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Heydar Aliyev Center by Zaha Hadid

This week London's Design Museum revealed its Design of the Year 2014 nominations, which includes Zaha Hadid's undulating cultural centre in Baku (pictured) and Dave Hakkens' modular mobile phone concept. More architecture and design news follows.

Paul Smith Albemarle Street store facade by 6a Architects
Paul Smith Albemarle Street store facade by 6a Architects, nominated for Design of the Year

Other projects nominated for the annual awards include the cast-iron facade for Paul Smith's Albemarle Street store and an ultra light wooden table you can hold above your head.

Norman Foster unveils Maggie's Centre for home town of Manchester
Norman Foster unveils Maggie's Centre for home town of Manchester

High-profile architects that revealed proposals included Norman Foster, set to design a Maggie's cancer support centre in Manchester, and Terry Farrell, whose firm is masterplanning two major commercial sites in Shenzhen.

Door reinvented with folding mechanism by Klemens Torggler
Door reinvented with folding mechanism by Klemens Torggler

The door received a drastic redesign, as Klemens Torggler created a folding and pivoting system so it opens by collapsing and rolling to one side.

Interactive slideshow: One Nordic Furniture Company extends flat-pack furniture range
Interactive slideshow: One Nordic Furniture Company extends flat-pack furniture range

Our coverage of Stockholm Design Week continued with an interactive slideshow of new products by One Nordic Furniture Company and a dedicated Pinterest board for the event.

Hayhurst and Co. adds beach house-inspired extension to London residence
Hayhurst and Co. adds beach house-inspired extension to London residence

Popular architecture stories over the past seven days were an extension to a London residence modelled on a beach house and a fantasy home on stilts in the Scottish Highlands.

Fantasy house by Benoit Challand perched on stilts in the Scottish highlands
Fantasy house by Benoit Challand perched on stilts in the Scottish highlands

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