This conceptual airborne structure is designed to absorb moisture from clouds and transport it to arid regions where it would be released as artificial rain to combat future environmental disasters. More
This week we reported on a manifesto calling for an end to "pointless products" in design, Snøhetta's new kitchen for one of the best restaurants in the world and a prefabricated summerhouse (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news. More
British architects and designers are today paying tribute to Moira Gemmill, a major figure in the London architecture and design scene, who has died at the age of 55 after a fatal cycling accident. More
The cantilevered upper storey of this house in Katowice, Poland, looks even more dramatic than it really is – because the podium that supports it is camouflaged behind a wall of mirrors (+ slideshow). More
Extra Moooi: today we're launching a new year-long collaboration with Dutch design company Moooi. In the first movie of our Extra Moooi series, Moooi co-founder Casper Vissers explains how the fashion industry shaped the brand's core philosophy. More
Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position with Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld, whose Fazenda Boa Vista Golf Clubhouse in Brazil is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Japanese studio Naf Architect & Design rounded one corner of this Tokyo home to broaden a footpath, then clad the walls in glossy midnight-blue tiles to offer reflections of the streetscape (+ slideshow). More
Opinion: designer Hella Jongerius and theorist Louise Schouwenberg today launch their manifesto, titled Beyond the New: a search for ideals in design. Here we exclusively publish the full text, in which the pair argue that "design has become an impoverished field" and propose a new idealistic agenda for the profession. More