Design archive for 2014-12-08

First residential tower underway at Hudson Yards

(3 years ago)
News: construction has begun on Diller Scofidio + Renfro's skyscraper at 15 Hudson Yards  – the first residential tower in New York's new city quarter on stilts. (more…)

Thomas Heatherwick: "We don’t work in two dimensions"

(3 years ago)
Dezeen Book of Interviews: in the next extract from our latest book, British designer Thomas Heatherwick discusses some of his studio's most high-profile projects including the UK Pavilion for Shanghai Expo 2010 and updating London's iconic red buses. (more…)

SelgasCano's London office refurb features an orange tunnel and a "flying table"

(3 years ago)
An orange plastic tunnel forms a curvy seating area along the facade of this London office block – the first UK project from José Selgas and Lucía Cano, the architects of next year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion (+ slideshow). (more…)

Steven Holl to design new wing for Mumbai City Museum

(3 years ago)
News: New York architect Steven Holl has seen off competition from 104 applicants including Zaha Hadid, OMA and Amanda Levete, to design a new wing for the Mumbai City Museum. (more…)

Exclusive: Chloe Early's music video for U2 depicts one boy's journey into adulthood

(3 years ago)
Music: artist Chloe Early contrasts concrete urbanism with lush landscapes to create a coming of age story in this music video for the song Iris (Hold Me Close) – one of 11 being premiered simultaneously for U2's latest album Songs of Innocence today. (more…)

Barbosa & Guimarães' Porto marina buildings are supported by curving arcs of steel

(3 years ago)
Steel arcs curve across the glass facade of this Portuguese marina complex by local architects Barbosa & Guimarães (+ slideshow). (more…)

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, OMA and Jonathan Tuckey Design, whose glazed extension to a Grade II-listed Cotswolds house is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with YOO, Speedo International, Martha Schwartz Partners and more... (more…)

Octovo’s Sleek Minimalist Leather Goods

(3 years ago)
Travel and leather goods company Octovo designs products to make your life easier, simpler and less cluttered.

Ceramiche Refin launches porcelain tiles based on prehistoric fossils

(3 years ago)
Dezeen promotion: Italian brand Ceramiche Refin has launched a porcelain tile collection based on the winning concept from its Create your Tile design competition.  (more…)

London launches design competition for another new Thames bridge

(3 years ago)
News: not content with progress on Thomas Heatherwick's controversial Garden Bridge, London is planning a second new pedestrian bridge near the Battersea Power Station development. (more…)

Goko's House of Eight Gardens frames a variety of open-air courtyards

(3 years ago)
Eight glass-walled gardens offer views of greenery to the occupants of this minimally furnished house in Cuernavaca, Mexico, by architecture firm Goko (+ slideshow). (more…)

Dezeen's A-Zdvent calendar: Handkerchief chair by Massimo and Lella Vignelli

(3 years ago)
Next up in our alphabetical look at the history of chair design – the lightweight Handkerchief office chair designed by husband and wife team Massimo and Lella Vignelli in 1983. (more…)


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