Colour of the Year interior

This week we revealed Wild Wonder as the 2023 Color of the Year

This week on Dezeen, the 2023 color of the year – a pale yellow described as “a soft gold with hints of green” – was announced.

To mark the announcement from paint company Dulux, we’ve created a lookbook showcasing interiors that have used the light yellow shade.

Renewal of Venturi Scott Brown's National Gallery
Selldorf Architects have proposed a redesign of the Sainsbury Wing

This week, architects, critics and academics raised concerns over plans to redevelop Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown’s postmodern Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery in London. They described the plans, drawn up by Selldorf Architects, as an “act of vandalism”.

In a statement to Dezeen, Catherine Slessor wrote that “history now appears to be repeating itself at the Sainsbury Wing”.

Atomik Architecture employees choosing to strike
Workers at Atomik Architecture choose to strike

Also in London, staff at architecture studio Atomik Architecture announced a “historic strike vote”.

Workers at the studio notified their employers that they were launching a strike ballot to demand improvements to both their wages and working conditions.

Lightyear 0 solar powered car silhouetted against a black background
Lightyear developed “the world’s first production-ready solar car”

In continuation of our Solar Revolution series, we interviewed Emanuele Cornagliotti, who is the lead solar engineer at the car company Lightyear, which developed “the world’s first production-ready solar car”.

Solar cars will be “normal within 20 years,” he told Dezeen.

King Charles III on architecture
No 1 poultry was the result of a King Charles intervention

After King Charles III became Britain’s new monarch, we took a look back at his influence on architecture while he was Prince of Wales.

In his former role, Charles exerted considerable influence on the built environment through campaigns, building traditional towns and torpedoing modernist projects.

Dezeen Awards 2022 public vote
Dezeen Awards 2022 public voting opened this week

This week we opened the Dezeen Awards 2022 Public Voting to allow readers to vote for their favorite projects and studios. Readers can now vote for the best projects nominated in the architecture, interior and design categories, as well as our media and sustainability categories.

Voting closes on 10 October with winning projects receiving a special Dezeen Awards 2022 public vote certificate.

The PMA madhushala encases the Indian home in a perforated brick and stone wall
Indian studio PMA Madhushala designed a brick and stone house

Popular projects this week include an Indian home wrapped in a perforated brick and stone wall, a hotel that looks like an upside-down village in the Alps and a rammed-earth retreat in São Paulo.

This week’s lookbooks showcased eateries that showcase the potential of terrazzo and kitchens with polished granite surfaces.

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