Dezeen Wire: the London Borough of Hackney have announced the details of their Architecture Weekend, a free event showcasing architecture in the borough.
Taking place from 28 to 29 July at Hackney House, the event will give visitors the chance to speak to architects who have studios in Hackney or have designed work in the borough, with entertainment from comedians, musicians and DJs in the evenings. More
The OMA-designed headquarters for the Rothschild Bank in London is one of the six buildings shortlisted for the 2012 Stirling Prize (+ slideshow). More
The charred exterior of this temporary pavilion in Bergen, Norway, references 16 major fires that have taken place in the city since the twelfth century. More
Dezeen Wire: the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture at the Olympic Park (above) and the restoration of historic tea clipper the Cutty Sark are included in the shortlist for the 2012 Carbuncle Cup, awarded by Building Design magazine to the ugliest building completed in the UK in the last 12 months. More
Following a recent spell of weather-related projects, we've compiled a new Pinterest board featuring all the sun, rain, snow and fog from the pages of Dezeen. Over 21,000 people now follow us on Pinterest – join them here.
Museums, galleries, exhibitions and installations were in the news this week five years ago, as Coop Himmelb(l)au's extension to the Akron Art Museum opened in Ohio (above) and the winner of a competition to design a museum dedicated to the ice age (below) was announced for Siberia. More
Dezeen archive: for those wishing to escape a wet summer, here's a round-up of all the holiday houses featured on Dezeen to help you imagine the perfect retreat. See all the stories »
This week last year Dezeen readers were swooning over idyllic houses in Australia, as we featured one overhanging the side of a cliff (above) and one that can be hidden behind a steel curtain (below). More
We end the week on Dezeen Music Project with the dextrous fingerpicking of Italian musician Francesco Fiotti on this beautiful acoustic guitar instrumental called Tightrope.
If you like what you hear, check out the track of his that we featured on Dezeen Music Project last month, which also features the serene cello playing of Marvin Ayres.
This week high-profile architects have been making the news, as Frank Gehry completed two homes for hurricane victims (above) and Zaha Hadid revealed designs for a limited edition speedboat (below). More