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Five architecture and design events in July from Dezeen Events Guide

July 1, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Fashion collection by Katriona Downie

Design fair Nomad, the Royal Academy’s annual architecture lecture and graduate design show New Designers are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide this month. Other events taking place include the Festival of Place 2022, a one-day summit that is held annually to bring together professionals from across the built environment. The

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Loft in Poblenou / NeuronaLab + Ana García

July 1, 2022 Pilar Caballero 0

The renovation of this contemporary home springs from the need to reorganize its volume in terms of space. The original project lacked optimization when it comes to the height of more than four meters, as well as lacking hierarchy within its space. Furthermore, it offered no solution for storage.

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Spitalfields House / Common Ground Workshop

July 1, 2022 Andreas Luco 0

Common Ground Workshop were appointed by the client to undertake a full RIBA stage 0-5 service for an extensive family home renovation, and to provide interior and exterior designs for a 3 bedroom, 4 storey family home, located in Central London in close proximity to Spitalfields and Brick Lane. The works have completely transformed the simple and unassuming existing end-of-terrace building; when viewed from the surrounding streetscape the project’s refined but modest exterior conceals a rich inner life. When CGW took on the commission, the site comprised the original structure as well as the initial layout work and partial construction of the building superstructure and initial layouts undertaken by Studio Idealyc. CGW worked with the existing features and developed a series of minimal, flexible and sustainable spaces that responded to the owner’s current needs, spatially, stylistically and environmentally.

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Wynyard Café / T-FP

The identity of Wynyard was not clear because of various things — a Korean owner-chef who learned cooking in Switzerland and Australia, French modern dining expressing various genres freely, an old building in a quiet back alley of Yeonhui-dong, a town with a strong cultural and artistic background — were mixed and coexist. We, however, thought it could be attractive as itself, and designed the space and brand with the concept of ‘ambiguity’.

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Creation of Banwan Village / Almost studio

July 1, 2022 Collin Chen 0

Bouyei traditional villages in the mountains
Banwan Village is located in the mountains of southwest Guizhou province. This is a very well preserved traditional Buyi village because of its remoteness. In 2016, Banwan Village was selected to be the target of reconstruction by TV station. They built a primary school there. After the mass shoot, the mountain fell silent again. Nonprofit organizations run Minor renovations until in the village. At the end of 2020, “Almost Studio” entered the mountain based on the works of senior designers. It presided over the transformation design of Bouyei traditional buildings and the environmental construction of the whole village. The cutting-edge technical is not necessary in rural area, countryside needs “not so smart” architect. Sometimes rural design has nothing to do with popular aesthetics. it requires architects to take root in the site patiently, design architectural issues from a local perspective with local materials. Architects should evaluate the technical level of the construction team and consider logistics and costs, ignore design boundaries and solve local problems effectively

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Vault House / Manthan Design Studio

Every house essentially has a similar program with the only difference being the scales, but it is the client’s brief and an architect’s response to it that brings about the myriad variations of space-making that is extremely personal and yet feel universal. The vault house (1700sft) is one such response to its site which is contoured with a lake view on the West and roads on all three sides. The plan is organized around a central spine running North and south, with wings on each side. Public areas on the East and the private zone on the West give it the ease of connection while keeping the privacy intact. North entry with a set of steps set in stone leads up to the main door with a low height slab over verandah that marks the entrance.

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Wheeler Kearns Architects place wood-clad living rooms inside Michigan greenhouse

June 30, 2022 James Brillon 0
Granor Greenhouse

Wheeler Kearns Architects has completed a multipurpose greenhouse for an organic farm in Michigan to host meals and events, grow produce and host classes. The project was completed for Granor Farm, which is located in southern Michigan. According to the architects, it is the first certified organic vegetable farm in southwestern Michigan. The business acquired

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Dezeen Debate newsletter features a treehouse hotel room by BIG

June 30, 2022 Serena Lawrance 0

The latest edition of Dezeen Debate features a treehouse hotel room by BIG. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now! Danish architecture studio BIG revealed its design for the Treehotel in Swedish Lapland. Named the Biosphere treehouse, the suspended hotel room is covered with 350 birdhouses in a bid to increase local bird populations. The hotel room features large

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