Competition: Dezeen has teamed up with publishers Phaidon to offer five readers the chance to win one of five copies of Do It Yourself, a book containing instructions for 50 DIY projects written by prolific designers and artists (+ slideshow). More »
Designer Ori Elisar has developed a bacterial ink and grown typographical symbols in a petri dish. Here are more stories featuring microbes, including a lamp powered by glowing octopus bacteria (pictured), clothes grown from single-cell organisms and cheese made from the sweat and tears of celebrities.
See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with O'Donnell + Tuomey, Studio Arthur Casas and the AA School of Architecture, from which a group of students suspended a translucent pyramid from tree trunks (pictured). This is also the last chance to apply for roles with the RIBA, Allied Works Architecture, WilkinsonEyre and more... More »
Gabled blocks with brightly coloured facades house bedrooms for children with Cerebral Palsy at this treatment centre in Madrid, which has been updated by local studio Hans Abaton (+ slideshow). More »
Pomo summer: Hans Hollein conceived the Vulcania Centre Européen du Volcanisme amusement park – one of the latest examples of Postmodern architecture in our series – as a journey to the centre of the earth, citing Dante's Inferno among his influences for the subterranean design (+ slideshow). More »
Following the controversial selection of two winning entries in a competition to design the Bauhaus Museum Dessau's new home, we've created a Pinterest board filled with some of the most iconic and unusual new institutions in the world, including Renzo Piano's Whitney in New York and Frank Gehry's Biomuseo in Panama.
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