Latest architecture and design news from Dezeen.

Vector Architects converts sugar mill into Alila Yangshuo hotel

Vector Architects has transformed a disused sugar mill in China's mountainous Yangshuo County into a resort hotel featuring a group of gabled masonry structures designed to complement the existing industrial architecture. More ›


Nobody wants to talk about style anymore, says Rosanna Hu

Architects and designers no longer want to associate themselves with particular styles or trends, argued Neri&Hu founder Rosanna Hu during a talk with Dezeen and Dornbracht in Berlin last month. More ›


RIBA announces student winners of President's Medals 2017

A novel response to London's housing crisis and a study of the stark living quarters of Welsh quarrymen in the 1800s were just two of the student projects recognised by this year's RIBA President's Medals. More ›


Calico Wallpaper launches range of painterly textiles

Splotches of watercolour and wildflower blooms are among the motifs seen in this collection of textiles created by Calico Wallpaper's new sister company, Cope. More ›


Dezeen's top 10 skyscrapers of 2017

Kohn Pedersen Fox tower South Korea

Architecture editor Jessica Mairs continues our review of 2017 with 10  skyscrapers that made their mark this year, from the unapologetically tall to the peculiarly shaped. More ›


Atelier Barda combines foliage with bespoke furniture at fashion brand offices

Ssense by Atelier Barda architecture

Canadian firm Atelier Barda has designed an ultra-contemporary office inside a Montreal warehouse, filled with dozens of plants and custom-made furniture pieces. More ›


EWE Studio crafts Sacred Ritual Objects using ancient Mexican traditions

EWE Studio has hand-crafted a set of homeware and furniture pieces from black and white marble, volcanic stone and bronze, taking cues from centuries-old techniques. More ›


Misha Kahn collects "crap from the sea" for exhibition at Friedman Benda

Midden Heap by Misha Kahn at Friednman Benda

American artist and designer Misha Kahn has gathered trash from the beach and turned it into objects that resemble sea creatures for an installation at New York gallery Friedman Benda. More ›


ICA Miami opens permanent home in metal-faced building by Aranguren + Gallegos

Institute of Contemporary Art Miami by Aranguren + Gallegos Arquitectos

Miami's Institute of Contemporary Art has opened its dedicated building in the city's Design District, featuring a metallic facade designed by Spanish firm Aranguren + Gallegos Arquitectos to act as a "magnet" for visitors. More ›


"I'd love to buy this home someday just to demolish it"

An oast house-inspired dwelling in Kent chosen by the Royal Institute of British Architects as the winner of 2017's House of the Year competition came under fire in this week's comments update. More ›


Seven designer Christmas decorations to deck your halls

Now that the festive season is underway, we've rounded up a selection of our favourite designer decorations to embellish your house this Christmas – from iridescent sculptures to minimalist baubles designed by an all-female collective. More ›


Competition: win an Arcus laptop backpack by Moshi

Dezeen is giving two readers the chance to winbackpack by electronics and accessories brand Moshi, designed to carry a 15-inch laptop and camera.  More ›


Triangular concert hall by Productora and Isaac Broid takes cues from Aztec ruins

Teopanzolco Cultural Center by Productora and Isaac Broid

Mexican architect Isaac Broid and firm Productora has created a concrete performing arts venue in central Mexico that borders an archaeological site. More ›


Hotels in Dubai are becoming more tasteful, say AHEAD MEA awards judges

Hospitality design in Dubai is becoming more restrained as hotels aim to appeal to a broader range of guests, say AHEAD MEA jury members in this movie Dezeen produced for the hospitality awards programme. More ›