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Google Glass frames

This week Google unveiled a collection of spectacles and sunglasses frames for its Google Glass augmented reality headset (pictured), and we spoke to lead designer Isabelle Olsson about the technology's development. Read on for our architecture and design news roundup of the past seven days.

Football stadium by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners planned for Venezuela
Football stadium by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners planned for Venezuela

Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners released a proposal for a major new football stadium in Venezuela with a brightly coloured roof, plus the design was revealed for Central America's largest museum of Mayan history and culture for a site in Guatemala City.

Business card designed using Squarestreet's service for creating logos
Business card designed using Squarestreet's service for creating logos

In graphics news, Squarespace rejected claims that its online logo design tool is "a replacement for professional designers" while Carl Hansen & Son adopted an emblem designed for the company over 60 years ago.

Colonel's collection based on nomadic furniture, launched at Maison&Objet
Colonel's collection based on nomadic furniture, launched at Maison&Objet

We continued our coverage of the Maison&Objet trade fair outside Paris, where faceted stationery, perforated 3D-printed lamp shades and furniture based on camping equipment were all exhibited.

Architecture photographer Iwan Baan
Architecture photographer Iwan Baan

In exclusive interviews, rockstar of architectural photography Iwan Baan spoke to Dezeen about shooting buildings from helicopters and Airbnb co-founder Brian Chesky explained how he built the home-stay booking website that is now bigger than most hotel chains.

Old Yorkshire barn converted into a modern home by Snook Architects
Old Yorkshire barn converted into a modern home by Snook Architects

The most popular architecture story we published was an overhaul of a dilapidated eighteenth-century barn in Yorkshire, closely followed by a concrete house in Shanghai with glass floors instead of windows.

Vertical Glass House by Atelier FCJZ has glass floors instead of windows
Vertical Glass House by Atelier FCJZ has glass floors instead of windows

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