This week on Dezeen

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This week on Dezeen

This week we introduced slideshows of larger images to the top of selected stories on Dezeen - see the first few examples here, including a museum of handmade paper, stripped-out factories awaiting renovation and a skatepark in Calais.

BIG won a competition to renovate and extend an art centre in Utah with proposals that will be built from railway sleepers reclaimed from the Great Salt Lake and OMA broke ground on their performing arts centre for Taipei which "looks like something bad has happened" according to our readers.

American musician Moby started a personal blog documenting architecture in Los Angeles and we reported on artist Damien Hirst's proposals to build over 500 sustainable homes in Devon, England. We also featured the new galvanised steel workshops for artist Antony Gormley.

We celebrated Valentine's day with a set of loved-up bookmarks and paper clips that warmed readers' hearts, and a heart-shaped chair that didn't. Our most popular stories featured a residential barn extension with oriented strand board covering every surface and a studio that appears to float at the bottom of the garden.

Over on Dezeen Screen we're running a series of architecture movies by Cristobal Palma, a photographer in Chile making short architectural films. The first one features twirling parasols in a Shenzhen square.

We've also got new Braun models in our 2012 collection on Dezeen Watch Store, which you can now order over the phone on +44 20 7503 7319 as well as online.

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