News: the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has named its top ten sustainable projects of the year, including a university building made from timber, concrete and Corten steel in Minnesota (above) and a series of prefabricated houses in Tennessee. More
Here's another track by British trio We Have Band, who we discovered at the MINI Paceman Garage in Milan this year. Where Are Your People? is taken from the band's most recent album, Ternion, released last year on French label Naïve Records.
You can watch the music video for the song here.
News: campaigners are calling on the UK government to protect and expand minimum housing standards for space and natural light after an RIBA report revealed the average one-bed new build is only the size of a London Underground carriage. More
A timber lattice supports shelves, worktops, lighting and mirrors down one side of this beauty salon in Osaka by Japanese designer Yasunari Tsukada (+ slideshow). More
This outdoor urinal by French design studio Faltazi slots into a straw bale to recycle pee from festivalgoers into compost. More
The ground floor of Dezeen's north London office The Surgery has been transformed into a walk-in watch shop by local studio Post-Office (+ slideshow). More
Hackney artist Alex Chinneck has created a wall that melts in the sun as part of his research for a project to build a melting house. More
New York fashion designer Aina Beck experimented with foil printing to create the dappled metallic patterns in her latest capsule collection. More
3Gatti Architecture Studio will add a facade of opening and closing steel umbrellas to Foreign Office Architects' Madrid Pavilion from the 2010 Shanghai Expo (+ slideshow). More