The first of a series of waterfront buildings that New York firm SHoP Architects is creating at the former Domino Sugar Factory in Williamsburg has opened. Read more
The all-white panel of architects gathered by Woods Bagot to discuss Los Angeles’ future urban development last week was embarrassingly misrepresentative of the city’s diversity and needs, argues Janelle Zara. Read more
the 280 meter-tall development, which is now under construction, comprises 635,000 square feet of grade A office space.
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New York architecture studio DFA has imagined a series of latticed apartment towers for Manhattan’s Pier 40, which would be able to remain above water in the event of rising sea levels. Read more
The mass-timber revolution is coming, says Clare Farrow, co-curator of the new London exhibition Timber Rising: Vertical Visions for the Cities of Tomorrow. Read more
the design brief called for the adaptive reuse of several old buildings by giving them new functions, while adding new buildings to accommodate the hotel’s capacity needs.
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the new system will comprise one cable car line with four stations and six towers.
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A pavilion with colourful geometric windows by late American artist Ellsworth Kelly has been built at the University of Texas in Austin. Read more
Dutch office UNStudio has designed a cable car system for Gothenburg that will be supported by a network of latticed towers based on shipyard cranes. Read more
the cabin explores the desire to juxtapose the sleek, streamline design of a modern structure with the organic environment.
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Jamie Fobert Architects has completed an extension to Kettle’s Yard gallery in Cambridge, England, adding a series of new exhibition and education spaces that complement the intimate and relaxed rooms of the original converted house. Read more
the installation is inspired by lewis carroll’s ‘alice’s adventures in wonderland’
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Architect Grzegorz Layer has used lengths of blackened wood to clad the asymmetric gables of this house, which is located near the pine-forested shores of Lake Gowidliński in northern Poland. Read more
The opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics takes place today, inside a pentagonal temporary stadium in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Read more
designed by michael green architecture, the project will anchor ‘riverfront square,’ a mixed-use development proposed for downtown newark, new jersey.
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Mexican architecture firm Productura has used pigmented concrete walls, brickwork steps and timber-framed windows to construct this museum and library in Oaxaca. Read more
architecture needs to be designed comprehensively and synthetically, with two main objectives: functionality and transformability on one hand and design of the spatial experience on the other.
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Want your house immortalised in Lego? You could go about trying to do it yourself or you could get Little Brick Lane to do it for you. According to the listing on Etsy, Little Brick Lane uses architectural plans and photographs to build home models with both exterior and interior details using brand new Lego […]
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February 8, 2018 1970s, 70s, Architecture, Bridge House, Cheshire, classic, design, Frazer Crane, home, house, modernism, Modernist, property, retro, sale, seventies, style, United Kingdom, vintage, Wilmslow
I told you we has a second one from this architect. In fact, I think the Frazer Crane-designed Bridge House modernist property in Wilmslow, Cheshire is even more stunning than the last. It might he vaguely familiar to you too. We had to check through the archives, but we found this one listed as being […]
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Architecture practice Gensler and footwear giant Reebok have revealed a concept to convert American petrol stations into fitness centres that generate energy. Read more
despite its relatively small size, the energy-efficient pod is capable of comfortably accommodating two adults.
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New York studio GRT Architects has uncovered and repaired the decorative facade of a tower in the city’s Garment District, during the renovation of its entrance inside and out. Read more
the 24-meter-wide bridge features a low-curve design that aims to add value to its surroundings by fostering social activities.
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Little-known Japanese architect Itsuko Hasegawa has been announced as the first laureate of the Royal Academy of Arts’ architecture prize. Read more
following in the steps of zaha hadid, frida escobedo is the first solo woman take on the project since 2000.
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Mexican architect Frida Escobedo has been named as the designer of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, which is to feature a latticed enclosure surrounding a pool of water. Read more
February 8, 2018 1950s, 50s, airbnb, Airbnb finds, apartment, Architecture, Berlin, Brutalism, Brutalist, design, fifties, Germany, holiday let, Holiday lets, home, Le Corbusier, modernism, Modernist, property, rental, retro, style, Unite d'Habitation, vintage
Not sure if it’s still the case, but these used to be so cheap to buy. If you missed out, you can always rent this apartment in the Le Corbusier Unite d’Habitation in Berlin, Germany via Airbnb. The building is of course, a modernist icon and one of the great man’s cities in the sky, […]
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using and preserving the pre-existing development, the architects created several multifunctional public spaces suitable for the great flow of tourists coming here every day.
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You might be hearing the name again later today, but for now, let’s look at this 1970s Frazer Crane modernist property in Wilmslow, Cheshire. It is a stunning piece of work. Commissioned back in 1975 by the noted architect (perhaps most famous for his work on George Best’s modernist home in the early 1970s), Stratton […]
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a social housing that becomes a meeting place where the inhabitants of the ancient center can establish a new system of social connections.
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the furniture uses strong lines, clean forms and materials such as etched raw oak, vintage leather, satin brass and granite to create a timeless elegance.
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when it’s dark outside, the shining cube highlights the china’s landmark optics valley.
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literally, the darkest.
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New Orleans firm Trahan Architects has completed a visitor centre for an 18th-century plantation in Louisiana, using translucent glazing to blur views of occupants from the outside “like an impressionist painting”. Read more
The latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living video series explores an unused space beneath a highway in Toronto, which is being overhauled to create a new park complete with an ice-skating track. Read more
Architecture studio Wernerfield has raised this dwelling in Texas several metres off the ground, to provide guests with a sensation of “floating in the forest”. Read more
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. Read more
located along the hudson river, the interiors of the rafael viñoly’s three waterline square design reflect the special form of the building.
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London mayor Sadiq Khan has developed a good practice guide for estate regeneration in the capital, aiming to give residents greater say in their homes and ensure social housing is ring-fenced during redevelopment. Read more
Asif Khan has unveiled a pavilion at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, described as the “darkest building on earth”. Read more
in modern korea, ‘hanok’ only remain intact in some traditional villages and in designated areas, including bukchon in seoul.
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Stacked white, concrete volumes conceal the vibrant red, pink and orange interior of this theatre in the former mining town of Freyming-Merlebach by Dominique Coulon & Associés. Read more
all visitors that come here can retrospect the relationship between human, space and nature without any disturbance of modern life.
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the project is the third prize-winner of the 2017 jacques rougerie international architecture competition.
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Canadian studio Michael Green Architecture has unveiled plans for a massive timber office complex on the waterfront of Newark, New Jersey, which is expected to be the largest of its kind in the USA. Read more
Architectural photographer James Brittain has explored the hidden nooks and apartments of Moshe Safdie’s Habitat 67, offering a glimpse of day-to-day life in the famous brutalist complex in Montreal over 50 years after it was completed. Read more
located in the village of pleśna, poland, the cabin allows a spectacular view of the baltic sea.
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the roof of the new dwelling is built entirely of nano-film coated solar-cells, which provide energy for both dwellings.
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New exterior cladding, a moss garden and a multipurpose room are among the updates to a 1950s residence in the American Midwest revamped by design studio Haus. Read more
Organisers of the Resonate conference have offered female delegates cut-price entry, in an effort to improve the gender balance of the event taking place at the AL_A-designed MAAT museum in Lisbon next week. Read more