The living spaces of this beach house in Byron Bay, Australia, by Refresh Design are accommodated in an upper storey that projects outwards at both ends from a timber-clad plinth (+ slideshow). More »
Herzog & de Meuron dominated the headlines this week as the Swiss firm's proposed skyscraper for Paris (pictured) was approved, images of its Chelsea FC football stadium design emerged and the company's mountain-top restaurant completed. Click through for more of the biggest architecture, interiors and design stories from the past seven days. More »
Textured stone and wood surfaces are oriented both horizontally and vertically to emphasise spaces within this house for two doctors in Belgium (+ slideshow). More »
It's graduate shows season, so we've pinned our favourite projects by architecture and design students past and present onto a new Pinterest board. A do-it-yourself tattoo machine, non-toxic replacement for moulded plastic and a proposal to construct architecture for atheists are all included.
Bates Masi Architects reference Long Island's traditional potato barns with this cedar-shingled home made up of several gabled blocks, which feature chimneys nestled into rooftop recesses (+ slideshow). More »
Following the opening of our New York office in May, we're celebrating American Independence Day with a roundup of Dezeen's favourite US projects from the past year, including a house with walls built from soil, a remote family retreat and a noisy installation in a New York factory (+ slideshow). More »
London designer David Amar has created a dressing unit, a daybed and benches with built-in storage, based on floor tiles in a heritage-listed 1920s home in Tel Aviv, Israel (+ slideshow). More »
This pair of gabled homes in Winchester, England, are described by architect Adam Knibb as "contemporary timber pods on top of a dark monolithic base" (+ slideshow). More »
Thirty-six slender columns support the thin concrete canopy of this colonnade, which provides an outdoor events space for a house museum on Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula (+ slideshow). More »
London studio NEON has built a structure with shingles that "shiver" and adapt in response to changing weather as part of a exhibition in Finland (+ movie). More »
Our US job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for an intermediate architect/designer at Clive Wilkinson Architects, the firm behind the West Hollywood offices for comedy video production company Funny or Die (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
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