Italian studio Park Associati has overhauled a 1960s office block in Milan and added new glass and burnished aluminium facades (+ slideshow). More
Manhattan-based firm SHoP Architects has sent us a movie and more images illustrating its masterplan for Konza Techno City, a new "silicon" city 40 miles from Kenya's capital Nairobi (+ movie). More
British graphic designer Peter Saville references stripy hazard signs in the artwork for the latest album by experimental pop group Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. More
A Tokyo townhouse fronted by a stack of gardens (above) and a conceptual extension to the Guggenheim Museum in New York lead Dezeen Mail issue 137, which also features the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.
Opinion: in this week's column, Dezeen editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs wonders why London's Design Museum is so reluctant to talk about money, arguing that design classics "aren't theoretical exercises but sophisticated appeals to the wallet." More
News: five buildings have been shortlisted for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture, the Mies van der Rohe Award 2013, including a nursing home in Portugal (above) and the Harpa Concert and Conference Centre in Iceland. More
This stark concrete house in Spain by Alcolea+Tárrago Arquitectos features richly stained timber shutters that fold back to reveal large glass doors (+ slideshow). More