As gold medals are being awarded to athletes at the Olympic games, we've made a new Pinterest board featuring all the golden design and architecture from the pages of Dezeen. Over 22,000 people now follow us on Pinterest – join them here.
Dezeen archive: we've noticed a trend in golden buildings recently, including The Hive by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios and Maidstone Museum East Wing by Hugh Broughton Architects just this week, so we thought we’d round up all our stories that feature a lavish use of golden materials. See all the stories »
In this movie by Paul Nicholls of architectural animation studio Factory Fifteen, the world is conceptualised as a series of virtual interfaces, where people visit places and meet each other without leaving the room. Going to a party? You'll need the IP address. Want to go to the park? Just download a template and build it.
Called Somewhere, the film is the follow-up to Nicholls' award-winning movie The Simulation. You can see all the movies we've featured by Factory Fifteen here. More »
Designed in Hackney: we're kicking off our new Designed in Hackney initiative today, showcasing world-class architecture and design created in the borough that's home to Dezeen's offices and one of the five host boroughs for the London 2012 Olympic Games. First up is the London 2012 Olympic Torch by BarberOsgerby. More »
In this movie from the V&A museum in London, Simon Peers and Nicholas Godley talk about the cape they made by harvesting silk from over a million wild spiders in Madagascar. The silk is naturally golden in colour and the spiders take just a week to replenish their supply once released back into the wild. More »
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