Dezeen Wire: Chinese architect Wang Shu of Amateur Architecture Studio in Hangzhou is the 2012 Pritkzer Prize laureate. The prize organisers have confirmed the news after details were leaked ahead of schedule. More »
Monthly archives: February 2012
This movie filmed by Spanish graphics studio Taller de Casqueria shows a theatrical dance performance taking place inside the Espacio Andaluz de Creación Contemporánea, a contemporary arts centre that is under construction in Córdoba by architects Nieto Sobejano.
The protruding entrance lobby of this Tokyo house has a seamless frosted facade that glows with diffused light. More »
Slideshow: a sizeable hole in the roof of this gabled house in Oita, Japan, allows residents to climb outside and survey their surroundings. More »
Dezeen archive: this week readers have been debating whether the proliferation of perforated facades in projects like David Adjaye's Smithsonian Museum (top right) is a result of fashion or shifts in practical considerations like availability and cost, so we've grouped all our stories about perforated metal facades in one place. Join the discussion about fashion in architecture here and see all the stories here.
Five years ago this week we chatted to Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana as they unveiled their chairs made from Disney cuddly toys in London. More »
This week last year designers BarberOsgerby were appointed to design the Torch for the London 2012 Olympic Games, while they later unveiled in June, a fashion designer and an architect showed a collection of 3d-printed clothing and a boulder-shaped mausoleum opened in Acapulco. More »
Slideshow: a select number of garments at this fashion store in Osaka are presented inside a white cage-like tunnel. More »