Design and architecture studio Conran and Partners is reworking the interior of a 17-storey block that forms part of London's Brutalist Barbican Estate, transforming it from a youth hostel into high-end apartments (+ slideshow). More
Pomo summer: the Piazza d'Italia in New Orleans, designed by Charles Moore, is one of the few icons of Postmodern architecture that isn't a building, and is next in our summer season on Postmodernism. More
Fernando Romero and two other Mexican architects have unveiled plans to transform Mexico City's Avenida Chapultepec into a public park featuring trees, cafe plazas, a raised promenade and water features. More
After 18 months exploring the intersection between design and technology, our multi-award-winning collaboration with MINI has come to an end. From music-making gloves to glow-in-the-dark trees, here's our round up of the five most popular movies in the series. More
The culture, climate and resources of Tanzania's Kilimanjaro region informed the design of this refuge for victims of domestic violence, made up of various yellow buildings arranged around a courtyard (+ slideshow). More
This month, Swedish furniture giant IKEA launched its first collection with British designer Ilse Crawford in stores and saw its modular kitchens hacked by some of Denmark's best architects. We've collected together 13 of our favourite Ikea designs and hacks from Dezeen's archive – from furniture for space-poor hipsters to a bar made from storage boxes. More
Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a Japanese-speaking architect at Beijing-based MAD Architects, which has proposed the Nanjing Zendai Himalayas Center project (pictured). Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Bradley Van Der Straeten Architects has created a plywood and oak residence within a Stoke Newington coach house that was once the home of Anna Sewell, the author of the Black Beauty novel. More