Design archive for 2014-11-13

Visitor centre "harmoniously inserted" into a Canadian forest by Smith Vigeant Architects

(3 years ago)
Timber surfaces are combined with angled mirrors to help this visitor centre by Smith Vigeant Architects to fit in with its setting in Canada's Mont-Tremblant National Park (+ slideshow). (more...)

Children’s Bike is Made from 100% Recycled Carpet

(3 years ago)
A bike that is reinventing how children learn to ride a bike and helping the earth, one recycled bike at a time.

Austrians protest government spending with concrete model city

(3 years ago)
A team of Austrian students installed a model city in the centre of Vienna to show how much housing and infrastructure could be built with the €19 billion (£15 billion) that the government is paying to bail out a local bank (+ slideshow). (more...)

Dezeen Mail #228

(3 years ago)
Jonathan Ive's swipe at design education, a house extension featuring a large window wrapped around one corner (pictured), and a glow-in-the-dark cycle path feature in Dezeen Mail issue 228. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 228 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail

Construction starts on David Adjaye's spiralling stone extinction memorial

(3 years ago)
News: construction is now underway on a memorial to extinct species of the present and future, designed by David Adjaye for the Isle of Portland, England. (more...)

By Means of Content Bags by Stella Derkzen

(3 years ago)
These bags only show their actual character once filled.

Competition: win a set of V&A exhibition posters by Barnbrook Studio

(3 years ago)
Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with London's Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) to give away posters designed by Barnbrook Studio for the Disobedient Objects exhibition. (more...)

An Umbrella With a Handle That Helps it Stay Put

(3 years ago)
An umbrella with a special handle that lets you lean it against the wall or hang it from the edge of a table.

Design education is "tragic" says Jonathan Ive

(3 years ago)
News: Apple's head designer Jonathan Ive says he struggles to hire young staff as schools are failing to teach them how to make products. (more...)

Barcelona Olympics architect David Mackay dies aged 80

(3 years ago)
News: MBM Arquitectes co-founder David Mackay, one of the architects behind Barcelona's 1992 Olympic Village, has passed away at the age of 80. (more...)

Eurostar unveils train design by Pininfarina to celebrate 20th anniversary

(3 years ago)
News: Eurostar has revealed a fleet of trains by Italian transport design studio Pininfarina that will serve a new range of European cities, marking the cross-channel rail service's 20th anniversary. (more...)

Strips of local spruce clad Haus Feurstein by Innauer‐Matt Architekten

(3 years ago)
Vertical strips of spruce give a stripy facade to this semi-detached house, completed by Innauer‐Matt Architekten in a hamlet within the forested landscape of Vorarlberg, Austria (+ slideshow). (more...)


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