This Tokyo apartment block by Japanese firm Makoto Yamaguchi Design contains 12 open-air rooms behind its tiled exterior walls, helping to bring natural light and ventilation through the interior (+ slideshow). More
This week we published a Champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast, new images of Zaha Hadid’s Wangiing Soho complex (pictured), and a conceptual trainer designed to reference the work of Charles and Ray Eames. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a project architect at De Matos Ryan, whose sunken house surrounded by a secret flower garden is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
News: Zaha Hadid has filed a law suit against the New York Review of Books and architecture critic Martin Filler after allegedly defamatory comments about her attitude to migrant workers were published as part of a book review. More
News: the Turkish government has approved an order to demolish a series of new skyscrapers in the Zeytinburnu area of Istanbul to protect the historic views of key buildings including the Hagia Sofia. More
This wedge-shaped cabin in the Czech Republic, by Prague studio FAM Architekti, has a folding screen set into one of its slatted timber facades to open the interior out to a nearby lake (+ slideshow). More