Neon constructs a colourful cathedral in France that moves with the wind

British studio Neon has created a vibrant tent-like installation covered in wind-reactive inflatable pockets in the mountains of France. Titled Wind Cathedral, the site-specific artwork was created by Mark Nixon’s architecture and design practice for Horizons, an annual open-air exhibition in Massif du Sancy focusing on large installations. Located on a hill in the countryside of a small

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RCA graduate proposes low-cost cantilevered homes to combat housing crisis

This captioned movie explores a proposal by RCA graduate Llywelyn James to tackle London’s housing crisis by building 100-metre-long cantilevered structures on the city’s undeveloped brownfield sites. Watch more one-minute movies › 

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Our new playgrounds Pinterest board invites you to unlock your inner child

The newest Dezeen Pinterest board is filled with eye-catching playgrounds from around the world, including Jaime Hayón’s huge animal-shaped play equipment, Assemble’s brutalist playground and architectural play equipment that encourages kids to crawl, jump and fly. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Explore Israeli architecture with our new Pinterest board

Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board is filled with eye-catching architecture in Israel, including Tel Aviv’s Bauhaus-inspired residences and the Beersheba station bridge, which is shaped like a pair of eyes. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Dezeen’s updated Pinterest board shows the versatility of brickwork

Our updated Pinterest board features new projects containing imaginative brickwork, from the striking red brick facade of The Center for the Jewish Life in Philadelphia to a perforated brick screen used to ventilate a Tehran housing block. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Tour chapels all around the globe with Dezeen’s updated Pinterest board

On Easter Sunday, see chapels from all around the world with our updated Pinterest board. Examples includes a bright white chapel in the mountains near Cape Town and a tiny shingle-clad worship space in the Austrian countryside. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Speaker programme announced for DesignBuild 2017 event in Sydney

Dezeen promotion: Populous architect Michael Lockwood is among the design industry experts to speak at this year’s DesignBuild conference, taking place in Sydney’s International Convention Centre next month. The three-day trade show will be the first architectural event to be held at the International Convention Centre, which was recently completed by architects Hassell and Populous. Taking

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Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board is blooming with plant-covered buildings

Influenced by Herzog & de Meuron’s recently completed leafy tower in Beirut, our featured Pinterest board this week is sowed with plant-covered buildings from around the world. It includes Studio 102’s verdant office and showroom in Hanoi and a green Parisian apartment tower by Maison Edouard François. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board showcases Icelandic architecture and design

With DesignMarch, Iceland’s most important design fair, underway in Reykjavík, our latest Pinterest board focuses on architecture and design from the Nordic country, including a pair of red pyramid-framed bridges and a set of tables shaped like basalt columns. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Dezeen’s new Pinterest board explores design for space travel

Inspired by the discovery of the TRAPPIST-1 system, we created a Pinterest board full of architecture and design for space travel, including NASA’s retro space tourism posters and the world’s first space terminal, designed by Fosters + Partners. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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A Smarter City competition calls for innovative designs for London’s green spaces

Dezeen promotion: designers are invited to come up with innovative solutions to revamp public spaces in the City of London, in the first of three competitions as part of the A Smarter City initiative. A Smarter City is a project led by The City Centre in partnership with the City of London Corporation and developer Brookfield Property Partners, seeking to improve

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Dezeen’s latest Pinterest board celebrates the best of Swiss architecture

We’ve created a new Pinterest board showcasing a range of Swiss architecture from this grey-tiled home in the Alps by JM Architecture to Peter Zumthor’s famous Therme Vals spa, recently photographed by Fernando Guerra. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Final call for entries to A’ Design Awards 2017

Dezeen promotion: architects and designers have until the end of February to submit their entries to this year’s A’ Design Awards. The A’ Design Awards aims to recognise and promote international design projects across the architecture, interiors and design industries, with categories ranging from Architecture, Building and Structure Design to Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design. Further information on each of the categories is

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Deadline approaching for entries to Piet Zwart Institute’s postgraduate programme

Dezeen promotion: the application deadline for the Piet Zwart Institute’s interior architecture postgraduate programme in Rotterdam has been announced. Applicants wishing to study the Master in Interior Architecture: Research and Design (MIARD) programme have until 1 March 2017 to apply. The Piet Zwart Institute, which is the centre for postgraduate study and research of the Willem de Kooning Academy,

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Dezeen Pinterest board highlights the best architecture and design for animals

Featuring everything from zoo enclosures for kangaroos to dog-stretching “cuteness tools”, this Pinterest board rounds up the best animal-related architecture and design from the pages of Dezeen. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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Dezeen’s new Pinterest board features wintery landscapes and snow-capped houses

Still in the festive mood? Our latest Pinterest board features architecture from snowy regions around the world, including a mirror-clad shelter for Canadian ice skaters and a glass holiday home in Slovenia. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›

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