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Vondalwig Architecture refreshes mid-century house in Upstate New York with blackened wood

July 11, 2020 Bridget Cogley 0
The Bedford House by Vondalwig Architecture

New York studio Vondalwig Architecture has overhauled the exterior of a 1960s house in Hudson Valley with blackened wood, and updated the interiors with features like white-painted brick and a curved pink wall. Called House 23, the residence comprises a two-storey dwelling and a detached studio that was built in 1967 in Bedford in Westchester

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This week’s VDF highlights include Lucy McRae, Fabio Novembre, Istanbul Design Biennial and a live show from Imogen Heap

July 11, 2020 Jennifer Hahn 0
This week's VDF highlights include Lucy McRae and Imogen Heap

The final week of VDF featured live performances from Imogen Heap and Lucy McRae, collaborations with Dutch Design Week and Istanbul Design Biennial, plus a virtual tour of DesignAware’s Hilltop School in Hyderabad, India. Virtual Design Festival, the world’s first online design festival, ran from 15 April until 10 July. Visit dezeen.com/vdf/schedule to look back at

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Stéphanie Livée’s interiors for Hotel Le Sud are an homage to the south of France

July 11, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Hotel Le Sud designed by Stéphanie Lizée

White walls, stripey furnishings and colourful ceramics feature in this hotel on France’s Côte d’Azur, which interior architect Stéphanie Livée has designed to reflect the region’s laid-back ambience. Hotel Le Sud is situated in Juan Les Pins, a charming town on the Côte d’Azur recognised for its sandy beaches and seafront promenades lined with eateries

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Coronavirus money could solve climate crisis but hopes of change are “wishful thinking” says Rem Koolhaas

July 11, 2020 Marcus Fairs 0

The money governments have committed to supporting economies hit by coronavirus could instead solve climate change, according to architect Rem Koolhaas. The sums involved are “clearly enough to settle that issue,” he said. However, the Dutch architect said he believes the world will quickly try to revert to how it was before the pandemic, predicting

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12 mews houses that take advantage of London’s backstreets

July 11, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
10 London mews houses

The mews lanes behind London’s main streets that once contained stables and outhouses now contain homes and shops. Here are 12 of the city’s most interesting modern mews houses. Primrose Hill Mews House by Threefold Architects, Primrose Hill Threefold Architects renovated this Victorian mews house in Primrose Hill to reinstate some of the building’s original details and reorganise its

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Apartment in Alcantara / BOMO Arquitectos

July 11, 2020 Pilar Caballero 0

This small apartment is situated in a building constructed in 1962, designed by Lisbon architects António do Couto Martins (1897-1970) and Frederico Henrique George (1915-1994), whose most significant projects are the Campo de Ourique Market (1934), and the Maritime Museum and Calouste Gulbenkian Planetarium (1965), both situated in Lisbon.