News: a concert hall with a spiky roof in Poland and a terracotta winery buried beneath an Italian vineyard are among the five finalists in the running for the European Union's 2015 architecture prize – the Mies van der Rohe Award (+ slideshow). More »
Dezeen Wire: Dezeen has been named Digital Business Publisher of the Year 2012 by the Association of Online Publishers.
Judges of the AOP 2012 Awards described Dezeen as "A smart entrepreneurial brand, with beautifully designed products - from websites to pop-up shops. Strong evidence of experimentation, fast growing revenue and audience". More »
Dezeen Wire: the first five winners of this year's TED Prize for urban innovation have been announced. Recipients include London design studio 00:/ for their project WikiHouse, which involves the construction of wooden houses from a downloaded kit of parts. Read our story about the project here.
This year, instead of going to individuals, the TED Prize was awarded to the concept of The City 2.0. Ten projects that improve urban life will each be given $10,000. Nominations for the next five winners are now being sought.
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