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Posts tagged 'housing'

Social housing and the hopes of young Londoners: Ayo Akingbade’s A Glittering City

Two films by Akingbade, which explore urban and social change in London, are on show at the Whitechapel Gallery Dear Babylon (2019) by Ayo Akingbade

Cities

UK housing design needs to be more Scandinavian

Communal spaces are far more important and prevalent in Scandinavian housing developments – Britain could learn a thing or two Words by Linda Thiel As

Opinion

Prefab housing in Detroit designed with new woodland

The low-cost Caterpillar housing project, using a Quonset hut, enabled the creation of a 150-tree neighbourhood garden Words by Francesca Perry In the Detroit neighbourhood

Architecture

LAN designs multicoloured city block in Strasbourg

The mixed-use Saint-Urbain development of eight buildings creates a new ‘urban island’ in the French city In the French city of Strasbourg, LAN (Local Architecture Network)

Architecture

Emergency housing for homeless young people must be better designed

Three UK architects discuss why they developed guidelines for improving emergency shelters for young people – and what needs to change Words by Miranda MacLaren,

Opinion

TECLA is the world’s first 3D-printed house made from raw earth

The ‘zero-waste’ project from Mario Cucinella Architects and WASP proposes a new form of mass-produced, biodegradable housing Words by Francesca Perry In the Italian city

Architecture

Mexico City concrete housing designed with undulating, irregular facade

Inspired by Mexican modernism, Young & Ayata collaborated with Michan Architecture to create an unexpected concrete apartment block New York-based practice Young & Ayata, in

Buildings

CEBRA adds a new neighbourhood to Aarhus in Denmark

Comprising a new cobbled street and 146 homes, the project aims to respect surrounding architecture and create a community-focused ‘shared space’ Danish practice CEBRA architecture

Cities

The WAYSS Youth Transition Hub in Melbourne is designed for young people on the brink of homelessness

Local practice Bent Architecture created a neighbourhood-like complex of accommodation and communal facilities for support Located in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs, the WAYSS Youth Transition

Buildings

Studio Woodroffe Papa rethinks mews housing in Bloomsbury with The Old Dairy

The London-based practice designed a complex of thirteen homes on a slim triangular site overlooking a historic park Words by Francesca Perry In the dense

Buildings

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

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

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

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

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


Architects

RIBA goes digital-only with new wave of architect lectures

Architect David Chipperfield is known for his minimal designs

Tatiana Bilbao is one of Mexico’s most creative designers

The high-tech, inside-out design of Richard Rogers

Robert Venturi: a postmodernist pioneer

A look at the life of designer-inventor Richard Buckminster Fuller

Norman Foster is one of the early pioneers of high tech architecture

Bangladeshi architect Marina Tabassum is sensitive to tradition and culture

America’s architect: Frank Lloyd Wright


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

The design industry too often leaves people behind

New gallery space in Accra designed using raw earth 

Sound Advice releases Now You Know publication addressing inequality in architecture

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

A tribute to ordinary London, the 2021 Serpentine Pavilion opens

Expanded Geffrye Museum in east London reopens as Museum of the Home

Mecanoo designs NYC library topped by ‘wizard hat’

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


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