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Observation tower in Doumen by RMJM

This week we published a vibrator that can be worn as a necklace, swimming pools for the River Thames and a fish-inspired skyscraper (main image). Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week.

K.I.M.K. is a funky hip hop instrumental by Dutch producer and DJ Y’Skid.

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Donald Trump to add golden Trump Tower to Mumbai skyline
Donald Trump to add golden Trump Tower to Mumbai skyline

Our attention focused on skyscraper design this week as a scaly 93-metre-high structure inspired by fish won a competition to be constructed in China and a golden tower design by Singapore firm WOHA for property tycoon Donald Trump was unveiled.

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Snowflake-shaped hotel to float off the coast of Norway

Floating structures hit the headlines as a Dutch firm revealed plans for a hotel shaped like a snowflake off the coast of Norway.

Studio Octopi's Thames Bath concept evolves into floating freshwater pools
Studio Octopi's Thames Bath concept evolves into floating freshwater pools

Studio Octopi revised its proposal for a floating swimming pool in the River Thames, altering its original design by including three separate freshwater pools in a new location.

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Slim kitchen island installed at Home 10 by i29

Minimal projects featured heavily this week as i29 created a stripped-back stainless-steel kitchen island for a classical Paris apartment, and Tai & Architectural crafted a simple interior for a couple renting a Taiwan apartment.

Crave's USB-chargeable vibrator doubles as a pendant necklace
Crave's USB-chargeable vibrator doubles as a pendant necklace

In design news, a former Royal College of Art student was found "technically" guilty of plagiarism and a San Francisco start-up launched a stainless-steel vibrator that could be worn as a necklace.

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Nike's LED basketball court in Shanghai

Nike created a full-sized LED basketball court in Shanghai and Scribble Technology revealed a colour-matching pen that can write in millions of shades.

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Apartment in Amsterdam by MAMM Design

Popular projects included an apartment featuring a sunken kitchen, a photography series chronicling decaying Soviet architecture and a house in Rio de Janeiro that sits between a mountain and the ocean.

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Casa AL by Studio Arthur Casas

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