Monthly archives: June 2012
We've been getting a lot of great remixes submitted to Dezeen Music Project recently, and this one by It Takes Two to Tango is no exception. The track is a competition entry in an Indaba Music contest to remix Settle Down by New Zealand singer-songwriter Kimbra, a voice you'll recognise from Gotye's 2011 hit Somebody That I Used to Know.
Dezeen Wire: the famous tower nicknamed Big Ben at the Palace of Westminster in London is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's 60 year-reign. - BBC
Dezeen Wire: the final steel beam has been put in place at Four World Trade Center, the first rebuilt tower on the site of the September 11 attacks in New York City. The 298-metre, 72-storey tower was designed by Japanese architect Fumihiko Maki and has been under construction since 2008.
Ground Zero is also home to two fountains sunk into the site of the former Twin Towers, designed by architect Michael Arad and landscape architect Peter Walker. Watch an animation of the the fountains here.
The unfinished Freedom Tower nearby is already the tallest building in the city, set to reach 1,776 feet on completion.