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David Chipperfield adds vaulted arcades to revamped office complex in Paris

May 18, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Morland Mixité Capitale office by David Cghipperfield

The Berlin studio of David Chipperfield Architects has renovated and extended a 20th-century office block in Paris to transform it into a multifunctional complex called ​​Morland Mixité Capitale. Located beside the River Seine in the French capital’s 4th arrondissement, the revamped building contains housing, a hotel, offices and various public amenities. The former office, named

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Tate+Co uses “supertexture” to enliven teaching space at York St John University

May 18, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Front facade of Creative Centre at York St John University

A mix of textured timber cladding animates walls throughout the Creative Centre teaching space, which London studio Tate+Co has created for York St John University in England. The building, located at the heart of the inner-city campus in York, provides the university with teaching facilities for its music and computer science departments. Externally, the Creative

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UK Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard to “address current ambiguities around the much-used term”

May 13, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Render of the carbon-negative Paradise office by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios.

A group of leading industry organisations including the Royal British Institute of Architects have come together to create a building standard that will verify net-zero carbon buildings in the UK. Named the UK Net Zero Carbon Buildings Standard, the initiative will help the industry to ensure and prove that buildings claiming to be net-zero hold

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Frank Gehry frames Battersea Power Station with studio’s first housing project in the UK

May 11, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Facades of Prospect Place at Battersea Power Station

Rippled white facades punctured by large windows define the Prospect Place housing development that Pritzker Architecture Award-winning architect Frank Gehry has completed at Battersea Power Station in London. The scheme, which is the first housing project realised by the Canadian-American architect in the UK, contains two buildings with a total of over 300 homes. Gehry designed

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Gridded facade defines car-free IKEA store in Vienna by Querkraft Architekten

May 9, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Exterior of IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof

A gridded facade dotted with trees animates the inner-city IKEA Vienna Westbahnhof store, which local studio Querkraft Architekten has deliberately designed without parking spaces. Located in the heart of the Austrian capital, the car-free IKEA store is designed by Vienna-based Querkraft Architekten to be accessible solely by foot or public transport. According to Swedish furniture

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ASA North transforms Tehran beer distillery into Argo Factory art museum

May 8, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Argo Factory rooftops

US studio Ahmadreza Schricker Architecture North has topped a 1920s beer factory in Tehran with a series of distinctive concrete roofs to create a contemporary art museum. Located in the city’s downtown district, the 1,700-square-metre Argo Factory is the first private art museum to be created in Iran’s capital since 1979. New York-based Ahmadreza Schricker Architecture North (ASA

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This week we launched our series about deconstructivist architecture

May 7, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
City of Culture building by Peter Eisenman

This week on Dezeen, we kicked off our series exploring deconstructivism, an influential architecture movement from the 20th century led by the likes of Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid and Rem Koolhaas. Among the highlights of the series so far is an overview of the style by historian Owen Hopkins and an exclusive interview with the renowned architect Daniel

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“I always felt slightly repulsed” by deconstructivist label says Daniel Libeskind

May 6, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Daniel Libeskind portrait

Deconstructivism was not a suitable name for the architecture that it represented, argues architect Daniel Libeskind in this exclusive interview as part of our series exploring the 20th-century style. Polish-American architect Libeskind, who is considered a key proponent of deconstructivism, told Dezeen that the movement’s name is better suited as a term for philosophy. “The

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Ten living rooms that use floor-to-ceiling glazing to bring the outdoors in

April 30, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Floor-to-ceiling windows of Whidbey Island Farm

In our latest lookbook, we spotlight 10 homes with living rooms enclosed by floor-to-ceiling glazing and window walls that create seamless connections to their natural surroundings. The use of large panes of glass on the exterior of a dwelling is a popular trend in residential architecture as it is an effective way to make living

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