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James Parkes designs high-rise for women “burdened by capitalism”

July 26, 2019 Fiona Hartley 0

Central Saint Martins graduate James Parkes has proposed creating a tower in Brixton where disadvantaged women who are “burdened by the effects of capitalism” can create art after being released from prison. Called Vertical Loom: Re-appropriating Capitalism, the project envisions a high-rise with numerous workshops and exhibition spaces where former inmates can engage in art therapy.

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14 of the best architecture and design podcasts to subscribe to

May 23, 2019 Fiona Hartley 0

With podcasts continuing to grow in popularity, we’ve compiled a guide to the best ones focusing on architecture and design, including one on “invisible” design and one on architectural failure. Scratching the Surface  Hosted by Jarrett Fuller, Scratching the Surface investigates the overlap between design criticism and practice. The extensive database of interviews features designers, writers, critics

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Stunning cantilevers feature on our Pinterest board

April 28, 2019 Fiona Hartley 0

We’ve updated our Pinterest board dedicated to cantilevers, including a bus station in a Spanish town with a large metal roof and a Greek holiday home perched on top of a rocky cliff. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest ›
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