Nicholas Boys Smith to lead new government task force to "embed beauty" in the planning system

NICHOLAS BOYS SMITH TO LEAD NEW GOVERNMENT TASK FORCE TO "EMBED BEAUTY" IN THE PLANNING SYSTEM

Create Streets founder Nicholas Boys Smith has been appointed by UK housing secretary Robert Jenrick to lead a national design body...

EC president announces "New European Bauhaus" to help Europe move to a circular economy

EC PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES "NEW EUROPEAN BAUHAUS" TO HELP EUROPE MOVE TO A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has announced plans to create a new Bauhaus modelled on the influential design school...

 
 
 
VenhoevenCS and Ateliers 2/3/4/ reveal timber aquatic centre for Paris 2024 Olympics

VENHOEVENCS AND ATELIERS 2/3/4/ REVEAL TIMBER AQUATIC CENTRE FOR PARIS 2024 OLYMPICS

Dutch studio VenhoevenCS and French practice Ateliers 2/3/4/ have unveiled the designs for a timber swimming pool complex in Paris,...

This week British designer Terence Conran passed away

THIS WEEK BRITISH DESIGNER TERENCE CONRAN PASSED AWAY

This week on Dezeen, Habitat and Design Museum founder Terence Conran passed away and London Design Festival took place. Conran died...

 
 
 
Snøhetta to design Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library in North Dakota

SNØHETTA TO DESIGN THEODORE ROOSEVELT PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY IN NORTH DAKOTA

Architecture firm Snøhetta has been announced as the winner of a competition to design the Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library...

Athens is "the new Berlin" says Carwan Gallery founder as it relocates to the Greek capital

ATHENS IS "THE NEW BERLIN" SAYS CARWAN GALLERY FOUNDER AS IT RELOCATES TO THE GREEK CAPITAL

Contemporary design gallery Carwan Gallery has moved from Beirut to Athens , where it has opened with an exhibition of work by Omer...

 
 
 
Abraham Thomas named architecture and design curator for The Met

ABRAHAM THOMAS NAMED ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN CURATOR FOR THE MET

Abraham Thomas, former director of the Sir John Soane's Museum, has been named curator of architecture and design at The Metropolitan...

Koichi Takada unveils plant-covered Urban Forest housing high rise for Brisbane

KOICHI TAKADA UNVEILS PLANT-COVERED URBAN FOREST HOUSING HIGH RISE FOR BRISBANE

Urban Forest is a 30-storey apartment building covered in thousand trees and plants that Koichi Takada Architects has designed for...

 
 
 
Thomas Heatherwick leads tributes to "mentor and lifelong friend" Terence Conran

THOMAS HEATHERWICK LEADS TRIBUTES TO "MENTOR AND LIFELONG FRIEND" TERENCE CONRAN

British designer Thomas Heatherwick is one of the numerous designers to have paid tribute to Habitat and Design Museum founder Terence...

Paul Rudolph's Burroughs Wellcome building in North Carolina faces demolition

PAUL RUDOLPH'S BURROUGHS WELLCOME BUILDING IN NORTH CAROLINA FACES DEMOLITION

Preservation groups are fighting to save Paul Rudolph 's Burroughs Wellcome building in North Carolina , one of his "most significant...

 
 
 
Christ & Gantenbein unwraps Lindt Home of Chocolate on Lake Zurich

CHRIST & GANTENBEIN UNWRAPS LINDT HOME OF CHOCOLATE ON LAKE ZURICH

Architecture studio Christ & Gantenbein has completed a museum for chocolate brand Lindt alongside its headquarters in the Swiss town...

Foster + Partners' Cairo hospital embodies "latest research on biophilia"

FOSTER + PARTNERS' CAIRO HOSPITAL EMBODIES "LATEST RESEARCH ON BIOPHILIA"

Foster + Partners has revealed visuals of the Magdi Yacoub Global Heart Centre Cairo hospital in Egypt that will prioritise connecting...

 
 
 
Visionary British designer Terence Conran dies

VISIONARY BRITISH DESIGNER TERENCE CONRAN DIES

Breaking news: British designer Terence Conran , founder of furniture brand Habitat and London's Design Museum , has died at the age...

This week, we unveiled the Dezeen Awards 2020 shortlists

THIS WEEK, WE UNVEILED THE DEZEEN AWARDS 2020 SHORTLISTS

This week on Dezeen, we revealed the architecture, interiors and design projects shortlisted for Dezeen Awards , as well as the studio...

 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch will not reopen following months of temporary closure due to coronavirus

ACE HOTEL LONDON SHOREDITCH WILL NOT REOPEN FOLLOWING MONTHS OF TEMPORARY CLOSURE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

American hotel company Ace Hotel has permanently closed its outpost in Shoreditch, London after shutting the venue temporarily due...

Architecture Foundation battles council to save Antepavilion structures from demolition

ARCHITECTURE FOUNDATION BATTLES COUNCIL TO SAVE ANTEPAVILION STRUCTURES FROM DEMOLITION

Organisers of the annual Antepavilion commission in London are fighting to prevent "oppressive" Hackney Council from demolishing a...

 
 
 
"Formidable architect and designer" Cini Boeri dies aged 96

"FORMIDABLE ARCHITECT AND DESIGNER" CINI BOERI DIES AGED 96

Italian architect and designer Cini Boeri, who created a series of iconic seating designs and was the founder of Cini Boeri Architetti,...

Groupwork to "resurrect" Victorian facades of Clerkenwell shops

GROUPWORK TO "RESURRECT" VICTORIAN FACADES OF CLERKENWELL SHOPS

Architecture studio Groupwork is set to reinstate the facades of a group of 19th-century shops in Clerkenwell, London , as part of...

 
 
 
Bokja launches initiative to repair goods damaged in Beirut explosion

BOKJA LAUNCHES INITIATIVE TO REPAIR GOODS DAMAGED IN BEIRUT EXPLOSION

Hoda Baroudi and Maria Hibri have transformed the Bokja showroom in Beirut into a community centre where people can bring home furnishings...

Dezeen Awards 2020 design shortlist revealed

DEZEEN AWARDS 2020 DESIGN SHORTLIST REVEALED

The shortlist for Dezeen Awards 2020 design categories has been unveiled, with 62 projects selected across 12 categories. All shortlisted...

 
 
 



Carabao Cup round-up: Kai Havertz scores hat-trick for Chelsea as Blues progress

Carabao Cup round-up: Kai Havertz scores hat-trick for Chelsea as Blues progress

Havertz bagged an impressive treble for Chelsea while Newcastle hit seven at Morecambe as elsewhere there were wins for Everton, Fulham, Burnley, Brighton, Stoke and Arsenal Read more ...

Hollywood actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds are looking to invest in...

Hollywood actors Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds are looking to invest in Wrexham

From the bright lights of American showbiz to the hills and rain of North Wales, Reynolds and McElhenney are ready to 'put forward their vision' at a Special General Meeting. Read more ...

One of 3 Police Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Fatal Shooting Charged

One of 3 Police Officers Involved in Breonna Taylor's Fatal Shooting Charged

Former police detective Brett Hankinson has been indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment for his role in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor. The... Read more ...

Cop who shot black paramedic Breonna Taylor faces minor wanton endangerment...

Cop who shot black paramedic Breonna Taylor faces minor wanton endangerment charges over her death

Fired Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison, left, will face wanton endangerment charges over the fatal shooting of paramedic Breonna Taylor, right A cop who shot a black... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE pre-orders open: an affordable 'Fan Edition' smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S20 FE pre-orders open: an affordable 'Fan Edition' smartphone

The new Fan Edition phone comes in six new colourways, boasting core innovations found on Samsung's flagship Galaxy S20 launched in March. Read more ...

Leicester 0-2 Arsenal: Christian Fuchs own goal and Eddie Nketiah strike...

Leicester 0-2 Arsenal: Christian Fuchs own goal and Eddie Nketiah strike sends Gunners through

IAN HEBERT AT THE KINGPOWER STADIUM: With Mikel Arteta intent on assigning the tournament more significance, Willian arriving late on from the bench, this side could be the one... Read more ...

Sir Trevor McDonald 'splits from wife of 34 years and moves into bachelor pad'

Sir Trevor McDonald 'splits from wife of 34 years and moves into bachelor pad'

ITN news star Sir Trevor McDonald and his wife Jo have been married for 34 years Read more ...

Keir Starmer says British public are not to blame for Government's failure...

Keir Starmer says British public are not to blame for Government's failure to control coronavirus

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: Kai Havertz scores first Chelsea goal after brilliant Mount and Abraham...

: Kai Havertz scores first Chelsea goal after brilliant Mount and Abraham combination

Kai Havertz has just scored his first goal for Chelsea, in just his third start - but his finish was easy compared to what came before. Mason Mount cut in from the left wing... Read more ...

Jose Mourinho makes Dele Alli transfer declaration with hidden warning to...

Jose Mourinho makes Dele Alli transfer declaration with hidden warning to Tottenham star

Dele Alli has been linked with a move away from Tottenham after being left out of Jose Mourinho's squad for the last two games. Read more ...