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Dezeen Debate features a “clean” and “simple” revamp of a 1920s house in Prague

January 5, 2023 Kate McCusker 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Debate newsletter features No Architects’ “seamless” renovation and extension of a 1920s house in Prague. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. No Architects’ extensive revamp aimed to retain the character of the house, which was built in the 1920s in a romantic style that references arts and crafts-style English villas.

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“If only the same care could be lavished on every building” says commenter

January 4, 2023 Kate McCusker 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing Sumu Yakashima, a co-operative housing project in Japan that aims to positively impact its natural setting. Designed by architect Tsukasa Ono, the co-operative community on Japan’s Yakushima island uses a “regenerative” approach to improve the soil it’s built on by promoting the growth of mycelium and bacteria. “Grand

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“Leave this beautiful city alone” says commenter

November 30, 2022 Kate McCusker 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing Studio Libeskind’s design for a contemporary extension to the iconic Boerentoren tower in Antwerp, Belgium. Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind’s studio has designed an extension to the 90-year-old tower, which was once Europe’s tallest high-rise, as part of a plan to preserve its architectural heritage while transforming it

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Dezeen Debate newsletter features an “ostentatious” house spanning a California creek

September 15, 2022 Kate McCusker 0
Dezeen Debate newsletter features "suffocating" house overlooking a California creek

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Debate newsletter features a creek-spanning holiday home in California by Fougeron Architecture. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. Zinc cladding and large stretches of glass feature in The Suspension House, a two-storey 1970s building that San Francisco-based Fougeron Architecture remodelled and enlarged for a couple and their child. While

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Dezeen Debate newsletter features an “ostentatious” house spanning a California creek

September 15, 2022 Kate McCusker 0
Dezeen Debate newsletter features "suffocating" house overlooking a California creek

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Debate newsletter features a creek-spanning holiday home in California by Fougeron Architecture. Subscribe to Dezeen Debate now. Zinc cladding and large stretches of glass feature in The Suspension House, a two-storey 1970s building that San Francisco-based Fougeron Architecture remodelled and enlarged for a couple and their child. While

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Norman Foster’s tribute to Queen Elizabeth II

September 13, 2022 Kate McCusker 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Norman Foster’s tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who died last week aged 96. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now. British architect Norman Foster, who was appointed to the Order of Merit by Queen Elizabeth II in 1997, called the late monarch’s leadership “faultless” and recalled how his

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features the 2022 Stirling Prize shortlist

July 26, 2022 Kate McCusker 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features the shortlist for this year’s RIBA Stirling Prize. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) awards the Stirling Prize annually to the building judged to have made the greatest contribution to British architecture. The six-strong shortlist for 2022 includes buildings

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a cantilevered housing block by BIG and Barcode Architects

July 19, 2022 Kate McCusker 0
Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a cantilevered housing block by BIG and Barcode Architects

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a cantilevered housing block in Amsterdam by BIG and Barcode Architects. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! Danish studio BIG and Dutch studio Barcode Architects designed the angular Sluishuis housing block above the IJ lake in Amsterdam’s IJburg district. Built on an artificial island, the distinctive

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features “iconic” Kuwait City skyscraper by Foster + Partners

July 12, 2022 Kate McCusker 0
Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a Foster + Partners supertall skyscraper in Kuwait

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features an “iconic” supertall skyscraper in Kuwait City by Foster + Partners. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! Designed by UK studio Foster + Partners to be a distinctive landmark on the city’s skyline, the National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters has a rounded form that culminates in

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Dezeen Agenda newsletter features Britain’s best buildings

June 28, 2022 Kate McCusker 0

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features the Royal Institute of British Architects’ best British buildings for 2022. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now! Among the twenty-nine winners of this year’s RIBA National Awards are a Passivhaus school, a London social housing development and a medieval dining hall. Established in 1966 to showcase

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