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Norm Architects designs New Mags bookstore in Copenhagen to reference old libraries

October 19, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Interior of New Mags in Copenhagen

Danish studio Norm Architects has designed a flagship bookstore for distributor New Mags that features stone plinths and pivoting wooden walls. Norm Architects looked to classic libraries for inspiration for the project, which was commissioned by a Scandinavian distributor of coffee table books. “As inspiration for the project, we looked thoroughly at spaces that are

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Benedetta Tagliabue reveals mass-timber metro station under construction in Naples

October 13, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Naples Central Underground Station

Barcelona-based studio EMBT has revealed images of a mass-timber metro station, which is under construction in the Centro Direzionale area of Naples. The Naples Underground Central Station is being built in a neighbourhood designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange as part of a major upgrade to the city’s infrastructure. The studio, which is led by Benedetta Tagliabue,

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Bovenbouw Architectuur designs black-brick Bazel home on sloping terrain

October 6, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Bazel brick house by Bovenbouw Architectuur

Antwerp studio Bovenbouw Architectuur has designed a house in Belgium with an interior that spans four levels and was designed to make visitors feel like they are walking up a path. Located in Bazel, close to the River Scheldt in northern Belgium, the brick bungalow follows the shape of the sloping terrain that surrounds it.

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Ten stylish plywood interiors that give the material a luxurious upgrade

October 2, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
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For our latest lookbook, we’ve collected ten projects from the Dezeen archive that make innovative use of plywood, turning the humble material into a stylish interior design feature. Plywood, an engineered material made from layers of thin wood veneers that have been glued together, is often used in structural applications. In these ten projects, the

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Asif Khan, Mariam Kamara, David Adjaye and Theaster Gates to redevelop Liverpool waterfront

September 29, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Canning Dock in Liverpool

Architects Asif Khan, Mariam Kamara and David Adjaye and artist Theaster Gates have been chosen to transform Liverpool’s Canning Dock in a project aiming to bring the history of the transatlantic slave trade into the public realm. The team was unanimously chosen as the winner of the Canning Dock competition by a jury of local

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Hay unveils renovated Hay House 2.0 during 3 Days of Design

September 17, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Hay House showroom

Danish interior design brand Hay has completed the renovation and expansion of its shop in central Copenhagen, Hay House 2.0, which has been given a colourful update by the company’s in-house team and now also holds a showroom and an events space. Located in an art nouveau-style building on Amagertorv in central Copenhagen, Hay House

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Ten global projects that demonstrate the possibilities of low-energy architecture

September 14, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Good Energy by Jared Green

Low-energy buildings can “make communities more resilient to climate shocks,” says author Jared Green. Here he picks ten examples of low-energy buildings from his book Good Energy: Renewable Power and the Design of Everyday Life. Following the recent IPCC climate report, there has been an increased focus on the impact of emissions from buildings, with the

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Ten functional Shaker-style interiors with a focus on craftsmanship

September 4, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
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For our latest lookbook, we’ve collected ten interiors that reference the style of the Shakers, a Christian sect that believed in simplicity and utility. The Shakers, a mid-18th century religious sect, believed it was possible to “form a more perfect society on Earth”. Followers practised communal living and shared all property. Shaker-style interiors and furniture

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