BIG reveals visuals of pagoda-like hotel for Copenhagen’s Tivoli amusement park

H C Anderson Hotel by BIG for Tivoli


BIG has revealed visuals of the “whimsical” plant-covered H C Andersen Hotel it has designed for the Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen. Read more


BIG reveals visuals of pagoda-like hotel for Copenhagen’s Tivoli amusement park

H C Anderson Hotel by BIG for Tivoli


BIG has revealed visuals of the “whimsical” plant-covered H C Andersen Hotel it has designed for the Tivoli Gardens amusement park in Copenhagen. Read more


SelgasCano designs “most ambitious and bold” Second Home for Los Angeles


Spanish practice SelgasCano has revealed its design for Second Home in Hollywood – a sprawling co-working campus comprising bright yellow work pods interspersed with lush planting. Read more


Studio Gang unveils new details of Natural History Museum extension in New York

American Museum of Natural History science centre of Studio Gang


American architecture firm Studio Gang has released an updated set of renderings of its undulating addition to the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan. Read more


Studio Gang unveils new details of Natural History Museum extension in New York

American Museum of Natural History science centre of Studio Gang


American architecture firm Studio Gang has released an updated set of renderings of its undulating addition to the American Natural History Museum in Manhattan. Read more


This week, Sagrada Familia finally got a building permit

Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years


This week on Dezeen, Sagrada Familia was granted its first building permit, after 137 years of construction, and Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House was encased in a protective chainmail. Read more


AI robot Ai-Da presents her original artworks in University of Oxford exhibition

An exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculpture made by Ai-Da, a humanoid robot with artificial intelligence, has been unveiled at a gallery in the UK


An exhibition of paintings, drawings and sculpture made by Ai-Da, a humanoid robot with artificial intelligence, has been unveiled at a gallery in the UK. Read more


Kazakhstan’s flag reinterpreted as a building for Astana

Tower of the Sun by Fundamental Architects and Omega Render in Astana, Kazakhstan


Fundamental Architects and Omega Render have envisioned a building spanning a river in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, with a hole in the middle to make it look like the national flag. Read more


Kazakhstan’s flag reinterpreted as a building for Astana

Tower of the Sun by Fundamental Architects and Omega Render in Astana, Kazakhstan


Fundamental Architects and Omega Render have envisioned a building spanning a river in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, with a hole in the middle to make it look like the national flag. Read more


SHoP and Gensler reveal designs for Uber Air Skyports

SHoP and Gensler reveal designs for Uber Air Skyports


US studios SHoP Architects and Gensler are among eight practices that have created concept designs of “skyports” for Uber, which will be hubs for both flying and ground-based taxi fleets. Read more


Nicholas Grimshaw steps down as chair of Grimshaw

Nicholas Grimshaw has stepped down as chair of his eponymous practice, with his long-term collaborator and principal architect Andrew Whalley taking his place.


Nicholas Grimshaw tells Dezeen his future plans as he steps aside as chair of his eponymous firm, to be replaced by principal architect Andrew Whalley. Read more


Machu Picchu’s “museumification” more harmful than new airport says Jean Pierre Crousse

Machu Pichu


A controversial new airport is not the biggest threat to Peru’s Sacred Valley, home to Machu Picchu, says Peruvian architect Jean Pierre Crousse. Read more


Ron Arad’s twisting ToHA tower nears completion in Tel Aviv

ToHA Tower Ron Arad


Ron Arad Architects has revealed a twisted tower that is narrow at the base but widens at the top, built as the first phase of the ToHA office complex in Tel Aviv. Read more


Harriet Harriss named dean of Pratt Institute School of Architecture

Harriet Harriss hired as dean of Pratt's school of architecture


New York City’s Pratt Institute has named British architect and professor Harriet Harriss as the next dean of its school of architecture. Read more


Harriet Harriss named dean of Pratt Institute School of Architecture

Harriet Harriss hired as dean of Pratt's school of architecture


New York City’s Pratt Institute has named British architect and professor Harriet Harriss as the next dean of its school of architecture. Read more


Sagrada Familia finally gets building permit after 137 years

Antoni Gaudí's Sagrada Familia gets building permit after 137 years


Barcelona‘s city authority has granted the Antoni Gaudí-designed Sagrada Familia, which has been under construction since 1882, its first building permit. Read more


This week, Apple and IKEA announced a load of new designs

Apple's new "monster" Mac Pro enables users to do "their life's best work"


This week on Dezeen, Apple’s new Mac Pro and robotic IKEA furniture were among the innovations revealed by the two design giants at their annual conferences.
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Finland announces plans to become carbon neutral by 2035

Finland to go carbon neutral to tackle climate change


Finland‘s new government has promised to reduce the country’s fossil-fuel consumption and invest in renewable energy sources, after 80 per cent of Finns called for urgent action on climate change. Read more


Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam appoints Rein Wolfs as director

Rein Wolfs


The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam has named Dutch curator Rein Wolfs as its new director, following the departure of Beatrix Ruf. Read more


World’s first 360-degree infinity pool proposed for London skyline

Compass Pools has unveiled their concept for a four-sided infinity pool designed to sit on a 220-metre tower in London and accessed via a submarine-style door


Compass Pools has unveiled a concept for a four-sided infinity pool atop a London skyscraper, accessed via a submarine-style door. Read more