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House with “Margin Space” Helps Relocating City-Dwellers Adjust to Life in Rural Japan

To encourage the occupants of this house to socialise with their neighbours, Japanese architect Takanori Ineyama added a patio deck, a first-floor balcony and a large bay window to the building’s facade. Ineyama designed Tab House for a young family who recently moved out…

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Herzog & de Meuron Reveals Plans for Tower Set in Landscaped Gardens at Stockholm Gasworks

Landscaped public gardens will surround a new glass residential tower by Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron, providing a new space for Stockholm’s residents to relax and enjoy nature. Called Gasklockan, the residential development is overseen by Oscar Properties and is being constructed on the…

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Yale Architecture Students Create Dwelling in Connecticut for the Homeless

Graduate students at Yale University have completed a prefabricated building in New Haven with two apartments that will be leased to tenants who are experiencing homelessness. The 1,000-square-foot (92-square-metre) house was built on a slender vacant lot on Adeline Street, in the…

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Productora Adds Steel-Frame Extension to Pink Bungalow in Los Angeles

Mexican architecture studio Productora has attached a two-storey steel unit onto the back of a bungalow in California to add more living space. Fleischmann House is located in Echo Park, Los Angeles, on a sloped lot that was previously underused. The entire project, which measures 2370…

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Checa Romero Architects “Makes the Most” of Small Brick House by Extending in Every Direction

Architect Curro Checa Romero has refurbished and extended a 1980s house in east London, more than doubling its interior dimensions and creating a series of light-filled spaces with an improved connection to the rear garden. The Grim House was named for architect Checa Romero’s…

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Carmody Groarke Unveils Plans for Art Centre at Sheffield’s Park Hill estate

Park Hill estate is to receive a new Carmody Groarke-designed art gallery and suite of studios, as part of the redevelopment of the brutalist housing scheme built in 1961. Carmody Groarke’s plans for the Park Hill Art Space will see the conversion of a 7,200-square-metre…

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Mini Living Urban Cabin Explores how Future Cities may Merge Public and Private

In our latest Dezeen x MINI Living movie, architect Sam Jacob and Corinna Natter of MINI Living explain how micro homes, like the one they presented during London Design Festival, could one day function as shared resources. The Urban Cabin is a 15-square-metre modular unit, created by MINI…

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Isozaki “Was the First Well-Known Architect to Work in Miami Beach” says Protege David Gauld

Arata Izosaki’s Bass Museum project paved the way for future starchitects to work in Miami Beach, says the Japanese architect’s contemporary David Gauld, who also credited the Art Basel fair with transforming the city’s attitudes towards culture and architecture. New York-based…

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Arizona Horse Barn Transformed into Desert Guest House by the Construction Zone

Concrete walls that once enclosed horse stalls are now used as room dividers in this modern guest house by The Construction Zone, a design-build firm in Phoenix. The Barn Guest House is located on a large property in Phoenix dotted with cacti,…

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El Dorado and Modus Studio Repurpose Old Warehouse for Arkansas Art School

A steel-framed building in Fayetteville, Arkansas, has been transformed into an educational facility with the addition of white cladding, tall linear windows and a second floor. The facility, which houses a range of spaces for students and faculty, is part of the…

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