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Dezeen on Architecture
"Earthquakes don't kill people, bad buildings do"
Architects can and should play a major role in the recovery after disasters like the terrible Turkey earthquake but egotistical posturing will not help anyone, writes Cameron Sinclair.
This week we highlighted the best US and Chinese architecture projects of 2022
This week on Dezeen, we continued our review of the year by looking at the most interesting buildings completed in the USA, UK and China this year.
Dezeen on Design
Dezeen's top 10 rebrands and logo redesigns of 2022
From German car manufacturer Audi adopting a flat logo to the unveiling of King Charles III's royal monogram, Dezeen selects 10 rebrands from the year as part of our review of 2022.
"The circular economy is needed to get to net-zero emissions"
Designers and brands must go beyond recycling and focus on making bigger, systems-level changes to help the world move to a circular economy – and ultimately reach its net-zero goals, says Ellen MacArthur.
Dezeen on Disability
Ripple masturbation suit offers sex aid to people with disabilities
Designers Hsin-Jou Huang, Szu-Ying Lai and Chia-Ning Hsu help people with disabilities to fulfil their sexual needs with a three-part masturbation tool that includes a bodysuit, a mask and a remote…
Dezeen on Future Cities
Arnhildur Palmadottir proposes building cities from lava
Icelandic architect Arnhildur Palmadottir has revealed her "radical and gigantic" Lavaforming proposal at this year's DesignMarch festival in Reykjavík.
"Cities should not just build green transport but actively dismantle car infrastructure"
Instead of desperately trying to reduce road congestion in the short term, politicians should be using traffic as a tool for making urban transport more sustainable, writes Phineas Harper.
Dezeen on Renewable Energy
Shell carbon-capture facility found to be generating more emissions than it prevents
A prototype carbon capture and storage facility by Shell, which was designed to eliminate emissions from hydrogen production, actually has the same yearly carbon footprint as 1.2 million cars,…
Dezeen on Self Driving
MIT study finds huge carbon cost to self-driving cars
The widespread adoption of self-driving cars will create a major bump in carbon emissions without changes to their design, a study from MIT has found.
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Architecture photographs of the year revealed
An image of the cavernous white interior of Zaha Hadid's Heydar Aliyev Center has been named architectural photograph of the year.
"'Sohofication' is strangling our city centres"
A proliferation of strangely similar restaurants in our cities is at risk of making them boring places to live, writes Jonathan Nunn.
Mies van der Rohe Award 2015 shortlist announced
The shortlist for the European Union's 2015 architecture prize – the Mies van der Rohe Award – includes a woodland crematorium and a rowing centre
Dezeen » Blog Archive » Universiade 2011 Sports Centre by GMP Architekten
Faceted glass triangles create glowing crowns around a trio of stadiums for the World University Games currently taking place in Shenzhen. The three Universiade stadiums were designed by German studio GMP Architekten and surround an artificial lake. The largest of the three buildings is the main events arena, which seats up to 60,000 spectators in three More
Philippe Starck draws on mid-century modernism for Saint-Tropez hotel
French architect and designer Philippe Starck used warm tones and modernist references in his renovation of Villa W, a boutique wellness hotel on the coast of Saint-Tropez.
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