Graduate shows 2016: this prototype ostomy device by Brunel University graduate Stephanie Monty has been created as a more attractive alternative to traditional colostomy bags (+ slideshow).
British studio Nimtim has updated a London flat with pastel blue cabinetry, zigzagging parquet and marble to create an urban retreat for a children's heart surgeon (+ slideshow).
Photo essay: drawn to the bright hues painted on basketball, tennis and volleyball courts in low-income neighbourhoods, New York-based photographer Ward Roberts has scoured the globe to capture these pastel-toned pockets of urban space (+ slideshow).
There's not a sharp edge in sight within Greek studio KLab's design for the Andronikos Hotel, which sits at the mouth of a volcano in Santorini (+ slideshow).
Scottish architecture studio Rural Design has completed a shed-like holiday home on Scotland's Isle of Skye, featuring corrugated aluminium walls that reference local agricultural buildings (+ slideshow).
Eindhoven designer Jalila Essaïdi has turned manure into haute couture, creating a poo-based fabric that has been used to make clothes (+ movie).
World Heritage Corb: next up in our series on the 17 buildings by Le Corbusier that have been added to UNESCO's World Heritage List is the architect's Notre Dame du Haut, the small chapel in Ronchamp, France, that has become one of his most iconic designs.
A photography series documenting 20 contemporary Japanese homes and their owners joins 500 more examples of Japanese houses on our extensive Pinterest board.
Maine architect Carol A Wilson has built a two-bedroom home in Batson River on the foundations of a ranch that previously occupied the site, to prevent disturbing nearby trees (+ slideshow).
Dark-stained cedar gables contrast with knapped flint walls at this English countryside house, designed by London-based Jestico and Whiles for one of the firm's directors (+ slideshow).
Spanish architect Raúl Sánchez has overhauled a long and narrow apartment in Barcelona to create a sequence of rooms lined in patterned tiles, micro-cement, marble and wood (+ slideshow).
Graduate shows 2016: Vilnius Academy of Arts graduate Austeja Platukyte has designed a range of eco-friendly, waterproof packaging that could replace non-biodegradable plastic (+ slideshow).
Music: Religious rituals and 90s dance movements inspired the thousands of dancing men in De Staat's Witch Doctor music video (+ movie).
Argentinian architect Marcelo Del Torto has arranged a family home around a group of mature trees in a gated community in Buenos Aires Province (+ slideshow).
Glass walls slides and fold open to completely reveal the living spaces of this house in Brazil by Studio Arthur Casas, allowing residents to look out on their swimming pool and over the golf course beyond (+ slideshow).
This week on Dezeen: Renzo Piano Building Workshop released new images of its 30-storey Soho Tower in New York this week, while the firm revealed a scaled-down version of its skyscraper proposed for London.
World heritage Corb: one of French-Swiss architect Le Corbusier's lesser-known buildings among the 17 recently added to UNESCO's World Heritage List is a concrete museum in Tokyo, which holds a collection dedicated to western thought and art.
Health technology company Withings has unveiled a thermometer that uses non-invasive methods to take children's temperatures (+ movie).
Idaho-based architect Paul Hirzel has completed a house raised high above the ground to avoid surging waters and snake infestations in the rural town of Juliaetta (+ slideshow).
Global architecture firm HOK has created a conceptual proposal for a fleet of drones that would serve as a portable hotel, enabling access to far-flung locales (+ slideshow).