Competition: win a book detailing digital fabrication projects across architecture and design

Dezeen is giving away five hardcover copies of Fabricate 2017: Rethinking Design and Construction, which brings together the best architecture and design projects involving digital fabrication. The book is the official supporting publication of Fabricate, the international triennial conference for those working at the intersection of design, architecture, construction and computation. This year’s conference took

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10 idyllic Greek island retreats from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

Following the completion of an unusually domed holiday home in Greece, we’ve rounded up 10 summer houses on far-flung Greek islands, including a modernist home inspired by Yves Klein’s paintings and a once earthquake-damaged property restored using historical photographs. Silver House, Zante, by Olivier Dwek Olivier Dwek’s modernist house perches above the coastline of Zante, a popular Greek holiday island. Its stark

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AART reveals designs for national rowing stadium in Denmark

Danish studio AART has been selected to design Denmark’s national rowing stadium, with its designs for a tiered and timber-clad boathouse at Bagsværd Lake on the outskirts of Copenhagen. AART’s primary concern was creating a stadium that would blend seamlessly into its natural context. The aesthetic of the building follows that of the traditional villas surrounding the lake, with

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10 roof gardens from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards that each provide an urban oasis

With summer on the way, we’ve rounded up 10 of the best rooftop gardens from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards, from a lush oasis on the roof of a Sydney penthouse to a tranquil rooftop courtyard complete with lotus pond in India. Cornwall Gardens, Singapore, by Chang Architects Vegetation cascades over the edges of this rooftop garden, designed by Chang Architects for

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Competition: win a book documenting the evolution of the modern apartment

Dezeen is giving away five copies of Building Community: New Apartment Architecture by Michael Webb, which charts the growth of terraced towers, social housing, luxury high-rises and other contemporary apartment buildings. The book highlights innovative apartment designs from around the world. It looks to buildings that have enhanced the lives of their inhabitants, surroundings and urban

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10 garden studios from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards that can be used for work or play

Garden studios can be used for all types of activities, as proven by these 10 examples from our Pinterest boards, which include a cedar-clad yoga studio and a cabin used as a writer’s retreat. The Enchanted Shed, Austria, by Sue Architekten This 1930s outhouse near Vienna was converted by Sue Architekten into a writing studio and playhouse. One end of

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10 home interiors from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards that contain house-shaped hideaways

This week’s roundup from Pinterest focuses on homes that feature smaller houses inside them, from a simple sleeping cube inside a Toronto loft to an entire wooden home hidden within an imposing black metallic box. Melbourne apartment, Australia, by BoardGrove Architects A cooker and fridge create the shapes of doors and windows for the house-shaped block inside this minimal kitchen. Australian firm

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Competition: win a book showcasing the world’s best timber architecture

Dezeen is giving away three copies of Wood, a book by author and architect William Hall that celebrates the most innovative and influential wooden buildings from the past 1,000 years. Building on the success of earlier titles Concrete and Brick, Wood features 170 timber structures from around the world, ranging from ambitious churches to humble cabins. The book includes Evolver, a wooden structure

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10 popular holiday homes with swimming pools from Dezeen’s Pinterest boards

This long weekend, we’re highlighting 10 homes from our Pinterest boards that feature swimming pools in preparation for the upcoming summer months, including an elevated pool you can walk beneath in Marbella and a rooftop pool in Lisbon. Pavilion House, Italy, by Act_Romegialli This residence in northern Italy features an underground pool that faces onto the surrounding parkland. It is housed inside

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