This week the 2024 Serpentine Pavilion designer was revealed


2024 Serpentine Pavilion by Minsuk Cho

This week on Dezeen, South Korean architect Minsuk Cho revealed his star-shaped design for the 2024 Serpentine Pavilion.

Cho, who is the founder of architecture practice Mass Studies, was announced by the Serpentine Gallery as the designer of this year’s pavilion and released the first visuals of the building.

The pavilion will be the architect’s first project in the UK and will open in London’s Kensington Gardens in June 2024.

Aerial view of One Za'abeel by Nikken Sekkei
One Za’abeel includes the world’s longest cantilever

In architecture news, we revealed photos of the building with the world’s longest cantilever, which is nearing completion in Dubai.

Named One Za’abeel, the structure designed by Japanese studio Nikken Sekkei comprises a pair of skyscrapers connected by a skybridge with a 230-metre-long cantilever.

Oklahoma City skyscraper
AO’s Oklahoma City skyscraper could become the tallest building in the US

Other skyscrapers that made the news this week included the Flat Iron-like 505 State Street skyscraper, which is nearing completion in Brooklyn.

Meanwhile, Californian architecture studio AO proposed changes to its planned Oklahoma City skyscraper that would make it the tallest building in the US.

Herman Miller rebrand
Herman Miller unveiled its rebrand

In design news, Herman Miller unveiled its first rebrand in over two decades with a nostalgic new brand identity created by New York design studio Order that freed the brand’s M logo from its enclosing circle.

“Removing the circle was a way to again celebrate the symbol in its simplest form and allow it to seamlessly integrate with other brand elements like typography or photography,” Order design director Garrett Corcoran told Dezeen.

Still from Dezeen video of Tesla's Cybertruck being driven in a desert
We created an exclusive video featuring the Cybertruck

We also published an exclusive video featuring Tesla’s Cybertruck.

The video shows the truck in action as well as exploring the electric pickup’s interior and unique design features.

Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort
Li Edelkoort spoke about AI

In other news, trend forecaster Li Edelkoort said that the use of robots and AI is a “new form of colonialism” and that “people with money are using AI and robots like their new slaves.

She made the comments during an on-stage interview with Dezeen deputy editor Cajsa Carlson at Downtown Design during Dubai Design Week.

Not A Hotel Setouchi
A trio of hotels designed by BIG was one of the week’s most popular projects

Popular projects this week included a trio of hotels designed by BIG, a red brick home overlooking the river Thames and a monumental visitor centre in a Second World War cemetery.

Our latest lookbooks featured contemporary homes that incorporate ruins and interiors where burl wood provides natural texture.

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