New York architecture studio WORKac has reorganised the galleries of the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston, Texas, by adding a glazed entrance pavilion in front (+ slideshow). More »
Monthly archives: February 2013
Here are some images of the competition-winning proposals by Snøhetta, Duncan Lewis and Casson Mann for a visitor complex at the Paleolithic cave paintings in Lascaux, France. More »
British architect David Chipperfield has completed a new gallery building at the Saint Louis Art Museum in Missouri (+ slideshow). More »
French designer Philippe Starck and car company Peugeot have unveiled a prototype bicycle crossed with a scooter, designed for a free cycle scheme in Bordeaux, France. More »
London firm Threefold Architects designed this long gabled artists' studio in Norfolk, UK, so that the owners could construct it themselves (+ slideshow). More »
An exhibition of drawings by architect Daniel Libeskind will go on show at the Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery in Rome next month. More »
The folded tops of these two-legged side tables by Taiwan designer Kenyon Yeh allow them to rest against a wall. More »
Columns branch outwards like a grove of trees around the aisle of this wedding chapel in Gunma, Japan, by Tokyo architect Hironaka Ogawa (+ slideshow). More »
Dezeen is at Design Indaba in Cape Town all this week, for the first stop on our Dezeen and MINI World Tour. For the first year at Design Indaba, there is a music festival running alongside the main conference, which is showcasing a range of exciting South African musical talents, and we'll be choosing some of our favourites to feature on Dezeen Music Project.
Spoek Mathambo will be closing the conference on Friday, which gives us the perfect excuse to feature his excellent 'township tech' cover of Joy Division's She's Lost Control.
Make sure you also check out the excellent music video for the track.
An assortment of building typologies appear to be stacked on top of one another at this housing block in Middlesborough, England, by London architects FAT (+ slideshow). More »
A nineteenth century prison in the Netherlands has been converted into a boutique hotel where guests sleep in the former cells. More »
Walls, shelves and desks are all made from piles of modular blocks at this office in Paris by French studio h2o Architectes (+ slideshow). More »
Spanish architects DAHL&GHG designed this house in northern Madrid so that every room faces the garden (+ slideshow). More »
London-based design duo Raw Edges arranged hundreds of fabric ribbons around the edge of their display stand for Danish textile manufacturer Kvadrat at this year's Stockholm Design Week. More »
Product news: this extendable bookcase by Dutch designer Reinier de Jong, which became one of our most popular stories ever after we published the prototype in 2008, has now gone into production. More »