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Shipping containers used to build LA housing complex for the homeless

July 29, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
The Hilda L Solis Care First Village is made of shipping containers

American firms NAC Architecture and Bernards have used shipping containers to form private apartments in a Los Angeles facility for people experiencing homelessness. The Hilda L Solis Care First Village – formerly known as the Vignes Street Interim Housing Project – is located on a 4.2-acre (1.7-hectare) site in Downtown Los Angeles. The complex is

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Captivating Copper Accents On Dark Grey Decor

July 29, 2021 HD Staff 0

Captivating copper accents cause bright and lustrous disruptions through these two dramatically dark grey home interiors. The effect is warming, alluring and luxe, and elevates the overall mood. This rich palette has been expertly utilised to shape sophisticated living rooms with depth and intrigue, and to fashion a spectacular copper-covered kitchen design. We’ll also continue […]

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Adega do Fogo Holiday Home / Diogo Mega Architects

July 29, 2021 Pilar Caballero 0

This new luxury holiday home on Pico Island is housed in a restored former distillery from which it takes its name. Given a new lease of life by the project’s creator, Benedita Branco, it has 6 rooms, a dining room, a pool with an incredible view of Portugal’s highest peak and is located in the area of Cabrito, in the Landscape of the Pico Island Vineyard Culture – Azores, a UNESCO classified site since 2004.

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WorkPod by Autonomous

July 29, 2021 Dezeen staff 0
WorkPod by Autonomous

Dezeen Showroom: designed for people who want to be able to focus while working from home, the WorkPod by Autonomous is a prefabricated office pod that can be assembled in one day. Autonomous describes the WorkPod as “designed to be plopped in a spacious backyard”, with its 17 prefab components taking around eight hours to

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MVDRV’s Marble Arch Mound “going down like a turd” as council suspends bookings

July 29, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Marble Arch Mound

Dutch studio MVRDV’s £2 million fake hill in central London has been ridiculed by critics and forced to temporarily close, with refunds issued to disgruntled visitors. The 25-metre-high Marble Arch Mound officially opened to the public on Monday on a traffic island between Hyde Park and shopping destination Oxford Street. Attraction “not yet ready for visitors”

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Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages / Nizio Design International

July 29, 2021 Paula Pintos 0

Viewed from the outside, from its northern and southern elevations, the building of the Mausoleum of Martyrdom of Polish Villages in Michniów brings to mind wooden country cottages arranged one behind the other. This row of symbolic huts has a disturbing form. Individual segments are crashed together and become disintegrated, as after a cataclysm, an earthquake or a fire.

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Concrete house by Gort Scott hugs rocky crag in Whistler

July 29, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Aerial view, The Rock house in Whistler by Gort Scott

British architecture studio Gort Scott has installed a house on a rocky outcrop in the Canadian mountain resort of Whistler, offering impressive views over Alta Lake. The Rock is a family home designed to reflect the drama of its setting. Predominantly built from concrete, it incorporates stepped levels intended to echo the experience of traversing

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