Latest architecture and design news from Dezeen.

Five designers tapping into the growing marijuana market

On 20 April, known to many as "weed day", we've rounded up some of the best designs on offer from the fast-growing marijuana industry, including a minimal glass pipe and an app-controlled home growing system. More ›


Mark Zuckerberg predicts the end of the TV as augmented reality takes over

Mark Zuckerberg AR news

The growth of augmented reality will make most of the hardware we use today obsolete, according to Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. More ›


Ennead Lab proposes electric car charging tower as "the future of roadside architecture"

Ennead Lab Car Charging Station

Towers for charging electric cars replace roadside petrol stations in this concept developed by Ennead Architects in response to emerging transportation technologies. More ›


Kengo Kuma unveils stacked wooden box design for Turkish art museum

Odunpazari by KKAA

Kengo Kuma & Associates  has revealed plans to create a modern art museum in a former wood market in Turkey, which will be made up of cluster of slatted timber blocks. More ›


Job of the day: designer at PriestmanGoode

Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for a transport/product designer at the London studio of PriestmanGoode, whose Scooter for Life encourages older people to stay physically active for longer. More ›


Carlo Ratti experiments with "programmable wood" to make Swish stool for Cassina

Swish stool for Cassina

Architecture office Carlo Ratti Associati used digital processes to produce this collapsible wooden stool that can be adjusted into different predetermined shapes. More ›


ISSHO Architects uses timber frames to create typhoon-resistant house on a tropical island

Shinminka by ISSHOArchitects

wooden framework  extending radially towards the edges of this house in Japan's Okinawa region ensures views in all directions through external walls made entirely of glass. More ›


Architizer to celebrate 2017 A+Awards winners at New York gala

A+Awards: the winners of the 2017 Architizer A+Awards, which include David Adjaye, Odile Decq and Tatiana Bilbao, will be honoured during a special event during the NYCxDesign festival next month. More ›


Office of Architecture elevates zinc-clad Hamptons home above a floodplain

Watermill House by Office of Architecture

New York studio Office of Architecture has created a holiday home in a seaside village in the Hamptons that is raised above the property, resulting in spaces located "under, over and between the building and the landscape". More ›


Casamania bought out by fellow Italian furniture brand Horm

The Italian-owned Horm Group has acquired 100 per cent of "young and fresh" furniture brand Casamania as it looks to expand in the contract market. More ›


Balenciaga sells £1,705 version of IKEA's blue tote bag worth 40p

Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga has designed a large blue tote bag that bears a striking resemblance to IKEA's iconic Frakta bag, but with a significantly higher price tag. More ›


Snøhetta's Times Square transformation officially opens

Snøhetta's Redisgn for New York's Times Square

Architecture firm Snøhetta has completed its redesign of New York's Times Square, almost doubling the pedestrian areas at the busiest place in the US. More ›


Sruli Recht uses world's first transparent leather for latest fashion collection

Fashion designer Sruli Recht used transparent cow skin leather to create the Apparition collection for Dutch company ECCO. More ›


Staggered volumes of house by KSW Architects frame views of Vermont meadow

Putney Mountain House by Kyu Sung Woo Architecture

This off-grid home by Kyu Sung Woo Architects features a minimal interior that opens out onto a forest clearing in the mountains. More ›