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Extreme staircases feature on Dezeen's new Pinterest board

New Dezeen Pinterest board full of extreme staircases

Readers were up in arms this week about a folded steel staircase, which they claimed were missing a crucial handrail. Our latest Pinterest board is dedicated to similarly extreme staircase design, from cantilevered wooden treads "as thin as plates" to a conceptual flight of steps attached midway up a skyscraper.

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See innovative Dutch architecture on Dezeen's new Pinterest board

See innovative Dutch architecture on Dezeen's new Pinterest board

Rotterdam is "the city of the future" say architects, who claim that experimental construction is transforming the Netherlands' second city into a world-class destination. So we've created a new Pinterest board celebrating innovative Dutch architecture, including OMA's vertical city complex and MVRDV's colossal market hall.

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Reflect on some of the best examples of mirrored architecture with Dezeen's latest Pinterest board

Mirrored buildings cast illusions on Dezeen's new Pinterest board

Mirrored facades can help buildings camouflage into their surroundings or create optical illusions. We've created a new Pinterest board full of reflective architecture, including a desert cabin that appears to be invisible and a Japanese cafe that mirrors a bank of cherry blossoms. 

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See charred wood facades on Dezeen's new Pinterest board

See charred cedar facades on Dezeen's new Pinterest board

We've recently published a lot of buildings clad in wood that has been charred using a Japanese technique called Shou Sugi Ban. These include a blackened garden studio in London and a rural Icelandic cottage that settles into the landscape. Visit our new Pinterest board for even more examples of burnt-wood facades.

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New Pinterest board: humanitarian architecture

New Dezeen Pinterest board: humanitarian architecture

Refugee camps are the "cities of tomorrow", according to one of the world's leading aid experts. Explore more approaches to humanitarian architecture on our new Pinterest board, including Ikea's "unusually sensitive" flat-pack shelters and an earthquake-resistant school in Thailand.

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Explore examples of wooden architecture on our latest Pinterest board

New Dezeen Pinterest board full of timber architecture

With a group of architects branding timber as the wonder material of the 21st century, we've created a Pinterest board full of the best wooden architecture projects from the pages of Dezeen. Explore examples including Finland's tallest wooden apartment block, a house with a burnt-wood exterior, and much more.

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New Pinterest board: World Architecture Festival and Inside Festival 2015

New Dezeen Pinterest board for World Architecture Festival and Inside Festival 2015

We've been reporting from the World Architecture Festival and Inside Festival 2015 in Singapore this week. Our new Pinterest board is filled with award-winning projects from the events, including Ole Scheeren's World Building of the Year and March Studio's World Interior of the Year.

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Explore images of impressive galleries on our new Pinterest board

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London is becoming a global centre for the collectable design market, contributing to a glut of new gallery architecture. But other cities and countries are also riding the wave of investment in art and design, with recent examples including Los Angeles' The Broad art museum, and China's numerous new institutions. Explore our new Pinterest board that collects together the best galleries from the pages of Dezeen.

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Explore images of cardboard architecture and design on our new Pinterest board

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Following the popularity of a fully functional car made entirely out of cardboard by Japanese manufacturer Lexus, we've created a new Pinterest board full of architecture and design projects utilising the heavy-duty paper. Examples include a cathedral by Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban, a bicycle that costs less than £10 to manufacture and jewel-like vases.

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Explore Chicago's contemporary and historic architecture on our new Pinterest board

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Dezeen is reporting from the first Chicago Architecture Biennial this week. Browse the city's newest projects, historic icons and lesser-known gems on our new Pinterest board, including Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House and the University of Chicago's Joe and Rika Mansueto Library by Helmut Jahn.

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