Researchers and students from the University of Stuttgart used 30,000 spiky components and a robot to create a pavilion described as the "first architectural structure realised with a designed granular system" (+ movie). More
London is becoming a global centre for the collectable design market, contributing to a glut of new gallery architecture. But other cities and countries are also riding the wave of investment in art and design, with recent examples including Los Angeles' The Broad art museum, and China's numerous new institutions. Explore our new Pinterest board that collects together the best galleries from the pages of Dezeen.