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Motorola Project Ara modular mobile phones

This week Dave Hakkens' Phonebloks Lego-like phone concept came a step closer to becoming reality after he teamed up with Motorola, which has been working on a similar idea (pictured). Scroll on for more architecture and design news plus our Dezeen Music Project featured track.

45 is a brooding electronica track by Glasgow band Atom Tree.

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"With Phonebloks you only throw away components that are broken"

We spoke to Hakken's about his Phonebloks concept during Dutch Design Week as part of our Dezeen and MINI World Tour.

VAPOR blown-plastic lighting collection by Pieke Bergmans
VAPOR blown-plastic lighting collection by Pieke Bergmans

Our coverage of the Eindhoven event continued with graduate projects that involve recycling dead insects and an installation of blown-plastic lighting by Pieke Bergmans.

Steven Holl to design four museums for new complex in China
Steven Holl to design four museums for new complex in China

Steven Holl revealed designs for a complex of four museums in China, which will all be linked by a looping route of galleries.

I Have a Lifestyle model-kit window installation by Fabio Novembre for Tommy Hilfiger
I Have a Lifestyle model-kit window installation by Fabio Novembre for Tommy Hilfiger

Models kits influenced a couple of projects, as Tommy Hilfiger products in a window installation and spoons shaped for eating specific snacks were both presented within plastic frames.

Casa Cumbres by Taller Hector Barroso
Casa Cumbres by Taller Hector Barroso

Top of our readers' favourite architecture stories from the past seven days were a house in Mexico City photographed as if filtered using Instagram and a timber Shigeru Ban-designed home with a courtyard shaped like a teardrop.

Villa at Sengokubara by Shigeru Ban
Villa at Sengokubara by Shigeru Ban

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