US architects disillusioned by the AIA's post-election sentiment should use critical speculation to help reimagine the country's built environment and remain hopeful, suggests Mimi Zeiger in this Opinion column. More
MAD's topography-inspired Fake Hills housing development in China has sparked a strong reaction from readers. Calls for the firm to "stop the MADness" lead this week's comments update. More
A lot of people may have felt like the world was coming to an end in 2016, but new technology-driven products and prototypes have also offered a lot to look forward to. For our review of the year, deputy editor Rima Sabina Aouf has selected 10 of the best. More
The world's first mobile research centre on the floating Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica is going to be moved to a new location for the first time, due to fears it could be trapped on an iceberg. More
Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is a sales director role for New York-based Bec Brittain, whose recent projects include crane-like lamps composed of brass, bronze, concrete and leather loops (pictured). Read more stories about Bec Brittain or browse more architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.