Australian firm BVN Donovan Hill has completed a plant research facility in New South Wales offering laboratories and archive facilities dedicated to the preservation of indigenous seeds (+ slideshow). More
This project by Brazilian photographer Leonardo Finotti examines the architecture and social impact of stadiums that will host matches during the FIFA 2014 World Cup in Brazil, which kicks off this evening in São Paulo (+ slideshow). More
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: in this exclusive interview with Minsuk Cho of Mass Studies, filmed moments after he collected the Golden Lion award for best pavilion, the architect explains how he hopes Korea's Venice Architecture Biennale pavilion will help North and South Koreans to reconnect. More
Zaha Hadid's concrete university building in Beirut, an apartment with a rooftop swimming pool, and Dezeen columnist Kieran Long's reaction to the Venice Architecture Biennale feature in this week's Dezeen Mail newsletter. Read on for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.
Opinion: by excluding architects and focusing on research for this year's Venice Architecture Biennale, Rem Koolhaas has given the world an insight into what he thinks about architecture. The result is less than encouraging, says Kieran Long. More
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: the late English architect Cedric Price is "one of the most important figures in all disciplines in the 20th century" and comparable to Marcel Duchamp in terms of his influence, according to curator Hans Ulrich Obrist (+ interview + slideshow). More
Venice Architecture Biennale 2014: a monumental installation of interconnected bicycle frames by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has been installed in the riverside courtyard of Palazzo Franchetti in Venice. More