Swedish firm Tengbom has designed a ten square-metre wooden house for students. More »
Monthly archives: September 2013
Perforated walls and sliding timber doors feature in this stable in Uruguay by architect Nicolas Pinto da Mota (+ slideshow). More »
Kanye West's plans to move into architecture, the RIBA Stirling Prize announcement and the opening of Zaha Hadid's Serpentine Sackler Gallery (pictured) made for a busy week on Dezeen. Keep reading for more architecture and design news from the past seven days and our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More »
In this movie by film studio Stephenson/Bishop, architect Carl Turner describes the importance of flexibility in the London house he designed for himself and his partner, which last night was awarded the RIBA Manser Medal 2013 for the best new house in the UK. More »
We've been using music by London instrumental band Dead Red Sun on the soundtracks for our Dezeen and MINI World Tour movies from the UK capital.
This track called Facility builds up intricately with increasingly busy layers of post-rock guitars before a heavy dose of no-nonsense distortion kicks in halfway through.
News: Stirling Prize judge Tom Dyckhoff has spoken of being "punched in the gut" by the house-inside-a-castle that clinched the award last night, although its architects missed out on the usual £20,000 cash bounty, as organisers RIBA failed to find a sponsor. More »
Opinion: following yesterday's column on how disruptive technology for emerging markets will affect the high-end tech giants, Justin McGuirk asks why contemporary design critics are obsessed with analysing technology. More »
Here's a full set of photographs of Zaha Hadid's new extension to the Serpentine Gallery, which features a glazed restaurant with an undulating fabric roof (+ slideshow). More »
A gigantic golden chasm welcomes visitors to this shopping centre in Malmö by Swedish architects Wingårdhs (+ slideshow). More »
News: a contemporary house inserted into the twelfth-century ruins of Astley Castle in Warwickshire by Witherford Watson Mann has won the RIBA Stirling Prize 2013 for the greatest contribution to British architecture in the last year. More »