Wall panels and shelves in this north London design shop are made from reclaimed floorboards and scaffolding planks. More »
Dezeen Wire: the famous tower nicknamed Big Ben at the Palace of Westminster in London is to be renamed Elizabeth Tower in honour of the queen's 60 year-reign. - BBC
Dezeen Wire: the British Council has announced the International Architecture and Design Showcase 2012, a season of exhibitions, installations, lectures and films at 50 international embassies and British cultural institutions across London to coincide with the London 2012 Olympics.
Dezeen and writer/curator Beatrice Galilee will host Designed in Hackney Day on 1 August featuring Hackney design-themed talks, walks and workshops at Hackney House in Shoreditch. Read more about the day here and see our showcase of design and architecture from the borough here.
Herzog & de Meuron and Ai Weiwei's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion was our most popular architecture story last week so here's a run-down of all twelve temporary pavilions over the years by architects including SANAA in 2009 (above, photographed by Iwan Baan), Jean Nouvel in 2010 and Frank Gehry in 2008. More »