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Ten one-wall kitchens designed by architects that free up floorspace

June 12, 2021 James Parkes 0
The kitchen is lined against a rendered wall

Continuing our series of kitchen lookbooks, we’ve selected ten projects from Dezeen’s archive with kitchens organised along a single wall. One-wall kitchens feature a simple, linear layout that takes up less floorspace than other configurations while creating a less cluttered layout. They are popular in small interiors as well as in larger, open-plan spaces as

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Unemori Architects creates “earthquake-proof” community centre in Fukushima

June 10, 2021 James Parkes 0
The interior of the floor plate was left exposed

Architecture studio Unemori Architects has built the Sukagawa Community Center in Fukushima as part of the wider rejuvenation of the city after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake. Created in collaboration with Ishimoto Architectural & Engineering Firm, the community centre was designed to be a space that demonstrates the revitalisation of the city. “It was important to us

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Adam Richards Architects tops floating Cheese Barge with patinated copper roof

June 10, 2021 James Parkes 0
The boat has a copper roof

London architecture studio Adam Richards Architects has designed a boat informed by architect James Stirling’s Venice bookshop for a floating cheese-focused restaurant in London. Permanently moored in Paddington, the barge was commissioned by British Land as the home for The Cheese Bar restaurant. The Cheese Barge was built by Adam Richards Architects after a competition was held by the developer.

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Zaha Hadid Architects set to design Italian Hyperloop system

June 9, 2021 James Parkes 0
The system is comprised of two tubes

London studio Zaha Hadid Architects has signed an agreement to develop a Hyperloop high-speed transport system across Italy. The studio announced that it will be collaborating with Hyperloop Italia to design the “next phase of works” for a planned near-supersonic network in the country. “We are looking forward to collaborating with Hyperloop Italia; marrying transformative architecture, engineering

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OMA designs first North American outpost for Centre Pompidou

June 8, 2021 James Parkes 0
OMA will restore its original features

Architecture studio OMA has revealed its plans to transform a former transport hub in Jersey City into The Centre Pompidou Jersey City. Located in Jersey City’s Journal Square, the adaptive reuse project will see the 5,400-square-metre Pathside Building turned into the Centre Pompidou’s first North American gallery. The four-storey building was originally built in 1912 as

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Ten pavilions to visit at this year’s Venice Architecture Biennale

June 4, 2021 James Parkes 0
Danish Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale

We’ve rounded up ten pavilions from the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale that respond to this year’s theme of How will we live together? With travel limited due to the coronavirus pandemic, few people have been able to visit the Venice Architecture Biennale in its opening weeks. However, with the event running until 21 November there

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Lithuania virtually sends people to outer space at Venice Architecture Biennale pavilion

June 3, 2021 James Parkes 0
The installation is located in a church

Research studio Lithuanian Space Agency has imagined a fictional world in outer space that would be created from people 3D-scanned at the 2021 Venice Architecture Biennale. Titled Planet of People, the Lithuanian pavilion is located in the renaissance Santa Maria dei Derelitti church and centred around a 3D scanner that scans visitors to send them into

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Fourteen space-efficient galley kitchens with plenty of storage

May 29, 2021 James Parkes 0
Light wood covers the kitchen

For our latest lookbook, we’ve rounded up 14 galley designs by architects and designers that create space-saving and efficient kitchens. A galley kitchen features two parallel rows of units separated by a passage. It is named after the food preparation area on ships, which are traditionally narrow, cramped spaces called galleys. Galley layouts are often

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Foster + Partners turns former 16th-century convent into Apple Store

May 27, 2021 James Parkes 0
The Apple Store has marble interiors

Fosters + Partners has restored and converted the Palazzo Marignoli in Rome into an Apple Store, uncovering historic features and opening up a central courtyard. Apple Via del Corso is located near the Piazza Colonna in the centre of Rome, occupying the historic Palazzo Marignoli. The Apple Via del Corso building dates back to the

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HTA Architects builds “world’s tallest modular housing scheme” in Croydon

May 26, 2021 James Parkes 0
Ten Degrees is located at the heart of Croydron

British architecture studio HTA Architects has completed a two-tower housing scheme in Croydon, south London, which the studio says is the world’s tallest residential modular building. Named Ten Degrees, the housing scheme is 135 metres tall and comprises 546 rentable homes, an art gallery and a cafe over two towers spanning 38 and 44 storeys.

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