Chilean architecture was popular on Dezeen this week, including a tiered residence with Pacific views (above) and an earthquake-proof house (below), plus here's our track of the week from Dezeen Music Project. More »
Monthly archives: November 2012
We're ending the week on Dezeen Music Project with this lush electronica track by Glasgow artist Atomic League. Die For Your Love builds up to a gentle crescendo with catchy melodies and syncopated drum rhythms layered over the big, pulsating synth at the track's heart.
Despite being surrounded by electricity pylons, this hillside cabin in Japan by San Francisco firm Anderson Anderson Architecture generates all its own energy and heating using photovoltaic panels and a ground-sourced heat pump (+ slideshow). More »
Students at this cooking studio in Lithuania can prepare meals at worktops with knife-shaped legs, before sitting down to eat in a dining room carpeted with fake grass. More »
Vietnamese studio Vo Trong Nghia Architects plans to address the housing crisis in Vietnam by introducing modular homes that use cheap local materials and are easy to assemble. More »
From certain angles this performance centre in Belgium has a colourful stripy facade, but from others it appears camouflaged amongst the surrounding trees (+ slideshow). More »
News that the world's tallest building is to be constructed in just 90 days leads the latest issue of our weekly newsletter, which also features a 3D photo booth, an indoor cloud and all the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.
The next movie in a series about the buildings of Slovenian practice OFIS Arhitekti features a social housing block on the outskirts of Ljubljana with a latticed facade inspired by local Alpine hayracks. More »
News: Dutch company Organisation in Design has issued a call for entries to designers and brands to show at Ventura Lambrate 2013 during Salone de Mobile in Milan next April. More »
Three sandstone wings protect an inner courtyard from fierce coastal winds at this seaside house in Ireland by Tierney Haines Architects. More »
News: international firm SWA Group has been selected to redesign Futian District in Shenzhen, China - an area that's larger than Manhattan (+ slideshow). More »
Eslava&Sauras of Valencia has redesigned the European headquarters of Velcro in Barcelona, using the brand's handy hook-and-loop fasteners to construct flexible screens and lampshades (+ slideshow). More »
Berlin studio Gnädinger Architekten has completed a faceted golden museum dedicated to medieval marksmanship beside the fortified city wall of Duderstadt in Germany. More »