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Note Design Studio draws on Swedish Grace style for Habitat 100 apartment

December 6, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

Local firm Note Design Studio has overhauled a 1920s flat in Stockholm, adding sound-absorbing marble floors, mouldings informed by the eaves of the building and custom-made furniture. The studio renovated the apartment, which is located in a building designed by architecture studio Höög & Morssing in the early 1920s, to create an interior that “might

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Artefact adds cloister-like timber extension to Islington home

December 5, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

Local studio Artefact drew on “20th-century courtyard houses” when creating Pirouette House, a cloister-like extension to a 1980s building in Islington, London, made from red timber. The extension was added to a home in a row of “nondescript” single-aspect houses, which had been modernised a few years previously. Its shape helps create a hidden courtyard that functions

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Zaha Hadid Architects unveils modular pavilions for Odesa Expo 2030 bid

December 2, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

Dismantable buildings form the core of Zaha Hadid Architecture’s proposed masterplan for Odesa’s world expo bid, which would offer participating nations a kit of parts to build their own pavilions. Zaha Hadid Architects’ masterplan for Ukraine’s World Expo 2030 bid is focused on four large central pavilions, which would provide 80,000 square meters of exhibition

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Foster + Partners to design King Salman International Airport in Saudi Arabia

November 30, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

British architecture studio Foster + Partners is designing the six-runway King Salman International Airport in Riyadh, which is set to become one of the world’s largest airports. Named after Saudi Arabia’s king Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the King Salman International Airport will be designed by Foster + Partners and incorporate the existing terminals named after former king

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This week Snøhetta renovated Philip Johnson’s AT&T building

November 26, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

This week on Dezeen, architecture studio Snøhetta unveiled its “surgical” renovation of the postmodern 550 Madison skyscraper in New York, formerly known as the AT&T building. The Norwegian studio converted the 197-metre-high skyscraper designed by Philip Johnson from a single-occupancy into a multiple-occupancy building by opening up some of the facades, adding a public garden

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David Adjaye becomes fifth-ever architect appointed to Britain’s Order of Merit

November 25, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

British-Ghanian architect David Adjaye has been awarded Britain’s Order of Merit as one of six new members, making him the fifth architect ever on the list where he joins Norman Foster. Adjaye was one of the last members to be chosen for the Order of Merit by the late Queen Elizabeth II in early September.

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Foster + Partners to design “one of London’s largest timber buildings”

November 23, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

British studio Foster + Partners has unveiled plans for The William, which will be made from cross-laminated timber and become the studio’s first timber office building in the UK. The William will be located in Queensway, Bayswater, across from The Whiteley shopping centre, which Foster + Partners is also redeveloping as part of a wider regeneration

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“Perfectly poised” Tintagel Castle Footbridge wins inaugural Building Beauty Awards

November 22, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

Tintagel Castle Footbridge by architecture studio William Matthews Associates and engineers Ney & Partners has been named the winner of the Building Beauty Awards at an awards ceremony presented by Norman Foster. Tintagel Castle Footbridge, which sits above a 58-metre drop between two cliffs and reconnects two sides of a medieval ruin, was named the overall

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This week we reviewed the architecture, design and controversies of the World Cup

November 19, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

This week on Dezeen, we focused on the architecture and design of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar along with the human rights and sustainability controversies that are overshadowing it. We rounded up the eight stadiums that will be hosting the tournament and took a closer look at the kits of all participating 32 countries,

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Shezad Dawood makes playful versions of 1980s Qatari buildings for Doha Modern Playground

November 17, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0

Artist Shezad Dawood has created an architectural playground in Doha that features miniature versions of four well-known buildings in the city. Dawood worked closely with local architect and architectural historian Fatma Al Sahlawi to choose the buildings for Doha Modern Playground – the Sheraton Hotel by William Pereira, the National Theatre and Ministry of Information

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