Canadian architecture firm BORTOLOTTO has designed a new house in Toronto, for custom-home builder Farhad Kazmian, owner of Abond Homes.
New York-based firm Workshop/APD has designed the master plan of AutoCamp Cape Cod, a 14-acre site that includes accommodations like cabins, Airstreams, and tents, a clubhouse featuring a mid-century modern lounge with an indoor fireplace and cozy seating, a general store, and restrooms with luxury showers.
This week on Dezeen, architect Michele De Lucchi reinterpreted Hogwarts castle and other locations in the Harry Potter story in a contemporary architectural language for the covers of the books in Italy. Commissioned by publishing house Salani, each of the seven covers includes a significant location from the series that was redesigned by the architect and his studio AMDL
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Researchers at Purdue University have developed an “ultra-white” paint that reflects 98 per cent of sunlight and deflects infrared heat, allowing buildings to cool below the surrounding air temperature. The paint, which the university describes as the “whitest paint on record”, owes its cooling power to barium sulphate – a pigment derived from the mineral
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Mitsuori Architects has designed the renovation of a home in Northcote, Australia, that includes a new and open kitchen.
Included as part of the accommodation options that the newly opened AutoCamp Cape Cod is a collection of Airstream trailers that visitors can stay in.
Architecture firm Mihaly Slocombe has designed the renovation of a home in Kensington, Australia, that originally dates back to 1913.
Engineering firm Skidmore Owings and Merril collaborated with American artist Phillip K Smith III to create Santa Monica Linear, a mirrored glass installation that lights up at night. Santa Monica Linear sits on a sloping landscaped site on the grounds of a house designed by celebrated Californian modernist Ray Kappe. Made of steel and glass,
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Architect Michele De Lucchi has redesigned the Italian covers of the Harry Potter books, shifting focus away from the characters and towards the fantastical buildings of the wizarding world. Commissioned by publishing house Salani, De Lucchi and his studio AMDL CIRCLE veered away from replicating the numerous existing depictions of the iconic Hogwarts castle and
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Architecture firm OPA has designed a modern home in San Francisco, California, for an entrepreneur and an artist.