Design archive for 2015-01-19

Lac du Der Casino by Data Architectes could be mistaken for a school or a museum

(3 years ago)
This timber-clad casino by a lake in eastern France is one of three that Data Architectes designed to offer an alternative to the "locked universe" typically favoured for this type of building (+ slideshow). (more…)

Mono-Light by OS & OOS twists and bends into different configurations

(3 years ago)
Eindhoven studio OS & OOS has designed a modular lighting system joined by rubbery connectors that allow users to create sculptural installations (+ slideshow). (more…)

AMO simulates an infinite catwalk for Prada menswear show

(3 years ago)
Dutch studio OMA's research branch AMO has created a series of symmetrical linked vestibules to form a disorientating runway for Prada's Autumn Winter 2015 menswear show (+ slideshow). (more…)

Apartment Unified by a Giant Cage

(3 years ago)
A loft apartment space in Singapore designed to suit the art-loving owner with an integrated, interconnecting cage.

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update

(3 years ago)
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Parfums Christian Dior, Foster + Partners and Jamie Fobert Architects, whose two-storey Luker House is pictured. This is also the last chance to apply for roles with Lipton Plant Architects, Hawkins\Brown and more... (more…)

Be a Cat Playhouse Architect with BLOCKS

(3 years ago)
Become the architect of your cat's playhouse with BLOCKS.

Dolfi is a tiny ultrasonic washing machine for delicate clothes

(3 years ago)
Product designer Andre Fangueiro has created a small pebble-shaped device that uses ultrasonic sound waves to clean clothes (+ movie). (more…)

Google in talks with Ford, Toyota and Volkswagen to realise driverless cars

(3 years ago)
News: Google is holding discussions with some of the world's biggest automotive manufacturers in an attempt to bring self-driving cars to market by 2020. (more…)

Work resumes on Viñoly's 432 Park Avenue tower after complaint of falling debris

(3 years ago)
News: construction of Rafael Viñoly's 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York – the tallest residential building in the western hemisphere – was temporarily halted following a complaint about falling construction material. (more…)

Trellis canopy shades courtyard of Pergola house by Apollo Architects

(3 years ago)
Wooden ceiling beams extend beyond the walls of this boxy black house in Japan by Apollo Architects & Associates, creating a canopy above a secluded entrance courtyard (+ slideshow). (more…)

Jean Louis Iratzoki designs "first bioplastic chair"

(3 years ago)
Maison&Objet 2015: Basque designer Jean Louis Iratzoki has moulded the shell of a chair from a plant-based polymer that is fully recyclable and biodegradable (+ slideshow). (more…)

Aberrant's styrofoam ceiling installation celebrates wasting time at work

(3 years ago)
Visitors to an office-themed installation by Aberrant Architecture were invited to take a spin on an office chair below a ceiling suspended just 1.5 metres above the ground (+ movie). (more…)

Laddered metal fins angle from the facade of Cambridgeshire laboratory by Abell Nepp

(3 years ago)
A row of aluminium ribs curves away from the serrated glass facade of this research laboratory in England to help shelter occupants from the sun (+ slideshow). (more…)

Architects' sketches of chairs influence Richard Hutten's seat for Offecct

(3 years ago)
Dutch designer Richard Hutten shaped this circular seat to mimic the way architects denote chairs on floor plans (+ slideshow). (more…)


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