Female architects respond to gender survey: "It's getting better but far too slowly"

After our survey revealed a lack of gender diversity in the world's biggest architecture firms, five prominent female architects from the UK gave us their views on what's gone wrong and how it can be changed.

The survey, which looked at the 100 biggest firms from around the globe, revealed ...read more

Tune in to hear Terry Farrell's talk live from World Architecture Festival 2017

British architect and planner Terry Farrell discusses city-making during this lecture at the World Architecture Festival 2017 in Berlin. Watch the livestream here from 12.10pm UK time.

The livestream has now ended. You can watch it above or on Dezeen's Facebook page.

Terry Farrell is the principal of ...read more

Victor Legorreta: “Sometimes, Architects Take Themselves Too Seriously”

Pavilion Hacienda Matao, 2014. Image © Cristiano Mascaro

As the son of famed Mexican architect Ricardo Legorreta, and now the leader of the firm which he joined under his father in 1989, Victor Legorreta is one of Mexico's ...read more

D&D Art of Tasting / João Tiago Aguiar Arquitectos

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Studio B creates skinny backyard dwelling for landscape architect in Colorado

Long, narrow shotgun homes influenced the design of this backyard structure in Boulder by Studio B, which features a concrete base and an upper level wrapped in grey metal and glass.

Called Space Pod – a nickname conceived by the neighbours – the building is located in a walkable, transitional ...read more

AHEAD Middle East and Africa announces 2017 winners of hotel design awards

Dezeen promotion: the winners of this year's AHEAD Awards for the Middle East and Africa include a safari retreat in Botswana and a five-star cliffside resort and spa in Oman.

The awards celebrate various aspects of hospitality design, with entries assessed on aesthetics, guest experience and commercial viability by a ...read more

Florida's Forthcoming Hard Rock Hotel is Shaped Like a Giant Guitar

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Guitars are a popular motif all over the Hard Rock hotel and restaurant empire, but this is the first of the company's buildings to so closely resemble the actual instrument. ...read more

CZ7 Loft / 5ft2 Studio

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  • Architects: 5ft2 Studio
  • Location: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Architect In Charge: Peik Li Pang
  • Structure Engineer: ...read more

Skýli mountain shelter is designed to withstand extreme weather conditions

Utopia Arkitekter has designed a tent-like shelter that could provide a cosy retreat for trekkers in the mountains.

Called Skýli, which means shelter in Icelandic, the conceptual cabin is designed by Stockholm-based Utopia Arkitekter to withstand the extreme weather conditions of Iceland's mountain landscape.

Built from both steel and ...read more

Which Countries Pay the Highest Salaries for Architects?

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There are a variety of organizations and magazines that publish salary surveys for architects. An <a target="_blank" rel="nofollow" href="https://www.metalocus.es/en/news/average-architects-salary-world" ...read more