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Rashid Ali creates pink-concrete pavilion with “miniature botanical garden” in Somaliland

July 7, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Aerial view of Courtyard Pavilion in Somaliland by Rashid Ali Architects

A pink-concrete canopy shelters a seating area around a small garden at the Courtyard Pavilion in Hargeisa, the capital of the autonomous region of Somaliland, designed by local studio Rashid Ali Architects. Hargeisa and London studio Rashid Ali Architects designed the pavilion as a social space, complete with a water fountain and a “miniature botanical

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Rashid Ali creates pink-concrete pavilion with “miniature botanical garden” in Somaliland

July 7, 2022 Jon Astbury 0
Aerial view of Courtyard Pavilion in Somaliland by Rashid Ali Architects

A pink-concrete canopy shelters a seating area around a small garden at the Courtyard Pavilion in Hargeisa, the capital of the autonomous region of Somaliland, designed by local studio Rashid Ali Architects. Hargeisa and London studio Rashid Ali Architects designed the pavilion as a social space, complete with a water fountain and a “miniature botanical

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Foster + Partners unveils “iconic” supertall skyscraper in Kuwait

July 7, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters supertall skyscraper by Foster + Partners

UK architecture studio Foster + Partners has created a distinctive supertall skyscraper for the National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters in Kuwait City. Designed by Foster + Partners to be a landmark in Kuwait’s capital city, the 300-meter-high skyscraper has a rounded form that culminates in a pointed peak. “The new headquarters for the National Bank of Kuwait

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Foster + Partners unveils “iconic” supertall skyscraper in Kuwait

July 7, 2022 Tom Ravenscroft 0
National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters supertall skyscraper by Foster + Partners

UK architecture studio Foster + Partners has created a distinctive supertall skyscraper for the National Bank of Kuwait Headquarters in Kuwait City. Designed by Foster + Partners to be a landmark in Kuwait’s capital city, the 300-meter-high skyscraper has a rounded form that culminates in a pointed peak. “The new headquarters for the National Bank of Kuwait

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Marcus Fairs was a “true visionary and will be sadly missed” say commenters

July 7, 2022 Rebecca Grove 0
Dezeen's founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs

In this week’s comments update, readers are paying tribute to Dezeen’s founder Marcus Fairs following his unexpected death last week, as well as discussing top architecture and design stories. Fairs, who founded Dezeen in 2006, passed away last week. Following his death, there was an outpouring of tributes from architects, designers and critics. “A true

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Marcus Fairs was a “true visionary and will be sadly missed” say commenters

July 7, 2022 Rebecca Grove 0
Dezeen's founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs

In this week’s comments update, readers are paying tribute to Dezeen’s founder Marcus Fairs following his unexpected death last week, as well as discussing top architecture and design stories. Fairs, who founded Dezeen in 2006, passed away last week. Following his death, there was an outpouring of tributes from architects, designers and critics. “A true

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Formafatal uses glass and light to denote treatment zones in Prague spa

July 7, 2022 Alice Laycock 0
Blue-lit area in spa with ceiling and lighting above

Curved cement-screed walls with embedded rows of vertical glass bars characterise this spa in Prague designed by local studio Formafatal. The Cellularium spa is located in the Institute of Natural Medicine, where it occupies one curved corner of a floor in the Main Point Pankrac building, which has a glazed exterior broken up by vertical

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EHDD Launches EPIC, a Web-Based Tool for Planning Climate Positive Buildings

July 7, 2022 Maria-Cristina Florian 0

EHDD has recently launched the Early-Phase Integrated Carbon (EPIC) Assessment tool, a free new web-based application developed to designers set goals and strategies to reduce carbon emissions from building and construction projects. The tool aims to fill a gap in the life-cycle assessment process and allow designers to identify the most impactful measures early in the project process. At the same time, other resources like Tally and EC3 are seen as crucial later in the design.