Dezeen archive: this week we've featured both floating islands made of crumpled copper (bottom right) and a copper-clad house extension (bottom left) so we thought we'd round up all our stories about projects that were made using the metal. See all the stories »
Slideshow: the modular fenestration of this school building in western Switzerland was inspired by shapes from 1980s computer game Tetris. More
This week last year architects Populous completed the London 2012 Olympic stadium and it was announced that Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura would be awarded the 2011 Pritkzer Prize. We subsequently published a few of his key projects, as well as a red concrete museum he'd just completed. More
We've had a fantastic response to Dezeen Music Project so far, with loads of great music submitted already. Please keep uploading your tracks to our Soundcloud account.
This track by Ayham Dalal in Jordan should get you nicely in the mood for the weekend. We've been bopping our heads to it in the Dezeen office all afternoon.
Designed in Hackney: next up in our showcase of design talent from Olympic host borough Hackney is Stoke Newington studio Loop.pH, who have installed this umbrella-like canopy of illuminated lace at the entrance to London's Kensington Palace. More
This refurbished pub and pizzeria in Bristol, England, features wallpaper decorated with beermat motifs and a bar clad with recycled wood including a door found in a skip. More
In this second talk from our short series filmed by Dutch design organisation Premsela during their January symposium Me Craft/You Industry, software developer and hacker Smári McCarthy uses music sharing platform Napster as an example to explain how in the near future he believes craft productions will move away from centralised industries and challenge their existing authority. More
In this movie filmed by Dutch design organisation Premsela during their symposium Me Craft/You Industry in January, Welsh designer Kieren Jones explains how he constructed a miniature factory to transform the uneaten parts of a chicken into a gold leather flying jacket and a bone china eggcup and spoon. More
Designed in Hackney: today's featured designers in our London borough of Hackney showcase are Archer Architects, who inserted a Corten steel-clad hotel behind the facade of a derelict pub in Shoreditch. More