10 of the most captivating photo series to celebrate World Photography Day

August 19, 2017 Alice Morby 0

Today is World Photography Day, and to mark the occasion we’ve rounded up 10 of the best photo series published on Dezeen over the past year – including 360-views of the Tate Switch House, an insight into Pyongyang’s unique architecture, and a look inside the flats of the Barbican estate. Barbican residents offer a look inside their

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Telheiras Apartment / Miguel Marcelino

August 19, 2017 Rayen Sagredo 0

This apartment, built in the 80s, has problems that are typical of the architectural debilities of most of the portuguese housing buildings of the second half of the XX century: low ceilings throughout the house, subdivided spaces, long narrow kitchens, winding corridors and numerous protrusions of pillars and beams that reveal an unresolved conflict between structure and architecture.

Why Henning Larsen Architects Believe that VR Is “a Gift for the Future of Architecture”

August 19, 2017 Thomas Musca 0

Currently, virtual reality and 360-degree video are somewhat niche tools, but they are rapidly gaining in popularity. These immersive technologies give architects a means to better decipher a client’s expectations—everything from a building’s natural lighting to the choice of tile backsplash can be actively assessed at any point in the design and construction process. This transformative technology has already been fully incorporated into some practices. ArchDaily interviewed Henning Larsen’s Chief Engineer of Sustainability Jakob Strømann-Andersen to better understand the current and future applications of virtual immersion in architecture.

Post Office Sněžka / e-MRAK

August 19, 2017 Daniel Tapia 0

It’s hard to find a more difficult place for building a house than the peak of Mt. Sněžka. Wind speeds reach up to 250 km/h, winter temperatures hit record freezes, it is the most strictly protected zone of a national park.

Canadian lake house by Paul Bernier features dark wood and rusted metal cladding

August 18, 2017 James Brillon 0

Montreal architect Paul Bernier has completed a home clad in blackened timber and weathering steel on the shores of a lake in rural Quebec. The two-storey residence overlooks Lac Charlebois, one of many bodies of water in the Laurentien mountain range, a popular vacation destination just north of Montreal. “Our clients wanted to build a contemporary house, luminous and

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This Modern House In Costa Rica Sits Under A Dramatic Large Angled Roof

August 18, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Jordi Miralles   Cañas Arquitectos have designed this modern house with a sloped flat roof, that’s located in the Papagayo peninsula in Costa Rica, and is surrounded by forest.   Photography by Jordi Miralles The house, designed to enjoy the views, has an infinity edge pool and a walkway that leads out to a deck that […]

The Dango Armchair Has Cushions That Can Be Removed And Used As Poufs

August 18, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Marta Pociecha   Polish designer Agnieszka Kowal has created ‘Dango’, a modern plywood armchair with cushions that can be removed and used as poufs.   Photography by Marta Pociecha Her inspiration came from when she had to help friends move their heavy and chunky couch and she thought she could design a piece that would […]

Zern Pavilion / Vlad Kissel

August 18, 2017 Rayen Sagredo 0

The podium, on which the object is located, is surrounded with flowers and ornamental grasses. There is a сauldron inside with living plants. This composition symbolizes the proximity of our ancestors to nature. And the drop-shaped openwork construction of the installation is a reference to early Slavonic aesthetics.

3322 Studio builds concrete home in Tel Aviv around enclosed patios

August 18, 2017 Alice Morby 0

Huge windows and patios in this concrete house in Tel Aviv shed natural light across the interior while also allowing the family full views of the surrounding garden. The Suspended Patio House is located in a quiet neighbourhood of the Israeli city, and was designed by Ramat Gan-based 3322 Studio as a space for the founders’ own family.

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Acquarium / Atelier8

August 18, 2017 Daniel Tapia 0

Settles into the new night life entertainment hub in Shanghai. Due to the project’s location, the plan does not rely on the pre-existing square, thus erecting it autonomously. The previously installed four meter high windows enhance the three-dimensional space, giving it sublime proportions.

Ace & Tate’s Copenhagen eyewear store features blocks of primary colour

August 18, 2017 Natashah Hitti 0

Spacon & X designed the interior for Ace & Tate’s new glasses store in Copenhagen using geometric shapes and primary colours to evoke the experience of entering an artist’s studio. The new space is located in the old town of the Danish capital on Ny Østergade. It consists of stark, minimalist concrete floors and white walls that have

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10 of the best home workspaces from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

August 18, 2017 Natasha Levy 0

Floor-to-ceiling bookshelves, cosy corner desks and minimalist furnishings are recurring features in this week’s Pinterest roundup, which focuses on well-designed home offices and study nooks. London apartment, UK by the Klassnik Corporation Walnut-lined walls feature in the office of this London apartment designed by the Klassnik Corporation. The room is entered via a doorway with

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Kitchen Sinks and Faucets Under $199 (154 photos)

August 18, 2017 Houzz 0
Tap into your personal style with an eye-catching faucet and get the form and function you need with a sink that’s the right fit for your kitchen. With options from classically traditional to freshly modern, this selection has fixtures for a hardworking space.