Six buildings that create a buzz with honeycomb-patterned facades

Several architecture projects have recently been proposed or completed with hexagonal grids across their fronts. Here are half a dozen examples covered with six-sided shapes. Duo by Büro Ole Scheeren, Singapore Hexagonal frames cover the curved portions of these glass skyscrapers in Singapore, designed by Büro Ole Scheeren for the city-state’s Kampong Glam neighbourhood. The

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Seven megatall skyscrapers reaching new heights

Following the release of the movie Skyscraper, which centres around a fictional megatall tower in Hong Kong, we’ve pulled together more examples of buildings that reach over 600 metres (1,969 feet) in height that are either completed, under construction or conceptual. Burj Khalifa by SOM, Dubai, UAE Currently the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa

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Eight eye-catching homes made from bamboo

Architects around the world are capitalising on the versatility of bamboo, so we’ve selected eight of the best homes that incorporate the material, including a prefabricated social housing project in Mexico and a holiday home on stilts in Sri Lanka. Social Housing Production, Mexico, by Comunal Taller de Arquitectura  Mexico City studio Comunal Taller de Arquitectura produced

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Five pool houses ideal for cooling off this 4th of July

In celebration of Independence Day in the US, we’ve picked out five pool houses and pavilions around the country that would be perfect for relaxing during the public holiday. They include a concrete and glass cabana topped with shrubs, and an pavilion beside an infinity pool with submerged lounge seats. La Grange Pavilion, Texas, by Murray Legge Architecture At

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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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Serpentine Pavilion architect Frida Escobedo’s key projects

Dezeen has rounded up seven of the most significant projects by Mexican architect Frida Escobedo, the designer of 2018’s Serpentine Pavilion. Escobedo’s Serpentine Pavilion, which opens to the public on 15 June, features a pool of water shaded by dark latticed walls, with a mirrored canopy overhead. When the commission was revealed the gallery commended the

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10 Venice Architecture Biennale installations that invite you to interact

This year’s Venice Architecture Biennale is bursting with models, including several you can touch or inhabit. Dezeen’s social media editor Danil Boparai picks 10 of the best examples. Curated by Grafton Architects founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale is open to the public until 27 November 2018. It is titled Freespace, in celebration of the gifts that

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Eight of the best recently completed Mexican houses

So far, 2018 has been a bumper year for private houses completed in Mexico. Here’s eight of our favourites, including a residence formed from a collection of black concrete cuboids and a colourful property designed as an homage to Luis Barragán. Casa Bruma, southwest of Mexico City, by Fernanda Canales and Claudia Rodríguez Black concrete

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10 highlights from Jim Olson’s six decades in architecture

From a party bunkhouse to a hotel with a pool dropping to the ocean, we’ve rounded up 10 key projects by US architect Jim Olson, co-founder of Seattle architecture studio Olson Kundig, which feature in a new book celebrating 60 years of his work. Born in 1940, Jim Olson established Olson Kundig in 1967 and now runs the architecture practice

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10 pavilions not to be missed at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

There are 63 national pavilions at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale. But if you don’t have time to visit them all, here’s our guide to the 10 best, selected by Dezeen editor Amy Frearson. The 16th Venice Architecture Biennale is curated by Grafton Architects founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. Their title, Freespace, refers to 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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Five key topics for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2018

The Venice Architecture Biennale kicks off this week. Ahead of the opening, Dezeen architecture editor Jessica Mairs looks at some of the topics likely to dominate conversation, from the future of social housing to cruising culture. Irish architects Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara, founders of Dublin-based Grafton Architects, are the curators of the 16th Venice Architecture Biennale, which

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10 wedding chapels that are extraordinary

As Prince Harry and Meghan Markle prepare to marry in St George’s Chapel, Windsor, this weekend, Dezeen looks back at 10 weird and wonderful wedding chapels. Seashore Chapel. China, by Vector Architects A creation of Beijing studio Vector Architects, this concrete chapel is designed to look like a drifting boat when the tide rises. Along with a room for ceremonies,

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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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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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Seven of the best boutique hotels in Mexico

Dezeen is celebrating the Mexican and American holiday Cinco de Mayo today by highlighting some of the top hotels in Mexico, just in time for the summer vacation season. They include Pablo Escobar’s converted residence in Tulum and an all-white resort in Baja. Hotel Mar Adentro by Taller Aragonés First on the list is a

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Five “dancing” architecture projects that command an audience

Architect Bjarke Ingels is building a pair of towers in New York that he says are shaped to “dance” with each other. Here’s a look at a few other buildings designed to look as if they are performing a rhythmic routine. The XI by BIG, New York, USA Ingels’ firm BIG recently unveiled new images of

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Junya Ishigami’s architectural models feature in Fondation Cartier exhibition

Twenty architectural models by Japanese architect Junya Ishigami have gone on show at Fondation Cartier in Paris. In a Dezeen exclusive, exhibition curator Isabelle Gaudefroy reveals her five highlights from the show. Freeing Architecture is the first large-scale solo show that Fondation Cartier has dedicated to a single architect. Presented through large-scale models, films and drawings,

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10 key projects by Sydney Opera House architect Jørn Utzon

To celebrate what would have been the 100th birthday of Danish architect Jørn Utzon, we’ve collaborated with the Utzon Center in Denmark to highlight 10 of his most important projects, including the one everyone knows. The Pritzker Prize-winning architect is best known for his design of the iconic Sydney Opera House. The building was declared a UNESCO

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10 architects and designers that are championing afrofuturism

Afrofuturism has become the buzzword for the fast-growing creative scene across Africa. Here are 10 figures that are championing the movement, through designs that combine African heritage with visions for the future. Osborne Macharia This creative photographer from Nairobi, Kenya, describes all his work as being within the afrofuturist genre. A recent commission from Marvel

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10 architecture projects that prove black is the new black

Blackened wood is an ever-popular choice of material for architects in recent times. Here are 10 of the most eye-catching examples, including a nine-square-metre Muji Hut and a tar-coated Californian ski chalet. Troll Hus, USA by Mork-Ulnes Architects Mork-Ulnes Architects clad this five-bedroom ski cabin in California in tar-coated timber and placed it on a concrete

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10 designs for dogs, from miniature IKEA furniture to a canine-friendly staircase

Today is Chinese New Year, and to celebrate it being the year of the dog we’ve curated a selection of architecture and design projects created with man’s best friend in mind. House Renovation in Vietnam by 07Beach This house in Ho Chi Minh City was renovated to include a special staircase for the owners’ dogs, which

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Super Bowl stadiums of the past, present and future

Since the 52nd Super Bowl is taking place this weekend at a new stadium in Minneapolis, here’s a look at some of the other giant venues that have previously hosted, or will host, the NFL’s annual American football championship. US Bank Stadium by HKS, Minneapolis, Minnesota Super Bowl LII This year’s Super Bowl will be held at

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10 buildings that represent a new age of postmodernism

The age of postmodern architecture is far from over, according to designer Adam Nathaniel Furman. To prove it, he has picked out 10 examples, including a pile of Dutch townhouses and a skyscraper modelled on a clock tower. As founder of the Postmodern Society, Furman is an expert on the late 20th-century style that exploits

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10 courtyards that function as outdoor living spaces

Nothing makes the connection between indoor and outdoor space like a courtyard. This week’s roundup of images from Pinterest celebrates some of the best examples, from a Japanese house built around a family’s beloved tree, to the open-air courtyard of an apartment block in one of LA’s densest neighbourhoods. Hiiragi’s House, Japan, by Takashi Okuno Japanese

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Dezeen’s 10 architecture and design exhibitions not to miss in 2018

This year, exhibitions will explore architecture and design in a variety of ways. US reporter Eleanor Gibson’s selection of the 10 best include the first showcase of Bodys Isek Kingelez’s body of work and 60 dresses by the late Azzedine Alaïa – but none celebrating women have so far been announced. Bodys Isek Kingelez Museum of Modern Art

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10 buildings to look forward to in 2018

A colossal theatre complex in Taipei and a Copenhagen power station with a ski slope on the roof are among Dezeen editor Amy Frearson’s pick of the top 10 buildings to look forward to in 2018. Tapei Performing Arts Center, Taiwan, by OMA Rem Koolhaas’ firm first unveiled its design for this theatre complex in the Taiwanese capital

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Dezeen’s top 10 biggest architecture and design stories of 2017

In the final instalment from our review of 2017, editor Amy Frearson recaps the 10 most-read stories of the year, including a bullied robot, a house of splayed shipping containers and a chair that you wear. Splayed shipping containers form Joshua Tree Residence conceived by James Whitaker The most popular story on Dezeen this year

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Dezeen’s top 10 tiny homes of 2017

The past year has seen many architects and designers unveil innovative ideas for space-saving housing, whether in the city or out in the wilderness. Here are some of the best examples to emerge, selected by editor Amy Frearson for our review of 2017. PH Lavalleja, Argentina, by CCPM Arquitectos Argentinian studio CCPM Arquitectos managed to fit

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Dezeen’s top 10 conceptual skyscrapers of 2017

This year saw a bumper crop of conceptual towers unveiled, in addition to the plethora of completed skyscrapers. Architecture editor Jessica Mairs continues our review of the year with her pick of the best fantasy towers, from plant-covered high-rises on Mars to a vertical farm in Africa. Analemma Tower by Clouds Architecture Office Not satisfied with building

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Dezeen’s top 10 controversial stories of 2017

From the backlash against gender inequality to the shifting political landscape following Donald Trump’s election, 2017 has been full of controversial events for architecture and design. Digital editor Trudie Carter selects the 10 most polarising moments for our review of year.  Nike unveils Pro Hijab for female Muslim athletes This sports hijab by Nike was

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Dezeen’s 10 biggest architecture trends of 2017

Continuing our review of the year, architecture editor Jessica Mairs looks at the themes that dominated construction in 2017, from outlandish shipping container designs and fantasy skyscraper concepts, to the demise of brutalist housing stock. Plant-covered buildings sprouted up everywhere  We published more proposals for plant-covered buildings this year than ever before. Among the 15 plans –

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Dezeen’s top 10 architecture and design quotes of 2017

Dezeen’s digital director Olivia Mull picks the quotes that sum up the year in architecture and design, covering topics from the industry’s gender imbalance to the political power of costume design. “There is a quiet uprising that has been started” – Ane Crabtree The adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale was one

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Dezeen’s top 10 mid-century renovations of 2017

This year saw mid-century buildings across North America undergo impressive revamps. For our 2017 review, US reporter Eleanor Gibson has selected 10 of the best, including a refreshed Eichler house, a 1950s motel transformed into a Japanese-style retreat and a retro lodge. Calistoga Motor Lodge & Spa, USA, by AvroKO US design firm AvroKO mixed aesthetics from

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10 homes organised around scenic ponds or lakes

This week’s selection of popular homes from our Pinterest boards frame views across water – from a gabled house in Malaysia overlooking a koi pond to an Oregon home that can only be accessed by a bridge. House at the Pond, Austria, by Hammerschmid Pachl Seebacher Architekten This house, designed by Hammerschmid Pachl Seebacher Architekten, balances on

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Dezeen’s top 10 houses of 2017

We featured more than 500 weird and wonderful houses on Dezeen in 2017. For our review of the year, editor Amy Frearson recalls her top 10, including a bunker-like home in Poland, a glass house in Spain and a self-sufficient community in China. Solo House II, Spain, by Office KGDVS Office KGDVS created this idyllic retreat in

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Dezeen’s top 10 skyscrapers of 2017

Architecture editor Jessica Mairs continues our review of 2017 with 10 skyscrapers that made their mark this year, from the unapologetically tall to the peculiarly shaped. Chaoyang Park Plaza, China, by MAD Completing just in time for the end of the year, MAD only revealed final photographs of its Chaoyang Park Plaza yesterday – but the mound-shaped towers has been

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Dezeen’s top 10 museum and gallery buildings of 2017

Next up in our review of 2017, architecture reporter India Block highlights 10 of the most important museums and galleries that opened this year, including Thomas Heatherwick’s converted grain silo, the colossal Louvre Abu Dhabi and a Peru museum that replaces another lost in an earthquake. Museo de Sitio Julio C Tello by Barclay & Crousse

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10 contemporary buildings that are pretty in pink

This week, we’ve picked some of the most sublime pink buildings from our Pinterest boards – from a millennial-pink office tower in London to a Portuguese winery covered in blush-coloured mortar. Fleischmann House, US, by Productura Mexican firm Productura updated this retro pink bungalow in California with a steel-framed extension. The dark, two-storey unit starkly

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Dezeen’s top 10 staircases of 2017

Kicking off our review of 2017, editorial assistant Natasha Levy picks the best staircase designs from the past year, including a huge spiral stair lined with copper and set of steps made from 2,000 pieces of plywood. Experimentarium, Denmark, by CEBRA The form of a DNA strand provided the cues for this helical staircase, created by Danish

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Nine architecture and urbanism projects set to transform Toronto

A host of large-scale developments have recently been announced for Toronto, joining many more proposed or underway in the city. Here are some of the most ambitious, including Canada’s tallest building, an

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Eight responses to terrorism from architects and designers

Is it possible to design out terrorism? This is one of the questions we are asking as part of our Good Design for a Bad World talk series at Dutch Design Week. Here are eight proposals that suggest it can be done. Good Design for a Bad World comes to Eindhoven on 21 and 22 October 2017,

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Eight designs that aim to alleviate the ongoing refugee crisis

The refugee crisis is one of five topics we will explore as part of Good Design for a Bad World at Dutch Design Week. Here’s a look at eight responses from designers, which suggest ways that displaced people can be better integrated into communities. The refugee crisis joins four other global issues – climate change, pollution, terrorism and politics –

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10 buildings that use classic cars to improve their image

Classic cars are frequently used as props when photographing newly completed architecture projects, while sometimes entire homes are designed around their owner’s automobiles. We’ve chosen 10 where photogenic vehicles compliment the buildings, from a countryside retirement home to a converted windowless garage. Villa SG21 by FillieVerhoeven Architects A silver Jaguar E-Type Coupe takes centre stage in this photograph

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10 buildings with windows that steal the limelight

Hidden openings, oversized portholes and apertures shaped like houses feature in this week’s roundup of popular images from Pinterest, which showcases buildings that use windows as decoration. The Guild, Indonesia, by RAW Architecture Huge circular and semi-circular windows link this home and workspace by Indonesian architect Realrich Sjarief with its courtyard garden. One of them incorporates

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Robin Hood Gardens tops Twentieth Century Society’s list of lost architectural treasures

Post-war housing estate Robin Hood Gardens has topped a list drawn up by preservation body Twentieth Century Society, ranking the 10 most important 20th-century buildings in the UK to have been lost to the wrecking ball. The Lost Modern List includes a Sainsbury’s shopping centre, two car parks, a corset factory and a library, as well

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Five of the best houses in Tennessee on Dezeen

Next up in our series looking at houses from each American state, we’re venturing south to Tennessee, where some of the best homes include a timber-framed farmhouse and a tall home squeezed onto a tight site in Memphis. Old Briar by Brian Ambroziak, Tricia Stuth, Ted Shelton and Katherine Ambroziak Nestled into a grove of mature trees

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Six stand-out buildings by Praemium Imperiale winner Rafael Moneo

Following the news that Rafael Moneo has been named as the architecture laureate for the 2017 Praemium Imperiale, here’s a look at six of the Spanish architect’s most prolific projects. The 2017 Praemium Imperiale is a prestigious art prize awarded annually by the Japan Art Association. Rafael Moneo is one of this year’s five winners, alongside Latvian dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, Senegalese musician Youssou N’Dour, Iranian visual artist

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10 buildings worth visiting during Open House London this weekend

It’s Open House London this weekend, meaning hundreds of buildings that are usually inaccessible to the public are throwing open their doors. Here’s a look at 10 properties worth braving the early morning queues for. Dezeen is media partner for Open House London, which this year celebrates its 25th anniversary. For two days, over 800 buildings

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Eight career-defining projects by French architect Manuelle Gautrand

With the news that Manuelle Gautrand has become the first female laureate of the European Prize for Architecture, here’s a look at eight key projects by the French architect, including an exhibition centre divided into 13 orange-hued blocks and a housing complex with “happy” moon-shaped windows. Born in Marseille in 1961, Gautrand gained her architecture education in Montpellier at The École Nationale Supérieure

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10 parasitic dwellings that cling to other buildings

Parasitic structures rely on a host building for support or services. Here’s 10 of the best examples, including experimental housing for the homeless, a secluded artist’s studio and a house-shaped wooden hut affixed to the side of a hotel. Manifest Destiny, US, by Mark Reigelman and Jenny Chapman To push the boundaries of where an urban dweller

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Dezeen’s top 10 installations to catch at Folkestone Triennial 2017

With this year’s Folkestone Triennial set to open tomorrow, reporter Eleanor Gibson has selected 10 installations you shouldn’t miss, including a domed seafront pavilion imprinted with jelly moulds, a lamp post powered by a mushroom battery and a set of cartoon-style houses. The theme selected for the Folkestone Triennial 2017 is Double Edge. Developed by curator Lewis Biggs,

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Five of the best houses in North Carolina on Dezeen

North Carolina is the next US state we’re featuring in our ongoing series of American residential architecture roundups. Our top five in the region include a renovated mid-century residence and a stacked-volume house overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. Corbett Residence by In Situ Studio In Situ Studio clad this rural cabin in darkened wood and

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Five of the best houses in New Jersey on Dezeen

It’s over to New Jersey for the next instalment in our series of roundups of houses from each US state. Our selection ranges from a beach retreat on the Jersey Shore to a contemporary suburban home in Princeton. Beach Haven Residence by Specht Architects American firm Specht Architects has built this cedar-clad house on Long Beach

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10 must-see landmarks on Norway’s scenic tourist trails

Norway’s 18 tourist routes are known for their breathtaking scenery, but that’s not the only reason to make the pilgrimage. The Nordic country’s landscape is dotted with architectural gems, including a memorial for witches by Peter Zumthor and a rusty steel viewing platform by Reiulf Ramstad. Trollstigen Tourist Route Project by Reiulf Ramstad Architects Reiulf Ramstad Architects installed a

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10 of the most ground-breaking uses of plywood in architecture and design

To coincide with the opening of an exhibition dedicated to plywood at London’s V&A museum, we’ve rounded up 10 projects from the Dezeen archives that push the material to its limits. Plywood: Material of the Modern World charts the history of plywood from the 1850s to present day, showcasing examples of how the material has contributed to significant

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Five influential projects by Northwest modern architect John Yeon

Mid-century Portland architect John Yeon is the subject of an exhibition at the city’s art museum. Here’s a look at five buildings that demonstrate his Northwest modern style. The son of a wealthy Oregon road builder, Yeon designed his first house aged 27 and became synonymous with Northwest modernism through a series of subsequent commissions. Many of his

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10 low-cost homes that could help to tackle the global housing crisis

An affordable micro home that takes less than a day to build has just launched in the UK, so we’re taking a look at 10 properties around the world that have been completed to an extremely tight budget and offer some solutions to widespread housing shortages. Sorte Hus, Denmark, by Sigurd Larsen Danish architect Sigurd Larsen built

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Six Canadian cultural buildings on 150th Canada Day

Today, 1 July 2017, is Canada’s 150th birthday and we’ve pulled together six contemporary cultural buildings in the country to mark the occasion. They include a white granite museum, a music centre of huge towers clad in bronze tiles and a gallery in the forest. Canada Day celebrates the anniversary of The Constitution Act, which amalgamated what was Canada, Nova Scotia, and

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10 plant-covered buildings that point to a greener future

Architects are touting plant-covered tower blocks as a way to tackle air pollution and improve the quality of urban life. From one of the world’s tallest living walls to an entire “vertical forest” city in China, here are 10 examples showing the rise of verdant architecture. Rosewood Tower, Brazil, by Jean Nouvel Ateliers Jean Nouvel has recently

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Five of the best houses in Florida on Dezeen

Next in our series spotlighting residential architecture from each US state is Florida, where lavish waterfront villas designed for tropical living include a house built around its own lagoon and a home with a waterslide. Casa Bahia by Alejandro Landes This tropical-modernist mansion in Miami was the first architecture project by Colombian-Ecuadorian filmmaker Alejandro Landes,

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Five houses to snoop around during Atlanta Design Festival 2017

A variety of contemporary homes in Atlanta are opening their doors to visitors this weekend, and we’ve selected the most interesting ones to take look inside. The open-house tours are taking place 10-11 June 2017 as part of this year’s Atlanta Design Festival, for which Dezeen is media partner. Tickets for the self-guided tours, organised

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10 idyllic Greek island retreats from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

Following the completion of an unusually domed holiday home in Greece, we’ve rounded up 10 summer houses on far-flung Greek islands, including a modernist home inspired by Yves Klein’s paintings and a once earthquake-damaged property restored using historical photographs. Silver House, Zante, by Olivier Dwek Olivier Dwek’s modernist house perches above the coastline of Zante, a popular Greek holiday island. Its stark

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10 events that are not to be missed at London Festival of Architecture 2017

With London Festival of Architecture kicking off today, architecture editor Jessica Mairs has revealed her top picks, from a stomach-churning installation based on the Smithfield meat market to tours of the capital’s ill-fated housing estates.  Now in its 10th year, the London Festival of Architecture takes place throughout June. This year’s programme takes the theme of Memory, a topic that participants have

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10 roof gardens from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards that each provide an urban oasis

With summer on the way, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best rooftop gardens from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards, from a lush oasis on the roof of a Sydney penthouse to a tranquil rooftop courtyard complete with lotus pond in India. Cornwall Gardens, Singapore, by Chang Architects Vegetation cascades over the edges of this rooftop garden, designed by Chang Architects for

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Seven pioneering social housing projects selected by Paul Karakusevic

Following the release of Social Housing, a book spotlighting Europe’s best public housing projects, architect and co-author Paul Karakusevic has selected seven residential developments he thinks are particularly innovative. Designs by architects including Assemble
, 
Lacaton & Vassal, Mecanoo and Sergison Bates are among the 24 case studies in the book, which was co-authored by the Karakusevic Carson Architects director and his colleague Abigail Batchelor. They

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Five mid-century gems in unlikely architecture haven Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Indiana, is a surprising hotspot for modern architecture. Here’s a look at the city’s best buildings, including works by Louis Kahn, Eero Saarinen, Michael Graves and more. Fort Wayne is the midwestern US state’s second-largest city, and is located in its northeast corner – around a three-hour drive to Chicago and Detroit. Columbus,

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10 events celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright’s 150th birthday

American architect Frank Lloyd Wright would have turned 150 on 8 June 2017. A series of exhibitions and open houses are taking place to mark the occasion, and we’ve chosen a selection of the best. Born in 1867 in Wisconsin, Frank Lloyd Wright is considered to be one of the 20th century’s most important architects, and his

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10 garden studios from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards that can be used for work or play

Garden studios can be used for all types of activities, as proven by these 10 examples from our Pinterest boards, which include a cedar-clad yoga studio and a cabin used as a writer’s retreat. The Enchanted Shed, Austria, by Sue Architekten This 1930s outhouse near Vienna was converted by Sue Architekten into a writing studio and playhouse. One end of

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Five of the best houses in Costa Rica on Dezeen

Costa Rica is slowly gaining recognition for its contemporary architecture, so here are five residential projects that demonstrate the small Central American country’s particular style of tropical modernism. Casa Flotanta by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture A series of pillars raise the interconnected rooms of this house by Benjamin Garcia Saxe Architecture above the tree tops

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