Monthly archives: June 2012
Warmer weather is beckoning us outdoors so our latest Pinterest board features all the best courtyards from the pages of Dezeen. We’ve got over 10,000 followers on Pinterest now and you can follow us here.
Dezeen Wire: British architecture magazine Building Design has invited the public to nominate the worst buildings constructed in the UK in the last year for the seventh annual Carbuncle Cup award.
Already on the list is restored tea clipper the Cutty Sark, which was widely criticised when it was completed back in April, but the favourite is the ArcelorMittal Orbit, the 115 metre-high bright red sculpture at the London 2012 Olympic park. More »
This hazy house track by Krusht is taken from his EP of the same name, self-released only last week. It's a great tune in it's own right, but the three tracks on the EP really compliment each other well, so make sure you check it out in full here.
Dezeen Watch Store: new to Dezeen Watch Store this week is this silicone version of the Vigorelli timepiece designed by Matteo Ragni for Lorenz: More »
Slideshow: Spain's economy may be in tatters but that hasn't stopped it opening a raft of impressive public buildings in towns, cities and even remote villages over the past year. Amid bailouts and claims that extravagant architectural projects have helped cause the problems, here's a celebration of more modest projects from Spain such as museums, town halls, markets, auditoriums, bridges and even railway control centres featured on Dezeen recently. More »
A glazed tower sits atop the volcanic stone facade of this performing arts centre in Belfast to create a beacon above the surrounding rooftops. More »
Dezeen Wire: the British Council has announced the International Architecture and Design Showcase 2012, a season of exhibitions, installations, lectures and films at 50 international embassies and British cultural institutions across London to coincide with the London 2012 Olympics.
Dezeen and writer/curator Beatrice Galilee will host Designed in Hackney Day on 1 August featuring Hackney design-themed talks, walks and workshops at Hackney House in Shoreditch. Read more about the day here and see our showcase of design and architecture from the borough here.