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issue #115 23/08/12



Porsche Pavilion by HENN

The sleek curves of the Porsche Pavilion by HENN at the Autostadt theme park in Germany have impressed readers, with one likening its form to Apple's Magic Mouse. Read the story and comments »

Clopen by Torafu  Architects

Readers have been discussing what they would hide in this floating shelf by Torafu Architects that has a concealed drawer. More »

Writer’s Studio by Cooper Joseph Studio

Many are envious of this writer's hideaway by Cooper Joseph Studio in upstate New York, and commenter Kate Austin says "I would be ecstatic if my house was as wonderful as this, let alone my writer's studio!" Read the story and comments »

Uchi Lounge 01 by Facet Studio

The simple design of this restaurant in Sydney by architects Facet Studio was deemed well executed by some readers but boring and foreboding by others. More »

Unou house by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates

The geometry of this triangular Japanese house by Katsutoshi Sasaki + Associates has intruiged lots of readers, though some are more concerned about moving from room to room across slight level changes after a few drinks. Read the story and comments »

Pernilla shoes by Cat Potter

These blocky wooden shoes by footwear designer Cat Potter have commenters questioning how comfortable and practical they would be to wear. Read the story and comments »

New Pinterest board: animals

We've been noticing lots of pets cropping up in architectural photography recently, so we've grouped them all onto our latest Pinterest board dedicated to animals. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest here. More »

Saint Kjeld’s Kvarter by Tredje Natur

Architecture studio Tredje Natur's proposal to help a Copenhagen neighbourhood deal with the effects of climate change has readers wishing that their cities had similar ideas. Read the story and comments »

Design Museum Collection App movies

Dezeen filmed a series of interviews with Design Museum director Deyan Sudjic about 59 objects from their collection for the Design Museum Collection App for iPad. See all the movies »

Stone Spray Robot by Anna Kulik, Inder Shergill and Petr Novikov

Commenter Bbb wonders if a robotic 3D printer that creates architectural structures from sand or soil by students from the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia can assist with the construction of Gaudi's unfinished basilica in Barcelona. Read the story and comments »

Punkt. Alarm Clock and Phone by Jasper Morrison at Dezeen Super Store

As London design month continues at Dezeen Super Store, our pop-up shop in central London, we are showcasing a range of products by some of London's best products and brands such as alarm clocks and phones by Hackney designer Jasper Morrison for Punkt. More »

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