London Design Festival 2011: designers Max Frommeld and Arno Mathies showed off their folding boat that's made from a single, standard-sized sheet of plastic at Multiplex at The Dock last week. More »
Monthly archives: September 2011
Behind the sliding doors of a corrugated steel shed near Nantes, France, is an artist’s studio with a double-height atrium and translucent rear wall. More »
Almost a hundred small square windows scattered across the walls, ceilings and roof of a house in Tokyo allow its occupants, a deaf couple and their children, to sign to each other through the walls even when the children are playing outdoors. More »
Dezeen Wire: architecture critic Jay Merrick of The Independent describes the revamped Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury by Keith Williams as "a scene stealer in a city that's already full of star attractions," while Maev Kennedy, writing for The Guardian, applauds the local council for investing in a building that will generate income and jobs for the area. The theatre will be officially opened by Prince Edward on 4 October.
Natural light diffuses into this house in Yokohama, Japan, through a grid of arched skylights in the ceiling. More »
French architect Serge Salat has designed an infinite labyrinth of shapes and colours for a touring exhibition in China. More »