This week we highlighted the best of 3 Days of Design

HAY trainer launch at 3 Days of Design

This week on Dezeen, we reported live from Copenhagen for this year’s 3 Days of Design, covering the latest product launches and installations at the festival.

The first day of live coverage included exhibitions from the Danish Architecture Centre and a suede-and-leather trainer collection by Danish design brand Hay and Japanese sportswear brand ASICS (pictured top).

Chairs took centre stage on day two. Dezeen’s deputy editor Cajsa Carlson described a series of clear plastic furniture as “the best thing I’ve seen today” and Danish designer Cecilie Manz spoke about her Monolit chair in an exclusive interview.

Fumihiko Maki
Japanese architect Fumihiko passed away

In architecture news, Pritzker Architecture Prize-winning architect Fumihiko Maki passed away aged 95.

We rounded up eight of his most notable buildings, including the 4 World Trade Center, the Hillside Terrace Complex and the Fujisawa Municipal Gymnasium.

Allianz Arena
The Allianz Arena by Herzog & de Meuron is one of the stadiums hosting the Euro 2024 games

As the Euro 2024 football tournament kicked off this week, we collected the 10 stadiums across Germany set to host the games over the coming month.

Among the stadiums in the lineup are the Allianz Arena by Herzog & de Meuron, clad in inflated ETFE panels, and the Olympiastadion, which was originally designed by Werner March and Albert Speer for the 1936 Summer Olympics.

Children in a destroyed house in Rafah following an Israeli air strike in April 2024
Architects from across Palestine are trying to enter Gaza to support rebuilding

Palestinian architects spoke with Dezeen about their efforts to get into Gaza to help start rebuilding the destruction caused by ongoing Israeli strikes.

They explained their difficulty in gaining access to the blockaded territory and stressed that future rebuilding initiatives should be led by local Gazans.

Squiggle pavilion by NEON for the London Festival of Architecture
NEON designed a pavilion made from ducting for London Festival of Architecture

For this year’s London Festival of Architecture, which runs throughout June, British studios Foster + Partners and NEON created colourful pavilions made from construction materials, including recycled scaffolding and bright yellow and green ducting.

Also for the festival, an eclectic range of benches were installed throughout the Royal Docks as part of the Pews and Perches competition.

Conference centre in Canada
Populous, Stantec and S2 Architecture unveiled the largest convention centre in western Canada

Across the Atlantic, Populous, Stantec and S2 Architecture completed its expansion of Calgary’s BMO Centre at Stampede Park, western Canada’s largest convention centre.

Informed by the surrounding landscape, including the Rocky Mountain foothills, the building has a sweeping copper-coloured canopy made from composite metal panels.

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Our North American Design 2024 series was focused on Los Angeles

Our North American Design 2024 series turned its attention to Los Angeles.

We showcased 10 scene-setting independent design studios in the city as the fifth instalment of the series focused on inventive and creative design across the continent.

The Stoic Wall Residence by Lijo Reny Architects
A home with vaulted roofs was among this week’s most-read stories

Popular projects on Dezeen this week included an Indian home with concrete barrel-vaulted roofs, a garden studio in Belgium made from textural materials and disused industrial structures in Taiwan that were transformed into a retreat.

Our latest lookbooks featured homes punctuated with pops of blue and interiors with surfaces covered in handmade Moroccan tiles.

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