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No Waste Challenge winners announced!
Sixteen global waste-busters awarded top honours by What Design Can Do.
Denouncing plastic, hair as art, African spirituality & the Bouroullec Brothers’s latest…
Design for people, by people.
Spoon Archaeology examines plastic cutlery, hopefully, as a relic of the past
Kai Linke and Peter Eckart put 20 years of plastic cutlery on museum display.
The high-speed Hyperloop by Zaha Hadid Architects will revolutionise land-based travel
Hyperloop and Zaha Hadid Architects on track to transport us into the future.
South African Firm Counterspace’s Much-Anticipated Serpentine Pavilion Finally Opens to the Public
Postponed to 2021, Counterspace’s 2020 Serpentine Pavilion celebrates places of meeting.
Get design’s latest: Louvre’s 1st female leader, PoAD opens, & Heatherwick floats Little Island…
Innovation, engagement, and leadership are our watchwords this week.
#DI Global Graduate Ini Archibong Launches Travelling Pavilion at London Design Biennale, Directed by #DI Speaker Es Devlin
Pavilion of the African Diaspora is a travelling installation in three phases.
#DI Speaker Hanif Kara’s Latest London Project, The Tide
The Tide, a feat of engineering, architecture, and art, transforms an industrial area.
With 19 Chairs, Art and Charity Collide in a Celebration of Seating by a Range of #DI Speakers
19 Chairs challenges design stars to create one-of-a-kind custom chairs for COVID-19 charity auction.
Yinka Ilori’s New 20-Piece Homeware Collection Merges African and English Customs
Design Indaba Speaker Yinka Ilori’s bright and colourful new homeware incorporates his signature motifs.
Diébédo Francis Kéré wins Thomas Jefferson Foundation Medal for Architecture
Design Indaba Speaker Diébédo Francis Kéré produces architectural work that inspires and unites.
Shaakira Jassat pilots her Acquatecture
Shaakira Jassat of Studio Sway has developed her Acquatecture from concept to reality.
Allez! Allez! Magazine! with Nelly Ben Hayoun
Launched in March 2021, the magazine compiles projects, research, conversations and other material produced throughout the programme.
Tom Dixon wins 2021 Wallpaper* Design Award
From lighting to exploring weaving and digital printing, Tom Dixon (OBE) is a prolific designer.
Mariam Kamara in the Global Spotlight
Mariam Kamara of Atelier Masōmī wins big at The Lexus Design Awards 2021.
Thomas Chapman does Bush Yoga
Thomas Chapman of Johannesburg-based architecture firm Local Studio has created a yoga room.
Satyendra Pakhalé launches Modular Vaccines Container
Satyendra Pakhalé has created a Modular Vaccines Container (MVC) that addresses the requirements of each stage of the cold chain.
Selly Rabe Kane steps up to the No Waste Challenge
The No Waste Challenge is spearheaded by What Design Can Do.
The International Large Urban Parks Awards
The awards are given in three Categories.
Newly designed Portuguese Eco Park
The project is led by architect José António Lopes.
Battery Park at the V&A Waterfront
The newly developed park includes basketball and skateboarding sites.
Copenhagen’s newest designed park
It won the 2020 Arne of the Year – Copenhagen’s most respected prize for architecture.
New Urban Sports Park
"This course has been constructed in the Ariake district, which will house the IBC and the MP."
New football stadium
The city of Rahovec in Kosovo will soon be relocating a football stadium occupying the centre of the city.
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