Henning Larsen builds town hall that bridges a river on the Faroe Islands

The Eysturkommuna Town Hall, designed by Scandinavian firm Henning Larsen, bridges across a river to physically and symbolically connect two formerly separate municipalities on the Faroe Islands. Designed to serve the municipality of Eystur, the town hall is located in the small town of Nordragota on the eastern coast of the Faroe Islands – a self governing archipelago in the North

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Ingenhoven Architects and Architectus to build Sydney’s tallest residential tower

Düsseldorf-based Ingenhoven Architects and Australian practice Architectus have won a competition to design a 79-storey skyscraper for Sydney, set to become the city’s tallest residential building. The architects won the invited competition to design the tower at 505-523 George Street, in downtown Sydney, from a shortlist that included SOM, Wilkinson Eyre, Foster + Partners, FJMT and Bates Smart.

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Bennetts and AHMM design Facebook’s new London headquarters

Bennetts Associates and Allford Hall Monaghan Morris are both designing buildings in London’s King’s Cross to house the offices of tech giant Facebook. The new Facebook headquarters will be spread across three buildings: 11 and 21 Canal Reach designed by Bennetts Associates, and P2 on Lewis Cubitt Square by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM). Combined the three offices will have

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Shipping container converted into porters’ lodge for Cambridge University college

Cambridge University college Hughes Hall has a new reception building – a converted shipping container designed by local studio Neubau. Neubau designed the structure to function as a porters’ lodge for Hughes Hall, providing a reception for visitors, an office for porters and pigeonholes for students. Before now, it was the only college at the English

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Colourful water-tank pavilion built by Studio Weave beside River Thames

A garden within a water tank is raised up on colourful geometric columns to form this pavilion, built by Studio Weave alongside the new US embassy in Nine Elms, London. London-based Studio Weave designed the Thames Walk Pavilion to sit beside the River Thames. Set on a small square, the pavilion provides seating and shelter for those using the

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Christian de Portzamparc wins 2018 Praemium Imperiale for architecture

French architect Christian de Portzamparc has been awarded the 2018 Praemium Imperiale award for architecture by the Japan Art Association. De Portzamparc is one of five winners of the prestigious art award, which is awarded annually in the fields of painting, sculpture, architecture, music and theatre/film. This is the 30th year that the architecture prize has been awarded, with previous

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Glasgow School of Art “will be rebuilt” says school’s director

The Mackintosh Building will be rebuilt as a fully working art school says Tom Inns, director of the Glasgow School of Art. The announcement from the Glasgow School of Art ends weeks of speculation over what will happen to the historic building, which was devastated by a fire last month. “The Mackintosh Building will be rebuilt and

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Foster + Partners works with RIBA to launch UK’s first architecture apprenticeships

Architecture apprenticeships will be made available to UK students for the first time this year, thanks to an initiative from the RIBA and a group of architecture practices led by Foster + Partners. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) worked with a “trailblazer group” of 20 British studios to develop the apprenticeships, which offer a new route to

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Will Alsop’s only African project to be fun-filled shopping centre

The late Will Alsop’s first project built in Africa, a shopping centre in Nairobi, Kenya, will feature a monorail with “jellybean” carriages and a “piano staircase”. All Design has won planning permission for The Beacon, which was designed by studio founder Alsop before he passed away earlier this year. It is the first new project revealed by the London-based

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Culture “is now used just to promote” says Olafur Eliasson

Governments are using culture purely as a promotional tool rather than recognising its social value – and this is contributing to the rise of popularism, according to artist Olafur Eliasson. States are exploiting culture for commercial gain, the artist told Dezeen, while failing to recognise culture’s role in forging communities and shared values. “The cultural

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Explore Olafur Eliasson’s Fjordenhus in 360-degree video

Take a tour of Olafur Eliasson’s first building, a castle-like office in a fjord in Denmark, in this 360-degree video filmed by Dezeen. The Danish-Icelandic artist designed the fortress-like structure, called Fjordenhus, to stand on the water in the harbour Vejle. The building opened last month. The upper floors serve as the headquarters of holding and investment company

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Belgium’s gravity-defying Vlooyberg Tower to be rebuilt and extended following arson attack

Engineering studio Close to Bone has announced plans to rebuild and enlarge the cantilevered viewing platform it built in Flanders, Belgium, which was severely damaged in an apparent explosion. Vlooyberg Tower was the victim of an arson attack in the early hours of Friday 29 June, according to a report by Flemish public broadcaster VRT. “The

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Fumihiko Maki unveils Aga Khan Centre in London’s King’s Cross

Pritzker Prize-winner Fumihiko Maki has completed an educational centre, with a series of roof spaces, terraces and courtyards that contain eight Islamic gardens, for the Aga Khan Foundation. The nine storey block, which stands next to a millennial-pink office designed by Duggan Morris, is the latest building to be completed as part of the development of King’s Cross, London. Containing

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Oliver Wainwright’s highlights from Inside North Korea

Guardian architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright explains seven highlights from his recently published book Inside North Korea to Dezeen. Wainwright’s book, which is published by Taschen and released on 22 June 2018, offers a glimpse inside the notoriously secretive nation. The 200 photos in the book document the strange and colourful architecture of the country and

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Drone footage reveals damage to Glasgow School of Art as investigation into fire begins

The extent of damage to the Glasgow School of Art, following a devastating fire last week, has been revealed in drone footage of the wreckage. Glasgow School of Art released a video shot using a drone showing the damage to the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed building, after a visit to the site on Monday 18th June. The seminal building

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12 stadiums that will host matches at the World Cup 2018 in Russia

With the FIFA World Cup 2018 kicking off today in Russia, here’s a look at all 12 of the stadiums that will be hosting games over the next month. Starting today, 14 June 2018, and continuing until 15 July 2018, the contest will see 32 national football teams compete for the coveted World Cup trophy. Matches will take

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Moscow’s historic Luzhniki Stadium refurbished for World Cup 2018

The opening game of the FIFA World Cup 2018 takes place today inside Russia’s national stadium, which has been overhauled by Moscow studio Speech. Built in 1956, Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow hosted key events during the Olympic Games in 1980 and is home to the Russian national football team. Speech has renovated the structure to meet FIFA standards, required for

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“Mackintosh’s wide-ranging work reminds us how specialised architecture has become”

This week marked the 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s birthday. But the Scottish architect would not be amused by the quality of Glasgow’s new architecture, says Richard Murphy. We can only marvel today at the dexterity of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s generation. The architect could turn his hand to anything. But in those years, and for some

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Olafur Eliasson’s first building is a castle-like office in a Danish fjord

Danish artist Olafur Eliasson has completed his first building – a fortress-like office in the Vejle Fjord in Denmark, called Fjordenhus. Fjordenhus is the headquarters of Kirk Kapital, which is the holding and investment company for three brothers who are direct descendent of the founder of Lego. But it also features a publicly accessible ground floor. It is the

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10 of the best events at the London Festival of Architecture 2018

The London Festival of Architecture kicks off today. Dezeen’s deputy editor Tom Ravenscroft reveals 10 of the best events and installations, featuring buildings with mistaken identities, data centres and a house in a skip. Dezeen is media partner for the 11th London Festival of Architecture (LFA), which takes place throughout June. There are 400 events taking place across the

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Zaha Hadid Architects to build “iconic” office on world’s most expensive site

Zaha Hadid Architects is set to build a 35-storey office tower on a £2.2 billion plot in Hong Kong, reportedly the most expensive site in the world. London-based Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has confirmed that it is working with Henderson Land Development to design an office block on Murray Road, on a site currently occupied by a multistorey

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V&A director defends Robin Hood Gardens display at Venice Biennale against claims of “art-washing”

Tristram Hunt, director of the V&A museum in London, has defended the institution’s decision to exhibit a section of the Robin Hood Gardens housing estate at the Venice Architecture Biennale. Writing in The Art Newspaper, Hunt dismissed the “keyboard warriors and ‘art-wash’ agitators”, who have criticised the museum for acquiring and exhibiting fragments of the part-demolished brutalist

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Architects must reclaim Venice Architecture Biennale from “arrogant” curators, says Patrik Schumacher

Patrik Schumacher has launched an attack on the curators of the national pavilions at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale, which he claims are “devoid of architecture”. “Architects must fight back to reclaim the Venice Biennale from the arrogant and self-indulgent curators,” said Schumacher, the principal at Zaha Hadid Architects, in a post on Facebook. His criticism

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David Chipperfield Architects “disappointed” after Nobel Center project is blocked by court

A Swedish court has blocked construction of David Chipperfield’s £100 million Nobel Center in Stockholm, stating that it would cause “significant damage” to the city’s historic waterfront. Chipperfield’s firm was left reeling after Sweden’s Land and Environment Court ruled against plans to build cultural centre and permanent home for the Nobel Prize. “Obviously this is not the verdict

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Eight of Will Alsop’s visionary but unbuilt architectural proposals

British architect Will Alsop, who passed away this week, sought to push the boundaries of architectural possibility. Here we take a look at eight of his unrealised designs, which demonstrate his ambitious approach. Centre Pompidou  Alsop first came to the attention of the architecture world when he entered the competition to design the Centre Pompidou aged 23.

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Norman Foster and Richard Rogers pay tribute to “genius” Will Alsop

British architectural heavyweights Norman Foster and Richard Rogers have written tributes to Will Alsop, who passed away earlier this week. Foster called Alsop a “truly unique individual”, while Rogers said he was a “wonderful, warm, brilliant architect and friend”. Alsop, who was nominated for the Stirling Prize four times and won UK architecture’s highest honour in 2000, died

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David Chipperfield completes major expansion of London’s Royal Academy of Arts

British architect David Chipperfield has upgraded the Royal Academy of Arts in London, with a concrete bridge that connects two buildings, a new auditorium and renovated galleries. To celebrate the 250th anniversary of the institution, David Chipperfield Architects has rejuvenated the Royal Academy’s (RA) “unloved building” at 6 Burlington Gardens and connected it to the institution’s main building, Burlington House.

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10 of Will Alsop’s architectural highlights

British architect Will Alsop, who passed away this week, challenged established architectural norms throughout his career. Here’s a look at 10 of his most striking designs, from a vision for the Pompidou to the bright turquoise Peckham Library. Pompidou Centre, France, 1971 (unbuilt) Alsop came to prominence when at 23 years old, and still a student,

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UNStudio designs major bridge for the Danube river in Budapest

Dutch studio UNStudio has won a competition to create a road, tram, cycle and pedestrian crossing over the Danube in Budapest, Hungary. Ben van Berkel’s studio worked with engineer Buro Happold to design the bridge that will act as a gateway to the city and connect the areas of Ujbuda and Csepel in the south of the city. The

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Community bid launched to buy Stirling Prize-winning Hastings Pier

A crowdfunding campaign has been launched to purchase the Stirling Prize-winning pier on England’s south coast, which was redesigned by architecture studio dRMM. Hastings Pier is currently for sale after the charity behind the project went into administration, less than a month after winning UK architecture’s top accolade. The Friends of Hastings Pier (FOHP), established after the Hastings Pier Charity went into administration,

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Foster + Partners presents vision for hyperloop cargo network

British architecture studio Foster + Partners has released a video showing its vision for a high-speed freight-carrying hyperloop named DP World Cargospeed. The Norman Foster-led practice designed the concept in collaboration with ports operator DP World and Virgin Hyperloop One, the transport company that Richard Branson became a major stakeholder in last year. The organisations envision creating an infrastructure network that would

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Jean Nouvel’s National Museum of Qatar nears completion

These new images by Dutch photographer Iwan Baan show the almost-complete National Museum of Qatar, designed by architect Jean Nouvel. The new national museum is currently being built in the country’s capital Doha, and is expected to open in December 2018. It will be formed from a pile of interlocking disks of various dimensions made from steel clad in glass-reinforced

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Forensic Architecture shortlisted for Turner Prize 2018

Investigative agency Forensic Architecture has been shortlisted for this year’s Turner Prize, the UK’s most important art award. The research group, based at Goldsmiths University in London, has been recognised for its investigative exhibitions, which recreate events using spatial analysis to reveal human rights violations. Founded in 2010 by Israeli architect Eyal Weizman, the architectural investigative agency is currently working to

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KPF’s bullet-shaped skyscraper nears completion in Shenzhen

This supertall tapered skyscraper designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox for the China Resources export company in Shenzhen is nearing completion ahead of its opening later this year. The 400-metre supertall skyscraper, which is known locally as Spring Bamboo due to it resembling the shape of a bamboo shoot, will become the city’s third tallest building when it completes. Officially named the China Resources Headquarters, the 67-storey

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Africa’s largest architecture practice pledges to move the needle on gender diversity

Boogertman + Partners, Africa’s largest architecture practice, has promised to tackle its gender pay gap in response to Dezeen’s Move the Needle initiative. The South African studio made the commitment after using Dezeen’s simple calculator, which showed that it pays women 19 per cent less per hour than male employees. “Boogertman + Partners saw Move the Needle not

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Pininfarina brings “dynamism” of car design to first residential tower

Italian design studio Pininfarina has completed its first residential project, a luxury tower in São Paulo that aims to bring the “sportiness and elegance” of its car design to architecture.  The project marks a significant step into architecture for the design studio traditionally being known for its transport projects, including its revamp of the Eurostar fleet. Created for Brazilian property

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First space hotel could welcome visitors by 2022 – for an astronomical price

Texas-based startup Orion Span has revealed plans for a luxury space hotel, which is expected to open in 2022. Plans for the £70 million space hotel named Aurora Station, which would orbit 200 miles above the earth, were unveiled earlier this week. The hotel is designed to hold four guests and two crew members, with 12-day trips being marketed at £6.7 million per person.

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Populous unveils plans for America’s largest dedicated esports arena

Venue specialist Populous has proposed “North America’s first esports stadium” in Arlington, Texas. The arena being designed for the City of Arlington and developer Esports Venues will be “the largest and most flexible esports stadium in the country” according to Populous. Along with the main competition arena, the venue will contain a broadcast studio, hospitality suites, shops, gaming spaces and team

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First visuals revealed of Populous’ spherical London arena

The first images of Populous’ MSG Sphere venue, which is planned for a site near the Olympic Park in east London, have been released. Populous is designing the 18,000-seat spherical arena to host both music and esport events for the Madison Square Garden Company (MSG). Plans for the venue emerged earlier this year, alongside images of an

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Zaha Hadid Architects reveals gender pay gap in staff salaries

Zaha Hadid Architects has revealed that it pays women 19.6 per cent less than men, based on the median of its staff salaries. The London studio, which is now led by Patrik Schumacher, is one of several UK architecture firms that has had to make its gender-pay-gap figures public following a change in law. The

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Fully rotating house built in Italian countryside

Architect Roberto Rossi has completed a house in northern Italy that can rotate 360 degrees. Balanced on a central pillar, the octagonal house can be mechanically rotated in both directions to give its owner varied views. The rotation is also used to direct the house’s solar panels towards the sun. “The ability of the house to rotate was

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Vatican City’s first Venice Biennale pavilion to feature chapels by Foster, Souto de Moura and more

The Vatican City will make its debut at the Venice Architecture Biennale this year, by building a series of chapels by architects including Norman Foster, Eduardo Souto de Moura and Teronobu Fujimori. Curated by architectural historian Francesco Dal Co, the Holy See Pavilion will feature 10 chapels, designed by prolific architects from around the world. The other participating

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Arup and CLS Architetti to build “Europe’s first 3D-printed house” at Milan design week

Engineering firm Arup and architecture studio CLS Architetti have revealed plans to 3D print a one-bedroom house at this year’s Milan design week. Arup and CLS Architetti are creating the structure, which they describe as “Europe’s first 3D-printed one-bedroom house”, to highlight the potential of the technology. It is currently being 3D printed in a square near the Duomo cathedral, to be showcased

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Winning concepts revealed for “iconic gateway” on London’s Old Street

A “digital garden” and “reflective lens” are among the four winning concepts in a competition seeking ideas for Old Street roundabout in London. Dar Group, EPR Architects, Gpad London and Nicholas Hare Architects all came top in the contest, which called for an “iconic gateway” at the east London junction dubbed Silicon Roundabout, due to the high volume

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Adjaye and Cullinan among architects working on ideas for Grenfell Tower estate

Adjaye Associates and Cullinan Studio are among six architecture firms working to generate ideas for the refurbishment of London’s Lancaster West Estate, where Grenfell Tower is located. The architects, along with Levitt Bernstein, Maccreanor Lavington, Murray John Architects and Penoyre Prasad, with landscape architect Andy Sturgeon Design and consultant Twinn Sustainability Innovation, are all exploring ideas for the future of

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David Chipperfield reveals visuals of new Edinburgh concert hall

David Chipperfield Architects has released images of a performance centre proposed for Edinburgh, which will become home to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. Named the IMPACT Centre, the music venue will contain a 1,000 seat auditorium, along with a 200-seat rehearsal space, cafe, bar and dedicated educational spaces. As well as being the home for the Scottish Chamber Orchestra,

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Philippe Starck designs “phantasmagoric” hotel topped with a house for Metz

Philippe Starck has revealed plans to build a 14-storey hotel in the French city of Metz, with an 18th-century-style house on the roof. The French designer was commissioned to design the “habitable, surreal and poetic work of art” by the Hilton Group, to operate under the Curio Collection brand. In an arrangement that Starck describes as phantasmagoric, a traditional regional home will

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UK spaceport moves closer to becoming reality

The creation of a UK spaceport has edged closer to reality with the signing of the Space Industry Bill, which gives companies the ability to build a facility and launch satellites. The legislation, which received Royal Assent yesterday and became law, will allow UK businesses to conduct commercial space flights from a spaceport within the UK. “The Space

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Orms renovates art-deco office in London to create new headquarters for COS

This new headquarters for fashion brand COS features a facade of iridescent green tiles, added by London studio Orms to realise the intention of the original architect. Orms renovated a nine-storey triangular shaped building in central London, at the junction of New Oxford Street and High Holborn, to be COS’s new European headquarters. To realise the vision of

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Artificial island creates floating events space in Copenhagen harbour

Australian architect Marshall Blecher and Magnus Maarbjerg from Danish design studio Fokstrot have teamed up to create a wooden island, floating in Copenhagen harbour. Complete with a single linden tree, the 20-square-metre floating platform is a prototype for a project called Copenhagen Islands. It was designed to be used as a public space. “The prototype island

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Construction of world’s tallest tower moves forward after delays

Construction of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture’s Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia, which is expected to become the world’s tallest building, is back on track after delays. According to local paper Times of Oman, the project had experienced delays, but construction is now progressing. “We have faced delays. In projects of this magnitude you always

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“We can’t make decisions by ticking boxes” says Pritzker Prize executive director

The Pritzker Architecture Prize and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal have defended their diversity policies and addressed the reason why women make up just one per cent of the winners of the two leading architecture prizes combined. “Sometimes looking at numbers does not mean anything,” said Martha Thorne, executive director of the Pritzker. “We can’t

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Dezeen launches gender pay gap calculator to help tackle inequality in the workplace

What’s your organisation’s gender pay gap? We’re created an online calculator to help you find out, as part of our Move the Needle initiative to tackle gender equality in architecture and design. We developed the simple tool so companies can work out whether they pay male staff more than female staff. The tool has been created as regulations requiring UK

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“No other architectural title comes close” to Dezeen, says media survey

Dezeen has been rated the most effective resource for marketers and advertisers in the UK architecture industry by construction marketing consultancy Insynth. The Insynth grader report has ranked website authority, physical reach, digital reach and social following to discover which architecture titles are most beneficial, with Dezeen coming out on top. “To be honest, you guys didn’t

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Equality is good for the bottom line, says speakers at Dezeen’s diversity event

Better diversity means better business for architects and designers, according to speakers at the Must do Better talk hosted by Dezeen and RIBA last night. “This is not about being nice; this is about making good business,” said Alexandra Hagen, CEO of Swedish studio White Arkitekter. “This is about being the most attractive employer in the business.” White Arkitekter is one

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Foster + Partners pledges to take action on gender diversity

Foster + Partners has become the first major global architecture studio to commit to change in the light of our Move the Needle initiative. “We would like to formally put our name to the Move The Needle campaign initiated by Dezeen,” said Katy Harris senior partner and head of communications at the Norman Foster-led company. The

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Foster + Partners reveals gender pay gap in staff salaries

Foster + Partners has revealed that it pays women 10.5 per cent less per hour than men, based on the median of its staff’s salaries. The gender pay gap of 10.5 per cent at the UK’s largest architecture practice was calculated by identifying the middle earner – a statistic that is commonly used as a representation of

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“It would not be surprising to see every one of architecture’s major awards presented to women this year”

As we kick off our move the needle campaign to improve gender equality, Tom Ravenscroft looks at how women architects have long been ignored by prize juries – but how 2018 could be the year this changes. It’s only the start of March but this year already has seen three major victories for women. Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa won the

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Spiralling memorial by Kimmel Eshkolot Architects is dedicated to Israeli soldiers

Israeli practice Kimmel Eshkolot Architects has created a memorial dedicated to Israel’s fallen soldiers at the country’s national cemetery in Jerusalem. The memorial incorporates more than 23,000 commemorative bricks, each engraved with the name of a soldier and the date of their death. Creating a “wall of names”, the bricks form a 250-metre long corridor that spirals

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dRMM’s Stirling Prize-winning Hastings Pier up for sale as charity goes under

Hastings Pier has been put up for sale less than four months after winning UK architecture’s top accolade, following the charity behind the project going into administration. Hastings Pier Charity, which was responsible for the dRMM-designed renovation of the pier on the south coast of England, suffered financial difficulties and was placed into administration in November

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Zaha Hadid Architects proposes pedestrianising London

Zaha Hadid Architects has proposed creating a network of pedestrian routes across London to reintroduce walking as a viable form of transport in the city. The research initiative named Walkable London suggests building on the plans to make Oxford Street a car-free zone, creating a pedestrian network that would become “an integral part of the city’s transport infrastructure.” The proposal

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World’s tallest timber tower proposed for Tokyo

Japanese timber company Sumitomo Forestry has revealed plans for the world’s tallest wooden building in Tokyo, a 350-metre skyscraper that would also be the country’s highest. Sumitomo Forestry, the lumber arm of one of Japan’s largest corporations, is proposing the 70-storey hybrid timber skyscraper to mark the company’s 350th anniversary in 2041. Named W350, the ambitious

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Populous to build spherical music venues in Las Vegas and London

Stadium specialist Populous has revealed plans to build spherical music and entertainment venues for the Madison Square Garden Company, in Las Vegas and London. The company behind New York’s Madison Square Garden (MSG) has released plans to create large-scale venues on both sides of the Atlantic. Both designed by Populous, the distinctive venues will be branded MSG Spheres. According

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Eurotunnel “very interested” in Boris bridge between England and France

The French operator of the Channel Tunnel has given the Boris bridge proposal a boast, by writing a letter to the UK prime minster in support of a second permanent connection between England and France. In a letter seen by the Telegraph, the chief executive of Eurotunnel Jacques Gounon, said that he was “very interested” in the

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David Chipperfield wins competition to design Hamburg’s tallest tower

David Chipperfield Architects is set to build a 230-metre-high skyscraper on the River Elbe in Hamburg, expected to become the city’s tallest building. Named Elbtower, the competition-winning design is for a tapered skyscraper that will act as a counterpoint to Herzog and de Meuron’s nearby Elbphilharmonie concert hall. The tower is designed by David Chipperfield’s Berlin office for developer SIGNA Prime

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Zaha Hadid Architects and Es Devlin longlisted to create “iconic gateway” at London’s Old Street

Zaha Hadid Architects, AHMM and Es Devlin are among the 39 design teams that have been longlisted to design a public space to replace the roundabout at Old Street in London. Also in the running to create the “iconic gateway” are British practices Hawkins\Brown, Paul Cocksedge Studio, Coffey Architects, Tonkin Liu, Mae Architects and Nicholas Hare Architects. The

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Demountable stadium hosts opening ceremony for Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

The opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics takes place today, inside a pentagonal temporary stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The 35,000-seater arena will host both the opening and closing ceremonies of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, which are being hosted just over a mile away, at the Alpesina ski resort. The £44 million stadium, which can be toured virtually

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Gensler and Reebok reimagine US gas stations as gyms

Architecture practice Gensler and footwear giant Reebok have revealed a concept to convert American petrol stations into fitness centres that generate energy. With the goal of creating a country where a gym and restaurant are always within a few miles away, the concept focuses on three different types of US gas stations. “Each concept is tailored to

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Drone footage reveals 10-storey timber atrium by Studio RHE

Studio RHE has created a 10-storey engineered timber atrium at the heart of a London office building, as shown in this exclusive footage shot by Dezeen for the architecture firm. London-based Studio RHE renovated the Import Building for Trilogy Real Estate, as the first phase of the reinvention of the Republic complex in East India Quay. The building

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Facebook set to build London headquarters at King’s Cross

Facebook is thought to be finalising plans for a new British headquarters to join Google at the emerging tech hub at King’s Cross in central London. The social media giant is approaching a deal to take four buildings near King’s Cross station, according to The Times. In total, the planned development is expected contain 65,000 square metres of office

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