This week we announced the Dezeen Award 2023 winners

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This week on Dezeen, we announced all 50 of the winners of this year’s Dezeen Awards, including the overall project winners and six Designers of the Year.

At the awards ceremony in London Simba Vision Montessori School by Architectural Pioneering Consultants (above) was named architecture project of the year, Restaurant Xokol by Ruben Valdez Practice and ODAmx won interior project of the year, and The Cionic Neural Sleeve by Fuseproject and Cionic was named design project of the year.

The six Designers of the Year were White Arkitekter, Sumayya Vally, Patricia Urquiola, Uchronia, Pearson Lloyd and Audrey Large.

Nike unveiled the Alphafly 3

This week also saw Nike unveil its world-record-breaking marathon super shoe, the Alphafly 3. The trainer is the latest running super shoe and was worn to break the marathon world record last month.

To mark the launch, Dezeen plotted a brief timeline of the so-called battle of the super shoes, which outlined the ongoing race to create the ultimate running shoe between sportswear brands Adidas and Nike.

Neom revealed its seventh region

Saudi mega project Neom continued to be in the news, with its latest development – a hotel within a hexagonal structure designed by Woods Bagot – revealed this week.

Named Siranna, the scheme is the seventh region to be announced as part of the Neom project, which includes the controversial 170-kilometre-long city called The Line.

The future of London’s MSG Sphere remains unknown

In London, the saga surrounding the development of the MSG Sphere continued, with the UK’s levelling up secretary Michael Gove reported to be reconsidering the fate of the project.

Gove can overrule London mayor Sadiq Khan’s decision to block the development of the Populous-designed music venue earlier this month.

A remote house was named Scotland’s best building

In Scotland, a remote house by architecture practice Ann Nisbet Studio was named the best building in the country.

Described as “close to perfection” by the judges, the project is the first one-off residence to ever win the RIAS Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award.

Anna Minton argued that attitudes towards housing estates are starting to change

In an opinion piece for Dezeen, writer Anna Minton argued that although vast swathes of London’s social housing is still being demolished, attitudes are starting to change.

“The tide may finally be turning against knocking down social-housing estates,” she wrote.

A sculptural workplace in Ahmedabad was one of this week’s most-read projects

Popular projects this week included a sculptural ferrocement workplace in Ahmedabad, the renovation of a brutalist 1960s townhouse in London and an arts centre topped with a roof containing skylight seating.

Our latest lookbooks featured bright and airy interiors illuminated by perforated brick walls.

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