Design archive for 2014-09-11

Australian National Architecture Awards 2014 winners announced

(3 years ago)
News: the Australian Institute of Architects has announced 61 winners of this year's National Architecture Awards, including a rainforest home in Malaysia, a plant and seed research facility and a restaurant inside an old Sydney police station. (more...)

Brutalist buildings: Habitat 67, Montreal by Moshe Safdie

(3 years ago)
Next up in our series on Brutalist architecture is Habitat 67, the experimental modular housing presented by Moshe Safdie at the 1967 World Expo in Montreal as a vision for the future of cities (+ slideshow). (more...)

Hillside: A House Nestled Between Rolling Vineyards

(3 years ago)
A modern, hillside home nestled between vineyards in the mountains of South Africa.

Dezeen selects the top 7 things to see at London Design Festival 2014

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: the British capital's annual celebration of design officially kicks off on Saturday, so our design editor Dan Howarth has selected his pick of the best installations, locations and exhibitions to visit around the city between 13-21 September. (more...)

Apple Watch Sports Custom Typeface For Maximum Legibility

(3 years ago)
The Apple Watch is released with newly designed in-house designed typeface for maximum legibility on small Retina displays.

Dezeen Mail #219

(3 years ago)
Reactions to the Apple Watch, our series on Brutalist architecture and a cliff-hugging house (pictured), feature in this week's Dezeen Mail issue 219. Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 219 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Fresh From The Dairy: iPhone 6 Cases

(3 years ago)
Our favorite Society6 artist-designed iPhone 6 cases and iPhone 6 Plus phone cases from slim to hard (heavy duty)!

James Christian designs parasitic structures for disused city spaces

(3 years ago)
London designer James Christian has created a series of architectural parasites intended to occupy empty rooftops, car parks and greens of dilapidated estates across the capital for his residency at the city's Design Museum. (more...)

Rain Bottle by Nendo

(3 years ago)
Nendo created an exhibition featuring 20 clear bottles containing diorama that symbolizes a variation of the word "rain" in Japanese.

Biennale Interieur "gives chances to a new generation of designers"

(3 years ago)
In this movie produced by Dezeen for Biennale Interieur, Joost Vanhecke introduces this year's festival and explains why it runs a workshop for the 20 young designers selected for its Interieur Awards. (more...)

Meloy Architects "encourages outdoor living" with British seaside chalet

(3 years ago)
The entire glazed front of this beach house in Hampshire, England, was designed by Meloy Architects to concertina open to join a waterfront terrace (+ slideshow). (more...)

Honda introduces automated driving technologies for a "collision-free society"

(3 years ago)
News: Honda has launched a riposte to Google's driverless cars with a new saloon that incorporates automated collision prevention technologies and can connect with other road users (+ movie). (more...)

"What might the future of Scottish architecture be in an independent state?"

(3 years ago)
Opinion: Scotland once boasted its own distinct regional building styles, but since devolution began in the 1990s Scottish architecture has fallen foul of the profit-chasing short-termism that has blighted the rest of the UK, says Owen Hatherley. (more...)

SCP launches Autumn Winter 2014 collection during London Design Festival

(3 years ago)
London Design Festival 2014: design brand SCP is launching its latest collection of products, furniture and accessories across its two London shops next week, including new designs from Reiko Kaneko, Lucy Kurrein and Donna Wilson (+ slideshow). (more...)

Moon Ji Bang installs a field of mushroom-shaped balloons outside a Seoul museum

(3 years ago)
Visitors to Korea's National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art can now frolic over and amongst a field of mushroom-shaped inflatables based on the landscape of a Korean fairy tale (+ slideshow). (more...)

Davide G Aquini's furniture collection is clad in boat decking

(3 years ago)
Wood panels used for the floors of Venice's ubiquitous water taxis surround a bookcase and a coffee table by Italian designer Davide G Aquini (+ slideshow). (more...)

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners hands over the Leadenhall Building for fit out

(3 years ago)
The shell of the Leadenhall Building by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners – also known as the Cheesegrater – is now complete and has been handed over to its future tenants for fit out (+ slideshow). (more...)


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