1. Design Dose is relocating to Beijing. Will be back soon.

     

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  4. Villa in Nagano by Cell Architects

    Cell Space Architects designed the Villa-K in Karuizawa, Nagano, Japan.

    (via: http://www.contemporist.com)

     
  5. The Rainforest Pavilion by Gun Architects at London’s Architectural Association

    Tree-like structures designed to recreate the humidity of a rainforest have been installed by German-Chilean office Gun Architects outside the Architectural Association (AA) in London’s Bedford Square.

    (via: http://www.dezeen.com/)

     
  6. Melbourne Residence by Whiting Architects

    Recycled bricks, corrugated cladding and oak flooring were used to build this barn-inspired extension to a house in Melbourne by Australian studio Whiting Architects.

    (via: http://www.dezeen.com)

     
  7. Wuxi Wanda Exhibition Centre

    The form is based on yixing clay objects, which originated from the Eastern province of Jiangsu during the 15th century. the structure itself is 38.8 metres high and nearly 50 metres in diameter – its main materials are aluminum sheets and differently sized panels of glazing, with stained glass used for the central curvature.

    The round volume can rotate into different positions, as well as a micro roller coaster, ferris wheel, and water park. 

    (via: http://www.buro247.com/)

     
  8. The 10 Best Norwegian Buildings of the Last 5 Years

    Norway has witnessed an architectural boom in recent years, which has seen a range of innovative and exciting projects pop up throughout the country.

    (via: http://theculturetrip.com/)

     
  9. Bes Pavilion by H&P Architects

    BES pavilion is a service space for an open community, focusing on the aspects of art and culture. Located in the central Ha Tinh city, BES (Bamboo + Earth + Stone) is set up from local materials and traditional building methods which based on the idea of centralizing the users.

    (via: http://www.archdaily.com/)

     

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  11. Exploding Chair by Simone Micheli

    Simone Micheli has designed a seat made from powder-coated iron with built-in LED lighting.

    (via: http://www.contemporist.com/)

     
  12. Daniel Libeskind Designs Milan Expo Pavilion for Chinese Developer

    New York-based architect Daniel Libeskind has proposed a twisted reptilian structure for the first ever expo pavilion for a stand-alone Chinese company.

    (via: http://www.dezeen.com/)

     
  13. Indonesian House by SUB

    Corners appear to have been sliced away from the cantilevered concrete upper floor of this house in Indonesia by Jakarta studio SUB.

    (via: http://www.dezeen.com/)

     
  14. Narrabundah House by Adam Dettrick

    Angular roof canopies frame terraces at the front and rear of this family house in Australia by Adam Dettrick Architects, allowing residents to enjoy both morning and evening sunshine.

    (via: http://www.dezeen.com/)

     
  15. Tracing Trencin by Mandaworks and Hosper

    Mandaworks and Hosper Sweden have been awarded first prize in the open international urban design competition in Trenčín, Slovakia. On May 19th, 2014 the results were announced. Mandaworks and Hosper were selected from 59 entrants to receive first prize and awarded € 30,000. The competition was organized by the City of Trenčín with support from the Swiss-Slovak Cooperation Programme and financed by contributions from the Swiss Confederation and co-financed from the state budget of the Slovak Republic.

    (via: http://worldlandscapearchitect.com/)