This week we revealed the shortlists for Dezeen Awards 2022

MVRDV's Depot Boijmans van Beuningen was shortlisted in the 2022 Dezeen Awards

This week on Dezeen, we announced the architecture, interiors, design, sustainability and media projects as well as the studios shortlisted for this year’s Dezeen Awards.

This year saw Dezeen Awards receive its highest number of entries in its history, with the 2022 awards tallying up over 5,000 international submissions.

The 2022 architecture shortlist includes 57 of the world’s best buildings, including ones designed by MVRDV, Neri&Hu and Richard Rogers. The interiors shortlist features projects located in 24 different countries including Ukraine, Japan and Canada.

Image of a Neri & Hu-designed building
Dezeen Awards 2022 architecture shortlist was revealed

This year’s design shortlist includes projects by Kengo Kuma, Tom Dixon and Snøhetta, while the media shortlist features projects such as a film that documents the issues of young homeless people living in poor-condition emergency accommodation.

Fifteen projects were shortlisted in the sustainability category for this year’s Dezeen Awards, while the 31 studios that are competing in the six studio categories were unveiled today.

significant buildings opened by Queen Elizabeth II
The Queen died aged 96

In UK news, Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 after 70 years on the throne – the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

We looked back at twenty of the many significant buildings that she opened during her time as Queen.

Solar Revolution
Dezeen’s Solar Revolution series launched

Dezeen has launched its latest series, titled Solar Revolution, which celebrates the power of the sun and explores how science and design can make use of its potential.

With the launch of Solar Revolution, designers Marjan van Aubel and Pauline van Dongen discussed a need for radical change to fully embrace solar power. Dezeen also rounded up 10 buildings that challenge the conventional use of solar panels across their designs.

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Emerging designers and brands showcased work in a group exhibiton at Stockholm Design Week

This week Dezeen reported from Stockholm Design Week and Amsterdam Fashion Week.

At Stockholm Design Week, 42 emerging designers and brands exhibited pieces such as a bench made from mining waste, while in Amsterdam, a fashion show was held at MVRDV’s mirror-clad art depot.

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Researchers developed a method of 3D printing with seed-impregnated soil

In other design news, University of Virginia researchers developed a method of 3D printing with seed-impregnated soil.

The researchers hope that the innovative design can be used to create walls and roofs covered with plant life.

Villa Grieg by Saunders Architecture
Saunders Architecture has designed a villa on piloti

Popular projects this week include a villa on piloti overlooking a Norwegian lake, an all-black cottage in Vermont and an elevated “snake-shaped” home.

This week’s lookbooks showcased eight homes with floating staircases and ten atriums in residential buildings that brighten the interior.

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