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Finnish Design Shop creates forest-set logistics centre to enable “a more sustainable future”

November 30, 2022 Rima Sabina Aouf 0

Avanto Architects and interior designer Joanna Laajisto have designed a logistics centre for retailer Finnish Design Shop that features warm timber, a foraged-food restaurant for staff and visitors, and views of the surrounding forest. Located on the outskirts of Turku, west of Helsinki, the logistics centre is the hub for storage, management and dispatch of

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Dezeen Agenda features Snøhetta’s “lavishly vegetated” revamp of Philip Johnson’s AT&T building

November 29, 2022 Saudatu Bah 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Snøhetta’s renovation of Philip Johnson’s AT&T building. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! Snøhetta revamped the postmodern 550 Madison skyscraper in New York, which was previously known as the AT&T building. The studio added a public garden as well as improving ventilation and elevation systems to the 647-foot-high granite-clad skyscraper. Snøhetta

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Julia van Beuningen adds spiral stair in Dutch barn conversion

November 29, 2022 Amy Frearson 0

A spiral staircase made from plywood is the showpiece of this thatched barn in Gelderland, the Netherlands, which architectural designer Julia van Beuningen has converted into a residence. Van Beuningen has overseen a complete transformation of the late 19th-century building, named Barn at the Ahof, turning it into a rental home with four bedrooms and

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No Architecture inserts “garden folly” into New York duplex apartment

November 27, 2022 Dan Howarth 0

Wooden structures supporting net hammocks rise up through the two-storey interior of this apartment in New York’s West Village, designed by No Architecture. The Urban Tree House residence comprises two units in a skyscraper overlooking the Hudson River called 165 Charles Street, designed by Richard Meier & Partners and completed in 2005. “We combined two

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AMO experiments with materials for Stone Island store in Chicago

November 26, 2022 Dan Howarth 0

Fashion brand Stone Island has debuted a retail concept by Dutch studio AMO, which includes surfaces made from compressed shredded paper, burnt cork and sand-coated steel. The research studio, affiliated with architecture firm OMA, created the store concept to celebrate Stone Island’s 40th anniversary. As well as an update to the look and feel of

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Ten lounge areas with fireplaces suspended from the ceiling

November 26, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0

Suspended fireplaces that are used as the centrepiece of contemporary but cosy living rooms are the focus of this lookbook, which includes a mix of rural residences and urban dwellings. Also described as hanging or floating, suspended fireplaces are stoves and log burners that are mounted on ceilings and unsupported from beneath. They are a

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Ten lounge areas with fireplaces suspended from the ceiling

November 26, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0

Suspended fireplaces that are used as the centrepiece of contemporary but cosy living rooms are the focus of this lookbook, which includes a mix of rural residences and urban dwellings. Also described as hanging or floating, suspended fireplaces are stoves and log burners that are mounted on ceilings and unsupported from beneath. They are a

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