Industrial-style offices by DH Liberty mix reclaimed objects with minimal aesthetic

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        <a title="London archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/london/">London</a> architecture firm DH Liberty has added an installation of reclaimed bottles to this figure-of-eight shaped <a title="Offices archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/offices/">office</a> in a converted Shoreditch warehouse (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/11/industrial-style-offices-by-dh-liberty-mix-reclaimed-objects-with-minimal-aesthetic/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Kichi Architectural Design completes cube-shaped House of Kubogaoka

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        This cube-shaped <a title="More houses on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/houses/">house</a> in Ibaraki Prefecture with small square windows dotted around its facades is the <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Kichi-Architectural-Design/">second project we've featured by Japanese studio Kichi Architectural Design</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/11/kichi-architectural-design-completes-cube-shaped-house-of-kubogaoka/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Renovated Japanese barn contains home and office by Kichi Architectural Design

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        Japanese studio Kichi Architectural Design has converted a farmyard barn in Ibaraki Prefecture to create a simple home and office featuring exposed wooden ceilings and an angular partition wall (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/11/scandinavian-middle-renovated-barn-kichi-architectural-design/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Toilet paper tube converted into 3D-printed pen holder by Aleksandar Dimitrov

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        French designer Aleksandar Dimitrov has created a <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/3d-printing/">3D-printed</a> accessory for the humble toilet-paper tube, allowing users to effortlessly convert it into a pen holder (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/11/3d-printed-pen-holder-converted-from-toilet-paper-tube-by-aleksander-dimitrov/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Sou Fujimoto designs nature-inspired tower for Montpellier “modern follies” project

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          <img src="http://static.dezeen.com/uploads/2014/03/White-Tree-in-Montpellier-by-Sou-Fujimoto_dezeen_10sq.jpg" />
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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/news/"><strong>News:</strong></a> Japanese architect <a title="Sou Fujimoto archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Sou-Fujimoto/">Sou Fujimoto</a> has unveiled plans for a tower block shaped like a pine cone with balconies sprouting outwards in all directions, as part of a series of "modern follies" underway in <a title="Montpellier archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/montpellier/">Montpellier</a>, <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/france/">France</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/sou-fujimoto-montpellier-tower-modern-follies/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Menu begins production of cloche-shaped lamps by Grethe Meyer

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        Danish furniture brand <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/menu/">Menu</a> has started producing cloche-shaped pendant <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/lamps/">lamps</a> first sketched by late designer Grethe Meyer. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/menu-begins-production-of-cloche-shaped-lamps-by-grethe-meyer/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Francis Bitonti and New Skins Workshop students 3D-print flexible dress on a MakerBot

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        Designer Francis Bitonti worked with students to design and <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/3d-printing/">3D-print</a> this delicate dress using clear and flexible filaments. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/francis-bitonti-and-new-skins-workshop-students-3d-print-flexible-dress-on-a-makerbot/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Nike adapts Flyknit technology to launch knitted football boot

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        Swiftly following <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/03/worlds-first-knitted-football-boot-announced-by-adidas/">Adidas' launch of knitted football boots</a>, rival sports brand <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/nike/">Nike</a> has released its own soccer footwear that incorporates the company's Flyknit technology. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/nike-adapts-flyknit-technology-to-launch-knitted-football-boot/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Álvaro Siza presents new entrance for Granada’s Alhambra palace

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        Portuguese architect <a title="Álvaro Siza archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/alvaro-siza/">Álvaro Siza</a> will present plans to build a new entrance and visitor centre for historic Granada palace the Alhambra at an exhibition opening later this month in Berlin. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/alvaro-siza-new-entrance-the-alhambra-granada/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Cork-clad house by Contaminar Arquitectos features a shadow-filled swimming pool

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        Daylight filters sparingly across the concrete walls of this indoor <a title="Swimming pools archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/swimming-pools/">swimming pool</a>, which protrudes from the cork-clad facade of a family <a title="Houses archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/houses/">house</a> in Leiria, <a title="Portugal archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/portugal/">Portugal</a>, by local studio Contaminar Arquitectos (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/hill-cork-house-contaminar-arquitectos-swimming-pool/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Glass rings stack to form Pi-no Pi-no vases by Maija Puoskari

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        Sections of these glass <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/vases/">vases</a> by Finnish designer Maija Puoskari can be stacked and swapped to create different vessels for flowers. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/glass-rings-stack-to-form-pi-no-pi-no-vases-by-maija-puoskari/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Tunquen House by L2C sits high above the Chilean coastline

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        Perched on a clifftop along the Chilean shoreline, this idyllic residence by architecture studio L2C forms part of a self-sustaining community that produces its own energy and water, and deals with its own waste (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/10/tunquen-house-l2c-chile-coastline/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Nameless Architecture adds concrete church to growing Korean town

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        This raw <a title="Concrete archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/concrete/">concrete</a> <a title="Churches archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/churches/">church</a> by Nameless Architecture presents a cross-shaped elevation to a road junction in Byeollae, a new district under development outside <a title="Seoul archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Seoul/">Seoul</a>, <a title="South Korea archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/South-Korea/">South Korea</a> (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/09/rw-concrete-church-south-korea-nameless-architecture/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Special feature: ten amazing hotel designs

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        Following the completion of <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/02/21/renaissance-barcelona-fira-hotel-jean-nouvel/">Jean Nouvel's plant-filled hotel in Barcelona</a> and another in <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/02/17/plants-create-urban-jungle-at-berlin-hotel-by-studio-aisslinger/">Berlin described by the designers as an "urban jungle"</a>, we've compiled a list of unique <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/hotels/">hotels</a> we'd love to visit (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/09/special-feature-ten-amazing-hotel-designs/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Origami Sofa by Yumi Yoshida unfolds to become a floor mat

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        A mat that can be folded into a two-seat <a title="Sofas archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/sofas/">sofa</a> by <a title="California archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/California/">California</a> designer Yumi Yoshida was inspired by the ancient Japanese art of paper-folding (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/09/folding-sofa-uses-origami-to-transform-from-rug-to-two-seater/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Dirk Vander Kooij uses a robotic arm to print vases from scrap plastic

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        Dutch designer <a title="Dirk Vander Kooij" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/dirk-vander-kooij">Dirk Vander Kooij</a> made these vessels from scraps of plastic, melted down and built up in layers by a robotic arm. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/09/discarded-fridges-used-to-print-irregular-shaped-vases/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>

Pepe chair by Helene Steiner made from rolled-up beech veneer

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        Inspired by cigar makers in <a title="Spain archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Spain/">Spain</a>, Austrian designer Helene Steiner has used thin strips of beech <a title="Wood archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/wood/">wood</a> rolled into pipes to create a folding <a title="Chairs archive on Dezeen" href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/chairs/">chair</a>. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2014/03/09/pressed-veneer-pepe-chair-by-helene-steiner/" class="more-link">(more...)</a>