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Five architecture and design events in June from Dezeen Events Guide

June 1, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
LFA

Milan design week and Copenhagen’s 3 Days of Design are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide this month. Other events taking place in June include Creative Days Vienna, which will feature in-person discussions on how emerging digital technologies are shaping the future of culture, and RAIC Virtual Conference on Architecture.

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Seven houses that play a starring role in films including Parasite, The Power of the Dog and Ex Machina

March 17, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Ex Machina house

Following our interview with the production designer behind Oscar-nominated drama The Power of the Dog, Dezeen takes a look at seven homes that are at the centre of films and TV series. Parasite The multi-award-winning movie Parasite takes place in the modernist home of a wealthy family in South Korea. Though it evokes a real dwelling, it

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Team BLDG conceals sports park facilities in China under an artificial hill

February 10, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Aerial image of the courtyard at The Earth

Shanghai-based studio Team BLDG has completed a series of visitor facilities for a sports park in Pazhou, Guangdong province, with spaces carved out of an artificial concrete-walled mound. Located alongside a paved promenade on the Pearl River waterfront, “The Earth” project combines a visitor reception, rest room, changing spaces, equipment store and public toilets. In

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SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles set to host Superbowl LVI

February 10, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles

Architecture studio HKS has designed SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles, which is set to host this year’s Super Bowl, as the home of American football teams the LA Chargers and LA Rams. Built in the Inglewood area of Los Angeles, the stadium will host LA Rams when they play Cincinnati Bengals in Superbowl LVI on Sunday 13 February. Completed

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Ten striking buildings by Iranian studio Hooba Design Group

February 10, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0
Kohan Ceram headquarters by Hooba Design Group

To mark Hooba Design Group winning the RIBA International Emerging Architect 2021 prize, we have rounded up ten projects by the Tehran-based architecture studio. Hooba Design Group, which was founded by architect Hooman Balazadeh in 2007, was awarded the prize in recognition of its design for the Kohan Ceram Central Office in Tehran, Iran. Chair

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Six architecturally significant ski jumps from around the world

February 9, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Ski jump architecture

Two new ski jumps are hosting events at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. As the Games continue, we have rounded up the most significant architect-designed ski jumps from around the world, including structures by Zaha Hadid Architects and Julien De Smedt. Holmenkollen Ski Jump, Norway, by JDS Architects (2011) Built on the historic Holmenkollbakken ski jumping

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“We’ll be graduating smart, caring, compassionate activist students” says new head of Pratt undergrad programme

February 9, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Stephen Slaughter chair of undergraduate architecture at the Pratt Institute

Architect Stephen Slaughter was recently named as the chair of undergraduate architecture at the Pratt Institute. In this exclusive interview, he explains how he aims to bring his ethos of activism and inclusion to the school. “Our student body is the most important thing and the change they can make in the profession,” he told Dezeen.

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Dezeen Awards 2022 is open for entries

February 8, 2022 Florence Wright 0
Dezeen Awards 2022 is open for entries

Dezeen Awards 2022 is now accepting entries! Enter before 30 March to take advantage of discounted early entry fees. Now in its fifth year, Dezeen Awards celebrates the world’s best architecture, interiors and design and has become the benchmark for international design excellence as well as being the ultimate accolade for architects and designers across

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Putting beehives in cities is “very dangerous” to other pollinators says bee expert Paula Carnell

February 8, 2022 Marcus Fairs 0
Bee expert Paula Carnell features in today's Dezeen Agenda newsletter

Architects should include wild areas in their projects, plant trees in the ground rather than in pots and discourage urban beekeeping to encourage biodiversity, according to one of the world’s leading bee experts. Honeybee specialist Paula Carnell told Dezeen that efforts to put beehives in cities actually harmed native pollinators such as solitary bees and

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Gabled home by Butler Armsden Architects sits on bluff in northern California

February 7, 2022 Jenna McKnight 0
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Every room was oriented toward views in this house by American studio Butler Armsden Architects, which was designed for a couple transitioning into retirement. Located in Marin County, the Point Reyes Residence sits on a bluff that looks toward Tomasini Canyon and the Point Reyes National Seashore. It was built as a retirement home for environmental

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