Our featured architect this week is Richard Rogers, who we interviewed to coincide with the opening of his retrospective at the Royal Academy of Arts in London and his eightieth birthday. Read on for more plus Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More »
Monthly archives: July 2013
The music we used on the soundtrack to today's movie about this year's Blickfang designworkshop is a track called Gettin' Funky by Wave Crushers, which we featured on Dezeen Music Project in June.
Here's another great house record by the same producers, released by German label Aux Audio. We think it might be even funkier than their previous track.
London-based Moxon Architects has completed a contemporary glazed extension to this Grade II listed town house in south-west London. More »
In our second exclusive video interview in our series of movies about Richard Rogers, the British architect reveals that key elements of the Centre Pompidou in Paris, which he designed together with Italian architect Renzo Piano, were strongly influenced by the radical thinking of the 1960s. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »
Lisbon architect Nuno Simões of DNSJ.arq has completed a series of staircases and walkways to allow visitors to explore a historic cave near Évora, Portugal. More »
Self-production versus royalties was the hot topic at this year's Blickfang designworkshop, held at Boisbuchet in France and led by designer Sebastian Wrong (+ movie). More »
This house outside Barcelona by Spanish studio MDBA features a glazed living room that thrusts out towards the descending landscape (+ slideshow). More »
In this movie Dezeen filmed at the opening of the new Camper store in New York, Japanese designer and Nendo founder Oki Sato explains why he covered the interior walls of the store with over a thousand white plastic shoes. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »
French designers Zébra3/Buy-Sellf have designed a prefabricated holiday home in the shape of a cloud that sits next to a lake in south-west France (+ slideshow). More »
Graduate designer Katharina Unger has designed a table-top insect breeding farm that allows people to produce edible fly larvae in their homes (+ slideshow). More »
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