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Job of the week: project architect at De Matos Ryan


This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for a project architect at De Matos Ryan, whose sunken house surrounded by a secret flower garden is pictured.

Zaha Hadid sues critic over book review


News: Zaha Hadid has filed a law suit against the New York Review of Books and architecture critic Martin Filler after allegedly defamatory comments about her attitude to migrant workers were published as part of a book review.

Rotating rooms give Sharifi-ha House by Next Office a shape-shifting facade


Swivelling pods allow the owners of this house in Tehran to adapt to Iran's fluctuating temperatures by opening up rooms in summer, or turning them inwards during winter.

Istanbul skyscrapers to be demolished to protect the city's skyline


News: the Turkish government has approved an order to demolish a series of new skyscrapers in the Zeytinburnu area of Istanbul to protect the historic views of key buildings including the Hagia Sofia.

Kate Moss' left breast used to shape Champagne glass


News: a London restaurant has created a Champagne coupe from a mould of British model Kate Moss' breast.

Au Pain Doré bakery by Naturehumaine features slatted wood ceiling


Wooden planks add warmth to the otherwise monochrome interior of this bakery and coffee shop in Montreal by local architects Naturehumaine (+ slideshow).

Alicja Prussakowska's Tilia coat stand resembles upended wooden skis


Kraków designer Alicja Prussakowska has designed a dual-purpose coat stand that provides storage for outerwear and hallway seating (+ slideshow).

Zaha Hadid's Wangjing Soho complex nears completion in Beijing


These new images by German photographer Robert Herrmann show the near-complete external structures of Zaha Hadid's Wangjing Soho complex, which is scheduled to open later this year in Beijing (+ slideshow).

Ora-Ïto's Nikeames shoe is an "homage to Charles and Ray"


French designer Ora-Ïto has developed a conceptual trainer with curved veneer sections to reference the work of Modernist furniture designers Charles and Ray Eames.

Krijn de Koning builds colourful architectural structures at Turner Contemporary


Dutch artist Krijn de Koning has created a labyrinthine walkway between brightly coloured walls on a terrace at the Turner Contemporary gallery in Margate, England (+ slideshow).

Dezeen Mail #216


An exclusive interview with Bjarke Ingels on Lego's architectural influence, Nike's first full-size LED basketball court and a slimline kitchen island with a unique sink (pictured), feature in Dezeen Mail issue 216. Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.

"London's new typology: the tasteful modernist non-dom investment"


Opinion: sober, well-mannered and increasingly well made – London's new housing developments are hiding their yuppie-dom behind a polite facade of brickwork that wouldn't look out of place in the 1960s, says Owen Hatherley.

Designjunction 2014 to host live "Flash Factory" workshops and pop-up restaurants


Dezeen promotion: this year's edition of designjunction 2014 is set to host bespoke restaurants, pop-up shops and a series of live industrial workshops.

Glass boxes cantilever from the concrete core of Tatiana Bilbao's Bioinnova university building


A stack of large glass boxes forms this biotechnology facility at a Mexico university, by Tatiana Bilbao, the architect behind the rammed-earth holiday home we published earlier today (+ slideshow).

Noa Raviv combines grid patterns and 3D printing for Hard Copy fashion collection


Israeli fashion designer Noa Raviv has integrated 3D-printed elements into ruffled garments influenced by distorted digital drawings.

One Design Office creates aluminium Arkitube for carrying large-format drawings


Tired of lugging around large-format paper in plastic cylinders or rubber bands, Australian studio One Design Office has created an "aesthetically pleasing" aluminium presentation tube for transporting architectural drawings (+ slideshow).

Centimeter Studio's Sleeed chairs slide together to stack horizontally


Seoul-based Centimeter Studio's injection-moulded chairs slide along the floor on sledge-like bases to nestle into one another without being lifted (+ slideshow).

Alpine cabins by Pedevilla Architekten build on traditions of Tyrolean farmhouses


Behind the dark facades of these farmhouse-inspired cabins in northern Italy, designed by local studio Pedevilla Architects, is a pair of bright homes that combine traditional elements with modern detailing (+ slideshow).

OP-light by Bilge Nur Saltik creates luminous optical illusions


Turkish designer Bilge Nur Saltik has created a wall lamp from textured panels that rotates to form moving light patterns across its surface.

Sou Fujimoto bus shelter closed to prevent "possible accidents"


News: a spindly bus stop created by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto in Krumbach, Austria, has been unexpectedly closed to the public because it doesn't "follow the Austrian regulations for building safety".


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