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a historic timeline of new york city’s tallest buildings

new york has always been in a constant state of development, with the city playing a prominent role in the development of the skyscraper. beginning with the advent of modern construction...

This week the first tenants moved into a 3D-printed home

This week on Dezeen, a boulder-shaped house in the Netherlands became the first lived-in 3D-printed home in Europe as its first tenants moved in. The single-storey house was built in a suburb of...

kengo kuma presents a ‘park habitat’ for san jose’s westbank campus

as part of westbank’s sweeping campus transformation of san jose, developed in partnership with urban community, peterson and OPtrust, kengo kuma and associates proposes its ‘park habitat’ workspace. the project seeks...

N02 Recycle chair by Nendo for Fritz Hansen is made from recycled plastic

Dezeen Showroom: Danish design company Fritz Hansen has reintroduced its N02 Recycle chair, which was created by Nendo from recycled plastic, with a range of new features. Nendo founder Oki Sato was...

carnegie mellon university researchers develop flat pasta that morphs into 3D shapes when cooked

a research team led by the morphing matter lab at carnegie mellon university in the USA was inspired by how furniture is flat packed to save packaging space and carbon footprint...

World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Portugal

Portugal's Institute for Research and Technological Development for Construction, Energy, Environment and Sustainability has completed a 516-metre-long pedestrian suspension bridge named 516 Arouca in northern Portugal. Built in the Arouca Geopark, the 516-metre-long bridge...

studio reveals a silver planet illuminated with blue light in china

GE: studio has designed FISH-YU store‘s exhibition hall, emerging as a silver planet floating into blue accents. located in a shopping mall in guangzhou, china, the project adopts the futuristic concept...

Photos reveal BIG’s supertall skyscraper The Spiral in New York

Photographer Paul Clemence has captured The Spiral supertall skyscraper designed by architecture studio BIG taking shape in New York's Hudson Yards. The Spiral, which is due to complete in 2024, topped out at 314 metres...

grandio develops prefabricated construction system that’s built 99% offsite

on its mission to bring the construction industry up to date, grandio presents ‘hüga technology’, a building system that allows for 99% offsite construction. in october 2020, the argentina-based studio first...

Arielle Assouline-Lichten Competes on Ellen’s Next Great Designer

Photo: Sophie Mathewson Arielle Assouline-Lichten is the founder of Slash Objects, a design studio that explores the intersection of material and form. She’s passionate about design as a way to transform how...

LOHA clads John R 2660 apartment building in Detroit with cedar

American architecture firm LOHA has completed a housing block with cedar cladding and a stepped form in a once-rundown Detroit neighbourhood that is undergoing redevelopment. The project, called John R 2660, is...

brad walls captures synchronized swimmers from above

just in time for the 2021 summer olympic games in tokyo, sydney-based aerial photographer brad walls — also known as bradscanvas — has unveiled a new series titled water geomaids. featuring...

A Dream Seat That Bloomed Into Reality

“What would be the softest place on earth to lay your head to rest?” For designer Andrés Reisinger, that answer was a blossoming Hortensia, a voluminous flower characterized by its blooming...

Wander Art Trail invites visitors to explore outdoor artworks in London

Dezeen promotion: 12 artworks by Yinka Ilori, Morag Myerscough, Richard Woods and more form an outdoor gallery along a trail through London neighbourhoods Mayfair and Belgravia. As pandemic-related government restrictions ease across...

snøhetta’s rammed earth proposal for the new heysen gallery in australia

snøhetta has been selected to design the new heysen gallery and cultural precinct at the cedars, the studio and family home of australian artist hans heysen and his daughter nora heysen....

Fujifilm’s Instax Mini Link Is a Smartphone Printer That Fits in Your Pocket

Years ago while hosting a picnic, I made a bold request among my friends. I asked if they’d do me a small favor for the day and put away their phones...

Shuffle sofa by Robert Bronwasser for Jess

Dezeen Showroom: Dutch studio Jess has introduced the playful Shuffle sofa, part of a collection created by industrial designer Robert Bronwasser that also features armchairs, chairs and tables. The Shuffle sofa has...

2021 A’ design award and competition winners announced!

a record 2,094 winners from 108 countries have been recognized by the 2021 A’ design award and competition edition. the annual platform recognizes and promotes the very best products, projects, services and...

Sou Fujimoto designs Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall

A transparent facade will offer glimpses inside the Shenzhen Reform and Opening-up Exhibition Hall in China, which is being designed by Sou Fujimoto Architects and Donghua Chen Studio. The 90,000-square-metre proposal was the winning...

ZJJZ clads ellipsoidal guest houses in mirrored aluminum + pine shingles in rural china

ZJJZ has built ‘the seeds’, a series of ellipsoidal holiday houses in rural china clad in mirrored aluminum and pine shingles. similar to ‘the mushroom’ – another guest house developed by...

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