Monthly archives: May 2012
We've had a hot, busy day at the press preview of Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion which opens to the public tomorrow, so we were grateful to get back to the office and find this tranquil chill-out track by AB2G to wind down to.
The track was submitted by Curious Absurdities, an online music label run by General Reef, who we featured on Dezeen Music Project last week. Curious Absurdities have got loads of other great artists on their books, so make sure you check them out.
Clerkenwell Design Week 2012: British design duo BarberOsgerby talk about designing the London 2012 Olympic Torch in this movie we filmed last week at the Vitra showroom during Clerkenwell Design Week. Update: this interview is featured in Dezeen Book of Interviews, which is on sale now for £12. More »
The press preview of this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei is today. See some photos of this morning's preparations on our Facebook page.
See the designs for the pavilion in our earlier story »
See all our stories about the annual Serpentine Gallery Pavilions »
See all our stories about Herzog & de Meuron »
See all our stories about Ai Weiwei »
Dezeen Watch Store: new in this week at Dezeen Watch Store is the elegant Vigorelli by Milan designer Matteo Ragni for Italian watch brand Lorenz: More »
Dezeen Wire: plans have been unveiled for a 425-metre-high skyscraper designed by architect Rafael Viñoly for New York’s Park Avenue, which will become the tallest residential tower in the USA if built - The Wall Street Journal
While buildngs over 300 metres are currently classed as "super-tall", the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat in Chicago published a report at the end of last year announcing "the era of the mega-tall tower" and predicting the 20 tallest buildings in the world by the year 2020 - more details in our earlier Dezeen Wire story.
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