Monthly archives: December 2011

Dezeen Mail #88

Check out the latest issue of Dezeen Mail for all the best stories and comments from Dezeen, including a design for towers that remind readers of 9/11, a fortress for bankers and a "face lift" for Burger King.

There's also an update from Dezeen Wire, the latest movies on Dezeen Screen, all our new competitions and jobs, plus news on our Christmas shop The Temporium. Take a look at it here.

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"Exploding" twin towers by MVRDV
cause outrage

The Cloud by MVRDV

Dezeen Wire: Dutch architects MVRDV have received threatening emails and angry phone calls after revealing proposals for skyscrapers that resemble the exploding World Trade Centre on 9/11.

We published the project first on Dezeen, prompting outrage from many of our readers. One declared the images “insensitive and offensive” while another claimed “this is like 9/11 freeze framed”. More »

Architecting the Future
at Miami Design District

Architecting the Future at Miami Design District

Norman Foster discusses the significance of two of Buckminster Fuller's most iconic designs in this movie filmed at the Architecting the Future: Buckminster Fuller & Lord Norman Foster exhibition in the Miami Design District. His consideration of the Fly's Eye Dome and the Dymaxion car leads to a description of Fuller's architectural relevance in today's society. More »