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  • BIG opens Los Angeles office in renovated 1920s building
    by Ben Dreith on June 14, 2024 at 5:00 PM

    Danish architecture studio BIG has opened an office in Santa Monica in a renovated 1928 Spanish revival building designed by iconic Los Angeles architect Paul R Williams. The 1928 building was refurbished by the team, many of whom will be joining the freshly minted BIG Los Angeles team – recruited both from the New York The post BIG opens Los Angeles office in renovated 1920s building appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Twelve architecture projects by students at Manchester School of Architecture
    by Dezeen staff on June 14, 2024 at 4:00 PM

    Dezeen School Shows: a cultural centre informed by industrial heritage that helps protect against flooding is included in this school show by students at Manchester School of Architecture. Also included is a wind farm that provides sustainable electricity and a care facility for women experiencing birth trauma that integrates nature into its design. Manchester School of The post Twelve architecture projects by students at Manchester School of Architecture appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Works by Fernando Laposse and others showcased in beachside Mexican pavilion
    by Ben Dreith on June 14, 2024 at 3:30 PM

    Works by Mexican designers Fernando Laposse and Claudina Flores were among those shown in a remote seaside house near Puerto Escondido, Mexico, during Mexico Design Fair. Dozens of works were placed throughout the house, called Casa Naila, which was designed by Mexican architect Alfonso Quiñones – who used techniques gleaned from his work with Japanese The post Works by Fernando Laposse and others showcased in beachside Mexican pavilion appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Five postgraduate degrees in architecture featured on Dezeen Courses
    by Andreea Popovici on June 14, 2024 at 3:00 PM

    Dezeen Courses: we've rounded up five courses for graduates who want to continue their architectural studies, including programmes focusing on restoration, interiors and emergency design. The roundup includes courses at institutions across Europe and North America, including universities based in Chicago, New Orleans, Barcelona, Rome and Oxford. Here are five postgraduate degrees in architecture featured The post Five postgraduate degrees in architecture featured on Dezeen Courses appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Architecture a "powerful tool" for easing strains of migration says Gabriela Carrillo
    by Ben Dreith on June 14, 2024 at 12:00 PM

    Walls are the wrong architectural response to mass migration and violence in border cities, says Mexican architect Gabriela Carrillo in this interview. "[Migrants] are running away from very complex issues in the places where they are from," Royal Academy Dorfman Prize 2023 winner Carrillo told Dezeen. "We believe that this phenomenon has an impact on The post Architecture a "powerful tool" for easing strains of migration says Gabriela Carrillo appeared first on Dezeen.

  • MAD tops "clover-like" conference centre in Beijing with undulating green roof
    by Amy Peacock on June 14, 2024 at 10:30 AM

    Global architecture studio MAD has unveiled ZGC International Innovation Center in Beijing, which features a curving green roof with rippled overhangs. Located in the Haidian district, the 65,000-square-metre conference centre has an organic shape with rounded, petal-like corners that extend from the building envelope to shade outdoor public spaces. "The centre's biomorphic, clover-like form features The post MAD tops "clover-like" conference centre in Beijing with undulating green roof appeared first on Dezeen.

  • The architecture of Euro 2024's stadiums
    by Tom Ravenscroft on June 14, 2024 at 10:15 AM

    The Euro 2024 football tournament kicks off today in Germany. Here are the 10 stadiums that will be hosting games over the next month. Allianz Arena / Munich Football Arena, Munich, by Herzog and de Meuron The architectural highlight of this year's Euros, the Allianz Arena, which will be renamed Munich Football Arena for the The post The architecture of Euro 2024's stadiums appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Crafting the Present reveals manufacturing techniques behind mid-century furniture classics
    by Amy Frearson on June 14, 2024 at 10:00 AM

    The 3 Days of Design exhibition from Danish furniture brand Fredericia reveals how iconic designs by Hans J Wegner and Børge Mogensen have been subtly adapted in line with today's standards. On show at the Fredericia headquarters in Copenhagen, Crafting the Present showcases the craft processes, tools and makers behind the brand's furniture. Curated by The post Crafting the Present reveals manufacturing techniques behind mid-century furniture classics appeared first on Dezeen.

  • Eight notable projects by late architect Fumihiko Maki
    by Starr Charles on June 14, 2024 at 9:00 AM

    Following the news of Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki's death at the age of 95, we have rounded up eight key projects designed by the Pritzker Prize and AIA Gold Medal-winning architect throughout his career. Maki, who was born in Tokyo in 1928, studied to become an architect at the University of Tokyo and Harvard University. The post Eight notable projects by late architect Fumihiko Maki appeared first on Dezeen.

  • LIVE from 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen
    by Tom Ravenscroft on June 14, 2024 at 8:00 AM

    The Dezeen team are reporting live from 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen with exclusive previews of products, installations and events.   17:15 pm – Hay, it's time for a drink That's a wrap! We're off to enjoy some Hay-branded Carlsberg! Catch up on everything that happened during the festival: Day one from 3 Days of Design 2024 The post LIVE from 3 Days of Design in Copenhagen appeared first on Dezeen.