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Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

Designed by Jordan Ralph, the Studio Drop project provides a remote spot for artist residencies

Architecture
18.06.21

The design industry too often leaves people behind

Design has been seduced by hypergrowth, leaving behind those with needs not considered profitable, explains Harriet Gridley

Opinion
17.06.21

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Amba Gallery is dedicated to ‘taking ownership and control of how African art is represented’

Design
16.06.21

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

The book features 60 architects and urbanists tackling discrimination in the built environment industry

Architecture
15.06.21

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Can Architecture Firms Become Truly Carbon Neutral?

Industry News

Stacked exhibition spaces to form Rotterdam port visitor centre by MVRDV

Industry News

Unbuilt Project by Mies van der Rohe Is Under Construction in Indiana

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MoMA Announces "Reuse, Renew, Recycle: Recent Architecture from China" Exhibition

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toward a carbon neutral city: studio gang unveils its clean, low-income 'assemble chicago'

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researchers develop self-healing concrete that can fill its own cracks in 24 hours

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Safdie Architects Reveals Designs for Mixed Use Urban Development in Toronto

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Unemori Architects creates "earthquake-proof" community centre in Fukushima

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Zaha Hadid Architects to Design New Italian Hyperloop

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Architecture

Off-grid studio space built on Irish island of Inis Oírr

Designed by Jordan Ralph, the Studio Drop project provides a remote spot for artist residencies

Architecture
18.06.21

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

The book features 60 architects and urbanists tackling discrimination in the built environment industry

Architecture
15.06.21

3XN and SLA complete wave-inspired climate centre in Denmark

The Klimatorium – a hub for storm surge, water and climate research – has wooden seating integrated into its facade and a climate-responsive landscape

Architecture
14.06.21

Comment

Coronavirus and the City

Architects declared, when will designers?

How architects have allowed internment camps to fester

The quiet life must be heard

We need to treat data as a building material

Public Practice: It’s time for nationwide action on planning, not just high-level ambition

Hyper-gentrification in Berlin has transformed how the city functions

How the design of a building can help patients heal

What went wrong with Covent Garden?


Design

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Amba Gallery is dedicated to ‘taking ownership and control of how African art is represented’

Design
16.06.21

Parley and M.I.A release ocean waste eyewear collection

The Clean Waves eyewear range is created from marine plastic debris and reclaimed fishing nets

Design
08.06.21

Fashion designer Nicholas Daley creates immersive, music-filled exhibition

Return to Slygo at NOW Gallery celebrates the designer’s Jamaican-Scottish roots and love of music

Design
02.06.21

Videos

ICON Minds: the future of the home

ICON Minds: the future of work

Sustainable design: Pentatonic x Snarkitecture talk recycled materials

Salone del Mobile preview: Tomas Alonso and Studio Brynjar & Veronika for Swarovski

New Nordic design

UK Construction Week

Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec

Nendo’s Oki Sato

Keiichi Matsuda: Augmented Hyper-Reality


Opinion

The design industry too often leaves people behind

Design has been seduced by hypergrowth, leaving behind those with needs not considered profitable, explains Harriet Gridley

Opinion
17.06.21

Environmentally sustainable projects need to be socially sustainable too

The two aspects are inextricably linked, says Ton Venhoeven

Opinion
02.06.21

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian

Communal spaces are far more important in Scandinavian housing – Britain could learn a thing or two

Opinion
05.05.21

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