Design archive for 2014-08-07

Sami Rintala's wooden structures will host concerts on a Norwegian beach

(3 years ago)
Timber frames that resemble traditional fish drying racks by Finnish architect Sami Rintala have been constructed on an island in Norway to host events during a cultural festival (+ slideshow). (more...)

Lego targets architects with monochrome building set

(3 years ago)
News: Danish toy company Lego has launched Lego Architecture Studio – a new set of building blocks aimed at the architecture and design community. (more...)

Sensual Wave installation illuminates an empty dock at La Grande-Motte harbour

(3 years ago)
An undulating canopy of lights was strung between two docks to create this installation at a French harbour by architects Marion Moustey and Alexandre Arcens (+ slideshow). (more...)

Desmond Tutu calls for suspension of Israel from international architects' body

(3 years ago)
News: social rights activist and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has used his closing message at the International World Union of Architects Congress to call for the suspension of the Israeli architects association. (more...)

Breath Box: A Structure to Activate Your Senses

(3 years ago)
A waterfront pavilion designed to activate your senses with visually stimulating graphic patterns of light and reflections of the sea.

Dezeen Mail #214

(3 years ago)
Zaha Hadid's hotel interior in Dubai, FAT's fairytale house and a concrete residence that was cast inside wooden panels that were then used to build its interior (pictured), feature in Dezeen Mail issue 214. Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 214 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

3D Printed Clay: Ceramic Sculptures by Jonathan Keep

(3 years ago)
Artist Jonathan Keep's custom delta 3D printer made from DIY tools and parts ordered off the internet prints "Digital Pots" out of clay.

First photographs of Grayson Perry and FAT's house for Alain de Botton

(3 years ago)
News: structural work has completed on A House for Essex, the holiday home designed by British artist Grayson Perry and London architecture firm FAT for Alain de Botton's Living Architecture project. (more...)

Slim Wallet by Aecraft

(3 years ago)
A minimalist wallet that is constructed and stitched by hand and produced using premium Norwegian vegetable-tanned leather.

East Van House by Splyce Design features an asymmetric sloping roof

(3 years ago)
This cedar-clad Vancouver house by Canadian studio Splyce Design features a lopsided roof that follows the line of the staircase (+ slideshow). (more...)

Neck Frame by Andrew Lee McConnell could be worn like "a structural second skin"

(3 years ago)
Designer Andrew Lee McConnell drew on his own experience of suffering a neck injury when developing this concept for a wearable protective brace that could help prevent whiplash and other impact-related injuries (+ slideshow). (more...)

Jeffry's House by Emily Mannion and Thomas O’Brien is a thatched folly by the sea

(3 years ago)
Artist Emily Mannion and architect Thomas O'Brien have created a thatch-roofed pavilion overlooking the sea and sand dunes on the edge of a forest park in Ireland (+ slideshow). (more...)


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