Design archive for 2014-07-13

Brass squares give patchwork facade to Stockholm ferry terminal by Marge Arkitekter

(4 years ago)
Squares of brass alloy create a textured grid on the walls of these three ferry terminal buildings in Stockholm by Swedish studio Marge Arkitekter (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen's top ten FIFA World Cup 2014 architecture and design stories

(4 years ago)
With the FIFA World Cup 2014 drawing to a close in Rio de Janeiro later today, here is a countdown of the ten most popular Dezeen stores about the tournament including boot design, jersey graphics, stadium architecture and informal pitches. (more...)

World Cup 2014 final features "most tested"football ever

(4 years ago)
Players in tonight's World Cup final in Brazil will battle for possession of the Brazuca, the official tournament ball. Adidas global football innovation director Antonio Zea told us how robot legs, shooting machines and wind tunnels were employed to make this "the most tested match ball ever" (+ interview). (more...)

Elly Ward's conceptual tower offers a vision of a child-friendly vertical city

(4 years ago)
A mile-long street provides play space in this conceptual skyscraper by RCA graduate Elly Ward, which examines how children's experience of and contribution to city life can be enhanced (+ slideshow). (more...)

Smartphone app Human draws maps of urban movement

(4 years ago)
The creators of activity tracking app Human have visualised the routes taken by its users to create moving maps that show the world's cities throughout the day (+ movie). (more...)

Penda's modular bamboo hotel could be expanded horizontally and vertically

(4 years ago)
Design collective Penda has developed a concept for a flexible, portable hotel made from rods of bamboo, designed to bring guests closer to nature (+ movie). (more...)

New Pinterest board: nurseries and kindergartens

(4 years ago)
Three kindergartens have been published on Dezeen in the last week, so we've gathered together all of the preschools from the Dezeen archive and added them to a new Pinterest board.Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | More kindergartens and nurseries


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