Dezeen Wire: Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will collaborate on the design of this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in Kensington Gardens, London, which will tunnel underground. More »
Monthly archives: February 2012
Hundreds of circular holes puncture a faceted bronze extension to a fortified museum in Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland, that is set to reopen next month. More »
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Two Corten steel pavilions form the mouths to a tunnel of university laboratories inside a former army tank depot in Bremen, Germany. More »
Five years ago this week an all-star lineup of architects comprising Zaha Hadid, Frank Gehry, Jean Nouvel and Tadao Ando released proposals for a cultural complex on an island off the coast of Abu Dhabi. Hadid's designs were for a performing arts centre projecting towards the harbour while Gehry put forward plans for a Guggenheim contemporary art museum, Nouvel proposed a Louvre classical art gallery and Ando designed a maritime museum. All four are currently still in development. More »