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  1. Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves of Studio Swine discuss their Wave Particle Duplex installation at Brooklyn creative space A/D/O, in this movie produced by Dezeen for MINI. Read more
  2. Mexican designer Pablo Limón has produced a set of furniture pieces with chromatic rainbow finishes, created by gently buffing surfaces covered in layers of silver nitrate. Read more
  3. The work of Italian architect and designer Gio Ponti is the focus of a major exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Curator Salvatore Licitra, who is also Ponti's nephew, picks out five of the most important designs in the show. Read more
  4. Andreia Garcia Architectural Affairs and Diogo Aguiar Studio have hidden a bathroom, bed, and kitchen within the walls of this timber-clad holiday home in Guimarães, Portugal. Read more
  5. We should be wary of "handbag architecture", design buildings that are reusable, and embrace micro homes says RIBA Royal Gold Medal 2019 winner Nicholas Grimshaw. Read more
  6. Construction has started on a skyscraper in Tirana designed by Dutch firm MVRDV, set to feature a facade with a pixellated map of Albania at its centre. Read more
  7. Most houses are designed with regular, rectangular-shaped floor plans. Here are 10 designs that ignore convention and are instead shaped like sausages, stars and even eyeballs. Read more
  8. Women's action group Part W is crowdsourcing suggestions of worthy women to create an all-female alternative to the predominately male RIBA Royal Gold Medal winners list. Read more
  9. It would be better to pull down some of London's Georgian terraces than demolish Amin Taha's stone-framed housing block, says Sean Griffiths. Read more
  10. The scenic landscape of a small town in northern Italy informed the interiors of this hotel, which London-based studio Boxx Creative has given a contemporary overhaul. Read more
  11. An exhibition celebrating the career of Gio Ponti is on show at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, featuring reconstructions of some the architect's best-known interiors. Read more
  12. Beijing-based architecture studio Trace Architecture Office has completed the Xinzhai Coffee Manor complex in the Yunnan Province, China, which processes coffee from the surrounding hills and is a hotel for visitors to the area. Read more
  13. Australian firm Koichi Takada Architects has unveiled a slatted timber tower for Los Angeles, featuring a splayed bottom that draws on Marilyn Monroe's "flying skirt" moment. Read more
  14. The latest edition of our newsletter Dezeen Weekly features a concrete house set within rice fields in Bali and the 550-metre-tall Burj Jumeira. Subscribe to Dezeen Weekly ›
  15. Who is Junya Ishigami? Here's a look at seven significant projects by the Japanese architect, who has just been announced as designer of the Serpentine Pavilion 2019. Read more
  16. Amazon has cancelled its plans to bring its HQ2 headquarters to New York's Long Island City, following a major backlash from local politicians. Read more
  17. Our latest captioned movie explores a 195-gigapixel panoramic image of Shanghai, created by Chinese technology firm BigPixel. Read more
  18. A housing block by architecture studio Farrells, currently under construction in west London, is aiming to be the first housing in the city to accept delivery of packages by drone. Read more
  19. A beam inscribed with "welding body repairs" is left exposed in this Montreal restaurant, designed by locally based Ivy Studio, as a nod to its former use as an auto body shop. Read more
  20. Full-height partition walls and tall furnishings exaggerate a sense of space in this apartment in Taipei, which has been revamped by Studio In2. Read more
  21. Japanese architect Junya Ishigami has been selected to design this year's Serpentine Pavilion, which will take the form of a huge slate roof rising up out of the landscape. Read more
  22. A plump red love heart sits snug in between the pillars of Wellington Arch on Hyde Park Corner in London, as part of a returning Valentine's Day installation by designer Anya Hindmarch. Read more
  23. Soundproof pods, saddle-shaped chairs, adjustable-height desks and wobble boards were in abundance at Stockholm Furniture Fair last week, as privacy and wellbeing become essential aspects of office furniture design. Read more
  24. Every staircase designed by Geoffrey Bawa is unique says David Robson, the leading expert on Sri Lanka's best-known architect. In a Dezeen exclusive, he picks out the 10 that are most worth knowing. Read more
  25. Building Information Modelling continues to be a highly sought-after skill for architecture firms. Here are four BIM-related opportunities available on Dezeen Jobs, including roles at architecture practices Herzog & de Meuron and Grimshaw. Read more
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