A bulky concrete first floor balances above pale brick walls and tall grasses at this family house in Brazil by São Paulo architect Guilherme Torres (+ slideshow). More
An elliptical chapel near Oxford (pictured), a wooden skyscraper for Stockholm and Heatherwick's Thames bridge proposal all feature in Dezeen Mail issue 157, along with the latest news, jobs, competitions and reader comments from Dezeen.
This gentle twist of concrete bridges an Alpine river on a scenic road between two towns in western Austria. More
News: Thomas Heatherwick has denied any knowledge of a design presented to the London Olympic committee in 2007 by an American firm, which bears a strong resemblance to his cauldron used at the climax of last summer's Olympic opening ceremony. More
Bunk bed booths provide sleeping sanctuaries at this hostel in Split, Croatia, by local designer Lana Vitas Gruić (+ slideshow). More
Ten years after completing the Ílhavo Maritime Museum in Portugal, Lisbon studio ARX Portugal has extended the building by adding an aquarium dedicated to codfish (+ slideshow). More
Californian designer Chad Wright has made a sandcastle mould of a typical American house to recreate post-war suburbia on the beach (+ slideshow). More