This week on Dezeen

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There's been a bit of a re-use theme on Dezeen this week with seats made of hair, bowls made of money and buildings made of skips.

The recent outbreak of skyscrapers continues with east London apartments overlooking the Olympic park, towers shaped like camshafts (or a toilet-roll holder, according to one reader) and a law court in Singapore with courtrooms stacked in a giant cage.

Meanwhile Herzog & de Meuron unveiled plans for a hospital in Zurich, Jean Nouvel announced he'll design a new outpost of the Gagosian Gallery to the north of Paris and Moscow institute for media, architecture and design Strelka launched a new publishing house.

Our series of interviews with Thomas Heatherwick continues with films about his hairy pavilion for showcasing seeds at the Shanghai Expo 2010, a boat that's tied in a knot, his studio's tradition of sending out homemade Christmas cards and his top-secret design for the Olympic cauldron.

This week we've also featured masks with the bone structures of animals, a shooting venue that looks like an octopus and a house with a front door so tall that a giraffe could easily amble inside.

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