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Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Stone House by Vo Trong Nghia

This spiralling stone house in Vietnam by architect Vo Trong Nghia has grass on its roof and an oval courtyard at its centre (+ slideshow). Vo Trong Nghia wanted to avoid copying the concrete and plaster buildings that are common in the surrounding Quang Ninh province and to instead create “a space that can record [...]


Wednesday 17 October, 2012

“There’s a very strong future for books” Mark Dytham on Daikanyama T-Site

World Architecture Festival 2012: architect Mark Dytham of Klein Dytham Architecture talks to Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs about the future of books in the digital age in this movie we filmed at the World Architecture Festival earlier this month, where a bookstore he designed in Japan won the prize in the shopping centres category.


Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Transforming Seattle’s 520 Floating Bridge Competition Winners

RETHINK REUSE recently announced the winning entries in their Transforming Seattle’s 520 Floating Bridge 2012 International Design Ideas Competition. With the goal of envisioning new, innovative reuse strategies, the winners successfully answer the questions: What is a floating bridge when its function is no longer needed? What can designers do when faced with the design [...]


Saturday 24 December, 2011

Edward Mazria, Founder and CEO of Architecture 2030, Wins This Year’s Purpose Prize

Edward Mazria, architect, founder and CEO of Architecture 2030 was awarded this year’s Purpose Prize.  His work over the past eight years, after founding Architecture 2030, has set numerous environmental goals for the building industry.  It has also brought many issues of sustainable design to the forefront of conversations and policies about buildings and their [...]


Thursday 10 November, 2011

[global] Crisis & Design ver.1.0: Living in the Crisis Era Exhibition

Courtesy of I:M The Institute of Multidisciplinarity for Art, Architecture and Design (IM) and Artgate Galleryare pleased to present an exhibition, [global] Crisis & Design ver.1.0: Living in the Crisis Era, between Anxiety and Desire. The exhibition is on view at Artgate Gallery from November 17, 2011 through December 3, 2011. The exhibition and publication [...]