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Bruno Dias adds curving extension based on the golden ratio to historic Portuguese house

Bruno Dias Arquitectura has renovated a traditional house in the Portuguese town of Ansião, and added a contrastingly modern extension that curves around a turfed central courtyard. Read more Bruno Dias Arquitectura has renovated a traditio.....»»

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Tom Hurt attaches tiered white pods with plywood core to Austin house

Austin-based architect Tom Hurt has extended the back of a ranch house using a series of stacked units and wooden interiors to form a multi-storey living space. Read more Austin-based architect Tom Hurt has extended the back of a ranch house.....»»

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Temple for Burning Man 2017 highlighted the problem of America"s dying forests

The temple at this year's Burning Man festival was designed by artist Marisha Farnsworth, and built from 100 dead trees to emphasise "dramatic changes occurring in our forests". Read more The temple at this year's Burning Man festival was de.....»»

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Lee Broom creates mirror illusion in London showroom

British designer Lee Broom has transformed his east London showroom into a dark and moody living room, which is seemingly reflected in a giant mirror. Read more British designer Lee Broom has transformed his east London showroom into a dark.....»»

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"Astana is a metropolis of obsolescence"

Astana Expo 2017 may have aspired to a post-carbon future, but it was hard to imagine from the capital of a country made wealthy by fossil fuels, says Owen Hatherley. Read more Astana Expo 2017 may have aspired to a post-carbon future, bu.....»»

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Cannon Design and NEUF Architectes complete massive urban hospital for Montreal

US-based Cannon Design and Canadian studio NEUF Architectes have completed the first phase of high-rise medical facility in Montreal, described as one of the largest healthcare projects in North America. Read more US-based Cannon Design and.....»»

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Chicago Biennial promotes performance art as "a medium of growing importance" for architects

The opening week of this year's Chicago Architecture Biennial featured three architecture-related performances, which artistic directors Johnston Marklee included in the programme to highlight a trend for this mode of expression. Read more T.....»»

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Tala presents "world"s largest sculptural bulb" at London Design Festival

Patterns formed by overlapping forest canopies informed the shape of Tala's new LED lightbulb, which it claims to be the largest in the world of its kind. Read more Patterns formed by overlapping forest canopies informed the shape of Tala's.....»»

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Banksy artworks appear on Barbican walls ahead of Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition

Banksy has painted Basquiat-inspired artworks on the walls of the Barbican, just days before the London gallery is set to open a major exhibition of the late New York artist's work. Read more Banksy has painted Basquiat-inspired artworks on.....»»

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Tour Montparnasse set to receive "green makeover" by Nouvelle AOM

French studio Nouvelle AOM has been selected to overhaul the Tour Montparnasse skyscraper, in time for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Read more French studio Nouvelle AOM has been selected to overhaul the Tour Montparnasse skyscraper, in.....»»

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Work starts on Schmidt Hammer Lassen-designed innovation centre adapted to Shanghai"s extreme weather

Architecture firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen has designed a business incubator for Shanghai, featuring sheltered terraces that allow for year-round outdoor use. Read more Architecture firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen has designed a business incubator.....»»

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Mushroom mycelium used to create suede-like furniture by Sebastian Cox and Ninela Ivanova

Sebastian Cox has become the latest designer to start working with mushroom mycelium – the British furniture maker has teamed up with researcher Ninela Ivanova to investigate the material's potential in commercial furniture design. Read more.....»»

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Caruso St John, Hélène Binet and Thomas Demand collaborate on architectural models, photographs and installation

Caruso St John has teamed up with architectural photographer Hélène Binet and artist Thomas Demand for an exhibition made entirely from paper and cardboard at the Chicago Architecture Biennial. Read more Caruso St John has teamed up with a.....»»

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Works starts on Schmidt Hammer Lassen-designed innovation centre adapted to Shanghai"s extreme weather

Architecture firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen has designed a business incubator for Shanghai, featuring sheltered terraces that allow for year-round outdoor use. Read more Architecture firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen has designed a business incubator.....»»

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Swedish punk band Pissjar designs typeface made from their own urine

Taking inspiration from the "dirty disruption" created by punk music, Swedish hardcore band Pissjar has designed a typeface made entirely from their own urine. Read more Taking inspiration from the "dirty disruption" created by punk music, S.....»»

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Recycled baths, TV screens and plastics all feature in Ready Made Go 3 collection

Designers including Michael Marriott, James Shaw and Soft Baroque have favoured recycled materials for this year's Ready Made Go collection, presented at Ace Hotel during London Design Festival. Read more Designers including Michael Marriott.....»»

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Bak Gordon converts traditional Lisbon house into apartments with private courtyard

Bak Gordon Arquitectos has renovated a house in the Lapa area of Lisbon, transforming it into a pair of apartments that share a secluded courtyard garden and swimming pool. Read more Bak Gordon Arquitectos has renovated a house in the Lapa a.....»»

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BIG, MVRDV, James Corner and more to tackle Bay Area climate change

Ten teams of architects and engineers have been chosen to design solutions that will help San Francisco and the surrounding region combat the effects of climate change. Read more Ten teams of architects and engineers have been chosen to desi.....»»

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"The more we build in areas that endanger us, the more we erect defensive systems"

Disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are inevitable when we construct cities in harm's way, says Aaron Betsky, who believes we have designed ourselves into a Catch-22 of create and protect. Read more Disasters like Hurricanes Harvey and.....»»

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Toronto"s EDIT announces participants for inaugural event

Dezeen promotion: designers whose work spans design and technology, including Daan Roosegaarde, Carlo Ratti and Moritz Waldemeyer, will be among those taking part in the first EDIT festival in Toronto this month. Read more Dezeen promotion:.....»»

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