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Seoul Biennale visitors invited to experience replica of a North Korean home

Amid rising tensions between North Korea and the rest of the world, a pair of architects have built a full-scale mockup of a Pyongyang apartment, as part of an exhibition in the South Korean capital. Pyongyang Sallim is an accurate recreation of a typical apartment in North Korea’s capital city. On show as part of the inaugural Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, it allows South Korean people to, maybe for the...

Desai Chia’s Michigan Lake House features a roof that cantilevers over a patio

New York firm Desai Chia Architects has built a home on Lake Michigan with blackened timber walls and a roof that extends out to shelter an outdoor seating area. Michigan Lake House is located in the state’s Leelanau County, an area known for its crystal clear waters and sand dunes. Desai Chia Architects collaborated with local firm Environment Architects of Traverse City, Michigan, to design the structure. The...

Sea Bright House by Jeff Jordan Architects overlooks the Jersey Shore

This beachfront house designed by Jeff Jordan Architects for a Manhattan-based couple comprises boxy, cedar-clad volumes that create expansive outdoor spaces overlooking the New Jersey coastline. Located within walking distance from the beach, the entire structure of Sea Bright House is lifted on stilts and incorporates storage areas beneath. From the street, a stone walkway leads to the entrance staircase. The first storey encompasses...

London print factory converted into a co-working space for makers

London’s Palmspace co-working studio occupies a former factory that has been adapted to offer extra room for artists and makers. The space – which was launched by Hackney Downs Studios and created by an in-house design team – has individual workspaces set apart by steel-framed shelves, which double as drying racks. There are also desks for members working on laptops, and even a...

Baynes and Mitchell creates museum complex within historic buildings of Chatham Dockyard

A pointy black entrance building has been added to the historic dockyards of Chatham, England, as part of a major expansion of the local nautical museum – one of six projects in the running for this year’s Stirling Prize. London studio Baynes and Mitchell Architects was employed by Historic Dockyard Chatham to overhaul its site on the River Medway in Kent, creating new galleries for the museum,...