Recessed windows lined in oak interrupt the homogenous brick facades of this house in Warsaw, which local architecture studio MFRMGR designed to make the most of an awkward site. Read more
Miami studio Oppenheim Architecture has designed this hotel in Rio de Janeiro so that guests can overlook the city’s famous Copacabana Beach while bathing in a rooftop swimming pool. Read more
with a grand opening scheduled for february 2019, designboom visited the site to take a detailed look at the project’s progress.
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The concrete exterior of this badminton centre in the South Korean city of Gwangju is coloured to match the local soil, and contrasts with a row of clerestory windows clad in blackened-steel. Read more
To celebrate World Religion Day, we’ve updated our worship-themed Pinterest board with a diverse range of architecture projects, including a Kenyan cathedral with a slatted roof by John McAlsan + Partners and Tadao Ando’s complex around a gigantic budd…
Oslo-based architecture office Skapa has transformed a tired villa near the Norwegian capital into a contemporary home featuring full-height glazed walls that open up to views of the surrounding trees and seascape. Read more
the finalist teams have proposed interesting solutions based on reused shipping containers, clay constructions, sandbags and other inexpensive and easily available materials in the area.
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located in the dutch city of nijmegen, the design celebrates the region’s high water levels by serving as a new visitor attraction.
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Traditional Hawaiian hut geometry informed this courtyard house by Johnston Marklee, which comprises four separate volumes grouped beneath a single roof. Read more
together with marion duclos, pierre-louis gerlier renovated a parisian pied-à-terre in montmartre.
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a pavilion ‘dom-ino’ designed by benyuan design and research center is presented at the 2017 bi-city shenzhen biennale of urbanism\architecture (UABB).
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Dezeen is giving two readers the chance to win a copy of Nomadic Homes, a book featuring a selection of moveable compact dwellings around the globe. Read more
Zaha Hadid Architects’ plans for two soaring skyscrapers at Vauxhall Cross could be the firm’s first foray into a mixed-use project in London, but the design is proving controversial. Read more
New York’s Museum of Modern Art will examine former Yugoslavia’s impressive concrete structures and bold urban planning visions created during its communist years, in an exhibition opening this summer. Read more
the project is a hotel and office-led scheme, which also includes new residences and retail outlets.
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Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has proposed building a massive bridge across the English Channel, which would see a second link created between Britain and France. Read more
A deliberate sway is designed to unnerve visitors to this 488-metre-long bridge in China’s Hebei province, which has an entirely glazed walkway so they can also admire the 218-metre drop. Read more
designed by shaghai-based x+living, powerlong’s ideas lab hopes to be a place where more information for learning is created and spread.
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the flamenco ice tower is a record-breaking, 100-foot high tower created in the chinese city of harbin – ‘the ice capital of the world’.
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through the concept of transforming a bay window into a multi- functional picture frame, a unique and peaceful space has been created with a harmonious connection to the outer natural scenery.
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Pezo Von Ellrichschausen has completed a semi-circular house perched on a hilltop on Chile’s Chiloe Island, featuring a slanted shingle-clad roof that extends partially over an internal courtyard. Read more
in total, the masterplan includes 800 residential units, a range of retail outlets, offices, and a hotel.
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Montreal architecture studio Naturehumaine has transformed a local 1950s residence with a new grey exterior and pared-down interior, and a layout reduced to one bedroom to add space elsewhere. Read more
designboom will be in portugal to moderate a discussion on the topic, where snøhetta’s kjetil thorsen will speak in depth about the oslo opera house.
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Residents of a high-rise housing block in London’s Croydon have been told they must pay to replace the building’s cladding, which was found to be flammable in a review following the Grenfell Tower fire. Read more
This captioned movie shows workers unfolding a flat-pack MADI – a modular, earthquake-resistant house that the manufacturer claims can be constructed within six hours. Read more
the institution will be the only V&A museum in the world outside london and will serve as an international hub for design, discovery, and education.
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Apple has announced plans to build a new campus in the United States, in addition to the recently completed Apple Park, as part of a major investment and job creation strategy. Read more
Neave Brown’s extraordinary legacy reflects a progressive social agenda that is lacking in many of today’s architects, says Catherine Slessor. Read more
Really don’t know great deal about this one. So we’ll just go for a 1960s modernist property in Romiley, near Stockport, Cheshire. I suspect there is a ‘name’ architect attached to this one and obviously in this area thoughts drift to Frazer Crane. But that’s really just speculation. There’s no evidence to point to him […]
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the korean studio starsis renovated an old abandoned low-rise building in ingyuam-myeon, korea.
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This is rather special. A chance to be the next owner of the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Sol Friedman House in Pleasantville, New York. Love of circles essential. Dating back to 1948, this the first of the three Frank Lloyd Wright-designed properties built in the ‘Usonia Homes’ development outside of New York City, based around FLW’s […]
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A beach house wrapped in a pavilion of slatted pine wood on the coast of Chile by LAND Arquitectos has uninterrupted views of the South Pacific. Read more
in addition to local workers, the project also benefited from international volunteers who were able to experience sustainable construction systems, such as rammed earth, firsthand.
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Italian architecture office 2A+P/A has bought an Ettore Sottsass painting to life to create a black barrel-roofed pavilion for an architecture festival in Orléans, France. Read more
the project forms part of the bay area challenge, a collaborative design program that seeks to bring together local residents, public officials, and leading experts.
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American artist Paul Raphaelson has published photographs of Brooklyn’s dilapidated Domino Sugar Factory, revealing the eerie rust-covered spaces along the East River that were abandoned in 2004 and demolished a decade later. Read more
by increasing the density of the white matrix above the central aisle, moriyuki ochiai has been able to lower the height of the ceiling and break up the rhythm to create a cozy and inviting space.
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Danish firm BIG has developed a proposal to protect a creek in San Francisco Bay from flooding caused by climate change, which includes building floating villages connected by ferries, a red-hued cycle route, and a highway for autonomous vehicles. Read…
Chilean studio Apio Arquitectos has used wooden barns as a reference for this nature retreat, with pitched roofs and facades wrapped in grey metal and pine. Read more