Spiralling above the treetops in Gosdorf, at the Austrian border with Slovenia, this observation tower by Munich practice Terrain:Loenhart&Mayr is a high-tech hymn to the staircase.
They are fairly boring corporate buildings, and it’s our job to make them look pretty,” says Universal Design Studio’s Hannah Carter Owers, describing the practice’s ongoing project with fashion chain H&M.
“Some people get really picky over the details,” Revital Cohen giggles. “One woman asked me: ‘What if you get up at night to go to the toilet? You’ll trip over the sheep and you’ll fall.’”
“It’s like those deep-sea fish with the lamps on their head,” says Matthias Rick, describing German collective Raumlabor Berlin’s travelling pavilion.
Tectonic fragments collide in the valley of Medellín, Colombia, to form an aquatic centre by local practice Paisajes Emergentes.
Ineke Hans’ first UK solo show, Mind-Sets, is at London’s Aram Gallery during the London Design Festival.
The Museum aan de Stroom has recently been completed by Rotterdam practice Neutelings Riedijk Architects.
Balls bounce above a knotted web of bungee cords stretching over a forest of gently swaying columns in New York this summer.
Ancient and modern collide in a temple at Wadeshwar, western India, by Mumbai practice Sameep Padora and Associates.
A miniature Japanese garden sitting atop a music box is the first piece to go into production from Lausanne design school ECAL’s Mas Luxe course this year.
The designer and founder of Fuseproject has curated his first exhibition, Technocraft, looking at the new age of DIY design, mass customisation and crowdsourcing.