10 champions for women in architecture and design


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Voices of Women


On International Women’s Day, here’s a look at some of the individuals, collectives and organisations that are working hard to raise the profile of female architects and designers around the world. Read more


John Pawson builds Wooden Chapel for cyclists from huge logs


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Wooden Chapel by John Pawson in Bavaria, Germany


John Pawson has stacked up 144 tree trunks to create a space of rest and contemplation on a cycle route in southwest Germany. Read more


Dong-Ping Wong and Virgil Abloh design a city in 15 minutes


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City by Dong-Ping Wong and Virgil Abloh


Architect Dong-Ping Wong and fashion designer Virgil Abloh have produced a sketch design for a city during a 15-minute video call live on stage in Cape Town. Read more


10 designs worth knowing by the late Alessandro Mendini


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Alessandro Mendini


Following the death of influential Italian architect, designer and theorist Alessandro Mendini this week, here’s a look at 10 projects completed across his 60-year career, from the seminal Proust chair to a chequered bus stop. Read more


Italian architect Alessandro Mendini dies


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Alessandro Mendini


Breaking news: Italian architect and designer Alessandro Mendini, famed for designs including the Proust armchair and the Groninger Museum, has passed away aged 87. More information to follow.


Glenn Murcutt to design sixth MPavilion for Melbourne


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Glenn Murcutt


Australian architect Glenn Murcutt has been appointed to design this year’s MPavilion, an annual commission in Melbourne that follows the model of London’s Serpentine Pavilion. Read more


Junya Ishigami to create “a hill made out of rocks” as Serpentine Pavilion 2019


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Serpentine Pavilion 2019 by Junya Ishigami visualisation


Japanese architect Junya Ishigami has been selected to design this year’s Serpentine Pavilion, which will take the form of a huge slate roof rising up out of the landscape. Read more


Note Design Studio creates artificial snow dunes on rooftop in Stockholm


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Snowtopped by Note Design Studio and Tarkett at Stockholm Design Week


Visitors to Stockholm Design Week can clamber over a snowy landscape without getting wet, in an installation created by Note Design Studio. Read more


Coppin Dockray mixes contemporary and mid-century in renovation of Jørn Utzon’s Ahm House


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Ahm House by Jørn Utzon renovated by Coppin Dockray


A modernist house built by Danish architect Jørn Utzon in Hertfordshire, England, has been given a new life with a renovation by architecture studio Coppin Dockray. Read more


10 outdoor furniture designs for making a living room in your garden


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Outdoor furniture was out in force at the recent Maison& Object and IMM Cologne furniture fairs, as brands responded to a big increase in customer demand. We pick out 10 of the best new designs, including rugs, shelving and a kitchen. Read more


Office design pioneer Florence Knoll Bassett dies aged 101


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Florence Knoll


Florence Knoll Bassett, the designer who pioneered the modern open-plan office, has passed away. Read more


Movie shows Studio MK27’s minimalist pavilion for Micasa through the eyes of a bee


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Oh Lovely Bee by Studio MK27 at Micasa Vol C


A bee explores the interior of Micasa Vol C, a multi-use pavilion for a furniture retailer in São Paulo, in this unconventional architecture film by Studio MK27. Read more


Bernhardt-Vella creates mismatched geometries in Nouveau bathroom collection for Ex.T


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Nouveau bathroom furniture by Bernhardt-Vella for Ex.T


Round and square elements can be mixed and matched in this range of bathroom furniture, created by design studio Bernhardt-Vella for Italian brand Ex.T. Read more


Creative Industries Federation, Foster and Chipperfield call for second Brexit referendum


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Creative Industries Federation, Norman Foster and David Chipperfield call for second Brexit referendum – People's Vote


The Creative Industries Federation, Norman Foster and David Chipperfield are among the business leaders to sign a letter calling for a People’s Vote – a second referendum over whether the UK should leave the European Union. Read more


Dezeen’s guide to the best architecture, design and technology events for 2019


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Dezeen events guide 2019


With hundreds of design fairs, conferences and trade shows taking place around the world every year, it can be hard to choose which to attend. To help you out, we’ve compiled a definitive guide to over 50 of the best events of 2019 for your calendar. Read more


Dezeen celebrates record traffic and five major award wins in 2018


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Dezeen had its most successful year in 2018, with 25 million visitors to the site and more than 56 million total visits. Read more


Eight architect-designed holiday homes in the Living Architecture series


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Balancing Barn by MVRDV

Peter Zumthor’s Secular Retreat is the last in a series of eight holiday homes built by Living Architecture. Here’s a look at them all, from a barn cantilevered over a hillside, to a boat perched on the roof of a concert venue. Read more

“I can only do so much” to protect the environment, says Peter Zumthor


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Architects may be limited in their power to prevent climate change, says Peter Zumthor, but they can help by designing buildings to last for centuries rather than decades. Read more

Peter Zumthor completes Devon countryside villa “in the tradition of Andrea Palladio”


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Swiss architect Peter Zumthor has completed his Secular Retreat – a Living Architecture holiday home designed to celebrate the landscape like the villas of his hero, Andrea Palladio. Read more

Latest interviews on Dezeen include Björk, Christo and Stella McCartney


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Dezeen interviews the biggest names in architecture and design. Kengo KumaOlafur Eliasson and Margaret Howell are just some of the leading figures that have appeared on the site in recent weeks. Read more