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Paritzki & Liani Architects builds triangular house with white stone walls

January 18, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Pointed corner of IS House by Paritzki & Liani Architects

Paritzki & Liani Architects has completed IS House, a family home near Tel Aviv featuring a triangular floor plan and a minimalist stone and glass facade. Tel Aviv-based Paritzki & Liani designed the two-storey property in Savyon for a couple with three teenage children. The building’s angular design responds to an unusually shaped site slotted

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Grzywinski+Pons combines hotel and co-working in Buckle Street Studios

January 18, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Co-working mezzanines in Buckle Street Studios by Grzywinski+Pons for Locke hotels

New York-based Grzywinski+Pons has completed a hotel in east London for the Locke group, featuring glass block walls and a mezzanine for co-working. Buckle Street Studios is a 13-storey building in Aldgate East, featuring 103 rooms, a dedicated co-working space for guests, a coffee shop, meeting rooms and a shop. Grzywinski+Pons designed the building, the interior and many

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Chunky staircase features in Farleigh Road renovation by Paolo Cossu Architects

January 17, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Staircase and bookshelves in Farleigh Road renovation and extension by Paolo Cossu Architects

An extra-wide oak staircase doubles as a piece of furniture in this renovation of a Victorian terrace in east London, designed by Paolo Cossu Architects. The Farleigh Road project involved remodelling a four-storey house that had previously been subdivided into two separate properties, to create a spacious home for a family. The lower level had

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Antepavilion postponed indefinitely after planning appeal decision

January 17, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Planning in London

This year’s Antepavilion in London will not go ahead as planned, said organisers, after a planning inquiry failed to resolve a dispute with the local council. Russell Gray of Shiva, the organiser and sponsor of arts charity Antepavilion, told Dezeen that the contest had been postponed while he seeks support from Hackney Council. “It’s in Hackney’s

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Gad builds bamboo-fronted exhibition centre for Shaoxing rice wine

January 12, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Gridded facade of Shaoxing Rice Wine Town Reception Room by Gad

Chinese architecture studio Gad has completed a building with a gridded bamboo facade, which serves as an exhibition centre for a traditional type of Chinese wine. The Shaoxing Rice Wine Town Reception Room is located in Dongpu, a town in China’s Zhejiang province where this particular type of yellow rice wine originates. Gad – one

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SHoP employees plan to unionise to prevent “exploitation of our time and our talent”

January 10, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Midtown Center by Shop Architects

Employees of New York-based SHoP Architects have announced plans to form the US’s first union of architecture workers since the 1940s in response to an alleged culture of “endless overtime and deadlines”. The group, which calls itself Architectural Workers United, filed an election petition with the National Labour Relations Board on 28 December, beginning the formal

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Theater Zuidplein’s multi-faceted auditorium promises perfect sound in every seat

January 9, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Theater Zuidplein, wall surface and seating in auditorium designed by Studio RAP

Computer modelling was used to design the angular wall surfaces of Rotterdam’s newest theatre, to ensure a completely even distribution of sound. Theater Zuidplein is a major new cultural venue for the Dutch city, housing two auditoriums, a restaurant and a library. While the building was designed by architecture firm De Zwarte Hond, experimental office Studio RAP was tasked

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Educan is a multicoloured school “for dogs, humans and other species”

January 3, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Coloured details including red curtain and yellow screen, Educan school for dogs, humans and other species

Dogs aren’t the only animals to get special treatment in this colourful canine training centre near Madrid which was also includes homes for birds and bats. Educan is a building designed by two Spanish architects, Eeestudio founder Enrique Espinosa and Lys Villalba, with biodiversity in mind. The building is referred to as “a school for dogs, humans

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CCD designs hotel within Dongfengyun’s unique brick architecture

January 2, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Entrance to Dongfengyun Hotel Mi'Le by Cheng Chung Design

Cheng Chung Design has used soft-hued materials for the interiors of Dongfengyun Hotel Mi’Le, which forms part of a huge art installation in rural China. The hotel sits within Dongfengyun Art Town, a new village in Yunnan Province designed entirely by local artist Luo Xu. Set to span two square miles, it consists of a series of

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Claywood by Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt is a wheelchair-friendly house in disguise

December 30, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Cantilevered first floor of Claywood house for a wheelchair user by Ayre Chamberlin Gaunt

British architecture studio Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt has completed a Hampshire house that aims to makes life easier for a wheelchair user, while not compromising on design quality. Every room in Claywood is designed to be both accessible and functional for retiree Jo Wright, who became a wheelchair user after suffering a spinal cord injury. Rather

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