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This week we revealed the Dezeen Awards 2022 longlists

August 13, 2022 Cajsa Carlson 0
Timber Bridge in Gulou Waterfront by LUO Studio

This week on Dezeen, we revealed the longlists in all categories of the Dezeen Awards 2022, showcasing the world’s best studios and projects. This week saw the architecture longlist revealed on Monday, followed by the interiors longlist on Tuesday. The projects competing for the design award were unveiled on Wednesday and the longlisted sustainability projects

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“Nothing about skyscrapers has anything to do with nature” says commenter

August 10, 2022 Rupert Bickersteth 0
Aerial visual of 55 Bishopsgate in London skyline

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing a proposal for a London skyscraper designed by Arney Fender Katsalidis, which the studio said “takes inspiration from nature”. The proposed design is animated by an exposed structural system, which the practice has modelled on organic forms such as shells and leaves. The project at 55 Bishopsgate, which

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Maya Lin designs oculus water fountain for the Obama Presidential Center

August 8, 2022 Alice Finney 0
A rendering of a round water fountain in a garden

American artist Maya Lin has revealed a design for a spherical water fountain that will be installed in the Obama Presidential Center, a cultural complex in Chicago celebrating Barack Obama’s presidency. Called Seeing Through the Universe, the site-specific artwork is set to be the focal point of the Ann Dunham Water Garden, a garden named

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Museum of Space Available opens in Bali to explore circular design

August 8, 2022 Rima Sabina Aouf 0
Museum of Space Available exterior facade

Design studio Space Available has worked with Indonesian architects Sidarta and Sandjaja to turn a Bali building into an institution dedicated to circular design, with a facade made of 200,000 recycled plastic bottles. Located in the coastal town of Canggu, the Museum of Space Available (MoSA) houses a gallery, recycling station and “upcycling bar” where

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BIG designing Ground to Air driverless vehicle for American desert city Telosa

August 5, 2022 Nat Barker 0
Ground to Air designed by BIG

Danish architecture studio BIG is designing a road, air and hyperloop-capable autonomous vehicle for the new US city of Telosa currently being planned for five million people in an unconfirmed desert location. The Ground to Air, or G2A, would constitute a rhomboid passenger pod that can attach to a set of wheels to become a

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“Humanity isn’t a guinea pig” says commenter

August 3, 2022 Rebecca Grove 0
Saudi Arabia reveals 170-kilometre-long mirrored skyscraper to house nine million people

In this week’s comments update, readers are discussing a video of The Line, a 500-metre-tall, mirror-clad skyscraper that was designed to house nine million people in Saudi Arabia and other top stories. The linear city, which will be 170 kilometres long and 200 metres wide, was launched by Saudi Arabia’s crown prince Mohammed bin Salman

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Six architecture and design events in August from Dezeen Events Guide

August 1, 2022 Sophie Chapman 0

Chart Art Fair, Seattle Design Festival and BIO 27 are among the architecture and design events featured in Dezeen Events Guide this month. Other events taking place in August include the Oslo Design Fair, a three-day event featuring exhibitions and talks, and the Arne Jacobsen and St Catherine’s College conference. The one-day conference celebrates the college’s 60th

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This week Saudi Arabia unveiled a mirrored megacity for nine million people

July 30, 2022 Jane Englefield 0
The Line megacity in Saudi Arabia

This week on Dezeen, we revealed the Saudi Arabian government’s plans to build a 170-kilometer-long city, which will be called The Line. Designed to house nine million people, the 500-metre-high skyscraper will stretch 170 kilometres across northwest Saudi Arabia. The rectilinear megastructure will include residential, retail and leisure areas as well as schools and parks.

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