This week on Dezeen

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This week on Dezeen

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.

Brides and Bees by South African DJ Floyd Lavine is a soulful techno track that we featured in the latest movie from our Dezeen and MINI World Tour.

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Bratislava Culenova New City Centre by Zaha Hadid Architects

Zaha Hadid Architects unveiled designs for a complex of towers in Bratislava's city centre (above) and BIG broke ground on a combined power plant and ski slope that blows smoke rings (below).

Amager Bakke Waste-to-Energy Plant by BIG

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.

Domino Sugar by SHoP Architects and James Corner Field Operations

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).

Ocean Avenue Project by Frank Gehry

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.

The Architectural Ride at Battersea Power Station by Atelier Zündel Cristea

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.

"South Africa has always had an upcycling culture"

Finally, our most popular story of the week featured a minimal Japanese dental surgery (below).

Chiyodanomori Dental Clinic by Hironaka Ogawa

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