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  • This week, Snøhetta opened an underwater restaurant and Heatherwick's Vessel faced criticism
    by Natashah Hitti on March 23, 2019 at 8:00 AM

    This week on Dezeen, Snøhetta completed the "world's largest underwater restaurant" in Norway, while the Vessel at Hudson Yards in New York sparked censure over its ownership of visitors' photography. Snøhetta opened its aptly named Under restaurant on Tuesday, which plunges into the sea from the craggy shoreline in the remote village of Båly in Norway. Fronted by a The post This week, Snøhetta opened an underwater restaurant and Heatherwick's Vessel faced criticism appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Pets Playground apartment in Hong Kong is designed for couple, a parrot and a cat
    by Ali Morris on March 23, 2019 at 6:00 AM

    Sim-Plex Design Studio has created an apartment in Hong Kong for a couple that lives with their parrot, an elderly parent and her pet cat. Located in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, the 42-square-metre Pets Playground apartment belongs to a young couple, Ken and Teri, who own a parrot. The apartment is shared with Teri's mother, who owns The post Pets Playground apartment in Hong Kong is designed for couple, a parrot and a cat appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Q is the world's first gender-neutral voice technology
    by Gunseli Yalcinkaya on March 22, 2019 at 5:32 PM

    Creative agency Virtue has partnered with Copenhagen Pride to develop the world's first genderless voice, which aims to eradicate bias in technology. Called Q, the gender-neutral voice provides an alternative to technology such as Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant that all use female voices for home and service-orientated roles. "As voice-assisted platforms become more pervasive The post Q is the world's first gender-neutral voice technology appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Atlanta's Lazy Betty restaurant pairs industrial details and pops of teal
    by Bridget Cogley on March 22, 2019 at 5:00 PM

    Teal accents contrast roughly painted brickwork, exposed piping and cracked concrete in this restaurant in Atlanta designed by local studio Praxis3. Lazy Betty is a tasting menu-style restaurant in Atlanta that opened in February 2019. Designed by Praxis3, the eatery's interiors comprise weathered-looking concrete floors and an exposed brick wall, which is also painted white with The post Atlanta's Lazy Betty restaurant pairs industrial details and pops of teal appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • White Arkitekter proposes building ribbon of housing around London estates
    by Sebastian Jordahn on March 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM

    White Arkitekter has designed a hedge-like band of housing that could be built around existing London estates, to add homes without the need for demolition, in the latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living series. Swedish architecture firm White Arkitekter has proposed building the narrow apartment blocks to increase the density of London's housing estates. Named The post White Arkitekter proposes building ribbon of housing around London estates appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Residence Le Nid by Anne Carrier overlooks Quebec's Saint Lawrence River
    by Sophie Maes on March 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    Quebec studio Anne Carrier Architecture has designed a dwelling comprising a collection of rectangular volumes, which offer a balance of privacy and views in a scenic setting. Located in Cap-aux-Corbeaux – a small town in Quebec – Residence Le Nid is perched on a forested hillside, overlooking the Saint Lawrence River. Influenced by the natural The post Residence Le Nid by Anne Carrier overlooks Quebec's Saint Lawrence River appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Niall McLaughlin Architects creates English country house in Hampshire
    by Jon Astbury on March 22, 2019 at 1:31 PM

    This country home, located in a river valley in Hampshire, was designed by Niall McLaughlin Architects as a series of stone pavilions. Nestled into a gentle slope, the 1,250 square-metre home's stepped, concrete-framed volumes sit against a long, flint-clad "inhabitable wall", which houses a swimming pool. "The contrast of a load bearing, heavy, sheltering wall and framed, The post Niall McLaughlin Architects creates English country house in Hampshire appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Circular design to be showcased at Norwegian Presence in Milan
    by Augusta Pownall on March 22, 2019 at 12:57 PM

    Furniture, lamps and jewellery by designers from Norway, which demonstrate sustainable design and the circular economy, will be displayed at an exhibition called Join at this year's Milan design week.  Join is this year's offering from Norwegian Presence at Milan design week, which runs from 9 to 14 April. It will showcase the work of 21 designers, alongside seven of the The post Circular design to be showcased at Norwegian Presence in Milan appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Seymourpowell's Élever makeup printer replicates looks straight from the internet
    by Rima Sabina Aouf on March 22, 2019 at 12:20 PM

    Makeup looks seen online could be downloaded and printed directly onto the face, using a gadget concept imagined by UK studio Seymourpowell. Élever looks like a handheld mirror but is actually a printer that combines 3D-fabrication, facial recognition technology and AI-powered image analysis to apply makeup. Seymourpowell created the concept design as a way of The post Seymourpowell's Élever makeup printer replicates looks straight from the internet appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • "Sculptural gateway" reconnects Australian town to its river
    by Alyn Griffiths on March 22, 2019 at 12:00 PM

    CHROFI and McGregor Coxall have completed a gateway building to frame a new public space and reconnect the town of Maitland, Australia, with the adjacent riverbank. Sydney-based studios CHROFI and McGregor Coxall worked with Maitland City Council to oversee the public project, which aims to support the revitalisation of the town's central business precinct. The Maitland The post "Sculptural gateway" reconnects Australian town to its river appeared first on Dezeen. […]

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