Canadian firm Hemsworth Architecture has completed a factory in British Columbia that utilises the products created within the facility: prefabricated wall panels intended for eco-friendly Passivhaus construction (+ slideshow). More
Google has used its Jacquard technology to weave conductive threads into a Levi's jacket, turning its sleeves into touch-sensitive panels that can be used to control electronic devices (+ movie). More
Opinion: New York's design scene would benefit from looking outward and engaging with America's manufacturing centres further west, says Alan G Brake, who found a lack of originality at the city's design week this year. More
This week's Dezeen Mail features Apple's new approach to retail, virtual reality tools for architects, and the latest stories from the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 including MVRDV's see-through glass kitchen (pictured).
Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: sharing technologies like Uber and Airbnb could offer the answer to the UK housing crisis say the curators of the British Pavilion, who have unveiled five futuristic models of the home. More
Venice Architecture Biennale 2016: Aileen Sage Architects has installed a swimming pool inside Australia's Biennale pavilion to symbolise the importance of this type of public space to the nation's cultural identity (+ slideshow). More
The bereaved will be able to find the location of their loved ones' graves using GPS in this cemetery without headstones, proposed by Australian firms CHROFI and McGregor Coxall for Sydney (+ slideshow). More
Pedro Ferreira Architecture Studio has renovated a 19th-century townhouse in central Porto, maintaining the original features and adding stark white boxes that contain the kitchens and bathrooms (+ slideshow). More