This data storage centre in Basel has a ridged shell of both perforated and solid steel panels, designed by Ffbk Architects to offer fragmented reflections of the sky and surroundings (+ slideshow). More
Berlin studio Baumhauer has renovated a traditional farmhouse in the Swiss hamlet of Florins, inserting a timber structure that contains new living areas in place of an existing barn (+ slideshow). More
Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka has just unveiled a glass kitchen and created a glass wardrobe earlier this year, but he's not the only one who has been pushing the boundaries of the transparent material.
In August, a team from MIT's MediaLab unveiled a technique for 3D-printing molten glass (pictured), and a team of students used smartphone glass to build a lightweight pavilion, while Patricia Urquiola and Nendo were among the designers who revealed glass furniture during this year's Milan design week. See all our stories about glass design »
With a group of architects branding timber as the wonder material of the 21st century, we've created a Pinterest board full of the best wooden architecture projects from the pages of Dezeen. Explore examples including Finland's tallest wooden apartment block, a house with a burnt-wood exterior, and much more.