Design archive for 2014-06-22

House CM is a contemporary terraced house with a uniform timber facade

(6 years ago)
Belgian architects Bruno Vanbesien and Christophe Meersman have designed a terraced house on the outskirts of Brussels that stands out from its post-war neighbours thanks to its timber skin and minimal form (+ slideshow). (more...)

British pavilion is "a call to arms for contemporary architecture"

(6 years ago)
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: British pavilion curator and Dezeen columnist Sam Jacob says his exhibition aims to revive the "imaginative visions and entrepreneurial spirit" of postwar public housing projects in Britain (+ movie). (more...)

Jamie Zigelbaum's acrylic stalactite lights respond to movement underneath

(6 years ago)
New York based designer Jamie Zigelbaum has created Triangular Series, an installation of stalactite-like acrylic lights for Design Miami/ Basel that react to the movement of people passing underneath (+ movie). (more...)

Fogo Island projects were "an opportunity to use architecture to preserve tradition"

(6 years ago)
Interview: millionaire businesswoman Zita Cobb has used cutting-edge architecture and design to revitalise the economy of remote Fogo Island in Newfoundland, the place of her birth. She told Dezeen how she got international designers to work with local craftspeople "to preserve some of the things we were afraid of losing" (+ slideshow). (more...)

Ninetynine converts Amsterdam laundromat into cafe lined with wooden slats

(6 years ago)
Rough wooden slats line the counters and back wall of this former self-service laundry in Amsterdam, which has been converted into a small coffee bar and cafe by local design studio Ninetynine. (more...)

New Pinterest board: Vo Trong Nghia Architects

(6 years ago)
Following the popularity of a Vietnamese house with trees growing from its rooftops, we've collected together projects designed by Vo Trong Nghia Architects from the pages of Dezeen and pinned them to a new Pinterest board.Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See more projects by Vo Trong Nghia Architects