Terraced landscaping surrounds concrete and stone structure of Emre Arolat’s Sancaklar Mosque

This mosque near Istanbul by Emre Arolat Architects, which features cast concrete walls and a “cave-like” prayer hall, has been shortlisted for this year’s Design of the Year award …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Neri&Hu’s design for a Shanghai punch bar references the city’s old alleyways

Chinese studio Neri&Hu has added bamboo-lined booths and green glass lampshades to a Shanghai bar that specialises in one drink – punch (+ slideshow). Shared by : Dezeen

Richard Rogers donates house designed for parents to Harvard architecture school

British architect Richard Rogers has gifted the seminal Wimbledon home he designed for his parents in the late 1960s to the Harvard Graduate School of …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Aketuri Architektai clads woodland house in Lithuania with shale tiles

The upper storey of this home in the Lithuanian countryside is contained within a pointy shale-clad roof, while glazed walls provide Shared by : Dezeen

Daycare centre near Brussels features child-size furniture and a combined staircase and slide

Skylights illuminate the timber-lined atrium of this daycare centre by ZAmpone Architectuur, where furniture, sleeping nooks and even the staircase are all designed to be accessible for little occupants (+ …read more Shared by : Dezeen

New Pinterest board: architecture in Scotland

Following the recent announcement of projects shortlisted for Scotland’s national architecture awards, we’ve created a new Pinterest board dedicated to Scottish buildings, including houses, museums and educational facilities. Follow Dezeen on Pinterest | See more Scottish architecture …read more SharedRead more…

Ugly Belgian Houses: Hannes Coudenys creates an archive of unattractive architecture

Photo essay: for the last four years Hannes Coudenys has been photographing houses across Belgium but, instead of selecting the best examples, he only shoots those he deems ugly. Shared by : Dezeen

Pair of houses by Naf Architect & Design stand together to form an arch

An arched tunnel is formed between these two houses located beside a Japanese tea garden near Tokyo (+ slideshow). (more…) …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Norm Architects creates minimal bathroom furniture for Ex.t

Milan 2015: Danish studio Norm Architects has created a collection of bathroom furnishings and accessories, including a matching wash …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Nendo previews Soft glass table collection for Milan exhibition

Milan 2015: Japanese design studio Nendo has unveiled a series of glass tables that will form part of its solo exhibition during this year’s furniture fair in Milan. …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Marble candle holder by Peca can be split to create two objects

Mexican design studio Peca has launched a collection of candle holders made from marble spheres that can be split in two. (more…) …read more Shared by : Dezeen

StandTable is a circular podium designed by UNStudio to replace office desks

The Amsterdam-based architecture studio led by architect Ben van Berkel has designed a round table with multiple levels to encourage office …read more Shared by : Dezeen