Architect, educator and former Allies and Morrison director Diane Haigh, who led projects including the refurbishment of London’s Royal Festival Hall, has died aged 73. Haigh passed away unexpectedly on 31 July 2022. She was a director at British architecture firm Allies and Morrison from 1996 to 2007 before becoming a consultant director at the
Dutch architecture studio MVRDV has revealed the Oasis Towers development in Nanjing, China, which is comprised of two L-shaped skyscrapers with angular cliff-like facades. Named Oasis Towers, the mixed-use residential and commercial development comprises two 150-metre tall skyscrapers and is set to be built on a site at the edge of Nanjing’s Jiangbei New Area
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A black steel island fitted between original cast-iron columns, a gleaming stainless-steel kitchen and one with reclaimed metal cabinetry are among the kitchen interiors featured in our latest lookbook. Metal kitchens can make for a stylish addition to a residential interior, often lending the heart of the home an industrial and restaurant-style look. These types
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Fashion brand Acne Studios has opened a “monolithic” store on Paris’ Rue Saint Honoré, designed in collaboration with architecture studio Arquitectura-G, that references a Stockholm skatepark and its Parisian setting. Located on Rue Saint Honoré, a historic street and renowned shopping destination in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, the store was created by Acne Studios
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Ukrainian architecture studio Zikzak has designed a collapsible, modular school building that aims to restore infrastructure that was destroyed as a result of the Ukraine War. Titled Revival, the school building was designed in response to the devastation caused by the Ukraine War and can house over 176 students within an aluminium, modular structure that
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Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto has revealed the design for a disc-shaped villa with a swooping green roof on Japan’s Ishigaki Island for hotelier Not A Hotel. Located on Ishigaki Island, an idyllic island in Japan’s southwestern region of Okinawa, Not A Hotel Ishigaki was designed to host up to 10 people while being “connected to
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Artist Olafur Eliasson and architect Sebastian Behmann’s firm Studio Other Spaces has created the Vertical Panorama Pavilion, a conical pavilion made from 832 coloured glass panels, for a winery in California. The pavilion was designed by Berlin-based Studio Other Spaces for the winery The Donum Estate in the Sonoma Valley, California. It has a conical form
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A 13-square-metre apartment in Poland and a trio of holiday homes built around living trees feature in our latest lookbook of ten interiors with hammocks to relax in and comfortable netted floors. A hammock is a sling constructed from fabric, netting or rope and suspended from two or more anchor points. Hammocks are used for
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Musician Kanye West’s latest collaboration with retailer Gap and fashion brand Balenciaga has launched at a series of dumpster-style pop-ups across the US and at Gap’s Times Square store. The much-anticipated launch of the second Yeezy Gap engineered by Balenciaga collection took place at several pop-ups including one at Herzog & de Meuron’s 1111 Lincoln Road multi-storey car park. Yeezy Gap
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British designer John Pawson has revealed designs for two luxury limestone villas, which will be built on the residential Sabina estate on the Mediterranean island of Ibiza. The two Pawson-designed villas are set to be built in Ibiza’s western village of Sant Agusti des Vedrà within a private luxury residential estate. Named Can Almendro and
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