A gigantic yellow giraffe pokes its heads out from the roof of this nursery and childcare centre in Paris by French studio Hondelatte Laporte Architectes (+ slideshow). More
We like to bring you an eclectic selection of tracks on Dezeen Music Project, but we don't often receive classical pieces. So we were delighted when American pianist Roger Strassner sent us this haunting piano composition called Dusk.
The Barcelona Pavilion filled with junk from its basement (above), a vibrating fork and an A-Z of architects all feature in this week's Dezeen Mail, which also includes the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.
News: in 2012 the total number of skyscrapers constructed around the world failed to increase for the first time in six years, says the annual report from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, revealing the continued impact of the global financial crisis that started in 2007. More
White walls are sandwiched between the exposed concrete ceiling and floor of this minimal hair salon in Kobe by Japanese designers Sides Core (+ slideshow). More
Royal College of Art student Gabriele Meldaikyte has designed a set of interactive exhibits for a museum of iPhone gestures (+ slideshow). More
A wall of digital animals that distract children on their way to surgery is one of the interactive installations presented by designer Jason Bruges in this movie we filmed at our Designed in Hackney Day. More