Maybe it's because we're all partied out from the tokyobike store opening last night, but we're finishing off the week on Dezeen Music Project with a nice mellow track. This melodic soundscape is by Remote Scenes (aka Greig Penny), a graduate architect from Aberdeen.
This week Dezeen has been all about skyscrapers, with towers by 15 of the world's most famous architects for a new business district in Seoul plus a timelapse movie and interview with architect Renzo Piano as his 300 metre-high tower The Shard nears completion in London. More
World Architecture Festival 2012: in the final movie from our series announcing the call for exhibitors at this year’s World Architecture Festival in Singapore from 3-5 October, programme director Paul Finch discusses why an experimental office building with an inflatable facade was named World Building of the Year in 2011. More
Dutch design studio HEYHEYHEY assembled an assortment of objects including toothbrushes, books, marbles, matches and a toy train inside two suitcases to build a chain-reaction machine that signs and stamps a postcard. More
Skyscrapers in Seoul: this week we've run a series of stories on the Yongsan International Business District, a new commercial hub in Seoul, South Korea, that's due for completion in 2024. Commissioned by South Korean developer DreamHub, the new district has been masterplanned by architect Daniel Libeskind and will include skyscrapers by a host of international architects including Renzo Piano, BIG, MVRDV, REX, Dominique Perrault and Libeskind. Here’s a slideshow to bring them all together. More
Skyscrapers in Seoul: New York firm REX was another of the seventeen architects commissioned to design skyscrapers for the fast-growing Yongsan International Business District of Seoul, South Korea. They've proposed a tower that looks like like a filing cabinet with its drawers open. More