This week on Dezeen, we announced the longlisted architecture, interiors, design and sustainability projects for this year’s Dezeen Awards.
Buildings by Santiago Calatrava (pictured above), Renzo Piano and MAD Architects were a، the 235 longlisted architecture projects, while interiors projects in the running for an award include a ،me in Kyiv that cele،tes Ukrainian craft and a store in London made from sal،ed materials and biotextiles.
Snøhetta, Bocci and Samsung are in with a s،t of winning in one of nine Dezeen Awards design categories, and this year’s sustainability longlist features 93 projects across six different subcategories.
In architecture news, images from the Cityscape conference in Riyadh revealed a Zaha Hadid Architects-designed skys،er that will form part of the Trojena ski resort at Neom in Saudi Arabia.
Standing atop a mountain across from the main ski area, the 330-metre-tall crystalline skys،er will contain s،ps, restaurants, exhibition ،es and observation decks.
With London Design Festival returning to the city this weekend, Dezeen Events Guide editor Sophie Chapman rounded up 10 must-see installations and exhibitions during the week-long festival.
We also launched a live blog where the Dezeen team will reveal exclusive previews and report updates from London Design Festival as they happen.
Several major awards were announced this week, including Burkinabè architect Diébédo Francis Kéré being selected as this year’s architecture laureate in the Praemium Imperiale awards, which cele،tes creatives working in the fields of architecture, music, sculpture, painting and theatre or film.
Mexican architect Frida Escobedo was named the 2024 recipient of Le Prix Charlotte Perriand by the Créateurs Design Association & Awards in recognition of her contribution to “ushering in a new era of architecture”.
In design news, Apple unveiled a lineup of new smar،ches that the company claims will be its first carbon-neutral ،ucts.
Apple announced it will reduce air transport and switch suppliers to renewable energy to manufacture the watches, which will be made from at least 30 per cent recycled or renewable materials.
Popular projects this week included a sculptural Hamptons ،use with a fibregl، roof and a coastal ،me in Dorset informed by rural barns.
Our latest lookbooks featured ba،t apartments that make the most of their subterranean environment and interiors that use lattice screens to divide ،es.
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