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DezeenChat participants call for design schools to stamp out burnout culture

July 16, 2019 India Block 0
Design schools must stamp out burn-out culture for sake of mental health say students

A burnout culture of “sleep is for the weak” must be stopped in design education for the sake of students’ mental health say #DezeenChat participants. This month, Dezeen asked our followers on Twitter and Instagram if design education is broken, and what could be done to fix it. Readers highlighted a number of issues in

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Pale wood blends Cristián Izquierdo Lehmann’s Chilean house into sandy surrounds

July 16, 2019 Jenna McKnight 0
House in El Peumo, Chile by Cristian Izquierdo Hehmann

Architecture studio Cristián Izquierdo Lehmann has designed this wooden house in Chile around a central, square-shaped room with a dramatic vaulted ceiling. Named after the town where it is located, the House in El Peumo is situated in Chile’s O’Higgins Region, just south of Santiago. The dwelling sits atop a sandy plateau surrounded by pine

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Mecanoo Designs Cultural Tower for Shenzhen’s Futian District

July 16, 2019 Eric Baldwin 0

Dutch design practice Mecanoo has won 1st Prize in the Futian Civic Culture Center Competition. The proposal includes a new cultural tower for Shenzhen in one of the city’s oldest and densest districts. The project is designed to house cultural programs and social spaces to stimulate urban activity in the neighborhood. Made with three theaters, a library and exhibition halls, the project aims to be open to the city and bring people together.

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SanLucar Fruit Headquarters / Sanahuja&Partners

July 16, 2019 Pilar Caballero 0

This building was conceived as a flagship construction for a multinational dedicated to the production and distribution of fruits and vegetables. The commission was developed in two phases, with the first being an extension to an existing edifice, and the second the reform and refurbishment of the company’s current facilities, finally being united in one single office complex.

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muñoz miranda designs residential complex in malaga with extruding volumes

July 16, 2019 macnadusa 0

irregularly stacked volumes emerge from the facade of this residential building designed by muñoz miranda architects. located on the spanish coast of malaga, and built adjacent to a protected smokestack from the beginning of the 20th century, the apartment complex references the industrial activity that once took place in the area. images courtesy of the architects […]

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WilkinsonEyre designs biodome complex for Iceland

July 16, 2019 Lizzie Crook 0
The Aldin Biodomes by WilkinsonEyre

Two gently undulating greenhouses will form the Aldin Biodomes complex, which WilkinsonEyre has designed for Elliðaárdalur valley in Iceland. Located on the outskirts of Reykjavik, the greenhouses are being designed by WilkinsonEyre in collaboration with local studio Basalt. The complex is being created to open up the largest green area close to the Icelandic capital to

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Speelhuis Theatre / Frits van Dongen Architecten en Planners + Koschuch Architects

July 16, 2019 Daniel Tapia 0

When the old Speelhuis Theatre from structuralist architect Piet Blom (1977) burned down, the theatre found refuge in a mostly vacant Catholic church. In this period the church turned out to be a perfect backdrop for a whole range of activities and performances. It was then decided that the theatre should stay in the church permanently with some necessary extensions and improvements.