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Soviet publishing house in Tbilisi transformed into Stamba Hotel

December 14, 2018 Calum Lindsay 0

Hotelier Valieri Chekheria explains how his team transformed the headquarters of a Soviet printing press in Tbilisi into the Stamba Hotel in this movie Dezeen produced for the AHEAD hospitality awards. Stamba opened in May in Tbilisi’s emerging Vera neighbourhood. The hotel was designed by an in-house team at Adjara Group, the developer behind the

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15 urban homes of the future revealed on shortlist for Dezeen and MINI Living competition

December 13, 2018 Ben Hobson 0

Parasitic structures, 3D-printed homes, floating architecture and even flying houses feature on the Dezeen x MINI Living Future Urban Home competition shortlist, which is unveiled today. 15 designs have been shortlisted in the competition, which called on Dezeen readers to design a home for 100 years in the future. The contest asked readers to the consider

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Dezeen Awards judges “entranced” by Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art

December 12, 2018 Sebastian Jordahn 0

The Dezeen Awards jury voted unanimously to name Casson Mann’s designs for the Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art as Interior Project of the Year 2018. Jury chair Brittney Hart explains why in this Dezeen movie. London-based exhibition designers Casson Mann created the visitor experience for the museum designed by Snøhetta, which features galleries containing replicas of 20,000-year-old cave

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Mecanoo builds glass house partly submerged in a lake in the English countryside

December 12, 2018 Lizzie Crook 0

Window walls surround all sides of Glass Villa in the Lake, a three-storey house built by Dutch studio Mecanoo in the Cotswolds. Mecanoo designed the house to be as transparent as possible to maximise views of its scenic setting, over a lake near the town of Lechlade. The idea was to create the feeling of “living outside on

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