If sprawling desert metropolises like Phoenix, Arizona, are going to survive an increasingly scorching climate, they will require a different kind of sustainable urbanism than typical cities, says Aaron Betsky. More
Foster + Partners has completed its first project in Lebanon, a trio of limestone-clad residential towers in downtown Beirut with views out over the Mediterranean, and a McLaren car showroom in its base. More
A team of architects, planners and engineers has won a contest seeking ideas for how the UK government could instigate growth in the Cambridge-Milton Keynes-Oxford corridor, with plans to revitalise six villages by adding housing, and a network of cycling and pedestrian routes. More
Moriyama-San, the hour-long film made by Ila Bêka and Louise Lemoine about the occupant of Ryue Nishizawa's seminal Moriyama House, will be available to watch on Dezeen this week – but only for a limited time! Tune in from 15 to 18 December 2017 to see it.
The past year has seen a wide variety of new furniture designs released. Editorial intern Alice Finney has picked out 10 of the best, from a shape-shifting table designed by Thomas Heatherwick to the first collaborative collection from IKEA and Hay. More
The founder of the Restaurant and Bar Design Awards has vowed to increase the number of women on its jury, and has suspended a member of staff after a backlash against its "shocking" gender balance. More
A forest chapel in Japan, an oyster-shell-inspired ferry terminal in Italy and a grain silo converted into an art museum in South Africa are among the projects in the running for the second edition of the RIBA International Prize. More