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  1. NLÉ designs brick classrooms and dormitories for a boarding school in tanzania


    the buildings are defined by their catenary arches, which subtly reference the site's undulating topography.

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  2. fernando laposse installs hairy giants in london as representatives of native craft in mexico


    in perfect contrast to the industrial setting of the capital, sisal sanctum shines a light on ancient methods and the local communities impacted by the changing landscape of material production.

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  3. step inside the 1960s ‘prairie house’ in oklahoma collaged in swirling cedar shingles


    the vision of architect herb greene, the abode references everything from primordial creatures to protective shelters and futurist objects.

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  4. matali crasset suspends books in a circular monorail for le consortium’s bookstore in dijon


    the project draws from françois truffaut's film 'fahrenheit 451', which presents a dystopia where books are forbidden and fire fighters burn any that are found. 

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  5. transparent vinyl chair by zhihao guo is stuffed with clothes


    the piece contains clothes and is called 'I'll try anything once, maybe twice', while — as the designer explains — the title can vary depending on what you put inside.

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  6. malka architecture adds two-floor extension to 19th century parisian building


    wholly built with prefabricated systems, the units have been stacked onto one another, creating mass superpositions, voids and double heights.

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  7. designboom editorial internships available in MILAN!


    are you knowledgeable about architecture or technology? passionate about writing? designboom is seeking interns to join our headquarters in MILAN.

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  8. MVRDV clads leisure complex with golden façades and imprints of surrounding structures


    dubbed 'the imprint', the development contains a nightclub in one building, while the other accommodates an indoor theme park.

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  9. mud-spraying drones that build new homes could spell future for city housing


    mud shell is a housing project developed by french architect stephanie chaltiel that utilizes mud-spraying drones to build emergency architecture.

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  10. designboom talk in beijing: how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads


    join designboom and MINI LIVING for the 'how to create a sense of home – architecture in the age of global nomads' talk on september 26th from 17:30 at china house vision.

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Quote of the day

Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all.

~ Harry Seidler, Austrian-born Australian architect