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This week on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen has been all about twisted buildings, as BIG released designs for twisting skyscrapers in Miami (below) and a spiralling observation tower shaped like a honey-dipper for Phoenix (above) plus here's our Dezeen Music Project track of the week.

The Grove at Grand Bay by BIG

Mosquito Maps is a catchy, upbeat track by American designer and musician Glen Lib, which we used for the soundtrack of this week's movie with Philippe Malouin at Dezeen Live.

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In preparation for the end of the world yesterday we published a collection of apocalypse apparel (below) and a survival kit containing practical items such as matches and water as well as chocolate and hard liqueur.

Doomsday Survival by Minki Cheng

Meanwhile in New York, Foster + Partners unveiled plans to overhaul New York Public Library and the world's tallest modular building broke ground.

New Concordia Island by Alexander Laing and Francesco Matteo Belfiore

In boating news, a yacht built for Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs was impounded in Amsterdam following a dispute over an unpaid bill to French designer Philippe Starck and two architecture graduates presented a concept to turn sunken cruise ship the Costa Concordia into a watery memorial garden (above).

Smile Makers by Ramblin' Brands

Our most popular stories of the week featured sex toys inspired by stereotypical female fantasies (above, left to right: the Fireman, the Millionaire, the Frenchman and the Tennis Coach) and a Paris apartment full of admirals (below).

Napoléon apartment by FREAKS freearchitects

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