Kouichi Kimura’s Cozy House is a family home in a busy Japanese neighbourhood



This grey-rendered house was designed with strategically placed windows to create privacy for residents in a densely populated area of Japan (+ slideshow). (more…)

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“Designers tend to be copycats,” says Adidas global creative director

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Interview: Paul Gaudio is Adidas‘ first creative director in 15 years, and a key part of the sportswear brand’s strategy to use design as a weapon against arch-rival Nike. In this exclusive interview, Gaudio talks to Dezeen about Adidas’ experiments in wearable technology, its collaboration with Kanye West and why copying is inevitable in sports design. (more…)

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Page\Park appointed to restore fire-damaged Glasgow School of Art



Scottish studio Page\Park Architects has won a bid to restore the Charles Rennie Mackintosh-designed Glasgow School of Art building, which was devastated by fire last summer. (more…)

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New editors appointed to lead Architects’ Journal and Architectural Review

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Two of the UK’s leading architecture magazines have announced a reshuffle with the appointment of new editors for the Architects’ Journal and the Architectural Review. (more…)

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Facebook moves into California campus designed by Frank Gehry



Facebook employees have moved into their new Frank Gehry-designed Silicon Valley headquarters – a 40,000-square-metre office building with “the largest open floor plan in the world” and a huge rooftop park. (more…)

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“Architects today have lost their courage”