Dezeen's review of the year: June 2013

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto

Internships were in the spotlight when Sou Fujimoto told Dezeen that unpaid architecture work placements are a "nice opportunity", at the opening of his cloud-like Serpentine Gallery Pavilion (pictured) in June.

Thomas Heatherwick reveals garden bridge designed for River Thames
Thomas Heatherwick reveals garden bridge designed for River Thames

Thomas Heatherwick

British designer Thomas Heatherwick was awarded in the Queen's Birthday Honours and revealed plans for a new garden bridge across the River Thames in London.

"We never claimed to be designers of the cauldron" says Atopia

He rejected claims that his cauldron design for the London 2012 Olympics was a copy after a 2007 design that looked remarkably similar by Atopia surfaced, but they were quick to defuse the row.

Cortex 3D-printed cast by Jake Evill
Cortex 3D-printed cast by Jake Evill

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A 3D-printed cast for fractured bones that could replace the usual bulky, itchy and smelly plaster or fibreglass ones was our most-clicked story.

Apple unveils iOS 7 software designed by Jonathan Ive
Apple unveils iOS 7 software designed by Jonathan Ive

The unveiling of Apple's iOS 7 interface closely followed.

Herzog & de Meuron to design residential tower in Miami
Herzog & de Meuron to design residential tower in Miami

Next was Herzog & de Meuron's 57-storey residential tower for Miami.

C. F. Møller designs world's tallest wooden skyscraper
C. F. Møller designs world's tallest wooden skyscraper

The design for the world's tallest wooden skyscraper, to be erected in Sweden, took fourth place.

The Nest by a21studio
The Nest by a21studio

A Vietnamese house with climbing plants and vines over its gridded facade of metal beams and panels also made it into the top five.

"It's easy for young designers to get stuck in Berlin" - Joerg Suermann

Dezeen's month

Our Dezeen and MINI World Tour took us to Berlin, where DMY Berlin founder Joerg Suermann gave us a guided tour of this year's design festival and showed us around the creative neighbourhood of Kreuzberg.

Dezeen featured in third Apple presentation
Dezeen featured in third Apple presentation

Dezeen popped up in the third consecutive Apple presentation when the company unveiled its latest software interface, the first to be created by Jonathan Ive since he took over both hardware and software design at the company.

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