New York architecture studio Diller Scofidio + Renfro has unveiled a preliminary design for a new museum in Colorado Springs dedicated to the legacy of US Olympic and Paralympic athletes (+ slideshow). More
Opinion: Elon Musk is a real-life Tony Stark – a billionaire CEO who wants to change the world. With the launch of his energy-storing batteries for powering our homes, he may actually be developing the technology to do it, says Dan Hill. More
A ride in Norman Foster's helicopter, a chance to test Bjarke Ingel's smoke-ring-blowing power plant chimney in Copenhagen, a hot-tub hangout with Charles Renfro, and a birdwatching adventure with Jeanne Gang are among prizes being auctioned off by an American nonprofit organisation. More
David Chipperfield's renovation plans for the Royal Academy of Arts, this year's Mies van der Rohe Award winner and a Beijing school featuring a faceted concrete ceiling (pictured) feature in this week's Dezeen Mail. Click through for our pick of the best news, jobs and reader comments from Dezeen.
A sliver of glazing stretches all the way up from the ground to the roof of this extension to a west London house, which is named The Lantern in reference to the way it glows at night (+ slideshow). More
Interview: hybrid and electric technologies are changing the way cars are designed after decades of stagnation, according to BMW's Benoit Jacob, speaking exclusively to Dezeen about the i8 sports car (+ slideshow). More
Dezeen promotion: an exhibition of Austrian design was presented beneath a translucent vaulted ceiling at Milan's La Pelota during this year's Salone del Mobile furniture fair (+ movie). More
Israeli artist Tsibi Geva has wrapped his country's Venice pavilion in old car tyres and filled it with a mixture of found architectural and household objects to explore ideas about the home (+ slideshow). More