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Galerie Philia presents design exhibition informed by Le Corbusier at Cité Radieuse

May 16, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Heritages

Galerie Philia has unveiled Héritages, an exhibition at the Le Corbusier-designed Cité Radieuse building featuring work by designers such as Rick Owens that respond to the Swiss-French architect’s theories of modernism. Héritages presents work by eight international designers and seven visual artists that reference the modernist theories pioneered by Le Corbusier, whose designs are known for

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“I use colour as a way of starting a conversation” says designer Yinka Ilori

May 13, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Yinka Ilori

Architects should collaborate more with artists and designers to inject a sense of fun into their often-serious projects, London designer Yinka Ilori tells Dezeen in this exclusive interview. North London-born Ilori, who recently designed his vibrant new studio with architect Sam Jacob, told Dezeen of his belief in the importance of multidisciplinary creativity. “I want

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Miller Hull Partnership and Woods Bagot design timber Sea-Tac airport expansion

May 11, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Timber airport extension

Architecture offices Miller Hull Partnership and Woods Bagot have revealed plans for an extension of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Miller Hull Partnership and Woods Bagot will work with the Port of Seattle to carry out the 145,528 square-foot (13,520-square-metre) expansion of the airport’s C Concourse. A sculptural pillar and a grand staircase clad in locally sourced

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Urselmann Interior renovates own office using recycled and biodegradable materials

May 10, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Circular Office

Düsseldorf studio Urselmann Interior has renovated its own office interiors using biodegradable, recycled or upcycled materials, including glueless joinery and a cellulose-based wall cladding. The interior design studio said that it renovated its self-described “circular” office in the German city to only feature materials that are either recycled, upcycled or biodegradable. These include existing wooden

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SANAA’s Sydney Modern art gallery extension nears completion

May 1, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Sydney Modern

The Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney has revealed images of its extension designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architecture studio SANAA under construction ahead of its opening in December. Named Sydney Modern, the extension occupy a cluster of rectilinear pavilions that step down the sloped site towards Sydney Harbour’s Woolloomooloo Bay. The gallery revealed construction images

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Spiral Amazon HQ2 gets go-ahead to be built in Virginia

April 27, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Amazon HQ2 by NBBJ

The spiral-shaped glass tower designed by architecture studio NBBJ for Amazon’s second headquarters has been given permission to be built in Arlington, Virginia. Called The Helix, the striking tower will be one of three office buildings in Arlington County that will make up Amazon’s second headquarters, Amazon HQ2. Arlington’s County Board, a five-member governing body,

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Pirajean Lees and Olly Bengough design “timeless” interiors for House of Koko members’ club

April 27, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
House of Koko bathroom

Low-lit bathrooms informed by dressing rooms and a stage-kitchen-like restaurant feature in a members’ club at iconic music venue Koko, which pays homage to its theatrical past.  Local studio Pirajean Lees and owner and creative director of Koko Olly Bengough collaborated to create a members’ club within the London venue, which has been renovated over

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Timmins + Whyte renovates “considered and crafted” Melbourne house with folded roof

April 26, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
10 Fold House interior

Ribbed wooden cabinetry and peach-hued corner seating feature in this Melbourne home, which Australian studio Timmins + Whyte renovated with an extension that has a chunky folded roof. The project, called 10 Fold House, updates a single-fronted Edwardian property in Abbotsford – an inner-city suburb of Melbourne. Timmins + Whyte’s renovation introduces a two-storey extension

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Ten residential interiors illuminated by statement skylights

April 24, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Oculi House by O'Neill Rose Architects

A New York townhouse with elliptical openings features in our latest lookbook, which collects 10 residential projects brightened up by skylights. A skylight is a window placed on a roof, which is generally positioned at an angle so that natural light from the sky can illuminate the interior space below it. Architects and designers often

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AL_A set to design Belgrade Philharmonic Concert Hall as “architectural panorama”

April 13, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
Belgrade Philharmonic Concert Hall

British architecture studio AL_A is designing a concert hall in Belgrade, Serbia, covered in a draped canopy that aims to mirror the movement of music. The concert hall will be comprised of four curved volumes that will house a 1,600-seat performance hall, a podium stage, a recital hall and a creative hub. Hailed as the first venue

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