Curving iridescent structures resembling the scaled bodies of a pair of dragons slump over the top of this new wing created by French studio Agence Jouin Manku at an office campus outside Paris (+ slideshow). More »
Today is the tenth letter in our A-Zdvent calendar and features John Pawson. His British firm remodelled this old church in Augsburg, Germany earlier this year (pictured) and yesterday announced he'll be the latest designer of a holiday home for Alain de Botton's Living Architecture project.
Letter I stands for Japanese architect Arata Isozaki in the ninth window from our A-Zdvent calendar of architects. Isozaki's most famous projects include the Museum of Modern Art in Gunma, but he more recently completed an inflatable mobile concert hall in collaboration with artist Anish Kapoor and the Qatar National Convention Centre, where tree-like columns support an overhanging roof (pictured).
We've recently featured a house with a fritted glass facade and an energy efficient house in a glazed box located in the Netherlands. From the iconic Piet Blom cube houses to the traditional Dutch townhouse, here is a selection of Dutch homes from the pages of Dezeen. See our new Dutch houses Pinterest board »
Following a preview of the nearly completed Pérez Art Museum in Miami this week, our eighth A-Zdvent calendar window features Swiss architecture duo Herzog & de Meuron. Here's a picture of their Vitrahaus showroom shaped like a pile of houses.