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This week the UK government announced “automatic” permissions as part of planning reforms

August 8, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Permitted development law change

This week on Dezeen, the UK government came under fire as it announced its plans to deregulate and automatically grant planning permission for housing in England. Alongside housing, the new planning system will also see schools, hospitals, shops and offices “automatically secured” planning on land that is designated for growth. The regulations have been described

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“It’s good to see architects build up leverage towards software companies” say commenters

August 4, 2020 Karen Anderson 0
Architects criticise "lack of development"of Autodesk's BIM software

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing criticism of Revit from some of the UK’s largest architecture practices and sharing their views on other top stories. American software company Autodesk has come under fire for its Building Information Modelling (BIM) software Revit. In an open letter to Autodesk’s president Andrew Anagnost, 17 architecture studios

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This week, architects criticised Autodesk’s BIM software

August 1, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
This week, architects criticised Autodesk's Revit BIM software

This week on Dezeen, a group of 17 of the UK’s leading architecture studios wrote a letter to American software maker Autodesk criticising the cost and lack of development of its Revit application. In the letter, the architecture studios, which included Zaha Hadid Architects, Grimshaw and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, stated that the rising cost of Building

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An Outdoor Furniture Collection Was Made By 3D Printing With Concrete

July 29, 2020 Erin 0

Interior Designer Kara Mann has commissioned designer Philipp Aduatz to create a collection of custom-made concrete furniture pieces for a private client in Chicago. The collection includes two sofas, two chairs, and a 24-foot-long bench that’s been divided into three segments. Each piece in the collection would be used as permanent outdoor furniture, and as […]

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“Less is not always more” say commenters

July 28, 2020 Karen Anderson 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are debating car makers rebranding with flat versions of their logos and sharing their views on other top stories. Nissan, BMW and numerous other car manufacturers have reverted back to flat designs of their logos having rebranded with three-dimensional, chrome-effect logos in the 80s and 90s. Thanks to advances

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Villa Cavrois serves as backdrop to Muller Van Severen exhibition

July 26, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Design! Muller Van Severen at Villa Cavrois exhibition

Belgian design duo Muller Van Severen is exhibiting a selection of their furnishings amongst the rooms of Villa Cavrois, a modernist 20th-century villa near Lille, France. The exhibition, called Design! Muller Van Severen at Villa Cavrois, will see Fien Muller and Hannes Van Severen present both new and old pieces from the oeuvre of their

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A’ Design Awards & Competition – Standard Submissions

July 24, 2020 Erin 0

This article has been brought to you by A’ Design Award and Competition. A’ Design Award & Competition is the Worlds’ leading design accolade reaching design enthusiasts around the world, and showcasing the 2087 award winners from 104 different design disciplines. A’ Design Award winning works are translated to all major languages in order to connect […]

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RISD president announces plan to tackle school’s “multiple racist issues”

July 22, 2020 Eleanor Gibson 0
RISD campus in Providence, Rhode Island

Rhode Island School of Design president Rosanne Somerson has announced a series of initiatives to address the racism that has “pervaded systems and structures at RISD for decades”, following pressure from students and staff. Somerson revealed the school’s plan to tackle racism in an open letter sent to the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) community,

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“Foster + Partners withdrawing will not solve climate change” say commenters

July 21, 2020 Karen Anderson 0
ACAN calls on Foster + Partners to withdraw from Amaala airport project

In this week’s comments update, readers are debating whether Foster + Partners should pull out of designing a controversial new private airport in Saudi Arabia and sharing their views on other top stories. In a letter to Foster + Partners, climate activist group Architects Climate Action Network has called on the firm to pull out

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