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Norm Architects designs New Mags bookstore in Copenhagen to reference old libraries

October 19, 2021 Cajsa Carlson 0
Interior of New Mags in Copenhagen

Danish studio Norm Architects has designed a flagship bookstore for distributor New Mags that features stone plinths and pivoting wooden walls. Norm Architects looked to classic libraries for inspiration for the project, which was commissioned by a Scandinavian distributor of coffee table books. “As inspiration for the project, we looked thoroughly at spaces that are

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Bartlett seeks director “committed to equality” as Bob Sheil prepares to step down

October 19, 2021 Tom Ravenscroft 0
Bartlett by Hawkins\Brown-designed at 22 Gordon Street

The Bartlett School of Architecture has advertised for a new director to replace Bob Shiel and announced it will appoint an external agency to investigate allegations of sexual and racial discrimination raised by former students. The advert, published on the University College London website, calls for candidates that can “demonstrate commitment to the principles of equality,

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Malka Architecture to top French embassy in Vienna with art nouveau-style alcoves

October 19, 2021 James Parkes 0
The roof extension has an organic shape

French studio Malka Architecture has revealed plans to renovate the interior of the French embassy in Vienna and top it with a collection of nature-informed art nouveau-style “light cannons”. The embassy occupies two art nouveau-structures from the early 20th century in Vienna’s city centre. Malka Architecture plans to renovate the interior of both government buildings and

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Dezeen Awards 2021 interiors public vote winners include a floating church by Denizen Works

October 19, 2021 Florence Wright 0
Floating church by Denizen Works

Projects by Mold Architects, Kingston Lafferty Design and 10 other studios have been chosen by Dezeen readers as winners of the Dezeen Awards 2021 public vote in the interiors categories. Other winners include Woods Bagot for its steam-bent timber showroom and Denizen Works for its floating church. A total of 53,400 votes were cast and verified

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