News: the Prince of Wales has called for urbanists to "reconnect with traditional approaches" in an essay that lays out his vision for the future of architecture and planning. (more…)
The concrete and chipboard components of this irregularly shaped holiday home in Japan have been designed to deal with the difficult conditions of its woodland site, from restricted lighting to hilly topography (+ slideshow). (more…)
Movie: in the final video interview from our exclusive series, architect Moshe Safdie says that architects are too concerned with designing objects to create skyscrapers that work with the city. (more…)
Music: director Nuno Barbosa layered images of pop artist Emmy Curl over her body during this one-take music video for her single Come Closer. (more…)
This rust-coloured copper home extension by British studio Poulsom Middlehurst sits above the red-brick walls and clay-tiled roof of a Victorian terrace in east London. (more…)
Swedish studio Form Us With Love has designed an all-white interior for a Stockholm boutique dedicated to coloured pens. (more…)
A staple in cafes around the world, Thonet's steam-bent No 14 chair is T in the alphabetical list of iconic seats we're publishing each day until Christmas. (more…)
This week London firm Stanton Williams completed a home designed to evoke "the spirit of a treehouse" (pictured), and we featured interviews with world-famous architects Zaha Hadid, Moshe Safdie and Álvaro Siza. Read on for more architecture and design highlights. (more…)
Movie: in the second interview from our exclusive series, AIA 2015 Gold Medallist architect Moshe Safdie explains how he used Lego to design the groundbreaking Habitat 67 housing development. (more…)
Take a look back at all of the DIY projects we tackled this year in our Make it Modern column.
The lower floor of this live-work building in Japan was designed by architects SNARK and OUVI as a barber shop, while the upper level contains an apartment featuring a spacious loft (+ slideshow). (more…)
A modern home in Seattle's Alki neighborhood sits steps away from the water of Alki Beach.
Headphone specialists AIAIAI and music/arts label Ghostly International collaborate on a limited edition of the TMA-1 headphone.
News: autonomous vehicles in urban areas could be up to thirty years away, according to Audi's Thomas Müller, the engineer leading the development of the brand's driverless sports car (+ interview). (more…)
We take a look back at a year of mind-blowing art exhibitions featured in our Unframed column.
News: Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its first project in Brazil – an 11-storey apartment building overlooking Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro. (more…)
A stool with a faceted surface that looks as if it was carved by hand, but instead it was done through a 3D modeling technique.
Which five places have left Umbra's Matt Carr inspired? Take a look at his Friday Five.
Interview: Álvaro Siza, one of the world's most decorated architects, spoke to Dezeen recently in his home city of Porto, Portugal. In this interview he tells us his projects are never finished "because we never have enough time". (more…)
Architect Fernando Menis has developed a concept for a residential tower complex with rock-like walls, a cavernous swimming pool and plants growing out of every crevice. (more…)
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for the Royal College of Art's head of architecture programme. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Angular shapes have been sliced out of the planks of smooth maple that encase a staircase at the centre of this Montreal renovation by Naturehumaine (+ slideshow). (more…)
As we head closer to Christmas with our A-Zdvent list of iconic seats, S is represented by Danish designer Arne Jacobsen's Swan Chair. (more…)
Architect Felipe Escudero designed and built this clover-shaped house near the Ecuadorian mountain immortalised in the Walter J Turner poem Romance (+ slideshow). (more…)
Feature: Zaha Hadid was in a garrulous mood at a panel discussion in Miami earlier this month, discussing the lack of women in architecture, describing her "untraditional" education and recalling the stressful early days of her practice, when "there were years when I didn't sleep for four nights in a row". (more…)
An exploration in the relationship between concrete and yellow pine.
Opinion: William Gibson offers a vision of the future where technology and design have enabled the creation of a socially cleansed London. The prescience of his previous novels has Justin McGuirk a little worried. (more…)
A modern, sculptural residence in Barcelona is made up of five main pavilions that are built around the landscape.
Movie: in the first in a series of exclusive video interviews, AIA Gold Medal-winner Moshe Safdie talks about his most famous project since Habitat 67 – the gigantic Marina Bay Sands development in Singapore. (more…)
Ornament-themed art print show how these iconic pieces of holiday decor can become art in more than one way.
Zaha Hadid's dune-inspired building, Africa's tallest skyscraper design (pictured), and furniture covered in doormats feature in Dezeen Mail issue 233. Click through for all the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.Read Dezeen Mail issue 232 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail
Carved from a single block of Carrara marble, the Ovo iPhone speaker is a luxurious audio accessory in tune with the marble surface trend.
Lebanese studio Najla El Zein Workspace has created a set of "pleasure tools" by pairing marble with materials including fake eyelashes and gold fingernails for tickling, stroking, scratching and more (+ slideshow). (more…)
A minimalist lamp inspired by a well-known Spanish dish.
News: Zaha Hadid has designed a building shaped like a field of sand dunes to house the headquarters of Middle Eastern environmental company Bee'ah. (more…)
A minimalist house in Tokyo, Japan that's actually a multi-layer row house with additional rooms for rent.
Swiss studio Bureau A has concealed a wooden cabin inside an artificial rock and transported it to a remote site in the Swiss Alps. (more…)