Thousands of tiny ones and zeros pierce the aluminium skin of Denton Corker Marshall's new engineering faculty for the University of Technology in Sydney, spelling out the name of the building in binary code (+ slideshow). More
A collection of architectural gems in the sleepy seaside town of Littlehampton, fleshy furniture and a travelling abattoir made the headlines this week. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: RCA graduate Julian Melchiorri says the synthetic biological leaf he developed, which absorbs water and carbon dioxide to produce oxygen just like a plant, could enable long-distance space travel. More
News: the design firm that claimed Thomas Heatherwick's Olympic cauldron bore "a striking resemblance" to its own work and this week received a financial settlement may never have shown images of its concept to London's Olympic organisers, it has emerged. More
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for architects at London studio Grimshaw, whose ecological park in South Korea is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Littlehampton now boasts more headline-grabbing design than many cities, with projects by Thomas Heatherwick, Asif Khan and others. Dezeen tracked down the woman who spread architecture through the coastal town "like a contagious disease" (+ slideshow + interview). More
The two largest available cranes in the Netherlands were used to hoist up this house by Dutch architects Tim Piët and Jos Blom so it could be transported by boat to a hard-to-reach waterside site (+ slideshow). More