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Built-in bed and white cabinetry feature in renovated New York apartment by Stadt Architecture

Stadt Architecture has paired existing brickwork walls with walnut floors, bright white cabinets and purple furniture in the renovation of this …

Skyline House

Oakland, California<p>This project is a rebuild of an existing post Fire-storm house. Situated high on top of the Eastbay mountain range over looking the city of Oakland, the site has unobstructed view’s toward the southwest Bay and Golden Gate. It was designed for a young family, who desired an open …

Architecture

Philippe Malouin aimed to create "three-dimensional sketches" with experimental Hem installation

London designer Philippe Malouin explains how he spent a week making a host of experimental room dividers for Hem in this movie Dezeen filmed in New …

"Beautiful detailing and mechanism. But for what?"

Readers' quizzical reactions to the moving facade of a new arts and culture centre in Shanghai by Foster + Partners and Heatherwick Studio leads this …

Competition: win a week-long trip to Sicily for the inaugural MADE Labs workshop

Dezeen has teamed up with the Rosario Gagliardi Academy of Fine Arts to offer 30 readers the chance to participate in the first edition of MADE Labs, …

How Architectural Renderings Are Ruining Your Design

VIATechnik specializes in technology for the architecture, engineering and construction industries and works with clients in the realm of virtual reality, BIM services and artificial intelligence. Architizer is glad to present a selection of the firm’s blog posts on all things AEC. check out their …

Architect William Krisel, who influenced the look of midcentury Palm Springs, dies at 92

William Krisel, an architect whose homes featuring butterfly roofs, patterned concrete block walls and post-and-beam construction put a Modernist stamp on Southern California's suburbs in the 1950s and '60s, died Monday at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 92.<p>Krisel designed the futuristic "House …

’70s Frank Gehry home gets a minimalist makeover

Inspired by its neighborhood of Little Osaka, the redesign features an interior tea house-like volume of paneled wood<p>Back in 1975, before Frank Gehry was a phenom of deconstructivism and became the starchitect who flipped off the industry, Gehry finished a bunkeresque 3,431-square-foot home for …

Six films to watch during London's first architecture film festival

The inaugural ArchFilmFest is now underway in London, and Dezeen reporter Eleanor Gibson has selected her top picks – ranging from an insight into …

Get the Look: Best Small Patio Products for Summer Entertaining

Seating options that don’t fold or collapse may not work if you have a small terrace or balcony. Opt for beanbags or floor pillows for seating. …

container design completes playful house in sukumo, japan

<b>this dwelling designed by japanese architect takanobu kishimoto of container design offers the family a bright and open home in sukumo city, japan.</b> …

Brick House in Brick Garden

Traditional villages in the Southern Moravia region of the Czech Republic are characterized by their distinctive urban planning. The streets are lined with L-shaped row houses neighboring each other on narrow rectangular plots, each with its own long and narrow backyard. A single multi-generational …

Giant glass orb in Paris is wrapped with a rotating solar sail that follows the sun

Architects Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines teamed up to create the stunning, solar-powered Seine Musicale located on Seguin Island in Paris. The …

Architecture "hasn't caught up" with sustainability goals says AIA

Many architects are still not addressing the environmental impacts of their buildings, claims the American Institute of Architects, in response to …

Why Japan Is Home to the World's Craziest Houses

From questionable projections, to houses built without visible windows, to fantasy-life forms, Japanese residential architecture often pushes the boundaries of what we typically define as a "home." We're not talking about just a few examples of unusual housing designs—there is a domestic gusto …

27 Contemporary Homes That Are Works of Art Photos

We love contemporary homes for their smart design and curb appeal, and these homes are no exception. Architects and designers continue to push the envelope and reimagine how we live by using tight angles mixed with curved surfaces, floor-to-ceiling picture windows, and innovative design. …

Timber frame projects into rooms and stairwell of Alphaville's compact Kyoto home

The timber structure of this house in Kyoto by Japanese studio Alphaville pokes through into the interior spaces, which were designed to optimise the …

Kyoto

Magnificent Palm Springs time capsule asks $2.4M

Complete with a palm tree in the living room<p>This wonderful modernist time capsule in Palm Springs was built in 1957 and looks very much ready for a bridge party—and maybe a few drinks by the pool.<p>Per the listing, the four-bedroom home’s interior was designed by Arthur Elrod (who later commissioned …

Palm Springs

U.S. Court Sentences Multimillionaire Russian Hacker to a Record-Setting 27 Years

Roman Seleznev made more than $17 million selling stolen credit card numbers.<p>They say crime doesn't pay, but that's not necessarily true when you're a talented Russian hacker. Just ask Roman Seleznev, the 32-year-old master hacker who spent the past several years dividing his time between his homes …

Sparkling Coffee Bar and Restaurant Takes Shape Inside an Old Paint Factory

Adaptive reuse of old buildings not only cuts back on construction costs, but also is a planet-friendly option that reduces waste. In a world where …

Architecture

The eco-friendly villa in the tropics, too good to be true

As the days get shorter in the northern hemisphere, most of us will spend our time dreaming about migrating to warmer climates, or to sunny beaches. …

Swimming Pools

8 Nat Geo Photographers Share Images of Gratitude

We asked our photographers to choose a moment they are thankful for having witnessed.<p>This Thanksgiving, we asked eight National Geographic photographers to share images they are grateful for. We wanted to see photographs that they were thankful for having taken, thankful for the access granted to …

This beautiful building in Calgary can be 'played like a musical instrument'

This building is designed like a musical instrument. The National Music Centre's Studio Bell in Calgary, Canada, featuring a 300-capacity concert …

Architizer

North London Victorian Gets Modern Addition

<b>Walker Bushe Architects</b> designed this remodel to a Victorian home in Brondesbury, North London. An adjoining site was incorporated into the design of …

8 Short Architectural Texts You Need To Know

<b>Update:</b> <i>We've added links to help you find these books for purchase and, in 5 of 8 cases, tracked down a way you can read them online for free!</i><p>Quality …

The Warm Industrial Look: 14 Kitchen Style Statements to Try

Are you smitten with the hardworking look of industrial kitchens? If you're planning to re-create the look in your own home, here are a few details …

The Bridgwater Carnival in the UK: Pictures

Naturehumaine adds sculptural black and yellow staircase to historic Montreal home

Canadian studio Naturehumaine has transformed a 1930s brick building into a contemporary home featuring a sculptural stairway that brings a "vibrant …