This week on Dezeen

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This week on Dezeen

This week we focussed on additive manufacturing with the launch of Print Shift, our one-off print-on-demand magazine all about 3D printing. More highlights from the week follow, plus Dezeen Music Project track of the week.

Zephir by Junior Size is a laid-back house track taken from his Trauma EP, the latest release from French label Atelier du Sample.

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"It's the most important week in the design calendar"

We've been reflecting on Milan design week, with designers including Yves Behar, Konstantin Grcic, Ron Arad and Stephen Burks discussing whether Milan can retain its importance in our latest Dezeen and MINI World Tour report. See our highlights of Milan 2013 here, including Zaha Hadid's sofas for Cassina inspired by rock formations (below).

Zephyr Sofa by Zaha Hadid for Cassina Contract

The UK government's redesigned website was named Design of the Year in a ceremony at the Design Museum, before being called "boring" and "basic-looking" by Mail Online.

Town Hall Midden-Delfland by Inbo

Thatch cropped up in a few architecture projects this week, including a glazed town hall in the Netherlands (above) and a house with straw on the walls as well as the roof.

Construction begins on Bordeaux stadium by Herzog & de Meuron

Work got underway on Herzog & de Meuron's stadium in Bordeaux (above), OMA was chosen to to masterplan a new urban development south of the same city and BIG was selected to design a shopping and leisure area outside Paris (below).

BIG to design leisure district on Paris outskirts

Meanwhile Daniel Libeskind gained planning permission for a proposed peace centre on the site of the notorious former Maze prison in Belfast and the owners of a Santiago Calatrava-designed winery in Spain launched legal action demanding he pays part of the £1.7 million needed to fix the building's leaky roof.

Elena Garro Cultural Centre by Fernanda Canales and Arquitectura 911sc

Our most popular stories featured an old Mexican house wrapped in concrete and glass to form a library (above) and a Japanese house with a triangular courtyard and an L-shaped roof terrace tucked behind its walls.

NN-House by PANDA

Top image is by Petrovsky & Ramone

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