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My Modern House: period homes versus new builds with Alex Bagner in London Fields  -  5 hours ago
Take a look around the family home of Alex Bagner, who moved from a Georgian house in Primrose Hill to a contemporary house near London Fields. We chat with Alex about period homes versus new builds, the local area and being an Airbnb host. Don't forget to subscribe to our newsletter for…

Esrawe completes glossy bar at Mexico City's Auditorio Nacional  -  9 hours ago
Shiny tiles gently curve across the ceiling of this bar that Mexican studio Esrawe has completed at one of the country's largest entertainment venues.

Viewing platform tops Felipe Assadi's Casa Cipolla on Chilean coast  -  12 hours ago
The roof of this concrete house by Felipe Assadi Arquitectos doubles as a lookout point for residents to take in views of Chile's coastline.

ÉCAL students create imaginative oil diffusers and wash bags for Aesop  -  15 hours ago
A quilted washbag and a transparent oil burner are just some of the products conceived by ÉCAL graduate students in response to a brief set by Aesop.

Shipwreck Lodge's wooden cabins evoke ships washed up on Namibia's Skeleton Coast  -  18 hours ago
Namibian studio Nina Maritz Architects was inspired by the hundreds of shipwrecks strewn along the country's Skeleton Coast when designing this group of remote lodges. Shipwreck Lodge is located near the dry mouth of the Hoarusib River on the stretch of Atlantic coastline called the Skeleton Coast,…

Adults and children encouraged to play in Mikiya Kobayashi's whimsical park  -  20 hours ago
The whimsical park-like exhibition curated by Japanese designer Mikiya Koboyashi features five fabric-covered playground pieces.

Look out from balconies around the world via our Pinterest board  -  a day ago
We've updated our Pinterest board dedicated to balconies, including an apartment complex in Paris featuring wavy platforms.

Maria Tyakina designs cremation urns to suit the contemporary home  -  a day ago
Dutch designer Maria Tyakina has reimagined the traditional cremation urn as a futuristic domed vessel, in a bid to better suit the modern-day home. The Dome urn is composed of three parts. The hollow inner vessel, made from white Bianco Carrara marble, is used to contain the ashes. This is covered…

From Works creates kitchen that references Peak District landscape  -  a day ago
Sheffield-based studio From Works has created a bespoke kitchen using materials and colours based on a moss-covered rock found in northern England's Peak District.

Giant concrete anti-communist speaker reimagined as sound installation  -  3 days ago
A group of artists have transformed this 30-foot-tall concrete loudspeaker in Taiwan, formerly used to broadcast anti-communist propaganda to China, into an art installation.A group of artists in Taiwan have transformed a 10-metre-tall brutalist concrete loudspeaker, formerly used to broadcast…

"Leave the neighbourhood to heal as it chooses" says MP responding to Grenfell memorial design  -  3 days ago
The MP for Kensington, the London borough containing Grenfell Tower, has spoken out against a conceptual memorial, which she says would re-traumatise residents.

Bompas & Parr creates "world's first non-melting ice lolly"  -  3 days ago
Food design studio Bompas & Parr has invented the "world's first non-melting" ice lolly, inspired by a frozen composite material pioneered during World War Two. While the ice lolly does eventually melt, unlike a conventional lolly, the invention is capable of staying intact for an hour in 24 degree…

Batek Architekten create gallery-like backdrop for Zalando beauty store in Berlin  -  3 days ago
German practice Batek Architekten combined pale surfaces with concrete and steel accents to draw customer's attention to the products on offer in this beauty store in central Berlin. The shop is located close to the city's busy Hackescher Markt square and is Zalando's first bricks-and-mortar store…

Adidas uses ocean plastic for coral-coloured Real Madrid kits  -  3 days ago
Spanish football club Real Madrid has a new kit made from recycled plastic, created by Adidas and environmental organisation Parley for the Oceans.

Tropical Space creates playground for chickens and children in Vietnam  -  3 days ago
Vietnamese studio Tropical Space has created an elaborate coop that features a network of boxes, platforms and stairs, which can be used by both chickens and children. The coop was commissioned by an elderly couple who wanted to move to the country side and keep chickens. They also wanted their…

"Talented people are flocking" to Charleston for creative opportunities at a slower pace  -  3 days ago
The charm of Charleston is pulling architects and designers from New York City, who are revitalising its historic buildings in a contemporary local style.

Standard Architecture proposes modular megastructure "for any context"  -  3 days ago
Standard Architecture co-founders explain their proposal for a modular megastructure in our latest P.O.D.System Architecture movie.

Workstead's opulent Vintage wine bar occupies a former brothel in Tulsa  -  4 days ago
Stepped pale-pink walls, brass lights and velvety benches are among the decorative art-deco-style details at this wine bar, by Brooklyn-based Workstead.

Latest Dezeen Weekly features a zero-emissions retreat and a tiny New York apartment  -  4 days ago
A zero-emissions retreat near Helsinki, a graduate project that calculates gender bias in buildings and a tiny New York apartment feature in the latest edition of our newsletter Dezeen Weekly.

Eight mid-century American motels reborn as boutique accommodation  -  4 days ago
Across the United States, run-down motels and motor lodges from the 1950s and 1960s are being given a new lease of life as contemporary hotels and guesthouses.

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