Design archive for 2014-10-24

I-da Arquitectos sinks holiday apartments into the Portuguese countryside

(3 years ago)
The two main buildings of this Portuguese holiday complex by I-da Arquitectos are dug into a hillside, partly burying them in the sloping terrain (+ slideshow). (more...)

This week on Dezeen

(3 years ago)
This week Frank Gehry responded to criticism of his architecture by wielding his middle finger to gathered journalists (pictured), and we reported on the Chinese president's call for an end to "weird architecture" in China. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our track of the week. (more...)

Future tourists could "travel the virtual world instead of the physical"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: advances in 3D-scanning technology could enable virtual tourism by providing a "life-like experience" of faraway places says architect Pernilla Ohrstedt (+ movie). (more...)

Job of the week: eyewear designer at Ron Arad Associates

(3 years ago)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an eyewear designer at Ron Arad Associates, whose founder launched a range of 3D printed spectacles and sunglasses in Milan last year (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.

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(3 years ago)

Grooming retreat in Mallorca offers "ritual of self-cleansing" before and after horse riding

(3 years ago)
This wooden platform that rises up from a barley field in Mallorca gives a young equestrian a space for contemplation and grooming before and after horse riding (+ slideshow). (more...)

"98% of what gets built today is shit" says Frank Gehry

(3 years ago)
News: American architect Frank Gehry has responded to criticism of his own architectural style by giving an audience of journalists the middle finger and saying that most architecture today has "no sense of design". (more...)

Studio MK27's "bookstore of the 21st century" was designed as a social meeting place

(3 years ago)
The vast open-plan interior of this São Paulo bookshop by Studio MK27 was designed to encourage shoppers to stay and read the books they've purchased or to simply hang out with friends (+ movie). (more...)

Aluminium bowls by Fort Standard stand on piloti-like legs

(3 years ago)
Fort Standard's aluminium Standing Bowls are raised on slim angular fins that reference the planar supports used to elevate buildings above the ground (+ slideshow). (more...)


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