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Piers Taylor’s Invisible Studio moving out of UK over Brexit “havoc”

January 26, 2023 Nat Barker 0

Somerset-founded architecture practice Invisible Studio is moving its operations outside of the UK as a response to Brexit, Dezeen has learned. The studio, which was founded by British architect and television presenter Piers Taylor, told Dezeen it is “actively investing in a future outside of the UK”. “We feel little interest in working in the

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Piers Taylor’s Invisible Studio moving out of UK over Brexit “havoc”

January 26, 2023 Nat Barker 0

Somerset-founded architecture practice Invisible Studio is moving its operations outside of the UK as a response to Brexit, Dezeen has learned. The studio, which was founded by British architect and television presenter Piers Taylor, told Dezeen it is “actively investing in a future outside of the UK”. “We feel little interest in working in the

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Energy savings from home insulation “don’t ‘vanish’ after four years” says commenter

January 25, 2023 Rupert Bickersteth 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing whether energy savings from home insulation “vanish” after four years and Pelli Clarke & Partners’ Mexico City skyscraper. The US architecture studio has completed the 267-metre-tall Mitikah skyscraper, which is now the tallest in Mexico City. Mitikah is located in the low-rise neighbourhood of Benito Jaurez. In order

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“India’s greatest architect” Balkrishna Doshi dies aged 95

January 24, 2023 Lizzie Crook 0

Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi, the recipient of both the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the RIBA Royal Gold Medal, has died at the age of 95. Doshi passed away earlier today reported magazine Architectural Digest India, which described him as “India’s greatest architect”. “A master wielder of form and light, Doshi has left an indelible legacy,”

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Police raid on Antepavilion building ruled unlawful by High Court

January 23, 2023 Nat Barker 0

A police raid on the Hackney premises of architecture and arts charity Antepavilion in 2021 was unlawful, the High Court has ruled. The Metropolitan Police, whose Territorial Support Group carried out the raid, has now been ordered to pay compensation to Antepavilion for damage caused by the forced entry. They have also been ordered to

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This week we visualised Frank Lloyd Wright’s unbuilt buildings

January 21, 2023 Tom Ravenscroft 0

This week on Dezeen, we published a set of renderings of unbuilt projects by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright created by Spanish architect David Romero. The visuals of the unbuilt works, which were created by Romero from original drawings by Wright, include a mile-high skyscraper in Chicago and floating cabins for the Lake Tahoe Summer Colony. We

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Energy savings from home insulation “vanishing” after four years

January 20, 2023 Jennifer Hahn 0

Adding insulation to UK homes only provides short-term energy savings that are cancelled out within a few years by an increase in energy use, according to a study by the University of Cambridge. The study, which analysed the gas-use patterns of more than 55,000 homes across England and Wales, found that any fall in gas

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“Cities that phase out cars will die” says commenter

January 18, 2023 Rupert Bickersteth 0

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing an opinion piece by Phineas Harper that argues “cities should not just build green transport but actively dismantle car infrastructure”. Harper suggests that instead of desperately trying to reduce road congestion in the short term, politicians should be using traffic as a tool for making urban transport more sustainable. Many

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This week we looked at India’s most influential architecture

January 14, 2023 Tom Ravenscroft 0

This week on Dezeen, we invited leading Indian architects to pick their favourite buildings in the country. The 13 prominent architects chose a wide range of buildings, from a 14th-century landmark to brutalist structures by Le Corbusier and buildings by India’s most famous architect Charles Correa, as the country’s most significant piece of architecture. In

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AL_A wins approval for world’s first magnetised fusion power plant

January 13, 2023 Tom Ravenscroft 0

Amanda Levete’s firm AL_A has received planning permission for a prototype fusion power plant in Oxfordshire, UK, which is being developed with Canadian energy company General Fusion and the UKAEA. Designed to create “fusion conditions in a power plant-relevant environment”, construction of the facility at the Culham Science Centre is set to begin later this year

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