2012 review: June

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Iris by Mimi Zou at Show RCA 2012

We're up to June in our 2012 review and leading our five most popular stories is a camera controlled by blinking and squinting by Royal College of Art graduate Mimi Zou.

Casa Grecia by Isay Weinfeld

Second place goes to Casa Grecia, a house in São Paulo with a cinema and long swimming pool by Isay Weinfeld.

Mountain Lodge on Sognefjorden by Haptic

Third in line is the Mountain lodge on Sognefjorden by London architects Haptic, a proposal for a cluster of lodges and a hotel in the Norwegian mountains.

Casa Besares by Arquinoma

Casa Besares by Arquinoma, a house in Argentina with an extra tall door, slots in at number four.

Room Portraits by Menno Aden

Completing our top five stories is a series of Room Portraits shot from various ceilings in Berlin by German photographer Menno Aden.

June also saw the opening of the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion in London by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron and Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, where Dezeen interviewed both Jacques Herzog and Pierre de Meuron.

Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2012 by Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei

The queen's diamond jubilee celebrations saw Zaha Hadid made a dame in the Queen's 2012 Birthday Honours list for services to architecture and the famous tower nicknamed Big Ben at the Palace of Westminster renamed Elizabeth Tower.

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