This week Thomas Heatherwick revealed plans for a park in Abu Dhabi resembling the cracked surface of a desert (pictured) and category winners for the Designs of the Year 2014 awards were announced. Read on for more of the week's top architecture and design news, plus our Dezeen Music Project featured track.
Drowned is a dreamy dance track by Madrid-based producer Skygaze.
A Chinese materials firm hit the headlines after reportedly 3D-printing ten buildings in just 24 hours using a custom-built machine, while Foster + Partners submitted plans for a residential skyscraper in London, which is set to become the tallest of its kind in the UK.
And the architectural community was saddened by the death of architect, Postmodernist and Pritzker Prize laureate Hans Hollein, who died in Vienna at the age of 80 after a long illness.
Our latest updates from Milan 2014 included lamp shades made from vintage and discarded glass stuck together with brightly coloured resin, a mirror made from chemical waste, and a wooden desk designed to provide a playground for cats.
Augmented reality was back on the agenda again this week as BMW unveiled Vision Future Luxury, their latest saloon concept car, which features augmented display technology.
In our latest Dezeen and MINI Frontiers movie, the team behind the revolutionary Gravity Sketch 3D drawing pad claimed architects will soon be able to walk around inside sketches of their projects, editing their designs as they go.
The most popular architecture story we published was a house in the Swedish town of Mölle featuring a lower section that is entirely transparent, closely followed by a house in Germany with a mirrored facade.
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