This year saw Dezeen Awards receive its highest number of entries in its history, with the 2022 awards tallying up over 5,000 international submissions.
The 2022 architecture shortlist includes 57 of the world’s best buildings, including ones designed by MVRDV, Neri&Hu and Richard Rogers. The interiors shortlist features projects located in 24 different countries including Ukraine, Japan and Canada.
This year’s design shortlist includes projects by Kengo Kuma, Tom Dixon and Snøhetta, while the media shortlist features projects such as a film that documents the issues of young homeless people living in poor-condition emergency accommodation.
In UK news, Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96 after 70 years on the throne – the longest-reigning monarch in British history.
We looked back at twenty of the many significant buildings that she opened during her time as Queen.
Dezeen has launched its latest series, titled Solar Revolution, which celebrates the power of the sun and explores how science and design can make use of its potential.
With the launch of Solar Revolution, designers Marjan van Aubel and Pauline van Dongen discussed a need for radical change to fully embrace solar power. Dezeen also rounded up 10 buildings that challenge the conventional use of solar panels across their designs.
At Stockholm Design Week, 42 emerging designers and brands exhibited pieces such as a bench made from mining waste, while in Amsterdam, a fashion show was held at MVRDV’s mirror-clad art depot.
In other design news, University of Virginia researchers developed a method of 3D printing with seed-impregnated soil.
The researchers hope that the innovative design can be used to create walls and roofs covered with plant life.
This week’s lookbooks showcased eight homes with floating staircases and ten atriums in residential buildings that brighten the interior.
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