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Antonin Ziegler covers abandoned barn in zinc plates to create rustic home in northern France

The Barn by Antonin Ziegler

Zinc plates protect the ageing wooden structure of this barn in the French village Notre-Dame-de-Bliquetuit, which was been transformed into a house with its own spa by Antonin Ziegler. More ›

 
 

David Adjaye creates concrete speaker with "directional form" for Master & Dynamic

Architect David Adjaye used a concrete composite material to create the sculptural form of this wireless speaker, which he designed for New York brand Master & Dynamic. More ›

 
 

SO-IL and MINI create an air-filtering house that "contributes to improving urban life"

MINI Living Breathe installation at Milan design week

In this exclusive movie produced by Dezeen, MINI Living Initiative creative lead Oke Hauser and SO-IL co-director Ilias Papageorgiou explain how they collaborated to install a translucent prefab home in an unused urban plot in Milan. More ›

 
 

Malan Vorster's treehouse-like residence offers views of Cape Town forest

Paarman Treehouse by MV

Four cylindrical towers are elevated on stilts  to create this retreat in Cape Town, which was designed by local studio Malan Vorster to offer views among the trees. More ›

 
 

Job of the day: senior yacht designer for Marc Newson

Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for a senior yacht designer in London to join Marc Newson, who designed the speed boat Aquariva in collaboration with Officina Italiana Design for boat brand Riva. More ›

 
 

Portuguese designers rethink traditional glass blowing for OFF Portugal exhibition

OFF Portugal glassware

Vases with legs and containers moulded around tree trunks featured in OFF Portugal's Glass Cares exhibition of blown glassware at Milan design week. More ›

 
 

Ho Chi Minh apartment block features patterned terracotta facade and garden pockets

Apartment in Binh Thanh by SDA

A screen of decorative terracotta blockwork fronts this apartment block in Ho Chi Minh City  by Sanuki Daisuke Architects, which features planted courtyards in its centre.  More ›

 
 

Concrete volume appears to rest on glass in Brazilian house by FGMF Arquitetos

Mattos House by FGMF Arquitetos

Brazilian firm FGMF Arquitetos has built a São Paulo home around a steel frame embedded into a concrete wall, allowing the use of extensive glazing that offers views down a verdant hillside. More ›

 
 

Drone footage captures Apple Park as it prepares to welcome employees

As Apple gears up to open its Foster + Partners-designed campus in Cupertino, a drone has filmed the buildings nearing completion, and reports have emerged that the company is buying up all the trees available in California. More ›

 
 

"Architects may, heaven save their mortal souls, have to work on Trump's wall"

Otra Nation US-Mexico border wall proposal by MADE

For some architects, the decision not to bid for Donald Trump's US-Mexico border wall is easy. But Aaron Betsky questions whether working on the project is as unethical as it first seems in this Opinion column. More ›

 
 

Tate Harmer reveals plans for £8.5 million hotel at the Eden Project

The Eden Project hotel by Tate Harmer

Tate Harmer  has unveiled designed for a stone- and timber-covered hotel at the Eden Project  ecological park in Cornwall, England. More ›

 
 

"Every time you look at this you will think Brexit"

The winning entry from Dezeen's Brexit passport design competition  led to a discussion on the symbolic nature of the UK's future passport, in this week's comments update. More ›

 
 

BD Barcelona showcases Färg & Blanche's wood-stitching skills with Couture cabinet range

Dezeen promotion: BD Barcelona Design has teamed up with designers Fredrik Färg and Emma Marga Blanche to release a cabinet that is put together using the pair's wood-tailoring technique. More ›

 
 

Molteni&C granted injunction to stop Cassina producing identical Gio Ponti lounge chair

Molteni Cassina dispute

Molteni&C  has won the first round of a legal battle against Cassina, after both Italian brands showed the same 1950s Gio Ponti chair at Milan design week. More ›

 
 

Batay-Csorba creates urban townhouses in Toronto faced with brick and wooden screens

Double Duplex by Batay-Csorba Architects

Canadian studio Batay-Csorba Architects has created a pair of slender residential buildings in central Toronto that pay heed to the craftsmanship found in the area's historic architecture. More ›

 
 

Neo Bankside residents take Tate Modern to court over Herzog & de Meuron extension

Residents of Rogers Stirk Harbour's Neo Bankside apartments are taking legal action against Tate Modern  to force the gallery to close part of the viewing platform of its recent Herzog & de Meuron-designed extension. More ›