Design archive for 2014-12-20

House by Double Negatives Architecture adapted to suit a difficult woodland site

(5 years ago)
The concrete and chipboard components of this irregularly shaped holiday home in Japan have been designed to deal with the difficult conditions of its woodland site, from restricted lighting to hilly topography (+ slideshow). (more…)

Architects "haven't learned" how to connect skyscrapers to the public realm, says Safdie

(5 years ago)
Movie: in the final video interview from our exclusive series, architect Moshe Safdie says that architects are too concerned with designing objects to create skyscrapers that work with the city. (more…)

Form Us With Love uses monochrome palette for Pen Store interior

(5 years ago)
Swedish studio Form Us With Love has designed an all-white interior for a Stockholm boutique dedicated to coloured pens. (more…)

Dezeen's A-Zdvent calendar: Thonet No 14 Chair

(5 years ago)
A staple in cafes around the world, Thonet's steam-bent No 14 chair is T in the alphabetical list of iconic seats we're publishing each day until Christmas. (more…)