Jon Emmony designs “Europe’s largest AR experience” for Selfridges

Jon Emmony has installed a five-storey augmented reality experience, called Digital Falls, in the atrium of Selfridges department store in London. The AR artwork saw the five-storey atrium at Selfridges transformed into a column of water inhabited by pulsing, sculptural shapes that were inspired by bioluminescent creatures. It was described by its creators…

NeueHouse to launch Bradbury Building location with LA Futures conversations

Dezeen Promotion: NeueHouse is hosting a series of conversations with prominent members of LA’s creative community, including philanthropist Nicolas Berggruen, architect Kulapat Yantrasast, author Josh Kun and futurist Liam Young, to mark the opening of its latest location in Downtown Los Angeles. This month NeueHouse will open a new workspace within the city’s iconic Bradbury Building. It will have…

Architecture project of the year goes back to “core of architecture” says Dezeen Awards judge

A Room for Archaeologists and Kids by Studio Tom Emerson and Taller 5, which won the Dezeen Awards architecture project of the year award,  shows that architecture “does not need to be complicated”, says judge Lyndon Neri in this movie. The wooden pavilion designed to provide shelter for archaeologists won the prestigious architecture project of the…

Lateral Office lights up New York City Garment District with “immersive urban instrument”

Canadian studio Lateral Office has installed 12 oversized seesaws that light up and make sounds on the streets of New York City’s Garment District. Impulse occupies the pedestrian plazas on Broadway Avenue between 37th and 38th Streets. While on display, the block is closed to vehicle traffic. Visitors are encouraged to…

Aguahoja I won design project of the year at Dezeen Awards 2019 for the “new attributes” of its natural materials

Named design project of the year at Dezeen Awards 2019, Aguahoja I by Mediated Matter Group at MIT shows how materials derived from living organisms could be used in architecture, according to the jury. Mediated Matter Group, which is part of MIT Media Lab and headed by Neri Oxman, digitally designed…