest, which forms More

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More architects hit by Brexit slowdown as construction heads for recession

Brexit crisis: housing architect O’Mahony Pike has revealed it is shutting its London office while Grimshaw is letting go of staff, as projects dry up thanks to the uncertainty caused by Brexit. London-based Grimshaw, one of the UK’s most respected firms, is shedding staff after a number of projects were delayed due to the results More

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Bartlett head calls for new models of education to protect future UK architects

The head of one of the world’s top architecture schools has called for an overhaul of architecture education and accreditation in the UK following new statistics about the high rate of mental health issues among students. Bob Sheil, director of The Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London, told Dezeen that architectural education and More

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House Zilvar by ASGK Design is an angular wooden home in the Czech countryside

A+Awards: next up in our collaboration with Architizer is this energy-efficient wooden home on the outskirts of a small village in the Czech Republic, which was one of the private houses recognised in this year’s A+Awards (+ slideshow). Designed by Prague studio ASGK Design, Energy Efficient Wooden House Zilvar occupies a site surrounded by fields More

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Artist turns Luis Barragán’s remains into diamond to trade for his archive

An American artist has turned the remains of legendary Mexican architect Luis Barragán into a diamond, and is offering to exchange the gem for the architect’s professional archive, which is currently housed on the Vitra campus (+ slideshow). Conceptual artist Jill Magid has set the two-carat diamond made from Barragán’s ashes into an engagement ring, More

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Quarter of UK architecture students report mental health issues

More than a quarter of architecture students in the UK have reported mental health issues related to their studies, with workload and debt among the leading causes, according to a new survey. Twenty-six per cent of respondents to a Student Survey by British magazine The Architects’ Journal (AJ) said they were being treated or had More

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Creative industries booming across the UK, according to new report

Business news: the creative industries are growing faster than any other business sector in most of the UK according to new data, with 47 “creative clusters” now scattered across the country – including “less ‘hip'” areas like Slough and Chester. While London is still responsible for 40 per cent of all creative industry jobs and a More

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Coussée & Goris and RCR Arquitectes use iron-coloured concrete for Belgian crematorium

A+Awards: the next project in our collaboration with Architizer is a tinted concrete and steel crematorium in Holsbeek, Belgium, which was named as one of the winners in the religious buildings and memorials category at the 2016 A+Awards (+ slideshow). Ghent-based Coussée & Goris Architecten teamed up with Spanish firm RCR Arquitectes to win a competition for More

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Le Corbusier’s Chapelle Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp features a monumental concrete roof

World Heritage Corb: next up in our series on the 17 buildings by Le Corbusier that have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List is the architect’s Notre Dame du Haut, the small chapel in Ronchamp, France, that has become one of his most iconic designs. Completed in 1954, the Ronchamp chapel was built for More

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Le Corbusier’s La Tourette monastery combines grass-covered roofs with sloping glazed corridors

World Heritage Corb: Le Corbusier’s Dominican monastery in France is considered one of his most important works, and is next in our series revisiting the 17 buildings by the architect that have been added to UNESCO’s World Heritage List (+ slideshow). Sainte Marie de La Tourette is built on a steeply sloping site near Lyon in France More

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UNESCO adds 17 Le Corbusier projects to World Heritage List

Heritage body UNESCO has added 17 projects by 20th-century French architect Le Corbusier to its list of internationally significant architecture sites, including the Unité d’Habitation housing in Marseille – arguably the most influential Brutalist building of all time (+ slideshow). The 17 architectural sites that have been added to the World Heritage List are spread More

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Cherem Arquitectos builds rammed-earth house in Mexican highlands

A+Awards: we’re launching a major collaboration with Architizer profiling winners from its A+Awards. First up is this house in the Mexican highlands, with rammed-earth walls made from soil excavated on site (+ slideshow). Casa Candelaria by the Mexico City-based firm is located on the outskirts of San Miguel de Allende, a city in Mexico’s central highlands. The design of the 1,50o square-metre More

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Today we like: French houses

Today is Bastille Day, a French national holiday that celebrates the country’s reinvention as a republic. It commemorates the storming of the Bastille in Paris on 14 July 1789 – a symbolic moment for the French Revolution. We’re joining the celebrations with a look back at some of the best French houses from our archive, More

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Anthony Gerace’s Land’s End series chronicles pre-Brexit Cornwall

Photo essay: British photographer Anthony Gerace has produced a series of images offering a snapshot of the crumbling architecture and infrastructure of Cornwall – a stronghold of the Brexit campaign (+ slideshow). The photographs show buildings, street furniture and scenery around the coastline of St Just, a 15-minute drive from Land’s End – the most westerly part More

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Six of the best co-living developments from around the world

Shared housing is rapidly gaining popularity thanks to rising rents and changing lifestyles, with Soho House becoming the latest company to consider a move into co-living. From a shared apartment in Barcelona to the world’s largest co-housing development, here are six key examples from around the world (+ slideshow). Roam Co-living Housing complex, Bali, by Alexis More

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John McAslan to redesign Britain’s largest mosque in south London

John McAslan + Partners is developing new designs for the huge Baitul Futuh Mosque complex in south London, which was damaged by a fire last year. The London studio, led by Scottish architect John McAslan, will completely overhaul the 21,000 square-metre mosque complex in Morden – one of the biggest mosques in Europe. The firm will redesign key areas More

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Today we like: contemporary mosque design

Today is the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, a holiday marking the end of the month-long Ramadan fasting period for Muslims. To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of the best contemporary mosque designs from around the world, including Emre Arolat’s “cave-like” prayer hall near Istanbul and Amanda Levete’s proposal for the World Trade Center Abu Dhabi development More

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11 of the best new buildings from Iran’s architectural awakening

Iran’s contemporary architecture scene is on the brink of a boom after the lifting of economic sanctions. We’ve collected together 11 of the best examples from the country’s new crop of buildings and bridges. Termeh Office Building by Farshad Mehdizadeh and Ahmad Bathaei Located in Hamedan, northern Iran, this office and retail building has a More

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Today we like: American skyscrapers

America may no longer be home to the world’s tallest building, but the country that invented skyscrapers is still pioneering their design with skinner, greener and more unusually shaped structures. We’re celebrating this 4 July – US Independence Day – with a look back at some of the most recent examples, including Rafael Viñoly’s already More

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What Design Can Do to examine design’s role in Europe’s “identity crisis”

Dezeen promotion: this year’s What Design Can Do conference will focus on European identity and how the continent can learn from new initiatives emerging in Africa (+ slideshow). Taking place in Amsterdam from 30 June to 1 July, the annual design conference will this year coincide with the end of the Dutch presidency of the More

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“We love EU” declare UK architects and designers ahead of referendum

Leading UK architects and designers will vote overwhelmingly to remain in tomorrow’s EU referendum, according to a straw poll conducted by Dezeen, with figures including David Chipperfield and Ron Arad explaining how they will vote and why.  Every designer and architect that spoke to Dezeen said they would vote to remain in the EU. London firm Studio Egret West has More

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Today we like: Icelandic architecture and design

Today is Icelandic Independence Day and we’re celebrating by revisiting some of the country’s best architecture and design projects on Dezeen! Examples include a wooden cabin split into asymmetric apartments (pictured), and playground equipment made from rubbish washed up onto the shores of the island nation. See more Icelandic architecture and design »

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Wang Shu and Lu Wenyu to deliver Royal Academy Annual Architecture Lecture 2016

Dezeen promotion: Chinese architects Lu Wenyu and Wang Shu, who was awarded the 2012 Pritzker Prize, will deliver the Royal Academy’s prestigious Annual Architecture Lecture this year. Lu and Wang founded Amateur Architecture Studio in Hangzhou in 1997. Their best-known projects include the Ningbo History Museum – constructed using recycled bricks – and the China More

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Burnt, recycled, sold: the fate of 2015’s temporary pavilions

Bjarke Ingel’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, which opened last week, will have an afterlife touring Asia and the USA after being bought by Canadian developer Westbank. But what happened to the myriad seasonal architecture marvels erected around the world last year? Dezeen investigates. Dezeen understands that Ingels’ Serpentine Pavilion has been sold to Canadian developer Westbank, which plans More

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Bjarke Ingels’ Serpentine Gallery Pavilion revealed on Instagram

Instagrammers have been sharing images of this year’s Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, conceived by Bjarke Ingels as an “unzipped” wall of bricks – including construction snaps by the Danish architect himself. The pavilion is being unveiled to selected journalists this morning at the Serpentine Gallery in London’s Kensington Gardens, and the Dezeen team is broadcasting live from More

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14 “radical” buildings from Spain’s post-economic crisis architectural revival

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: the Golden Lion-winning Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale highlights 55 projects described by the curators as offering a more radical response to building in Spain after the economic crisis. Dezeen presents 14 of these projects, ranging from a converted palace to an adaptable apartment. House 1014 by H Arquitectes Slotted between two More

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Economic crisis made Spanish architecture more radical, says Biennale pavilion curator

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: this year’s Golden Lion-winning Spanish Pavilion focuses on unfinished structures left in the wake of the 2008 financial crash and architects who are developing a “radical” approach to rebuilding Spain (+ movie). Titled Unfinished, the pavilion presents a series of photographs of incomplete construction projects, alongside 55 recent buildings that demonstrate a More

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Follow Dezeen on Snapchat for the best of the Venice Architecture Biennale

Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: Dezeen is posting behind-the-scenes footage and previews of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 on Snapchat this week, from famous architects with cat faces to the best pavilions, installations and parties. The official Venice Architecture Biennale preview began yesterday, with hundreds of journalists and architects descending for the most important event in More

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Architecture has a serious problem with communication says Rem Koolhaas

Too many architects only talk to other architects that share the same views, and are becoming increasingly irrelevant as a result, according to OMA founder Rem Koolhaas. In his keynote speech at the American Institute of Architects’ annual convention last week, Koolhaas said that architects were too self-referential and that architecture as an industry was More

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Threat to Pomo buildings could wipe out “whole chapter of architectural history”

Important examples of Postmodern architecture in the UK are under threat, warns heritage campaign group the Twentieth Century Society, which is holding a conference this weekend to kickstart a wider movement to protect them. “We are not managing to get any Postmodern buildings listed and we’re not doing very well at conserving even the very More

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Mirrors and white walls draw light through House in Okazaki by Kazuki Moroe Architects

This house in Japan features bright white walls and mirrored surfaces inside and out to make the most of the surrounding greenery and natural light (+ slideshow). Kazuki Moroe arranged the house in Okazaki, Aichi prefecture, to respond to the layout of the site, which at 227 square metres is larger than many in Japan’s More

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Zaha Hadid Architects should follow example of McQueen, says Rem Koolhaas

OMA founder Rem Koolhaas says ZHA can continue to grow after the death of its founder Zaha Hadid if it follows the model used by leading fashion houses. In an interview with UK website BDonline, Dutch architect Koolhaas said that companies like Alexander McQueen and Chanel could offer a precedent for architecture firms that lose a More

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Rafael Viñoly apologises for comments on 432 Park Avenue skyscraper “screw-ups”

Architect Rafael Viñoly has sent Dezeen a public letter apologising for comments he made about the interior design of his supertall New York skyscraper. “In the context of what we understood to be a private and off-the-record conversation, I expressed frustration, inartfully, about the consequences of my profession’s diminished position in the real estate development More

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OMA and Allies and Morrison complete Commonwealth Institute overhaul and housing

OMA and Allies and Morrison have completed the redevelopment of the former Commonwealth Institute in London, adding three blocks of private housing that have helped fund the transformation of the protected building into a new home for the Design Museum (+ slideshow). Dutch architecture studio OMA partnered with London firm Allies and Morrison to create three More

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RIBA unveils star-studded longlist for world’s best new building

David Chipperfield, Bjarke Ingels, Vo Trong Nghia and the late Zaha Hadid are among the architects whose buildings are included on the 30-strong longlist for the first RIBA International Prize (+ slideshow). Revealed today by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the longlist of buildings vying to be named the “most significant and inspirational building More

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Today we like: Mexican houses

Today is Cinco de Mayo, the annual celebration of Mexico’s victory against France in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. To mark the occasion we’re showcasing beautiful Mexican houses, including a home with a rooftop stable and Casa Wabi by Japanese architect Tadao Ando (pictured), described as “paradise on earth” by one Dezeen reader. See more Mexican houses More

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Zaha “delivered an unprecedented expansion” of architectural style says Patrik Schumacher

Zaha Hadid 1950-2016: Patrik Schumacher has paid tribute to the “empowering” and “unprecedented” architectural moves developed by his former partner Zaha Hadid, who died unexpectedly in March following a heart attack. Schumacher, who was Hadid’s co-director at Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) and is now set to lead the business, posted a tribute to his former More

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Bjarke Ingels embodies “fully fledged new typology” in architecture says Rem Koolhaas

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels has been named as one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of 2016, with a citation written by Rem Koolhaas that compares Ingels to a Silicon Valley entrepreneur. “I do not consider Bjarke Ingels the reincarnation of this or that architect from the past,” said Koolhaas in the text published More

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Zaha Hadid was “a combination of beauty and strength” says Rem Koolhaas

In an exclusive interview, Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas tells Dezeen about his longstanding friendship with Zaha Hadid and hits out at the West’s architecture press for acting as a self-appointed Amnesty International towards her projects in Eastern countries (+ transcript). Koolhaas spoke to Dezeen the day after news broke of Hadid’s unexpected death at the age More

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Norman Foster remembers Zaha Hadid’s “courage, conviction and tenacity”

Architect Norman Foster has shared his tribute to Zaha Hadid, following her unexpected death yesterday at the age of 65. Foster, the British architect whose firm is behind iconic buildings like the Gherkin in London, sent the following statement to Dezeen: “I am devastated by the news of the loss of Zaha Hadid and cannot More

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Daniel Libeskind leads tributes to Zaha Hadid

Breaking news: architect Daniel Libeskind has led tributes to Zaha Hadid on Twitter after news broke today of her death at the age of 65. “Devastated by the loss of a great architect and colleague today,” said Libeskind. “Her spirit will live on in her work and studio. Our hearts go out.” Richard Rogers told More

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Continuous staircase connects eight levels in K8 bar building by Florian Busch

German architect Florian Busch conceived this Kyoto bar as one continuous space spread over eight levels to make the most of a narrow site in one of the city’s oldest nightlife areas (+ slideshow). Each level within the K8 bar is connected via a metal staircase and landings that are designed as one structure, zigzagging More

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High Rise is “not a criticism of post-war architecture” says director Ben Wheatley

The main character in High Rise, a new movie based on JG Ballard’s dystopian novel, is a residential tower that “doesn’t care about the people inside it” and is designed by an arrogant architect. Director Ben Wheatley spoke exclusively to Dezeen about the film and why it “isn’t a takedown of the architects of the More

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RCA and MIT named as world’s top design and architecture schools for second year running

London’s Royal College of Art has been named as the top art and design school in an annual international ranking, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has retained the title of top architecture school. The RCA was judged as the world’s best art and design school out of 1,376 institutions in the sixth annual QS More

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