Architects Takero Shimazaki and Charlie Luxton have renovated a 1960s house outside London to create a modern home that features black-painted brickwork, large windows and a new angular roof (photographs by Edmund Sumner + slideshow). More
Continuing our coverage of the recent explosion of tech company headquarters in San Francisco, here's a look inside the offices of online property rental service Airbnb, which feature rooms modelled on eight of the company's listed apartments (+ slideshow). More
The next letter in our A-Zdvent calendar is U, for Dutch architecture firm UNStudio. Pictured is Galleria Centercity, a department store in South Korea, and the architects have also recently completed a shopping centre in China with over 42,000 shiny silver balls attached to its facade.