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Video captures Heatherwick Studio’s jewel-like Glasshouse unfolding

June 28, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Aerial view of Glasshouse by Heatherwick Studio

The glass and metal “sepals” of the sculptural Glasshouse by British designer Thomas Heatherwick can be seen unfolding in this short video filmed at Woolbeding Estate in England. Located in the gardens of the historic property in West Sussex, the Glasshouse is a sculptural and kinetic greenhouse filled with 300 species of subtropical trees and plants.

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MAD aims to “challenge to the status quo” with first social housing project

June 20, 2022 Christina Yao 0
MAD social housing

Architecture studio MAD has completed its first social housing development, which consists of 12 residential buildings in Beijing connected with raised walkways and a “floating park”. Named Baiziwan, the development near the Central Business District in east Beijing is divided by roads into six areas that contain multiple apartment blocks. The blocks were built around green spaces, which

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Dezeen video reveals Theaster Gates’ 2022 Serpentine Pavilion

June 7, 2022 Sebastian Jordahn 0

Theaster Gates’ design for the 2022 Serpentine Pavilion was unveiled today in London’s Kensington Gardens as revealed in this exclusive video by Dezeen. Together with Adjaye Associates, the Chicago-based artist created a cylindrical, chapel-like structure for this year’s commission as a peaceful space “where one could rest from the pressures of the day and spend

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Footage reveals demolition of Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo

April 29, 2022 James Parkes 0
The tower is being demolished

This exclusive video footage by Dezeen shows the demolition and dismantling of Kisho Kurokawa’s metabolism Nakagin Capsule Tower in Tokyo. The dismantling of the iconic Nakagin Capsule Tower, which was designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa, comes after the building fell into disrepair. Built in 1972 in the Ginza neighbourhood of Tokyo, the Nakagin Capsule Tower is

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Video showcases sinuous forms of desert headquarters by Zaha Hadid Architects

April 4, 2022 Lizzie Crook 0
Aerial view of Beeah Headquarters by Zaha Haid

The twisting sculptural form of the recently completed Beeah Headquarters in Sharjah by British architecture studio Zaha Hadid Architects is revealed in this drone video. Located in the Al Sajaa desert, the 9,000-square-metre building was designed by the studio’s late founder Zaha Hadid in 2013 to echo the surrounding desert sand dunes. Now realised by

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Drone footage showcases colonnaded Gouna Festival Plaza in Egypt

March 30, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0

This video shows the recently completed Gouna Festival Plaza designed by London-based Studio Seilern Architects in the resort town of  El Gouna. Enclosed in a trio of L-shaped colonnades, the plaza was created to house the Gouna Conference and Culture Centre, which are set to be built within it over the next couple of years. Rising to

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Diébédo Francis Kéré explains three key projects in exclusive Dezeen videos

March 17, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Diébédo Francis Kéré portrait

Burkinabè architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, who won the Pritzker Architecture Prize earlier this week, explains the thinking behind his Gando school, Serpentine Pavilion and the Burkina Faso parliament in this trio of exclusive videos filmed by Dezeen. Kéré, who is the first African and Black architect to win the Pritzker, was interviewed by Dezeen in London following

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“Architecture is primarily a service to humanity” says Pritzker Architecture Prize-winner Diébédo Francis Kéré

March 16, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Gando school

Burkinabè architect Diébédo Francis Kéré, who was named the winner of the 2022 Pritzker Architecture Prize yesterday, describes his philosophy in this video. “Architecture is primarily a service to humanity, to create an environment where a human being can develop itself, can be happy, can have what I call wellbeing,” he explained in the video. Kéré, who

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Rise Design Studio opts to “reuse and recycle” for Carousel restaurant interior

February 25, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Lightwell in Carousel restaurant by RISE Design Studio

London restaurant Carousel has moved to a new venue but taken many of its old fixtures and fittings with it, thanks to an environmentally conscious approach from Rise Design Studio. Founded seven years ago by brothers Ollie and Ed Templeton, the restaurant has moved into three converted Georgian townhouses in Fitzrovia, with dining rooms on

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Jubilee Pool in Penzance reinvented as UK’s first heated seawater lido

February 22, 2022 Amy Frearson 0
Art Deco architecture of Jubilee Pool Penzance

An art deco swimming pool in Cornwall has been given a new lease of life thanks to the addition of geothermal heating and community facilities designed by Scott Whitby Studio. The Jubilee Pool in Penzance is the largest of only five seawater lidos remaining in the UK and the first to be upgraded with a geothermal

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