News: the Prince of Wales has called for urbanists to "reconnect with traditional approaches" in an essay that lays out his vision for the future of architecture and planning.
The concrete and chipboard components of this irregularly shaped holiday home in Japan have been designed to deal with the difficult conditions of its woodland site, from restricted lighting to hilly topography (+ slideshow).
Movie: in the final video interview from our exclusive series, architect Moshe Safdie says that architects are too concerned with designing objects to create skyscrapers that work with the city.
Music: director Nuno Barbosa layered images of pop artist Emmy Curl over her body during this one-take music video for her single Come Closer.
This rust-coloured copper home extension by British studio Poulsom Middlehurst sits above the red-brick walls and clay-tiled roof of a Victorian terrace in east London.
Swedish studio Form Us With Love has designed an all-white interior for a Stockholm boutique dedicated to coloured pens.
A staple in cafes around the world, Thonet's steam-bent No 14 chair is T in the alphabetical list of iconic seats we're publishing each day until Christmas.
This week London firm Stanton Williams completed a home designed to evoke "the spirit of a treehouse" (pictured), and we featured interviews with world-famous architects Zaha Hadid, Moshe Safdie and Álvaro Siza. Read on for more architecture and design highlights.
Movie: in the second interview from our exclusive series, AIA 2015 Gold Medallist architect Moshe Safdie explains how he used Lego to design the groundbreaking Habitat 67 housing development.
The lower floor of this live-work building in Japan was designed by architects SNARK and OUVI as a barber shop, while the upper level contains an apartment featuring a spacious loft (+ slideshow).
News: autonomous vehicles in urban areas could be up to thirty years away, according to Audi's Thomas Müller, the engineer leading the development of the brand's driverless sports car (+ interview).
News: Zaha Hadid Architects has unveiled its first project in Brazil – an 11-storey apartment building overlooking Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro.
Interview: Álvaro Siza, one of the world's most decorated architects, spoke to Dezeen recently in his home city of Porto, Portugal.
Architect Fernando Menis has developed a concept for a residential tower complex with rock-like walls, a cavernous swimming pool and plants growing out of every crevice.
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is for the Royal College of Art's head of architecture programme.
Angular shapes have been sliced out of the planks of smooth maple that encase a staircase at the centre of this Montreal renovation by Naturehumaine (+ slideshow).
As we head closer to Christmas with our A-Zdvent list of iconic seats, S is represented by Danish designer Arne Jacobsen's Swan Chair.
Architect Felipe Escudero designed and built this clover-shaped house near the Ecuadorian mountain immortalised in the Walter J Turner poem Romance (+ slideshow).
Feature: Zaha Hadid was in a garrulous mood at a panel discussion in Miami earlier this month, discussing the lack of women in architecture, describing her "untraditional" education and recalling the stressful early days of her practice, when "there were years when I didn't sleep for four nights in a row".
Opinion: William Gibson offers a vision of the future where technology and design have enabled the creation of a socially cleansed London.