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Kitrvs winery’s facades built from 13,596 individually rotated bricks

July 16, 2020 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Kitrvs winery's parametric facades built using augmented bricklaying by Gramazio Kohler Research at ETH Zürich

Researchers from Swiss university ETH Zürich have created the facades of a winery in Greece from 13,596 individually placed bricks using a technology they have named “augmented bricklaying”. Built at the Kitrvs winery in Pydna near the foot of Mount Olympus, the building will be used to process and store wine from the local vineyards. Its

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Cabinette co-working space in Valencia plays off Jacques Tati’s film Playtime

July 16, 2020 Natasha Levy 0
Cabinette co-working space in Valencia designed by Masquespacio

The 1960s film Playtime by renowned French director Jacques Tati set the tone for this whimsical co-working office that Masquespacio has designed in Valencia. Cabinette is a co-working space for creatives set inside a mixed-use building in Valencia’s La Fuensanta neighbourhood. It takes over a ground-floor unit that was originally fit-out to serve as an

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Zayed University students present 10 interior design projects

July 16, 2020 Dezeen staff 0
Zayed University interiors students rethink and revive their Arabic heritage

Graduates from Dubai’s Zayed University present projects including an Arabic calligraphy centre and a place of worship that challenges “repetitive approaches to mosque design” in this VDF school show. The 10 works exhibited below were created by undergraduate interior design students at the College of Arts and Creative Enterprises (CACE). Projects from the rest of this

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Tunnel Vision: Europe’s New Urban Pathways and Metro Stations

July 16, 2020 Eric Baldwin 0

Urban connections define modern cities. From public transportation to walking and cycling paths, mobility has the potential to enrich urban life. In Europe, planners and designers have a long history of working through city connections to integrate with existing historic fabrics and make room for contemporary transport solutions.

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Marc Quinn replaces statue of slaver Edward Colston with Black Lives Matter protestor

July 16, 2020 India Block 0
A Surge of Power by Marc Quinn and Jen Reid

Artist Marc Quinn has erected a sculpture of Black Lives Matter protester Jed Reid on the plinth in Bristol where the statue of a slave trader stood before it was torn down. Quinn and his team installed the resin and steel statue, called A Surge of Power, during the night. He did not seek permission beforehand

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