Architect Edgar Papazian of New York studio Doon Architecture has revamped an ageing A-frame home into a frugal family dwelling, in an area of Long Island known for its "outrageous housing market" (+ slideshow).
Mexican studio Escobedo Soliz has installed a web of brightly hued rope at the MoMA PS1 gallery in Queens, New York.
Our US job of the week on the new and improved Dezeen Jobs website is for an architect to join Centerbrook Architects, which designed an energy efficient heating facility complete with an undulating green roof (pictured).
Landscape architecture firm West 8 has added rolling hills with playgrounds and art installations across Governors Island in New York harbour (+ slideshow).
Brexit crisis: London art school Central Saint Martins is to fight to save the UK's involvement in the Erasmus students exchange programme, as designers warn of the "loss of opportunity" for young creatives.
Proposals for a travelling kitchen and a website that enables refugees to sell their own photographs are included in the five winning projects of the first What Design Can Do Refugee Challenge.
Dezeen Watch Store: the Essential watch by Hong Kong brand Greyhours is a "sober" timepiece designed to be worn every day.
In celebration of Canada Day, here's a look at some of the best houses situated in the dramatic landscapes of the vast North American country.
A swimming pool on the roof of this concrete residence by Brazilian office Studio MK27 sits within the dense canopy of a coastal rainforest in São Paulo state (+ slideshow).
The driver of an electric Tesla car has been killed in a road accident after its Autopilot mode failed to recognise an oncoming lorry.
Dezeen Book of Interviews features conversations with 45 leading figures in architecture and design. You can now pick up a copy for just £8 in our summer sale.
Three-dimensional oak panelling covers the walls, ceiling and counter of this Aesop store interior in Oslo, designed by Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta (+ slideshow).
Our job of the week on the new and improved Dezeen Jobs is for a senior designer to work with Dutch designer Piet Boon, who recently transformed a former military hospital chapel into a restaurant (pictured).
Wooden barn-like blocks splay out in various directions to form this Swedish villa by Stockholm studio Murman Arkitekter, framing views of a lake and surrounding woodland (+ slideshow).
The Equilumen lamp by Viennese design duo Mischer'Traxler features two oversized globes seesawing on either side of a horizontal rod (+ slideshow).
Visitors must traverse a bridge to enter this family dwelling by US studio Cutler Anderson Architects, which was built atop a pool in Oregon (+ slideshow).
Danish studio Dorte Mandrup Arkitekter has revealed its designs for a climate research and visitor centre in Greenland, featuring a tent-like structure and a rooftop platform for observing icebergs (+ slideshow).
Opinion: the imaginative but unrealistic proposals for Detroit on show at this year's Venice Architecture Biennale have left Aaron Betsky wondering if there is hope for architectural projects among the city's ruins.
Architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien have won the long-running competition to design the Obama Presidential Library in Chicago.
The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of this year's Small Projects Awards, which include a tiny floating sauna and a mobile dental surgery in a trailer (+ slideshow).