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RCR Arquitectes uses red concrete to build Palmares Clubhouse in the Algarve

April 9, 2021 Amy Frearson 0
Roof of Palmares Clubhouse by RCR Arquitectes

Overlapping planes of red concrete form the walls and roof of this golf clubhouse, designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning RCR Arquitectes for a resort on Portugal’s south coast. Palmares Clubhouse is the landmark building of Palmares Ocean Living & Golf, a new resort in the Algarve backed by developer Kronos Investment Group. Catalonian studio RCR

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Watch a fly-through of Mars city designed for quarter of a million people

April 8, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Mars city

This video shows a fly-through of Nüwa, which has been designed by architecture studio ABIBOO to be the first permanent city on Mars. Powered by solar energy and growing its own food, the self-sustaining city of Nüwa would be built into a cliff face on Mars. According to its architect, ABIBOO founder Alfredo Munoz, the city

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Thomas Randall-Page transforms Devon barn into light-filled artist’s studio

April 2, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
A cork-clad studio and seating area

Architect Thomas Randall-Page has renovated and updated an agricultural barn in Devon, England, to create a studio and archive space for his father, the sculptor Peter Randall-Page. Peter Randall-Page purchased the barn in 2011 and commissioned his son Thomas’s studio to oversee its conversion into a storage space and archive for his work, which includes

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Kelly Wearstler creates virtual garage for LeBron James’ electric Hummer

March 22, 2021 India Block 0
Kelly Wearstler virtual design for Hummer EV

American interior designer Kelly Wearstler has designed a virtual garage in the desert that she imagines housing basketball player LeBron James’ electric Hummer. Informed by California’s modernist architecture and the landscape around Joshua Tree, the house-garage hybrid was designed to mark the launch of the electric Hummer with James envisioned as the client. “I imagined

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Watch Pritzker Architecture Prize winner Jean-Philippe Vassal’s Royal Academy lecture

March 21, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Jean-Philippe Vassal

Jean-Philippe Vassal, along with his Lacaton & Vassal co-founder Anne Lacaton, won the Pritzker Architecture Prize earlier this week. In this lecture, he explains the ideology behind the studio’s work. Exclusively filmed by Dezeen, the lecture was originally given by Vassal at the Royal Academy of Arts in London in 2019. In the talk, the French architect outlines the core

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ICON builds 3D-printed houses from disaster-proof concrete in Texas

March 16, 2021 Jane Englefield 0
3D-printed homes built from disaster-proof concrete

Developer 3Strands and construction technology company ICON have built four 3D-printed houses in Austin, Texas, from concrete that’s designed to cope with extreme weather. Named East 17th Street Residences, the houses are made from ICON’s Portland cement-based material Lavacrete. Lavacrete is designed to withstand extreme weather conditions and is also mould-resistant. “ICON’s proven 3D-printing technology

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House T by Suppose Design Office is a “cave-like” concrete house in downtown Tokyo

February 28, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
The exterior of a stepped concrete house in Japan

Architect Tanijiri Makoto of Japanese studio Suppose Design Office has created a monolithic concrete home for himself and his family in Tokyo, featuring dark living spaces that open onto a sheltered terrace. Suppose Design Office has so far created more than 150 houses, but its founder never believed he would be able to build one

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Junya Ishigami completes covered plaza with sloping floor for Japanese university

February 15, 2021 Alyn Griffiths 0
Openings in its roof allow sunlight and rain to enter 

Rectangular openings allow sunlight and rain to enter this multipurpose covered plaza designed by Junya Ishigami for the Kanagawa Institute of Technology in Japan. The plaza is situated on a corner of the Kanagawa Institute of Technology’s campus beside the KAIT Workshop building, which was also designed by Ishigami and completed in 2008. Ishigami became

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AHEAD hospitality awards “means more now than it ever did” say its global winners

February 12, 2021 Calum Lindsay 0

The winners of the AHEAD Global hospitality awards describe how the programme has brought the industry together during the coronavirus pandemic in this video produced by Dezeen for AHEAD. The AHEAD Global awards, which celebrate striking hospitality projects from around the world, announced its winners in a livestream that was broadcast on Dezeen in December.

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Irregularly stacked cubes form exterior of ODA apartment building in Dumbo

February 2, 2021 Jenna McKnight 0
A streetview of the minimalist concrete structured 98 Front Street

Architecture firm ODA has completed a residential building in Brooklyn with a facade formed of irregularly stacked boxes made of concrete and glass. Called 98 Front, the condominium building occupies a corner lot in Dumbo, a waterfront neighbourhood that has seen a flurry of new development in recent decades. Designed by New York-based ODA, the

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