Zaha Hadid was named as the 2016 laureate of the prestigious Royal Gold Medal for architecture this week – the first time a woman has won the prize in her own right. Browse her award-winning designs on our updated Pinterest board.
Following the controversial selection of two winning entries in a competition to design the Bauhaus Museum Dessau's new home, we've created a Pinterest board filled with some of the most iconic and unusual new institutions in the world, including Renzo Piano's Whitney in New York and Frank Gehry's Biomuseo in Panama.
Since an installation comprising 100,000 balloons at London's Covent Garden has been so popular, we've created a new Pinterest board filled with designs that incorporate inflatables – or at least look like they do – including Marcel Wanders' ultra-lightweight chair and a cloud-like transport solution.
Artists and designers often chose the most dramatic locations to build their workspaces. We've updated our dedicated Pinterest board with some of the most interesting and beautiful recent examples, including a studio submerged into the side of a cliff and a cabin perched above a babbling stream.
Architects are increasingly proposing new architectural uses for shipping containers, such as replacing slum housing with skyscrapers formed from the stacked metal boxes and forming staircases by balancing them at an angle. We've collected together the best shipping-container projects, both realised and proposed, from the pages of Dezeen and pinned them to a new Pinterest board.
Architecture in Vietnam is changing thanks to a growing economy and thriving tourism industry. Discover over 40 examples on our new Vietnamese architecture Pinterest board, including a 460-metre-high skyscraper and a kindergarten featuring a knot-shaped roof where children can grow vegetables.
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.
Following the popularity of a Hampstead house with an attic study hidden behind a moving bookshelf, we've pinned some of the most interesting and beautiful loft conversions from the pages of Dezeen to a new Pinterest board.
Following the popularity of the huge glass doors of a residential extension in Antwerp, we've updated our dedicated Pinterest board to feature the latest and most interesting examples of entrances, openings and doorways from the pages of Dezeen.
Architects are increasingly taking regular volumes and stacking them askew to create striking new forms. Well-known examples include SANAA's New Museum in New York, which resembles a pile of wedding presents, and OMA's De Rotterdam, which looks like an arrangement of upended shoe boxes. We've collected together the best examples of this trend from the pages of Dezeen and pinned them to a new Pinterest board.
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