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The Dezeen guide to plastic in architecture, design and interiors

September 22, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Recycled PET lego bricks

Thinking of using plastic in your project? Our latest Dezeen guide includes more than 11 types of plastic commonly used in architecture, design and interiors, with links to hundreds of projects for inspiration. Plastics are among the most versatile materials in existence. Defined by their plasticity, they have long carbon chains called polymers at their backbone and can

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This Tiny House Is Filled With Scandinavian Inspired Design

September 20, 2021 Erin 0

Tucked away in Millersburg, Ohio, is The Scandi, a modern tiny house that was designed with Nordic/Scandinavian influences throughout. Let’s take a look around… The Exterior And Deck The black metal exterior of the tiny home is accented by a vertical wood detail and white window frames. A spacious deck runs the length of the […]

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12 Fall Decor Ideas For A Home Interior

September 18, 2021 Erin 0

With the seasons changing, it’s time to think about swapping out summer decor for more fall colors. Warm tones, cozy materials, and matte finishes are just a few of the design elements in these modern decor pieces.

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Nebbia Works constructs mono-material pavilion for V&A from low-carbon aluminium

September 17, 2021 Jennifer Hahn 0
Between Forests and Skies pavilion by Nebbia Works at V&A for LDF

Nebbia Works has created a self-supporting pavilion from simple aluminium sheets at the V&A museum as part of the London Design Festival to highlight the material’s sustainable potential. Set within the museum’s John Madejski Garden, the installation consists of 27 metal sheets of identical dimensions, each propped up by a single leg carved and bent from its surface.

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Cardiff University spotlights 12 student architectural projects

September 17, 2021 Dezeen staff 0
Architectural illustration by student from Cardiff University

A circular economy developed within a seaside town and a project that explores conserving the beauty of “eroded architecture” are included in Dezeen’s latest school show by students at Cardiff University. Also included is a community for musicians and a dockyard transformed into a “cultural campus” for manufacturing and craft. Cardiff University Institution: Cardiff University

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Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s wrapped Arc de Triomphe nears completion in Paris

September 17, 2021 Lizzie Crook 0
L'Arc de Triomphe Wrapped by Christo and Jeanne-Claude

The first photos of l’Arc de Triomphe Wrapped installation by late artists Christo and Jeanne-Claude have been revealed ahead of its official opening in Paris. The 49.5-metre-tall Arc de Triomphe monument has been covered by 25,000 square metres of silvery fabric, secured by 3,000 metres of contrasting red rope. It fulfils the “life-long dream” of

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New ISO standard will create international guidelines for carbon-neutral buildings and products

September 17, 2021 Marcus Fairs 0
A visual of Hotel GSH that 3XN and GXN are developing in Denmark

The International Organization for Standardization is developing a global standard that will allow architects and designers to certify their buildings and products as carbon neutral. Due to be published next year, the new ISO standard will for the first time provide an internationally recognised benchmark for carbon neutrality. It aims to clear up confusion over

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