‘villa beusi’ by italian architecture studio calvi ceschia viganò is a single-family home that nestles within a verdant stepped terrain in the coastal town of sanremo. surrounded by olive groves, the residence rests on a degraded agricultural land that has been restored and transformed through multi-level terraces and retaining walls that combine concrete and stone-filled […]
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Dezeen has partnered with Knauf to present Architecture Project Talks, a series of presentations by architects about key projects that involve historic structures, sustainable materials and digital reconstruction methods. Read more
Dezeen Showroom: Spanish brand Porcelanosa has launched a marble-effect finish called Paonazzo Biondo that can be used as both a wall covering and flooring. Read more
In Detroit, one developer has turned Quonset huts—better known for their use on farms and military bases—into affordable, efficient housing.
On a half-vacant block a few miles outside of downtown Detroit sits an unabashed oddity. Nearly 200 feet long and 23 feet high, it’s a gleaming half-cylinder of metal surrounded by trees. Built out of a military-style Quonset hut and plopped into the dwindling remnants of a residential neighborhood, this alienlike arched steel structure may be the world’s most unexpected new apartment building.
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much of the current NY penn station has long been declared substandard and aesthetically in decline.
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Staggered apartments and semi-enclosed play areas animate the exterior of The Aya, a short-term housing block in Washington DC by US firms Studio Twenty Seven Architecture and Leo A Daly. Read more
In this week’s comments update, readers are enchanted by a pop-up synagogue in Ukraine and sharing their views on other top stories. Read more