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Daan Roosegaarde's pilot Smart Highway is a Dutch road illuminated with solar power


News: the first glow-in-the-dark road of Daan Roosegaarde's Smart Highway project has opened in Oss, the Netherlands (+ movie).

"I personally quite like Rem's Pants... as for the giant penis, why not?"


Comments update: architecture dominated the discussions on Dezeen this week, spurred on in part by the president of China who declared that he wanted "no more weird architecture" in his country.

Martijn van Strien launches experimental fashion label with laser-cut garments


Dutch Design Week 2014: Rotterdam designer Martijn van Strien has launched his own fashion brand with a collection of unisex garments that are laser cut into shapes based on architectural structures.

Overlapping bricks give a perforated facade to mountainside building by Li Xiaodong


Chinese architect Li Xiaodong, the recipient of the inaugural Moriyama Prize, completed this building with an elaborate brickwork facade to create offices and dormitories at a building site in Zhejiang Province (+ slideshow).

Blakeley furniture by Studio Roderick Vos is built from architectural joists


Dutch Design Week 2014: Dutch designer Roderick Vos has created a collection of tables and benches using structural supports with H-shaped profiles, more commonly found in architecture (+ slideshow).

Dift utilises doomed Belgian school to create Eyes/Nights Only hotel


Belgian creative agency Dift has enlisted furniture brands including Artifort and Ikea to turn the rooms of a school set for demolition into temporary hotel suites during Biennale Interieur 2014 (+ slideshow).

Advances in digital technology could make "time travel possible"


Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: advanced 3D mapping of our built environment could one day allow us to "stop and rewind time," claims London designer Keiichi Matsuda (+ movie).

Dyson's first humidifier uses ultraviolet light to kill bacteria


Dyson has launched its first humidifier, which uses ultraviolet light to kill waterborne bacteria before it is dispersed into the air.

Piet Hein Eek's first eyewear range debuts at Dutch Design Week


Dutch Design Week 2014: Eindhoven designer Piet Hein Eek has created a line of spectacles and sunglasses with frames made from two strips of titanium for Amsterdam brand More Eyewear.

Dezeen Jobs: latest jobs update


See the latest from our recruitment site Dezeen Jobs, including positions with Selfridges, Lee Broom and Anglepoise, whose Original 1227 task lamp designed in 1934 is pictured.

Will.i.am launches Puls smart "cuff" with special editions by Zaha Hadid


News: the Puls smartwatch by music producer Will.i.am is due to go on sale in the USA and UK later this year, featuring special edition designs created by architect Zaha Hadid.

"No more weird architecture" says Chinese president


News: Chinese president Xi Jinping has called for an end to the "weird architecture" that has come as a result of China's construction boom.

Reiach and Hall adds walled gardens to Maggie's Centre Lanarkshire


A perforated brick wall encloses a series of internal courtyards and gardens at the latest Maggie's Centre for cancer care, designed by Edinburgh office Reiach and Hall Architects (+ slideshow).

Nendo's modular office tables create "casual spaces for standing conversation"


Japanese design studio Nendo has created a series of modular desk units for office furniture and supplies brand Kokuyo to complement its existing Brackets sofa (+ slideshow).

London's Design Museum to offer free entry from 2016


News: London's Design Museum has announced it will offer visitors free entry to its permanent collection from 2016 under a new UK VAT refund scheme, set up to encourage museums and galleries to scrap entrance charges.

Lemz wins Dutch Design Award 2014 with avatar for fighting child sex tourism online


News: Amsterdam agency Lemz has taken away the top honour at this year's Dutch Design Awards for Sweetie: a virtual 10-year-old girl created to catch perpetrators of webcam child sex tourism (+ movie).

Google animates St Paul's Cathedral to celebrate Christopher Wren's birthday


News: today's Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 382nd birthday of British architect Christopher Wren with an animation showing the rise of St Paul's Cathedral.

Assorted windows and diagonal cladding feature on renovated home by NU Architectuuratelier


A mixture of simple windows and double-height glazing bring light and views into the back of this Belgian house, which NU Architectuuratelier has converted from flats into a family home (+ slideshow).

Drawers slide along the surface of Marco Guazzini's Flamingo desk


Italian designer Marco Guazzini has created a console with drawers that slide along its length to create different configurations (+ slideshow).

Casa Redux by Studio MK27: the cause of a marriage collapse?


Could this modern concrete and glass house have been the catalyst for the end of a marriage? Yes, according to a black and white movie made by Studio MK27, the architects behind the project (+ movie).


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