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Floating rammed earth villas by Formafatal

Dezeen Agenda features pair of rammed-earth villas in Costa Rican jungle

The latest edition of our weekly Dezeen Agenda newsletter features a pair of villas in Costa Rica and the studios that have been involved with The Line megacity in Saudi Arabia. Subscribe to Dezeen Agenda now.

Architecture studios including Adjaye Associates, Morphosis, Studio Fuksas and Coop Himmelb(l)au have been named in a Riyadh exhibition as working on The Line in Saudi Arabia.

A number of international studios are designing the 170-kilometre-long megacity, with each practice reportedly working on a 500-metre section.

The Line Exhibition, which is on display in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia lists twelve architecture studios that are working on the project, according to the Architects' Journal.

Villa in Costa Rica by Formafatal
Formafatal has constructed two villas out of rammed earth on a jungled hillside

This week's newsletter also features a pair of villas in Costa Rica designed by Formafatal, a study from MIT which found a huge carbon cost to self-driving cars and an interview with ProxyAddress founder Chris Hildrey.

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