Budapest studio Gereben Marián mixed cement with local earth and rock to create the rugged walls of this series of buildings, which accommodate visitors to a vineyard in the Eger wine region of Hungary (+ slideshow). More
This hip hop instrumental by Dutch producer and DJ Y’Skid features the kind of funky bass and percussion you would expect, but is lead by a manic and at times slightly demented violin.
A vibrator that can be worn as a necklace, Lego's new building blocks aimed at the architecture community and Rebecca Litchfield's photographic project chronicling the decay of abandoned Soviet architecture (pictured), feature in Dezeen Mail issue 215. Click through for the latest news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.
Opinion: when the creative industries across Europe go offline for the holiday season, the archetypal English country cottage becomes an incubator for problem-solving design brilliance says Kieran Long. More
London office Studio Octopi has revised its proposal for a floating swimming pool in the River Thames, to become a pontoon of three freshwater pools in a new location beside Temple underground station. More
San Francisco company Scribble Technology has revealed a prototype for a writing device that can scan specific tones and then write in the same colour (+ slideshow). More
Rammed earth walls built using soil from the desert site are wrapped in a protective weathered steel shell at this courtyard house near Phoenix by local firm Wendell Burnette Architects (+ slideshow). More
This wooden community centre in the earthquake-affected Japanese town of Yamada, by Dutch studio Van Der Architects, features a semi-opaque glass wall and an artificial grass playground (+ slideshow). More