This week on Dezeen

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This week on Dezeen

The big news this week was Toyo Ito's Pritzker Prize win and you can check out his key projects in our slideshow. Scroll on for more highlights of the week in design and architecture, plus the track of the week from Dezeen Music Project.

We are using this mellow track by South African DJ Floyd Lavine on the introductions to the video interviews we did at Design Indaba as part of our Dezeen and MINI World Tour.

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London studio creates 3D scan of horse

3D scanning advanced with a London firm scanning a horse (above) and 3D printing company MakerBot unveiling a prototype of a desktop scanner for copying objects at home.

Dalian International Conference Center by Coop Himmelb(l)au

Architecture news from China included a conference centre with gills by Coop Himmelb(l)au (above) a concept for "farmscrapers" resembling piles of giant glass pebbles in Shenzhen (below) and plans for a 1.2 million-square-metre exhibition centre for Tianjin. Meanwhile, corrosive concrete was discovered in 15 buildings under construction in Shenzhen, halting construction on what would be China's tallest tower.

Asian Cairns by Vincent Callebaut

Back in Europe, Hella Jongerius revealed designs for a new KLM aeroplane cabin (below) and the Designs of the Year exhibition opened in London, featuring one nominee making copies of work by two other contenders.

World Business Class cabin by Hella Jongerius for KLM

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