RIBA Stirling Prize 2017 shortlist announced

World Interior of the Year 2017 shortlist announced

Inside Shortlist 2017

There are 78 projects contending for this year’s World Interior of the Year, including a mathematics gallery designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and the office Neri&Hu created inside an old missile factory. Read more

World Interior of the Year 2017 shortlist announced

Inside Shortlist 2017

There are 78 projects contending for this year’s World Interior of the Year, including a mathematics gallery designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and the office Neri&Hu created inside an old missile factory. Read more

10 home interiors from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards that contain house-shaped hideaways

Dezeen Pinterest Roundups houses within houses

This week’s roundup from Pinterest focuses on homes that feature smaller houses inside them, from a simple sleeping cube inside a Toronto loft to an entire wooden home hidden within an imposing black metallic box. Read more

Five finalists revealed for Mies van der Rohe Award 2017

10 of the best bar interiors from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

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As it’s New Year’s Eve, we’ve found 10 of the best bar interiors from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards, including a Shanghai punch bar with bamboo-lined booths and a Tokyo venue covered in colourful electrical cables. Read more

Diagonal beams create irregular windows for sports hall by Schemaa

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A+Awards: angular polycarbonate windows create tessellating shapes across the facade of this gymnasium in France’s Champagné region, a winner at this year’s Architizer A+Awards.
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10 gifs showing the best adjustable apartments from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

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copper-clad volume covered in hatches and a space with rotating walls feature in this roundup, which spotlights apartments with reconfigurable interiors from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards. Read more

Eight graduates to watch from the Design Academy Eindhoven class of 2016

Eight Design Academy Eindhoven graduates to watch

Design Academy Eindhoven is regarded as one of the most influential schools in the world, so much so that it placed third in our schools Hot List. We’ve rounded up eight of the most promising designers from this year’s graduation show, which took place during Dutch Design Week. Read more

Paulo Merlini suspends chopsticks from ceiling of minimal sushi bar

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A+Awards: over 8,000 wooden chopsticks hang above diners at this “sober and simple” sushi bar in Portugal, which was designed by architect Paulo Merlini and lauded at this year’s Architizer A+Awards. Read more

10 unconventional lounges from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

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A Japanese house with trees growing through its middle and an apartment with an indoor slide feature in this week’s roundup, which spotlights the best living rooms from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards. Read more

10 minimalist bathrooms that have barely anything in them

10 best minimalist bathrooms on Dezeen

Although bathrooms tend to be the most minimal room in the house, we’ve rounded up 10 of the most extreme examples, including a lonely bathtub in a Dutch townhouse and a copper-lined washroom in an English countryside property. Read more

Winners of Australian National Architecture Awards revealed

Australian Institute of Architects’ 2016 National Architecture Awards 2016

The Australian Institute of Architects has announced 32 winners of its annual architecture awards, including an observation point made from shipping containers at a Tasmanian winery and a packing shed converted into a contemporary art gallery. Read more

Slender roof covers Apple Store Stanford by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Apple store, Stanford by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

A+Awards: a dramatically thin roof soars over the glass front of the Apple Store at Stanford Shopping Center, Palo Alto – another of this year’s winners at the Architizer A+Awards. Read more

Eight coffins and urns you would want to be seen dead in

Eight of the best coffins and urns on Dezeen

It’s Halloween, a time when many cultures honour the dead. To mark the occasion, we take a tour through some of the most interesting final resting places dreamed up by designers, including a biodegradable urn that turns a deceased loved one into a tree and colourful zip-up coffins designed to make death less depressing. Read more

10 of the most creative office interiors from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

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Google‘s flexible workspace featuring bright red shipping containers and a meeting area with five-metre-high trees are included in this week’s Pinterest roundup, which focuses on office interiors. Read more

10 of the best Scandinavian home interiors from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

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A wood-burning stove encased in a block of concrete and timber-lined walls teamed with cosy furnishings feature inside the Scandinavian homes in this week’s Pinterest roundup. Read more

Seven projects worth knowing by Vincent Van Duysen

Key projects by Vincent Van Duysen

Biennale Interieur 2016: to celebrate Vincent Van Duysen being named Designer of the Year at Biennale Interieur, we’ve rounded up seven standout projects from the architect and designer admired for his minimalist style. Read more

Collective–LOK squeezes multiple functions into narrow space for Van Alen Institute

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A+Awards: US studio Collective–LOK’s new home for the Van Alen Institute in New York can be reconfigured for the design organisation’s different requirements, and is another winner in this year’s Architizer A+Awards. Read more

Five of the most iconic pieces in David Bowie’s private Memphis collection

Five most iconic pieces from David Bowie's Memphis collection

Following the news that David Bowie’s secret collection of Memphis furniture is going up for sale next month, Adam Trunoske from auction house Sotheby’s shares five of the most iconic pieces from the musician’s personal stash. Read more