Design Miami 2013: here's a preview of the nearly completed Pérez Art Museum Miami by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron, which opens tomorrow to coincide with the Design Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach collectors' fairs, and which suggests a new "kind of vernacular" for the city according to Jacques Herzog (+ slideshow + photography is by Iwan Baan). More
One half of this energy-efficient house in the Netherlands by Paul de Ruiter Architects is raised above the landscape in a glazed box, while the other half is buried underneath a pool of water (+ slideshow). More
Portuguese studio Tiago do Vale Arquitectos has renovated a townhouse in Braga that was built as a servants' house in the late nineteenth century and modelled on the style of an Alpine chalet (+ slideshow). More
Dezeen promotion: design brand Luminaire is presenting work by designers Tokujin Yoshioka, Patricia Urquiola and Daniel Widrig at an event in its exhibition space this Thursday evening, to coincide with Design Miami. More
Dezeen Guide: Dezeen is hitting the beach for Design Miami this month. We've got eight other events listed in December, and have updated the guide to include more festivals and trade shows for 2014. More
Massachusetts design studio Nervous System has developed a method of 3D-printing jewellery and garments with articulated joints so they automatically change shape once removed from the printer (+ movie). More
Swedish designers Toki Drobnjakovic and Per Sundberg have renovated an underground strip club in Stockholm to create a workplace where walls are embellished with concrete set against bubble wrap (+ slideshow). More
In the third of our A-Zdvent calendar of architects, C is for Santiago Calatrava, whose projects include the Liège-Guillemins station in Belgium (pictured) and the Fourth Bridge on the Grand Canal in Venice.