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  • Rafael Viñoly updates NEMA Chicago skyscraper design
    by Eleanor Gibson on March 18, 2019 at 8:00 PM

    New York firm Rafael Viñoly Architects has revealed an updated version of a residential skyscraper for Chicago in new images and a short movie, in which the studio's founder describes his ideas for the project. Rafael Viñoly Architects released a short film, and exterior and interior renderings of NEMA Chicago, designed for developer Crescent Heights The post Rafael Viñoly updates NEMA Chicago skyscraper design appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Baltic birch storage system organises Brooklyn apartment by Light and Air Architecture
    by Bridget Cogley on March 18, 2019 at 6:00 PM

    New York studio Light and Air Architecture has retrofitted a two-bedroom apartment in Brooklyn with ample custom cabinetry and a spiral staircase. The two-storey home is located inside a former schoolhouse building in Brooklyn's Prospect Heights neighbourhood. Built in 1895 along Sterling Place, the landmarked structure is constructed with brick, sandstone and terracotta in the romanesque revival The post Baltic birch storage system organises Brooklyn apartment by Light and Air Architecture appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Lines light installation demonstrates the "catastrophic impact" of rising sea-levels
    by Gunseli Yalcinkaya on March 18, 2019 at 5:23 PM

    Finnish artists Pekka Niittyvirta and Timo Aho have shone three lines of light across a Scottish coastal town in this installation that aims to show the impact of climate change. Niittyvirta and Aho installed a series of sensors on North Uist in the Outer Hebrides of the Scottish archipelago that interact with the tide. The sensors activate three synchronised beams The post Lines light installation demonstrates the "catastrophic impact" of rising sea-levels appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Shaina Garfield redesigns death with sustainable coffin
    by Gunseli Yalcinkaya on March 18, 2019 at 3:12 PM

    New York designer Shaina Garfield has created an eco-friendly coffin that uses fungus to biodegrade the body so that it decomposes quickly and fertilises the surrounding soil. Called Leaves, the sustainable coffin offers an alternative to traditional burial methods, which can be damaging to the environment. "At death, our species actively disconnects from nature," said The post Shaina Garfield redesigns death with sustainable coffin appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Estúdio 41 tops small white Brazilian house with roof garden
    by Jenna McKnight on March 18, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    Architecture firm Estúdio 41 has designed this small, white house in Brazil to be highly sustainable, including photovoltaic panels, a green roof and a rainwater collection system. Hauer House is located in Curitiba in southern Brazil. The project is named after its location in the city's Hauer district – a former industrial zone that has The post Estúdio 41 tops small white Brazilian house with roof garden appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Brick archways topped by rounded glass tower at Arc by Koichi Takada Architects
    by Jon Astbury on March 18, 2019 at 1:23 PM

    Koichi Takada Architects has designed a podium fronted with brick archways as the base of the glass and steel Arc tower in Sydney, Australia. The mixed-use scheme for developer Crown Group is in a historic area of Sydney's central business district. Local firm Koichi Takada Architects combined old and new styles with a robust, arched brick The post Brick archways topped by rounded glass tower at Arc by Koichi Takada Architects appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • IKEA's ThisAbles add-ons adjust furniture for people with disabilities
    by Rima Sabina Aouf on March 18, 2019 at 12:48 PM

    IKEA has released a set of furniture hacks that anyone can download and 3D-print to make their products more usable by people with disabilities. Bigger light switches, easier-to-grab handles and extenders for couch legs are among the designs produced so far in the ThisAbles project, an initiative of IKEA Israel and non-profits Milbat and Access The post IKEA's ThisAbles add-ons adjust furniture for people with disabilities appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Sigurd Larsen and Jonathan Tuckey Design revamp Berlin's Michelberger hotel
    by Natasha Levy on March 18, 2019 at 11:34 AM

    London-based Jonathan Tuckey Design and Danish architect Sigurd Larsen have updated the Michelberger hotel in Berlin, refreshing its lobby and guest rooms. The Michelberger now boasts 23 additional rooms and a rejuvenated lobby area with new fixtures and furnishings. Opened back in 2009, the hotel occupies a former lighting factory beside Berlin's Oberbaum Bridge. Its The post Sigurd Larsen and Jonathan Tuckey Design revamp Berlin's Michelberger hotel appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • 10 micro homes with floor plans that make the most of space
    by Tom Ravenscroft on March 18, 2019 at 9:00 AM

    With more people living into cities, architects are increasingly finding inventive ways to squeeze homes into small spaces. Here are the floor plans of 10 micro homes that most of every square metre. The micro apartment Polish designer Szymon Hanczar has packed a kitchen, bedroom and bathroom into 13 square metres in Wroclaw. The micro apartment contains a double bed raised above The post 10 micro homes with floor plans that make the most of space appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • The top roles in architecture and design this week including jobs at Kvadrat and ACME
    by Cara Bray on March 18, 2019 at 8:30 AM

    The best architecture and design roles available on Dezeen Jobs this week include vacancies at Danish textile brand Kvadrat and London-based architecture studio ACME. Segment manager at Kvadrat Kvadrat is looking for a segment manager to join its team in Ebeltoft or Copenhagen, Denmark. The Danish textile brand's showroom was designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec and  features an all-white The post The top roles in architecture and design this week including jobs at Kvadrat and ACME appeared first on Dezeen. […]

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