Beijing Design Week: as a Chinese company announces plans to build the world’s tallest skyscraper in just seven months, Beijing Design Week creative director Aric Chen says that contemporary China should "slow down" and look to "craft thinking" to tackle both small and large-scale design challenges the country is facing. More
This week the UK government's new guidelines preventing any curved or glass walls on new schools in a bid to cut costs caused a furious reaction from our readers, who called the idea "idiotic", a "very false economy" and "an absolute insult to the architecture, design and construction industry." More
This is the first track that Australian electronic musician Arms Were Youth has sent to Dezeen Music Project, and we certainly like what we hear. Sharply Towards Hell is a buzzing, bubbling mixture of different textures and sounds that's disorientating at first but soon makes sense once your ear starts to pick out the individual rhythms and melodies that make up the track.
World Architecture Festival 2012: Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs talks to Wilkinson Eyre Architects' Paul Baker in this interview filmed just moments after the firm's Gardens by the Bay project in Singapore was named World Building of the Year at the World Architecture Festival today. More
World Architecture Festival 2012: the Kallang River Bishan Park in Singapore by landscape designers Atelier Dreiseitl has been given the title Landscape of the Year at the World Architecture Festival (+ slideshow). More
World Architecture Festival 2012: Heart of Doha, a 31-hectare masterplan designed by AECOM for the gateway to Inner Doha has been named Future Project of the Year at the World Architecture Festival in Singapore. More
News: a Chinese company plans to build the world's tallest skyscraper in just seven months using pre-fabricated components slotted together like a Meccano toy. More