Iranian architecture studio Olgoo has completed a subterranean holiday home near Tehran, topped by a green roof that merges with the surrounding landscape. Named The Inside Home, the residence near the village of Ammameh is designed in response to rapid development in the area, which has seen many of its […]
This month’s Dezeen In Depth newsletter looks at Chinese architects’ nightmare working conditions and features an interview with the first Black president of the RIBA. Subscribe to Dezeen in Depth now. Chinese architects told Dezeen they are regularly working through the night while their pay plummets as the country‘s property industry deals […]
This week on Dezeen, rental website Airbnb unveiled its latest themed holiday home, a grass-and-mud-covered hut underneath a tree hosted by Donkey from the movie series Shrek. Named Shrek’s Swamp, the small house, which is being hosted by Donkey while Shrek is away for Halloween, was described as “a stumpy, […]
Local studio KOKO Architecture + Design has created a permanent interactive children’s play space at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Located in the museum’s 81st Street Studio, which was formally a library, the space contains a variety of multi-sensory analogue and digital play stations for children aged […]
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Dutch studio OMA has unveiled visuals of the geometric Dhaka Tower, its first project in Bangladesh, which “expresses the aspirations of a dynamic nation”. The 150-metre-high skyscraper will house offices and be located on the shore of Hatirjheel Lake in a new commercial district at the edge of Tejgaon, Dhaka. […]
We’re also looking at a textile finishing platform and a ceramic additive manufacturing system.
Architecture practice 11.29 Studio used rotating bamboo screens to allow this painting studio in Thailand to be opened up to the surrounding landscape. Located alongside a pond in an agricultural area in Rayong, Furnish Studio is designed for a local oil painter who desired a well-ventilated, open space that could […]
An East Hampton home with a sloping fibreglass roof and a corrugated metal-clad relocatable dwelling are among Dezeen’s top five houses of the month for September 2023. Also featured in the roundup is a black brick home in Seattle, a terrace of townhouses in a converted Oslo workshop and a farmhouse-informed […]
Conservation groups including the Twentieth Century Society and World Monuments Fund have called for the 1960s Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad, India, to be saved from demolition. The groups made statements following news that the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium, which was designed by Indian architect Charles Correa, is set to be demolished […]