The two main buildings of this Portuguese holiday complex by I-da Arquitectos are dug into a hillside, partly burying them in the sloping terrain (+ slideshow). More »
This week Frank Gehry responded to criticism of his architecture by wielding his middle finger to gathered journalists (pictured), and we reported on the Chinese president's call for an end to "weird architecture" in China. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our track of the week. More »
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an eyewear designer at Ron Arad Associates, whose founder launched a range of 3D printed spectacles and sunglasses in Milan last year (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
This wooden platform that rises up from a barley field in Mallorca gives a young equestrian a space for contemplation and grooming before and after horse riding (+ slideshow). More »
The stepped rooftops and industrial details of these Parisian council blocks by Colboc Franzen & Associés are designed to integrate the scheme with the neighbouring buildings (+ slideshow). More »
Interview: the UK is a difficult place to "do architecture" thanks to the dominance of the commercial sector and a lack of government investment says British architect David Chipperfield, whose firm is refurbishing Mies van der Rohe's Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. More »
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