• Male-dominated architecture industry is undergoing "dramatic change" says Elizabeth Diller
    Architect Elizabeth Diller has praised her inclusion on this year's Time 100 list as a positive step towards gender parity in architecture, but voiced concern that too many female architecture students are not making it into the workplace. The co-founder of New York studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) was recently named... Read more »
  • Studio Twenty Seven showcases furniture made entirely from Italian limestone
    A series of matching stoneware designs by French designers Francesco Balzano and Valériane Lazard is on display at Studio Twenty Seven gallery in Miami. The limited-edition Primitif collection is the result of a collaboration between the designers, and includes eight pieces all made of the same material. Included in the set are... Read more »
  • The XI towers in New York will "dance" with each other, says Bjarke Ingels
    BIG has released new renderings of the pair of towers it is building beside New York's High Line, which architect Bjarke Ingels says are shaped out of "mutual courtesy" for one another's views. The XI development – also known as The Eleventh – is currently rising from a full city block... Read more »
  • Destruction of brutalist buildings shown at Boston photography exhibition
    The razing of notable brutalist buildings from the 1960s and 1970s, including work by architects Paul Rudolph and Alison and Peter Smithson, is the subject of a photography exhibition at a Boston art gallery. Construction has started on the destruction of Shoreline Apartments in Buffalo by American architect Paul Rudolph. Photograph... Read more »
  • IKEA releases first skateboard in SoCal-inspired collection
    IKEA has launched its first skateboard, as part of a series of furniture and clothing items influenced by street culture in Southern California. The Spänst collection includes 32 limited-edition pieces created with Chris Stamp, a fashion designer and creative director of LA clothing brand Stampd, and Warsaw-based product designer Maja Ganszyniec. "I'm... Read more »

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