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Job of the day: postgraduate head at the V&A

Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for a head of the postgraduate programme at

Gitta Gschwendtner furnishes Rogers Stirk Harbour's London cancer treatment centre

German designer Gitta Gschwendtner has created the furniture for a dedicated cancer treatment centre at Guy’s Hospital

LG Display announces collaboration with Ross Lovegrove at WAF 2016

Dezeen promotion: electronics company LG Display has revealed its plans to create new OLED lighting designs with British designer Ross Lovegrove. LG

John Pawson converts WW2 bunkers into museum of Southeast Asian art in Berlin

Architectural designer John Pawson has transformed a pair of second world war telecommunication bunkers into an art

Autonomous rescue aircraft makes its first flight

An autonomous aircraft designed to operate in dangerous territory has successfully completed its maiden voyage. Urban Aeronautics

KAAN Architecten transforms Rotterdam bank into riverside studio

Dutch studio KAAN Architecten has moved into new offices of its own design in Rotterdam, featuring coarse concrete columns, smooth

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Job of the day: postgraduate head at the V&A

Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for a head of the postgraduate programme at London’s V&A museum, which recently hosted a robot-fabricated pavilion inspired by the wings of beetles (pictured). Read more stories about the V&A or browse more architecture

Gitta Gschwendtner furnishes Rogers Stirk Harbour's London cancer treatment centre

German designer Gitta Gschwendtner has created the furniture for a dedicated cancer treatment centre at Guy’s Hospital in London, completed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners earlier this year. Gschwendtner was commissioned to create furnishings for the £160 million treatment centre, which consolidates

LG Display announces collaboration with Ross Lovegrove at WAF 2016

Dezeen promotion: electronics company LG Display has revealed its plans to create new OLED lighting designs with British designer Ross Lovegrove. LG Display made the announcement during this year’s World Architecture Festival (WAF) in Berlin, where it also showcased its new generation OLED lighting – short for organic light-emitting diodes.

John Pawson converts WW2 bunkers into museum of Southeast Asian art in Berlin

Architectural designer John Pawson has transformed a pair of second world war telecommunication bunkers into an art and furniture museum in Berlin’s Kreuzberg neighbourhood. The Feuerle Collection is a private museum hosting the contemporary art, Imperial Chinese furniture, and ancient Southeast Asian art collections of Désiré

Autonomous rescue aircraft makes its first flight

An autonomous aircraft designed to operate in dangerous territory has successfully completed its maiden voyage. Urban Aeronautics announced that its Cormorant aircraft had autonomously flown for approximately two minutes – something it claims to be an industry first for a flying

KAAN Architecten transforms Rotterdam bank into riverside studio

Dutch studio KAAN Architecten has moved into new offices of its own design in Rotterdam, featuring coarse concrete columns, smooth white walls and rich walnut floorboards. KAAN Architecten converted the 1950s De Nederlandsche Bank building to create its 1,400-square-metre headquarters. Located on the edge of the Maas river,

Wisconsin country house by Salmela Architect takes cues from weathered barns

American studio Salmela Architect has created a rural Wisconsin home that features a steep roof, square windows and natural cedar cladding meant to age over time. Called House for Beth, the residence is located in Door County, on a peninsula that sits

Moon Hoon completes museum for a Pinocchio doll collector near Seoul

A nose-shaped fountain spouts water from the facade of this museum by South Korean architect Moon Hoon, which is dedicated to the fictional character Pinocchio. Huge Pinocchio dolls litter the grounds and interiors of the Pino Familia museum. It was designed for

Job of the day: retail interior designer at Paul Smith

Our job of the day from Dezeen Jobs is for a retail interior designer for Paul Smith, who previously commissioned 6a Architects to create a cast-iron facade for a London store (pictured). Read more stories about Paul Smith or browse more architecture and design

Six houses designed as playgrounds for cats

Any cat owner knows their pet is the true ruler of the household. That’s particularly so in these six homes with feline-friendly features – including elevated walkways, stepping-stone shelving and discrete doorways. Photograph by Kyungsub Shin House in Seoul by OBBA Appearing

Peter Salter creates labyrinthine London townhouses to experiment with different ideas

Doorways disguised as mirrors, secret corners, moving walls and yurt-shaped rooms feature in these four elaborate London townhouses that architect Peter Salter has been crafting for the last 13 years. Arranged around a courtyard in London’s Notting Hill, the four Walmer Yard properties all feel like

"IKEA is caught between mythological Swedishness and the challenges of the modern world"

A visit to the new IKEA museum reveals a tension at the heart of the company, between Swedish values of openness and tolerance, and a bid for global domination, argues Tom Cubbin in this Opinion column. Most foreigners who have found their way to