The relentless march towards a 3D-printed world continued this week with news of a 3D-printed dress (above) and a 3D-printed car. Read on for more highlights of the week and our top track from Dezeen Music Project.
Dutch architect Ben van Berkel of UNStudio was in London to reveal plans for a 30-storey residential tower and fellow Dutchman Rem Koolhaas of OMA was appointed to masterplan a new airport city in Qatar.
In American architecture this week, SHoP Architects designed a clutch of hollow skyscrapers for Brooklyn (above) and Frank Gehry drew on the rippled form of his recent New York skyscraper for a 22-storey tower in his hometown of Santa Monica, California (below).
Fun proposals on Dezeen this week included a roller coaster surrounding Battersea Power Station (below) and Dutch design collective Droog turned the notion of Chinese piracy on its head by making its own copies of Chinese objects.
Our latest dispatch for the Cape Town leg of Dezeen and MINI World Tour came from former the industrial suburb of Woodstock, which the city's design community has recently made its home, where Design Indaba founder Ravi Naidoo told us about the importance of upcycling in South African design.
Finally, our most popular story of the week featured a minimal Japanese dental surgery (below).
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