Skyscrapers in Seoul: the next building in our series from the new Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea, is a skyscraper designed by French architect Dominique Perrault, with faceted glass that will ripple across the surface. More
World Architecture Festival 2012: Zaha Hadid's MAXXI National Museum of the XXI Century Arts is the focus of our next movie about the World Architecture Festival, as programme director Paul Finch explains why the jury unanimously voted for it to win the festival’s World Building of the Year award in 2010. More
We just sent the latest issue of our Dezeen Mail newsletter, which leads with the completion of London's Olympic venues and, in particular, our readers' horrified reaction to Anish Kapoor's ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture (above). One commenter described as an "evil scientist's lair".
Also included in this issue are all the latest jobs, competitions (including how to win a £520 bike), music tracks plus the usual round-up of the best stories and comments from the past week. Read Dezeen Mail issue 101 »
This evening Dezeen Music Project will be heading off to the launch party for tokyobike's new store, where we'll be behind the decks providing all the tunes.
We'll be spinning an eclectic mix of some of our favourite music that's been submitted so far, including up-tempo party tracks, mellow grooves as well as darker, more ambient music like this great track by Chris Harvey.
All the details about the party can be found here.
Dezeen Wire: architects Piers Gough and Amanda Levete plus architectural historian Charles Jencks have given their verdict on the architecture of the Olympic site in an article for British newspaper The Guardian.
While the Olympic stadium and handball arena are severely criticised by the group, all three praise the velodrome and aquatics centre.
Skyscrapers in Seoul: a pair of 450 metre-high towers with glass scales by Chicago firm Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture are the latest of fifteen skyscrapers commissioned for the Yongsan International Business District in Seoul, South Korea, following recently released designs by BIG and MVRDV. More