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The brutalist Salters’ Hall is enclosed by white fluted concrete

September 26, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Inside the brutalist Salters' Hall by Basil Spence

The penultimate video tour published in collaboration with Open House London documents Salters’ Hall, the white brutalist livery hall near the Barbican Estate. Filmed by Jim Stephenson, the video is one of a series of short documentaries being published on Dezeen during the festival to spotlight unusual and overlooked places in London. Salters’ Hall was

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The brutalist Salters’ Hall is enclosed by white fluted concrete

September 26, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
Inside the brutalist Salters' Hall by Basil Spence

The penultimate video tour published in collaboration with Open House London documents Salters’ Hall, the white brutalist livery hall near the Barbican Estate. Filmed by Jim Stephenson, the video is one of a series of short documentaries being published on Dezeen during the festival to spotlight unusual and overlooked places in London. Salters’ Hall was

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Zaha Hadid Architects reveals design for skyscraper on world’s most expensive site

September 26, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Zaha Hadid Architects Hong Kong skyscraper at 2 Murray Road

UK architecture studio Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its design for a sinuous, glass, 36-storey skyscraper, which will be built in Hong Kong at 2 Murray Road on what is reportedly the world’s most expensive plot. The 36-storey skyscraper in Hong Kong’s central business district will be built alongside the Bank of China Tower by IM Pei, and in close proximity

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Large windows and cantilevers animate House on 36th by Beebe Skidmore

September 26, 2020 Lizzie Crook 0
House on 36th by Beebe Skidmore in Portland, USA

A cantilevered upper storey with symmetrical, glazed dormers is the focal point of House on 36th, which Beebe Skidmore has completed for a young family relocating to Portland, USA. The sculptural dwelling overhauls an existing one-story cottage on the site that was built in 1945 but required a contemporary update and more space to meet

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How Small Can A Home Be? A Glimpse into the Smallest Houses in the World

September 26, 2020 Victor Delaqua 0

Sheltering is a fundamental issue in Architecture. The ways of living and interacting with the space in which we spend our daily lives is an everlasting debate in the field, which is committed to providing a better quality of life, but also to developing new ways of living. By adding other aspects such as real estate speculation, high housing density in urban centers, the pursuit of nomadism, or even the sheer desire to follow a trend, the debate around small-scale houses becomes even more relevant. And so, we ask ourselves, what is the smallest area required to live in?

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House AC / Wim Heylen + Pieter Coelis

September 26, 2020 Valeria Silva 0

The 19th century mansion is located at a busy junction on the ringway of Ghent. On the street side, the house has a wide façade of three storeys high topped with a saddle roof. On the first floor, a curved bay window offers an unobstructed view over the water. On the garden side, the main volume connects with a stately high extension. This houses the original wooden staircase that gracefully leads to the first floor. In the course of time, various extensions of visibly inferior quality were built around this stairwell.

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This week, the EU made plans for a new Bauhaus after coronavirus

September 26, 2020 India Block 0
This week on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen, the European Union unveiled plans to fund a Bauhaus-style design school as part of a €750 billion coronavirus recovery scheme. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen outlined the plans as part of her State of the Union address. “We will set up a new European Bauhaus,” said Von der Leyen.

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This week, the EU made plans for a new Bauhaus after coronavirus

September 26, 2020 India Block 0
This week on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen, the European Union unveiled plans to fund a Bauhaus-style design school as part of a €750 billion coronavirus recovery scheme. European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen outlined the plans as part of her State of the Union address. “We will set up a new European Bauhaus,” said Von der Leyen.

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