Turkish studio Yerce Architecture have transformed the headquarters of a furniture company in Izmir into an indoor garden with an olive tree, a pergola, a parrot and a wavy wall of perforated bricks (+ slideshow). More
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Dezeen Wire: design brand strategist Mirko van den Winkel has published a free-to-download essay called Building a design brand, setting out why so few young design brands achieve financial success and offering advice on how to succeed - download the essay. More
Dezeen Wire: design critic Alice Rawsthorn writes about the moral and social implications of redesigning the human body in advance of an exhibition about human enhancement called Superhuman at the Wellcome Collection in London from 19 July - New York Times
Dezeen Wire: Louise Schouwenberg, one of the three Design Academy Eindhoven heads of masters courses who resigned last week, has sent us their official resignation letter to the members of the academy's executive board. More
Dezeen Wire: The Telegraph interviews architect Dame Zaha Hadid on her career and her design for the Aquatics Centre for the London 2012 Olympic Games, with Hadid revealing that she hasn't been invited to the games: "“Not me, not a single member of my team has been invited to a single event in the pool or anything” - The Telegraph
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