Patricia Urquiola coats transparent furniture for Glas Italia with an iridescent sheen

Milan 2015: Spanish designer Patricia Urquiola has overcome her hatred of glass to design a collection of irridescent furniture and mirrors using the material. (more…) …read more Shared by : Dezeen

First images of the UK’s beehive-inspired Milan Expo pavilion released

The first photographs of Wolfgang Buttress’ UK pavilion for the World Expo 2015 in Milan have emerged, revealing that its structure is now complete (+ slideshow). (more…) …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Esher House by Groves Natcheva Architects pairs blue brickwork with red wood

This family home in Surrey, England, is fronted by an asymmetric wall of blue bricks, described by designer Groves Natcheva …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Matali Crasset’s Self-made Seat is a sofa made from modules that can be carried like suitcases

Milan 2015: French designer Matali Crasset has debuted a sofa made from a system of individual modules that can be carried like suitcases (+ slideshow). (more…) …read more Shared by : Dezeen

New photographs reveal the inside of Herzog & de Meuron’s Elbphilharmonie

These new shots by London-based photographer Peter Guenzel offer a look inside Herzog & de Meuron’s unfinished Hamburg concert hall, which is still two years away …read more Shared by : Dezeen

David Adjaye designs Double Zero chairs for Moroso

Milan 2015: architect David Adjaye is launching an Art Deco-influenced seating range for Moroso at the Salone del Mobile furniture fair, which opens today. (more…) …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Imbue Design completes a rusty steel dwelling in the Utah desert

This house in the Utah desert is covered in sheets of rusty Corten steel to match the colour of the earth, while its four …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Rippling aluminium fronts Bristol university laboratories by Sheppard Robson

Wavy panels of anodised aluminium conceal ventilation channels within the facade of this university science facility in Bristol, England, by British …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Protruding brickwork gives a ribbed facade to Lezze’s House VR in Belgium

Dark grey bricks alternate between protruding and receding rows to give a ribbed texture to the facade of this family house near Brussels by Belgian studio …read more Shared by : Dezeen

The Mothership by Akoaki is a mobile DJ booth for playing funk on the streets of Detroit

Architecture studio Akoaki has created an angular aluminium pod called The Mothership, which contains a DJ booth for staging pop-up events and funk concerts in Detroit’s North End neighbourhood (+ slideshow). …read more Shared by : Dezeen

Drum-like pavilion by GH3 creates a glowing presence in a Canadian city park

The mirrored glass surface of this park pavilion in Edmonton, Canada, helps the structure merge with its surroundings during the day and glow from within …read more Shared by : Dezeen

“Just because you can 3D-print something, doesn’t mean you should”

Comments update: what’s the point in using 3D printing technology to create “impractical and uncomfortable shoes?” Read on for more on this and other most commented Dezeen stories this week. (more…) …read more Shared by : Dezeen