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London’s biggest showroom of vintage Scandinavian furniture opens in Hackney Wick

This industrial space, perched next to a canal in East London, features a rolling supply of mid-century Danish, Swedish, Norwegian and Finnish furniture and home accessories

Architecture
08.12.22

Architectural firm Carlana Mezzalira Pentimalli completes Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol

The Brixen Public Library in South Tyrol is a hybrid urban living room and vibrant community gathering place

Architecture
05.12.22

Meet the couple who designed and built a tiny house holiday home in Dorset

Scott and Caroline designed and built The Bide by hand during lockdown. A labour of love, the design combines the couple’s passion for contemporary design and interiors

Architecture
02.12.22

Alvaro Barrington basketball court in Bethnal Green initiated by the London Lions

Art and basketball combine to help East London borough with highest child poverty rate

Architecture
22.11.22

Margent Farm partners with eco-conscious social enterprise to build affordable tiny house

Non-profit social enterprise Common Knowledge has taught 120 people to build mobile tiny homes using innovative hemp corrugated panels and other eco-conscious materials

Architecture
21.11.22

FRAMA creates minimalist interior for a retail space in Williamsburg

The Copenhagen-based design brand transformed 7115 by Szeki, a contemporary boutique in the heart of Brooklyn, using natural and reclaimed materials

Architecture
18.11.22

5 of the most beautifully-designed restaurants from around the world

Restaurants are about more than just the food. Fine dining experiences focus on creating the perfect sensorial balance, carefully pairing the dishes provided with an atmosphere that suits

Architecture
09.11.22

Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum celebrates its 25th anniversary

The Guggenheim opened its museum in Bilbao 25 years ago, transforming a once industrial city into a vibrant tourism hub

Architecture
08.11.22

Beyond the Box Consultants launch second iteration of the People’s Pavilion

The competition invites young people to work in partnership with professionals from the design, construction and creative arts industries to create their own temporary pavilion

Architecture
04.11.22

A pre-Memphis apartment by Ettore Sottsass has been reconstructed in Milan

Nearly 15 years before he brought Memphis to the world, Ettore Sottsass designed an ingenious apartment for a friend. Now part of its interior has been reconstructed in Milan for all to see

Architecture
17.10.22

Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2022 holds on to hope in an uncertain world

For the sixth edition of Lisbon Architecture Triennale 2022, the title, Terra (or Earth) is a call to action inspired by shared local insights from around the globe

Architecture
13.10.22

Emerging architects Delve complete new nursery The Learning Tree in Romford

A retrofit of a former warehouse in East London, the nursery builds on Delve’s experience with early learning education and sustainable architecture with an open, fun and durable design using natural materials 

Architecture
12.10.22

A look inside Bjarke Ingels Group’s latest project, the Refugee Museum of Denmark

Located in Oksbøl, FLUGT captures the universal challenges, emotions and stories shared by displaced people

Architecture
06.10.22

Silvia Fiorucci announces the opening of international design project 4Rooms

Curated by Annalisa Rosso, the project for the Società delle Api's residency programme at Porta Rossa sees designers and studios transforming a Kastellorizo house into a colourful artists residence

Architecture
04.10.22

Tallinn Architecture Biennale explores nature-based solutions to transform our cities

The 6th edition of Tallinn Architecture Biennale, centred around the theme Edible; Or the Architecture of Metabolism, brings a fresh angle on sustainability to the Estonian capital this autumn

Architecture
03.10.22

Saunders Architecture designs a minimalist home in Norway connected to nature

Appearing as if to emerge from the surrounding landscape, Villa Grieg is a hidden refuge among nature

Architecture
30.09.22

Colour and texture elevate StudioDuo’s latest project in Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese design firm StudioDuo recently completed the interior design of Tinto, a new fusion restaurant specialising in Nikkei cuisine

Architecture
29.09.22

Wairarapa DIY House is a sustainable residence in the Wellington region of New Zealand

Located in Carterton, just over an hour from Wellington, Wairarapa DIY House is the home of designer Gary Venter who used inexpensive and eco-friendly materials to complete the project

Architecture
31.08.22

Vitra acquires Kazuo Shinohara’s iconic Umbrella House

The Swiss manufacturer has relocated one of Japanese architect Kazuo Shinohara's last remaining homes from Tokyo to its campus in Weil am Rhein, Germany

Architecture
10.08.22

Norm Architects complete Michelin-starred restaurant ÄNG in Sweden

The spectacular greenhouse is set within the Ästad Vingård and creates a stimulating interplay between architecture, food and art

Architecture
05.08.22

World Architecture Festival 2022 reveals shortlist ahead of ‘Together’ Lisbon event

Celebrating the world's most innovative architectural projects, WAF will host a live event from November 30 - December 2, bringing together the global community of architects and designers

Architecture
01.08.22

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