Dezeen Wire: architecture graduates Lee Wilshire and Nick Varey have launched an initiative called Riot Rebuild to help repair homes and businesses in areas of the UK affected by riots in the past week. More »
Monthly archives: August 2011
Five existing concrete kiosks in Madeira have been wrapped in volcanic basalt and overlapped by the walls of a new registry office. More »
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The golden ratio determines proportions throughout this raw concrete house in Germany. More »
Dezeen Screen: here's an animation of the competition-winning proposals by New York architects WORKac to create a cultural hub on a St Petersburg island that has been closed to the public for over 300 years. Watch the movie »
The roof of this extended house in Melbourne sweeps outwards to create an exterior canopy and curves steeply upwards over a double-height dining room. More »
The roof of a cafe pavilion in a German town cemetery is edged with both round and pointed arches. More »
Open-plan rooms of subtly different proportions are created by an off-centre courtyard in this square house in rural Japan. More »
This roof of this sea-facing holiday house in Mandurah, south of Perth, jolts up and down to create four irregular gables. More »