Dezeen Screen: in this movie, architect Rafael Viñoly talks to Dezeen about firstsite, a visual arts centre wrapped in golden metal that he has completed in Colchester, England. Watch the movie here and see more images of the project in our earlier Dezeen story.
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 »