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4 Small & Beautiful Apartments Under 50 Square Meters

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Lyudmila Alexandrova<p>The first apartment was designed for a young and stylish woman pursuing fashion. In the small studio space the …

Perfectly Planned One-Room Apartment Boasting Inspiring Details

Located on the third floor of a beautiful central building in Gothenburg, this delightful one room apartment was carefully planned for a maximized …

London homes by Design Haus Liberty combine exposed plaster with off-the-shelf materials

Dara Huang of London studio Design Haus Liberty said she "used the palette that was already there" to ensure the newly created apartments of this …

London extension by Bureau de Change Architects zigzags like a row of gabled houses

Bureau de Change Architects gave this north London house extension a pleated ceiling to create the illusion it has been squashed onto the rear of the …

Zaha Hadid wins contest for landmark bridge across Taipei's Tamsui River

Zaha Hadid Architects has won a competition to design a 920-metre-long bridge across the mouth of the Tamsui River in the Taiwanese capital (+ movie).<p>…

Finlandia Prize for Architecture 2015 shortlist announced

The Finnish Association of Architects has revealed the five buildings competing for the second Finlandia Prize for Architecture, including a …

Sculptural roof tops new arts centre designed by wHY for California's Pomona College

LA studio wHY has completed a new home for the art department at Pomona College in Claremont, California, with ample gallery space and studios that …

Zaha Hadid's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion set the bar for what followed, says Julia Peyton-Jones

<b>Movie:</b> next up in our exclusive video series celebrating the 15th Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, gallery director Julia Peyton-Jones looks back at how …

Fuse Atelier's House in Tsudanuma brings light in through a perforated concrete facade

Square and circular holes puncture the concrete facade of this house in Japan by Fuse Atelier, allowing light to filter through to five small …

Kennedy & Violich adds copper-clad volume to the top of a Harvard building

Kennedy & Violich Architecture has enlarged a 1970s brick building at Harvard University by creating two new levels topped with a pitched …

Sydney apartment block by MHN Design Union appears to change colour

The triangular window bays that project from the facade of this Sydney housing block by MHN Design Union appear either red or yellow, depending on …

Swimming Pools

Slide House by Y+M Design Office comprises four layers of square concrete frames

Square concrete frames in different sizes create four layers of rooms for this house at the foot of Japan's Mount Rokkō by Y+M Design Office (+ …

Okuwada gives Mook salon in Osaka an oak-panelled makeover

Oak boards cover the chamfered entrance to this hair and beauty salon in Osaka, renovated by Okuwada Architects Office to look like a cave (+ …

Black Box writing studio by ANX captures iconic Los Angeles views

A small writing studio designed by Aaron Neubert Architects on a hill in Los Angeles frames views of the Griffith Observatory and other landmarks …

Renzo Piano and Diller Scofidio + Renfro competing for Obama Presidential Library

At least 11 firms have been invited to apply for the Barack Obama Presidential Library design contract in Chicago.<p>Prominent firms from Chicago, …

Toyo Ito "gulped" when asked to design the 2002 Serpentine Gallery Pavilion

<b>Movie:</b> in the next instalment from our exclusive video series with Julia Peyton-Jones, the Serpentine Gallery director recalls the difficulty in …

US job of the week: project architect at Leeser Architecture

Our US job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a project architect at New York design firm Leeser Architecture, which won a competition to design a …

Alma-nac skews upper level of Split House to capture best view of the sea

The top of this house for two former politicians near Hastings, England, has been angled and cantilevered to capture views of the sea and provide a …

Folded concrete canopy shelters Spanish bus station by Ismo Arquitectura

A cluster of concrete animal-feed silos loom over this pavilion-like bus station in western Spain, which was designed by Ismo Arquitectura to improve …

Nic Owen Architects updates ornate Melbourne terrace with ribbed steel extension

A pair of steel-clad volumes with pitched roofs and glazed gables provide additional living space behind the ornamental facade of this Victorian …

Junichi Kato clads House in Shigaraki in dark brown-coated steel

The wooden frame of this two-storey family home in Japan's Shiga Prefecture is disguised by a layer of ridged steel panels (+ slideshow).<p>The …

ATV Arquitectos places a concrete and glass house in an Argentinian forest

This house in Pinamar, Argentina, features glazed surfaces inserted into its concrete structure and retractable wooden walls to open it out to the …

Studio Pei-Zhu converts a Beijing factory into Minsheng Contemporary Art Museum

An angular extension covered in a shiny skin of metal panels marks the entrance to this museum for contemporary art in Beijing, which is housed in a …

Forpeople designs first-class cabin interiors for British Airways' new Dreamliners

First-class passengers on British Airways flights to Delhi, Abu Dhabi and Kuala Lumpur will be seated in suites and cabins designed by UK agency …

British Airways

Job of the week: project architects at O'Donnell + Tuomey

Our job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for project architects at O'Donnell + Tuomey, the firm behind the Lyric Theatre in Belfast (pictured). Visit …