The latest edition of our Dezeen Weekly newsletter features the set of BBC television series The Girl Before, which was designed to feel both like a sanctuary and a prison.
Written by British author JP Delaney, The Girl Before is a psychological thriller novel set in a fictional one-bedroom house called One Folgate Street in Hampstead, London.
Production designer Jon Henson drew on minimalist Japanese architecture to create the house, which acts “like a fourth character” in the series.
One reader commented, “Minimalists would gladly live in this nightmare”.
Other stories in this week’s newsletter include a pink concrete holiday home in East Sussex, the Sou Fujimoto Architects-designed Hida Takayama University in Japan, and Rutgers professor Jason Barr’s proposal to extend the tip of Manhattan Island to build more homes.
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