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.
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