This week on Dezeen: we reported that Norwegian customs seized and obliterated a hundred replicas of Danish designer Hans J Wegner’s Round Chair this week, and Massive unveiled a terraced block of apartments in Stockholm (pictured).
The Round Chair by Hans J Wegner
The replica chairs, produced in China, had been ordered by a Norwegian restaurant proprietor for his business. Authorities seized the consignment and later on destroyed them at the individual’s expense, in spite of PP Møbler – the copyright owners of the 1949 design – getting presented funds for their protected delivery.
79 & Park Stockholm by Massive
BIG’s newest stacked-box architectural design is at the moment underneath development in Stockholm’s Gärdet district and is produced up of four rectangular sections covered in greenery.
Airbus’ patent for stacking aeroplane seating
In other information this week, Airbus patented a design that would see airplane passengers stacked on best of one particular yet another while traveling and London Style Festival founder John Sorrell told us that the UK’s design and style market is beneath threat thanks to government cuts in creative eduction.
Cardboard Origami Automobile by Lexus
Lexus produced a entirely practical automobile manufactured entirely out of cardboard, while Adidas released a 3D-printed shoe sole that can be tailored to the exact contours of the wearer’s feet.
Double Zero chair by David Adjaye for Moroso
Architect David Adjaye told us the story behind his initial seating selection for Moroso and Sebastiaan Deviaene explained how he uses video game improvement application to design health-related implants.
Grace Farms in Connecticut by SANAA
We published the initial official photographs of SANAA’s sinuous cultural centre at the Grace Farms nature reserve and reported on rumours that Apple is arranging yet another Silicon Valley headquarters.
Kigali Art & Culture Centre in Rwanda by Groosman
A proposal for an arts and culture centre in Rwanda featuring two enormous cantilevered wings emerged and the former house of an SS commander at a Nazi concentration camp in the Netherlands was enclosed inside a giant glass vitrine.
Dior retailer in Seoul by Christian de Portzamparc and Peter Marino
Well-known projects this week on Dezeen integrated Dior’s garment-inspired store in Seoul, a trend assortment based on architecture by Sou Fujimoto and a wooden bicycle comprising a three-piece frame.
Wooden bicycle by Niko Schmutz