Steven Holl designs zinc-clad concert hall for Czech Republic

A zinc-clad concert hall by Steven Holl Architects and Architecture Acts will cantilever over the 1960s modernist House of Culture in Ostrava, Czech Republic.


A zinc-clad concert hall by Steven Holl Architects and Architecture Acts will cantilever over the 1960s modernist House of Culture in Ostrava, Czech Republic. Read more


DezeenChat participants call for design schools to stamp out burnout culture

Design schools must stamp out burn-out culture for sake of mental health say students


A burnout culture of “sleep is for the weak” must be stopped in design education for the sake of students’ mental health say #DezeenChat participants. Read more


Foster + Partners Tulip tower plans nipped in the bud by mayor of London

The Tulip by Foster + Partners


Plans for The Tulip, a 305.3-metre-high viewing tower designed by Foster + Partners, have been rejected by London‘s mayor Sadiq Khan. Read more


Foster + Partners Tulip tower plans nipped in the bud by mayor of London

The Tulip by Foster + Partners


Plans for The Tulip, a 305.3-metre-high viewing tower designed by Foster + Partners, have been rejected by London‘s mayor Sadiq Khan. Read more


Henning Larsen completes Iceberg-like opera house in Hangzhou

Henning Larsen completes Hangzhou Yuhang Opera


Henning Larsen designed tech white angular volumes of Hangzhou Yuhang Opera, which visitors can climb up, to look like “floes of ice” on a lake. Read more


Henning Larsen completes Iceberg-like opera house in Hangzhou

Henning Larsen completes Hangzhou Yuhang Opera


Henning Larsen designed tech white angular volumes of Hangzhou Yuhang Opera, which visitors can climb up, to look like “floes of ice” on a lake. Read more


Charlotte Perriand’s Les Arcs ski resort celebrates 50 years

Les Arc at 50 years Charlotte Perriand


Les Arcs, a 1960s ski resort in France designed by a collective of architects led by Charlotte Perriand, is celebrating its half centenary. Here are the architecture highlights of the modernist resort. Read more


Kanye West is building Star Wars-themed housing for the homeless

Kanye West's prefabricated affordable Yeezy Home units take inspiration from the Star Wars films and might be used as underground homeless housing.


Kanye West‘s prefabricated affordable Yeezy Home units take inspiration from the Star Wars films and might be used as underground homeless housing. Read more


Kientruc O designs colourful kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City

TTC Elite Saigon Kindergarten in by Kientruc O in has a distinctive facade decorated with colourful patches and irregularly shaped windows.


TTC Elite Saigon Kindergarten in Ho Chi Minh City by Kientruc O has a playful facade decorated with colourful patterns and irregularly shaped windows. Read more


UK housing commission urges planners to “say no to ugliness”

An interim report for the Building Better Building Beautiful Commission urges UK councils to reject "ugly" housing schemes and prioritise car-free developments.


The Building Better Building Beautiful Commission has urged UK councils to reject “ugly” housing schemes and prioritise car-free developments in its latest report. Read more


Eight Frank Lloyd Wright buildings added to UNESCO World Heritage List


The US has had eight buildings by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright inscribed on UNESCO‘s World Heritage List after 15 years of campaigning. Read more


Apple rumoured to scrap controversial butterfly keyboard

A top Apple pundit has begun a rumour that the company will stop manufacturing its unreliable butterfly keyboard for its upcoming Mac Book computers.


A top Apple pundit has sparked rumours that the company will stop manufacturing its unreliable butterfly laptop keyboard for its upcoming MacBook computers. Read more


Apple rumoured to scrap controversial butterfly keyboard

A top Apple pundit has begun a rumour that the company will stop manufacturing its unreliable butterfly keyboard for its upcoming Mac Book computers.


A top Apple pundit has sparked rumours that the company will stop manufacturing its unreliable butterfly laptop keyboard for its upcoming MacBook computers. Read more


Apple rumoured to scrap controversial butterfly keyboard

A top Apple pundit has begun a rumour that the company will stop manufacturing its unreliable butterfly keyboard for its upcoming Mac Book computers.


A top Apple pundit has sparked rumours that the company will stop manufacturing its unreliable butterfly laptop keyboard for its upcoming MacBook computers. Read more


Le Corbusier’s colourful final pavilion re-opens in Zurich

Pavilion Le Corbusier reopens in Zurich


Pavilion Le Corbusier has reopened to the public in Zurich after architects Silvio Schmed and Arthur Rüegg restored the art museum to its original state. Read more


Le Corbusier’s colourful final pavilion re-opens in Zurich

Pavilion Le Corbusier reopens in Zurich


Pavilion Le Corbusier has reopened to the public in Zurich after architects Silvio Schmed and Arthur Rüegg restored the art museum to its original state. Read more


Boris Johnson wanted to decorate “boring” London Bridge Station with gargoyles

A bored Boris Johnson demanded that Grimshaw Architects jazz up their London Bridge Station re-design when he was Mayor of London, suggesting they should decorate it with gargoyles


Boris Johnson asked Grimshaw to jazz up its re-design of London Bridge Station when he was mayor of London, suggesting the studio add “gargoyles along the front”. Read more


Soapack bottles can be used as soap once their contents are finished

Central Saint Martins post-graduate student Mi Zhou has created Soapack, sustainable bottles for toiletries cast from soap


Central Saint Martins post-graduate student Mi Zhou has created toiletry bottles called Soapack that are cast from soap and melt away once they are no longer useful. Read more


Soapack bottles can be used as soap once their contents are finished

Central Saint Martins post-graduate student Mi Zhou has created Soapack, sustainable bottles for toiletries cast from soap


Central Saint Martins post-graduate student Mi Zhou has created toiletry bottles called Soapack that are cast from soap and melt away once they are no longer useful. Read more


Soapack bottles can be used as soap once their contents are finished

Central Saint Martins post-graduate student Mi Zhou has created Soapack, sustainable bottles for toiletries cast from soap


Central Saint Martins post-graduate student Mi Zhou has created toiletry bottles called Soapack that are cast from soap and melt away once they are no longer useful. Read more