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  • Robert Konieczny folds white concrete road around house in Poland
    by Tomek Zylski on June 12, 2019 at 4:00 AM

    A winding road of white concrete becomes an integral part of House on the Road by Robert Konieczny's studio KWK Promes, for a riverside plot in Poland. The white concrete road runs from the entrance gate to the centre of the plot, where it appears to fold up to create the ceilings, roof, walls and The post Robert Konieczny folds white concrete road around house in Poland appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Atelier Ace and Studio Shamshiri design Maison de la Luz in New Orleans like a luxury guesthouse
    by Eleanor Gibson on June 11, 2019 at 8:37 PM

    Los Angeles design firm Studio Shamshiri and Ace Hotel's in-house creative team have designed this hotel in New Orleans as if it were the home of a worldy woman who has filled it with decorative souvenirs. Called Maison de la Luz, the 67-bedroom boutique hotel is located in the city's Warehouse District, south of the The post Atelier Ace and Studio Shamshiri design Maison de la Luz in New Orleans like a luxury guesthouse appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • "We're seeing an unprecedented mobilisation of architects in the fight against climate change"
    by Phineas Harper on June 11, 2019 at 4:00 PM

    With architects changing their ways in response to global warming, Phineas Harper asks: what does radical architecture look like in the era of climate change? A whole host of Stirling Prize-winning architecture practices have declared an emergency in response to accelerating climate change. Calling for a "paradigm shift", they unveiled 11 pledges to bring architectural practice The post "We're seeing an unprecedented mobilisation of architects in the fight against climate change" appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • "Can we put sharks in it?"
    by Karen Anderson on June 11, 2019 at 3:00 PM

    In this week's comments update, readers are pondering the possibility of adding a pool bar, water slide and sharks to an infinity pool on top of a skyscraper. Infinity and beyond: a concept for an infinity pool atop a London skyscraper and accessed via a submarine-style door has baffled readers. "This seems to be somewhat The post "Can we put sharks in it?" appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Mutuus Studio converts industrial artefact into Acid Ball installation in Washington park
    by Jenna McKnight on June 11, 2019 at 2:00 PM

    A large, steel sphere sourced from a shuttered paper mill has been repurposed by Seattle firm Mutuus Studio as an installation in a waterfront park in the Pacific Northwest. The Waypoint installation, locally known as Acid Ball, is located in the new Wayfront Park, which stretches along a revitalised waterfront in Bellingham – a coastal city in The post Mutuus Studio converts industrial artefact into Acid Ball installation in Washington park appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Competition: win a Sony Wena smartwatch
    by Dezeen staff on June 11, 2019 at 1:30 PM

    Dezeen has teamed up with Sony to offer readers the chance to win one of three Wena smartwatches, which incorporate all their technology into a band you can attach your favourite analogue face to. To celebrate the launch of the smartwatch, three lucky readers could win a combination of both a band and watch face The post Competition: win a Sony Wena smartwatch appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Yinka Ilori and Pricegore unveil The Colour Palace at London Festival of Architecture
    by Tom Ravenscroft on June 11, 2019 at 12:30 PM

    Designer Yinka Ilori has teamed up with architecture studio Pricegore on a multicoloured pavilion installed outside Dulwich Picture Gallery in London. The Colour Palace, which opens to the public tomorrow, will host a variety of events over the next month as part of the London Festival of Architecture. Ilori and Pricegore designed both the form of The post Yinka Ilori and Pricegore unveil The Colour Palace at London Festival of Architecture appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Architects and designers "absolutely vital" in shift to circular economy says Ellen MacArthur
    by Marcus Fairs on June 11, 2019 at 10:45 AM

    Circular economy champion Ellen MacArthur has called on designers to help transform the global economy along sustainable lines. The British former round-the-world sailor and founder of circular-economy charity Ellen MacArthur Foundation said she wanted architects and designers to join her fight to eradicate industrial waste and pollution. "The design fraternity is absolutely a target for The post Architects and designers "absolutely vital" in shift to circular economy says Ellen MacArthur appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Oppenheim Architecture's sinuous concrete golf clubhouse mimics Jordan's desertscape
    by Lizzie Crook on June 11, 2019 at 10:32 AM

    A dune-like concrete shell encases the Ayla Clubhouse in Aqaba, which Oppenheim Architecture has designed to blend in with the surrounding desert in Jordan. The building forms the heart of Ayla Oasis – a 17-square-mile leisure centre under development in the city, for which Oppenheim Architecture has also designed a golfing academy. Ayla Clubhouse's undulating form is The post Oppenheim Architecture's sinuous concrete golf clubhouse mimics Jordan's desertscape appeared first on Dezeen. […]

  • Watch our talk with Liam Young exploring how drones will change cities
    by Sebastian Jordahn on June 11, 2019 at 9:59 AM

    Dezeen's founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs spoke to speculative architect Liam Young about drones, the topic of Dezeen's short film Elevation, in a talk at the Building Centre in London tonight. Fairs and Young spoke about the themes covered in the film, new advancements in drone technology since its release, and how this technological growth The post Watch our talk with Liam Young exploring how drones will change cities appeared first on Dezeen. […]

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