An exhibition of the top fifteen Architectural Design submissions for the Bamiyan Culture Centre was launched by the UNESCO Office in Afghanistan, early this May. Ed Chew's entry was one of 15 selected from among the 1070 submitted entries to grace the walls of the exhibition hall at the historic Garden of Babur.
French architect Patterlini Benoit has imagined a mixed-use building to be wrapped around one half of the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. Completed in 1836 as a memorial to the victories of the French armies under Napoleon, Paris’ triumphal arch is[…]
This special edition of a+u is a comprehensive issue of Sigurd Lewerentz – Drawing Collection, originally published as two issues in January and February 2016.Consisting of Lewerentz's hand drawings from the Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design archive and photographs,[…]
Clad in sustainable Kebony and orange panels, Villa Circuitus exudes a warm ambience that belies its smart design. Its round shape minimizes the surfaces exposed to the outside air, which, combined with high-performance custom windows that retain twice as much[…]
Rio 2016: with a week to go until the Olympic and Paralympic games in Rio de Janeiro, we've selected eight of the city's best examples of Modernist architecture and landscaping that visitors shouldn't miss (+ slideshow). (more…)
Our US job of the week on the new and improved Dezeen Jobs website is for a dean at Woodbury University's School of Architecture in Burbank California, where facilities include the Julius Shulman building (pictured). Visit the ad for full[…]
Opinion: a temporary installation around a plinth that once hosted an infamous statue of Lenin in Ukraine accidentally highlights a deeper problem facing the city than what to do with the relics of Soviet rule, finds Owen Hatherley. (more…)