Five female trailblazers who changed the field of design
Charlotte and Clementine Fiell’s book, Women in Design, highlights what made figures like Apple icon designer Susan Kare and architect Zaha Hadid revolutionary. The authors pick five women from the book who transformed design.
31/44 Architects wins approval for contentious Whitechapel Bell Foundry revamp
An ash-wood staircase perforated with circular holes connects the two storeys of an Edwardian house in Lewisham, London, which has been extended by architects R2 Studio.
Vo Trong Nghia plants fruit trees on the roof of a house in Vietnam
Recycled water from a ground-floor fish pond is used to nourish fruit trees on the roof of a house in Danang City, Vietnam, by Vo Trong Nghia Architects.
Euroboden reveals visuals of “brutalist” Hammerschmidt office in Munich
Euroboden has revealed visuals of a concrete office building near Munich, Germany, designed by Arno Brandlhuber and Muck Petzet.
Heatherwick Studio’s Pier 55 renamed Little Island
Thomas Heatherwick’s Pier 55 park within New York’s Hudson River has been renamed Little Island, as visuals and a video detailing the project’s construction are released.
Seek app builds biodiversity database as users identify plant and animal species
Kids can identify plants, flowers and wildlife in their area while adding to a global biodiversity database that helps monitor the planet’s health, using the augmented-reality app Seek by iNaturalist and the WWF.