Five of the best houses in Massachusetts on Dezeen

Our second roundup of houses from different US states focuses on Massachusetts, where some of the best homes we’ve featured include a sculptural weekend home (pictured) and a translucent plastic building with giant shutters on wheels (+ slideshow). Lake House by Taylor and Miller This lakefront weekend home by Taylor and Miller Architecture and Design More

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Dancers perform vertical routine across Boston building facade

Performers from experimental dance company Bandaloop leap, flip and spin across the glass facade of a 17-storey tower at Boston’s Fan Pier in this choreographed acrobatic act (+ movie). The aerial performance took place to celebrate the opening of 100 Northern Avenue – a 534,000-square-foot office building (49,600 square metres) on the city’s waterfront. Suspended More

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New York’s 2020 skyline shown in new visualisations

These visualisations show the swathe of skyscrapers set to spring up across New York by 2020. Created as part of a report by City Realty this week, the trio of images shows a vast increase in the number of towers in Manhattan. The most noticeable additions to the skyline include the row of supertall towers – over More

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Five of the best Texan houses on Dezeen

Kicking off a series that spotlights houses from different US states, we’ve searched our archive for five of the best residences in Texas. They include a black timber extension to an Austin bungalow and a lakefront dwelling with a pre-rusted steel treehouse (+ slideshow). Main Stay House by Matt Fajkus Architecture This family home in More

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OMA’s team wins FAB Park competition for Downtown LA

The City of Los Angeles has chosen a design by OMA and landscape architects Mia Lehrer + Associates to transform a site in the Downtown area into a public park (+ slideshow). FAB Park will be located at the intersection of First Street and Broadway, on a currently vacant lot in across from LA’s Civic More

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MoMA to stage major Frank Lloyd Wright exhibition in 2017

New York’s Museum of Modern Art has announced a major exhibition of work by famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright to coincide with what would have been his 150th birthday. Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive will open next summer and comprise approximately 450 works created over his 60-year career. Wright is considered More

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Sewage-sampling robots could help eliminate diseases in cities, says MIT architect Carlo Ratti

Robots could soon be infiltrating urban sewage systems to identify potential outbreaks of disease before they happen, according to architect and MIT professor Carlo Ratti (+ interview). Ratti’s team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has created a prototype robot called Luigi, which is able to collect samples from city sewers, as part of a project More

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OMA completes restoration of Venice’s Fondaco dei Tedeschi

Dutch architecture firm OMA has restored the historic Fondaco dei Tedeschi in Venice, adding new entrances and wood-panelled escalators to turn the 16th-century building into a department store (+ slideshow). The architects, led by Rem Koolhaas, have handed over the 9,000-square-metre building to new tenants DFS of Hong Kong for retail fit out. OMA was More

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WATG wins competition to design freeform 3D-printed house

A team of architects in Chicago has proposed a house made of 3D-printed plastic and carbon-fibre panels wrapped around glazed walls (+ slideshow). The members of international firm WATG’s Urban Architecture Studio took out first prize in the Freeform Home Design Challenge, which invited architects, designers, engineers and artists to propose a 3D-printed dwelling. Their More

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Foster + Partners’ first Brooklyn project is a waterfront office development

UK studio Foster + Partners has unveiled the design for its first project in Brooklyn: a development of offices and creative workspaces on the Red Hook waterfront. Norman Foster’s firm was announced as the architect for the 7.7-acre (3.1-hectare) property by New York-based developer Thor Equities yesterday. The site is located in a largely industrial More

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KPF’s 10 Hudson Yards skyscraper in New York welcomes first tenant Coach

The first completed tower in the massive Hudson Yards development in New York has opened its doors, giving fashion brand Coach a new global headquarters (+ slideshow). Kohn Pederson Fox (KPF) designed the 52-storey skyscraper to straddles the top end of the popular High Line park on Manhattan’s far West Side. Measuring 895 feet (273 metres) tall, More

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Herzog & de Meuron’s 56 Leonard “Jenga tower” nears completion in New York

The Jenga-like form of Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron’s residential skyscraper in Tribeca, New York, has been captured by Instagram users ahead of its imminent completion. Located at 56 Leonard Street in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighbourhood, the 60-storey tower appears largely complete apart from a section of external elevator scaffolding that remains on one side. More

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Skyscraper Museum chronicles explosion of “super-slender” towers in New York

New York’s Skyscraper Museum has released an online tool that tracks the growing number of skinny towers in the city. The interactive chart compares the heights and silhouettes of 18 so-called “super-slenders” now complete or under construction in New York. Many of these measure well over 1,000 feet (305 metres), and some have ratios of base-width More

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Diller Scofidio + Renfro unveils forum building for University of Chicago campus

The University of Chicago has approved a preliminary design by New York architecture firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro for a facility devoted to hosting talks and events. The David M Rubenstein Forum will provide the institution with 90,000 square feet (8,360 square metres) of meeting and event spaces, described as a “hub for convening and More

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David Chipperfield further develops Nobel Center design for public presentation

David Chipperfield Architects has made additional revisions to its plans for the Nobel Center in Stockholm, which were presented to the city earlier today (+ slideshow). Changes to the cultural centre, which will provide a permanent home for the prestigious Nobel Prize for the first time, include subtle modifications to the building’s shape and more More

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Richard Meier unveils black tower for Manhattan at 685 First Avenue

American architect Richard Meier has unveiled the design for an apartment block on New York’s East River, eschewing his signature white palette for black glass facades. The 42-storey tower will sit on the corner of 39th Street at 685 First Avenue, a few blocks south of the United Nations headquarters. Unlike most buildings by Pritzker More

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Critics compare Snøhetta’s SFMOMA extension to a “gigantic meringue” and a “cruise ship”

Critics have had mixed reactions to the Snøhetta-designed extension of Mario Botta’s San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, with descriptions ranging from a “good citizen” to a “baked alaska slumped on the skyline”. Now with almost triple the amount of gallery space, the museum welcomed back the public on 14 May 2016 after a three-year renovation More

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Zaha Hadid’s interiors for One Thousand Museum tower in Miami revealed in new images

These new images reveal more details and show the interior designs for late architect Zaha Hadid’s residential skyscraper currently under construction in Miami (+ slideshow). The One Thousand Museum skyscraper is located in the city’s Downtown district in front of Museum Park, close to Herzog & de Meuron’s Pérez Art Museum and Grimshaw’s yet-to-complete Patricia and More

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Viñoly admits “screw-ups” with 432 Park Avenue tower in New York

Architect Rafael Viñoly has spoken out about problems with his 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in Manhattan, currently the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere. As tenants begin to move in to the 1,396-foot (426-metre) tower on 57th Street, its architect has revealed that he is not entirely happy with the project. “It has a More

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Miami Beach should lobby to resurrect Zaha Hadid’s parking garage, says Craig Robins

Miami developer Craig Robins has called on the local community to push for the construction of a car park designed by Zaha Hadid, which was rejected by city officials just weeks after her sudden death. Miami city commissioners rejected the plans for the spiralling design and voted to solicit new proposals in April, five years More

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MoMA’s Insecurities exhibition to address the global refugee crisis

New York’s Museum of Modern Art has announced an exhibition of projects that aim to tackle the issue of shelter for migration and global refugee emergencies. This autumn, Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter will bring together examples of art, architecture and design works at a range of scales, which all focus on the topical subject More

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Piero Lissoni wins design competition with waterfront aquarium in New York

Italian architect Piero Lissoni has won a speculative competition for a site on New York’s East River with his proposal for a submerged circular aquarium. The open ideas competition organised by Arch Out Loud called for an aquarium and waterfront proposal at Long Island City’s 11th Street Basin – opposite Louis Kahn’s Four Freedoms Park at the More

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Heatherwick’s Pier 55 to begin construction over New York’s Hudson River

British designer Thomas Heatherwick’s elevated park over the Hudson River has been given the go ahead by planners and will start construction this summer. The 2.7-acre Pier 55 has been given final consent by the US Army Corps of Engineers, the Hudson River Park Trust announced last week, after the project overcame a lawsuit earlier More

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“We could never recreate Mario Botta’s SFMOMA” says extension architect Craig Dykers of Snøhetta

Interview: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art reopens this month with a Snøhetta-designed extension to its original Mario Botta building. In this interview, Snøhetta partner Craig Dykers explains how he tried not to step on the toes of Botta’s Postmodern structure. The Norwegian firm’s addition almost triples the amount of gallery space at SFMOMA, which More

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AIA cancels North Carolina conference over anti-LGBT law

The American Institute of Architects has pulled out of hosting a conference in Wilmington, North Carolina, in a protest against the state’s new anti-LGBT law. The AIA South Atlantic Region chapter announced on Monday that it would cancel the three-day event due to a new law that forces transgender people to use single-sex public bathrooms More

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SFMOMA reopens with Snøhetta extension that triples its gallery space

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is reopening after three years of renovation, including an extension by architecture firm Snøhetta that piggybacks on the original Mario Botta-designed building (+ slideshow). Snøhetta’s striated addition sits behind the Postmodern building completed by Botta in 1995, giving nearly three times more gallery space to the museum. The 235,000-square-foot (21,832 More

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Studio Dror imagines second giant dome for Montreal’s Expo 67 island

New York-based Studio Dror has proposed adding another huge domed structure to Montreal’s Expo 67 site on Île Sainte-Hélène, where Buckminster Fuller’s Biosphere has sat for almost 50 years (+ movie). The geodesic structure would sit beside Fuller’s iconic dome in an open area of the Parc Jean-Drapeau. “Interacting like the sun and the moon, More

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Major art museum extension by OMA underway in Quebec

OMA’s New York office is almost doubling the size of Quebec’s Musée National des Beaux-Arts with a new building in the city’s Parc des Champs-de-Bataille (+ slideshow). Due to open in June 2016, the Pierre Lassonde Pavilion is set to increase the 83-year-old museum’s exhibition space by 90 per cent. The 14,900-square-metre building is designed as More

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SHoP’s supertall Brooklyn tower gets green light

Brooklyn’s first supertall skyscraper by New York studio SHoP Architects has received the go ahead for construction. Clad in bronze, blackened stainless steel and marble, the skinny residential tower will rise 1,000 feet (304 metres) at 340 Flatbush Avenue in downtown Brooklyn. Plans were initially unveiled in November 2015, but the project has been awaiting More

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Future uncertain for MoMA’s architecture and design galleries

New York’s Museum of Modern Art is closing its architecture and design galleries for refurbishment, but the institution is unable to confirm that they will reopen in the same format. MoMA’s third-floor galleries dedicated to architecture, design, drawings and photography are shutting as part of ongoing renovations to the building on 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. More

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New location proposed for MAD’s Lucas Museum in Chicago

Chicago’s mayor has suggested moving the proposed location for the controversial museum dedicated to film director George Lucas in order for the project to go ahead. Mayor Rahm Emanuel is trying to save the proposal, after a judge upheld the lengthy legal battle over the plan to build the museum on a lakeside car park, More

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Kéré Architecture creates African-influenced Courtyard Village at Baroque palazzo in Milan

Milan 2016: an installation modelled on a typical African village has been built at Milan’s Palazzo Litta by Berlin architect Diébédo Francis Kéré (+ slideshow). Situated in the courtyard of the Baroque building, Kéré Architecture’s project is designed as a space for visitors to meet and interact. Kéré grew up in Burkino Faso, and took More

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Zaha Hadid: a life in projects

Dezeen remembers Pritzker Prize-winning architect Zaha Hadid, who has died suddenly aged 65, with a selection of projects that demonstrate her importance to contemporary architecture (+ slideshow). Hadid suffered a heart attack earlier today, following treatment for bronchitis at a Miami hospital. One of the most prominent and successful female architects in the world, she has More

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Peter Berkowitz builds sleeping pod in friend’s apartment to escape San Francisco rents

Bay Area illustrator Peter Berkowitz has constructed a tiny wooden bedroom for himself in a friend’s living room to avoid paying San Francisco’s “absurdly high” rents. Berkowitz’s sleeping and working space measures just eight feet long (2.4 metres), 3.5 feet wide (one metre) and 4.5 feet tall (1.4 metres). “Yes, living in a pod is More

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OMA unveils “new type of park space” for Los Angeles’ FAB Civic Center competition

Architecture firm OMA is one of four firms shortlisted to design the FAB Civic Center Park in Los Angeles, with a proposal that includes mirrored canopies and shaded bleacher seating under a cantilevered cafe (+ slideshow). The competition to create a public park at Downtown LA’s First Street and Broadway (FAB) intersection is down to More

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Skyscrapers could soon be held together with glue, claim architects

Composite materials and adhesives could “revolutionise” construction and lead to entire towers being glued together, according to American architect Greg Lynn. Carbon fibre, fibreglass and other structural plastics are lighter, stronger and cheaper than many traditional building materials. Connecting these together with fast-drying glue is a quicker and more efficient method of construction, according to Greg More

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Alastair Philip Wiper finds “noble failure” at Breuer’s Brutalist French ski resort of Flaine

Photo essay: why do so many people hate the Brutalist architecture of Flaine? To find out, photographer Alastair Philip Wiper travelled to the Marcel Breuer-designed ski resort in the French Alps often referred to as “phlegm”. Flaine was commissioned in the 1960s by a couple fascinated with Modern architecture. They invited the Hungarian architect to create More

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Architects made up as drag queens to promote Parity Talks series

Architects Le Corbusier, Herzog & de Meuron and Gottfried Semper are depicted in drag to promote a series of talks about the industry’s gender imbalance at Swiss university ETH Zurich. The architecture department (D-ARCH) at ETH worked with local graphic designers Völlm+Walthert to feminise the portraits of the architects. “The message was one: provocative, and More

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PBWC Architects uses 3D lidar scan to win permission for Cornwall house

Cornish firm PBWC Architects has utilised 3D laser-scanning technology to create an accurate model of the rocky site and listed surroundings of a house for St Ives, which has just received planning permission (+ slideshow). The local studio used the technology when designing the Rock House, a two-and-a-half storey replacement dwelling for a site on Carncrows More

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Today we like: architecture in Wales

To celebrate the Welsh holiday of St David’s Day, we’ve rounded up all of the projects Dezeen has published in the country – from remote rural retreats to large-scale public buildings. See more architecture in Wales »

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Dezeen’s 10 most popular Instagram posts of 2016 so far

We’re racing towards 500,000 Instagram followers, so we’ve collated a selection of the most-liked posts from our carefully curated feed so far this year. Click through to see the top 10, and don’t forget to follow Dezeen on Instagram! Brussels house renovation by Edouard Brunet and François Martens – 17.5k likes A photo posted by More

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Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport to become Germany’s largest refugee camp

Berlin is to extend the refugee camp at the decommissioned Tempelhof Airport, making room for 7,000 people in and around one of the German capital’s most iconic buildings. The city’s government has changed a law to allow extra refugee shelters to be built on a section of Tempelhof’s vast airfield – which has previously been used to More

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Two new museums will pay homage to Yves Saint Laurent

A pair of museums entirely dedicated to French designer Yves Saint Laurent’s life and work are set to open in Paris and Marrakech in 2017, including a new building by Studio KO (+ slideshow). Both museums will present a portion of the Fondation Pierre Bergé – Yves Saint Laurent’s collection of over 5,000 haute-couture garments More

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Ordos: A Failed Utopia photographed by Raphael Olivier

Photo essay: photographer Raphael Olivier was drawn to the Chinese city of Ordos to capture “spectacular” architecture, but when he arrived he encountered a “ghost town” (+ slideshow). In the economically prosperous area of Inner Mongolia, close to some of China’s largest mines, the Chinese government set about constructing a new city in the early More

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AandD’s L House is split into 11 different levels of living space

Although only 10 metres tall, this red brick house in South Korea by architects AandD is split into 11 different levels connected by a central staircase (+ slideshow). L House is a detached family home in the new town of Pangyo, close to Seongnam, and is named after its clients, whose surname is Lee. Situated More

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Laurent Kronental’s Souvenir d’un Futur photos show Paris’ forgotten housing estates

Photo essay: French photographer Laurent Kronental has spent four years capturing the “grands ensembles” housing projects in Paris, juxtaposing the monumental buildings with their elderly occupants (+ slideshow). With his Souvenir d’un Futur series, Kronental has photographed residents of the estates among the concrete structures and vast open spaces of the crumbling futuristic complexes built during More

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Johan Sundberg clads Villa Ljung inside and out with Siberian larch

Siberian larch wood covers this house and its adjoining wrap-around terrace in southern Sweden, designed by architect Johan Sundberg (+ slideshow). Situated a stone’s throw from the sea in Höllviken, Villa Ljung comprises three single-storey buildings – a residence for the client, a garage, and a small guest room for an elderly relative. The main house More

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10 architecture and design exhibitions we’re looking forward to in 2016

Dezeen’s design editor Dan Howarth picks 10 of the best upcoming architecture and design exhibitions for 2016, including shows that explore architecture’s regenerative power and fashion’s place in an age of technology. A Japanese Constellation: Toyo Ito, SANAA, and Beyond Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA 13 March – 4 July 2016 Pritzker More

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Maxcube by Studio Koossino houses creative workspaces within concrete walls

South Korea’s Studio Koossino created a concrete building with white and yellow protrusions to provide shared workspaces for an artists’ community north of Seoul (+ slideshow). Designed as a “coffee culture space”, the Maxcube facility sits in the cultural village of Heyri, which was set up by a group of writers, painters, actors, architects and musicians. The reinforced concrete structure More

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Atelier Rua screens Portuguese campsite facilities with white slatted facade

A screen of vertical white louvres meanders around these facilities for campers in central Portugal, designed by Lisbon studio Atelier Rua (+ slideshow). The campsite is situated on the other side of the river Tejo, also known as the Tagus, from the city of Abrantes. Its previous facilities were housed in a string of separate More

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Designers as architects debate is “f*cking opposite” of open-minded creativity says Wanders

Marcel Wanders has dismissed the ongoing debate about whether non-architects should design buildings as “an endless conversation about nothing” (+ interview + slideshow). Wanders, who is the latest designer to work on a building project with plans for a prefabricated house, told Dezeen that the argument is a waste of time. Getting caught up in the labels of architect and designer prevents creative people from “enjoying someone More

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Fránek Architects’ mountainside Sky Walk loops up around a giant slide

A 101-metre slide winds down through this coiling structure by Fránek Architects, perched on a mountain in the Czech Republic (+ slideshow). The Sky Walk is situated 1,116 metres above sea level, at the top of a chair lift near the village of Dolni Morava. Brno-based Fránek Architects worked with Czech construction company Taros Nova to More

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New Chinese museums: “money can’t buy culture”

China’s rush to build thousands of new museums is leading to cultural buildings “with no vision and mediocre collections”, according to architects and curators in the country (+ slideshow). The programme, which has seen over 3,500 new Chinese museums built since 1978, has led to gigantic new institutions without exhibits, poor-quality buildings and structures located More

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“Architects are going crazy with the idea of a new relationship to water” says Tracy Metz

Architects and urban designers are finally responding to the threats of rising sea levels by welcoming the water into cities, says urbanism expert Tracy Metz. “Architects are going crazy with the idea of a new relationship to water,” said Metz, speaking at the What Design Can Do conference in São Paulo this week. “We are […]

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Assemble wins 2015 Turner Prize for Liverpool housing regeneration project

Breaking news: London collective Assemble has become the first architecture or design studio to receive the prestigious Turner Prize for art. Assemble, a team of 18 young architects and designers, won the UK’s most important art award for Granby Four Streets project in Liverpool. The project is a collaboration with the residents of a rundown […]

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London’s first pedestrian and cycle bridge proposed for Canary Wharf

London studio reForm Architects has revealed plans for an opening bridge that would allow both pedestrians and cyclists to travel across the River Thames between Canary Wharf and Rotherhithe (+ movie). Proposed with engineering firm Elliott Wood, the 184-metre bascule bridge is designed to open in the middle to allow boats to pass through – […]

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Richard Rogers wins Taiwan Taoyuan airport terminal competition

London studio Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners has won a bid to design a new terminal for Taiwan’s largest airport, seeing off competition from Foster + Partners and UN Studio (+ movie). Terminal 3 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will comprise a new terminal building, boarding gates, concourses and a multi-function building, along with transport […]

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Dubai experiencing “boom 2.0” as construction projects soar

Dubai is undergoing its “next wave of development” after bouncing back from the 2008 financial crisis, according to a local architect. “Wherever you look at the moment in Dubai, you see a lot of ongoing construction,” said architect Richard Wagner, who has worked in the city for almost a decade. “We’ve gone through bust 1.0, […]

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Universal Design Studio creates venue for London’s Frieze Art Fair

London-based Universal Design Studio has built an entrance pavilion and a vast temporary structure to house the Frieze Art Fair, taking place in Regent’s Park this week (+ slideshow). After designing last year’s site, Universal Design Studio – design duo Barber and Osgerby’s architecture firm – returned to create the venue for Frieze London 2015, […]

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Archicao’s tiny Humble Hostel expands and contracts with a rolling facade

Beijing architect Cao Pu has created a compact hostel in a traditional hutong courtyard that gets even smaller when its front wall is rolled back to provide extra external space (+ slideshow). The 12-square-metre Humble Hostel is located in Beijing’s historic Dashilar neighbourhood – one of the city’s few remaining areas of ancient alleyways and courtyards […]

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Zaha Hadid forced to throw in the towel over Tokyo Olympic stadium

Zaha Hadid Architects has had to give up its battle over the Tokyo 2020 Olympics stadium after failing to secure a construction company for its design. Zaha Hadid teamed up with Japanese architecture and engineering firm Nikken Sekkei to renew its bid for the stadium design earlier this month, but the firms have announced that […]

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Architects produce “dark and psychotic” movie to promote apartment design

London Design Festival 2015: an apartment renovated by Groves Natcheva Architects provides the setting for this short thriller, which the London-based studio created to promote the project using “emotion” (+ movie). Groves Natcheva Architects wanted to find a more engaging way to showcase their design, rather than simply using the typical set of still photographs […]

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Two designs draw first place in Bauhaus Museum design competition

Two teams, from Barcelona and New York, have been awarded joint first place in a competition to design a new home for the Bauhaus Museum Dessau (+ slideshow). The jury for the international competition selected two proposals for the new museum, which will preserve and present a collection of products created by the influential German […]

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Zaha Hadid teams up with Nikken Sekkei to submit new bid for Tokyo 2020 stadium

Zaha Hadid is working with Japanese architecture and engineering firm Nikken Sekkei to win back the Tokyo Olympic stadium project after its first competition-winning design was thrown out in July (+ slideshow). Nikken Sekkei has announced that it will work with Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) to submit a fresh bid for the New National Stadium […]

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Walkie Talkie wins 2015 Carbuncle Cup for worst UK building

Rafael Viñoly’s Walkie Talkie skyscraper in London, which has so far melted cars and been blamed for powerful downdraughts, has been named the worst building in the UK this year. The 160-metre tower, officially named 20 Fenchurch Street, was announced as the winner of this year’s Carbuncle Cup award by organisers Building Design (BD) magazine. […]

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“When I said architects should get involved in humanitarian issues, people laughed at me”

Exclusive interview: Architecture for Humanity co-founder Cameron Sinclair describes the work he is conducting in Syria with his latest venture, and tells Dezeen that he’ll “die happy” knowing that he will never win the Pritzker Prize (+ transcript). Sinclair, 41, is a self-branded pioneer of a “new wave of humanitarian design” and has dedicated his […]

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Glass-bottomed swimming pool to be suspended 10 storeys above south London

A glass “sky pool” is planned to be suspended between apartment blocks in London’s new Nine Elms quarter, close to Battersea Power Station. The 25-metre-long pool will link two blocks of apartments that form part of the 2,000-home Embassy Gardens development by London architects HAL, now in its second stage. At five metres wide and three […]

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Richard Rogers steps in to defend Zaha Hadid’s scrapped Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium

British architect Richard Rogers says Japan “lost its nerve” in abandoning Zaha Hadid’s Olympic stadium design, adding that the decision could damage the country’s credibility. Rogers, who was on the jury that first selected Hadid’s design, has released a statement outlining his concern that the decision will significantly impact both the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Japan’s reputation. […]

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Today we like: floating architecture

Floating architecture is becoming more common as architects explore ways to make the most of picturesque locations, deal with rising floodwaters, and alleviate pressure on available land. Examples range from tiny cabins to entire cities, and include the UK’s “first amphibious house”. See more stories about floating architecture »

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Vietnam’s tallest skyscraper begins construction in Ho Chi Minh City

British firm Atkins has started work on a 460-metre-high skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City, which is set to become the tallest building in Vietnam on completion. Located on the banks of the Saigon River, the 81-storey mixed-use tower by local developers Vingroup will claim the title from the 345-metre Landmark 72 in Hanoi. The […]

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