Design archive for 2014-07-10

Royal College of Art investigates plagiarism claim

(4 years ago)
News: the Royal College of Art is investigating claims that one of its graduates plagiarised an existing design after a Finnish company complained that its reusable packaging concept had been copied. (more...)

"BIG never makes any design decisions just for fun" says Bjarke Ingels

(4 years ago)
Movie: in the first of a series of exclusive video interviews with Bjarke Ingels, the Danish architect talks us through three of his practice BIG's current projects and explains why he considers diagrams to be such an important design tool. (more...)

Dezeen Mail #210

(4 years ago)
Zaha Hadid's revised Tokyo Olympic stadium design and new photos of her Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul (pictured) feature in Dezeen Mail issue 210, along with the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 210 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

World's first climate-controlled city set for construction in Dubai

(4 years ago)
News: not content with playing host to the tallest building in the world, Dubai has unveiled plans for the world's first indoor city – a temperature-controlled mega resort featuring a retractable glass roof and the world's largest shopping centre. (more...)

New images of Zaha Hadid's modified Tokyo Olympic stadium design

(4 years ago)
News: these new renders of the controversial Tokyo Olympic stadium by Zaha Hadid Architects show changes to the shape of the building, which has been altered following a budget cut (+ slideshow). (more...)

Tadao Ando and Annabelle Selldorf transform Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts

(4 years ago)
New buildings and spaces by Tadao Ando and Annabelle Selldorf feature at the Clark Art Institute in Massachusetts, which reopened to the public this week after a 10-year renovation. (more...)

‘Streamsong Resort’ by Alfonso Architects (US)

(4 years ago)
Alfonso Architects’ Streamsong Resort is located between Tampa and Orlando in Polk County, Florida on land formerly mined for phosphate. The 16,000 acre property includes a 316,000-square-foot lodge, 42,000-square-foot golf clubhouse, four restaurants, spa, and conference center.     “Streamsong is a celebration of reclamation, of both land and spirit. Since the mining has stopped, […]

‘The BIG Maze’ by BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group (DK)

(4 years ago)
Danish architects BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group have created a life-size indoor maze at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, offering a preview into an upcoming BIG exhibition at the Museum in early 2015.       “The concept is simple: as you travel deeper into a maze, your path typically becomes more convoluted. What if […]

11+ World Clock by cloudandco

(4 years ago)
The 11+ World Clock displays 24 different time zones on its cylindrical body.

Split-level house by Kit works with the slope of the garden

(4 years ago)
This concrete house in Switzerland's March District was designed by Zurich studio Kit with split levels, creating a living room that cantilevers over an external dining area. (more...)


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