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Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto was in the spotlight this week, first for the opening of his Serpentine Gallery Pavilion and then for saying that unpaid internships in Japan are a "nice opportunity". Read on for more of the week's architecture and design news, plus Dezeen Music Project track of the week.

Global Love is a catchy guitar-driven pop song by Dutch musician LogOut, taken from his new album Little Things Buried in Concrete.

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2013 by Sou Fujimoto
This year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto

Frank Gehry was announced as the designer for Facebook's next New York office, Herzog & de Meuron became the latest high-profile architects to design a new luxury residential tower for Miami and Zaha Hadid was appointed to design a new stadium in Qatar for the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Herzog & de Meuron to design residential tower in Miami
A 57-storey residential tower designed by Herzog & de Meuron for Miami

Meanwhile Daniel Libeskind became embroiled in a dispute over allegations that he was given an unfair advantage and received unlawful payments for designing a university building in Germany and the founder of Swedish furniture giant Ikea, Ingvar Kamprad, stepped down from the board aged 87.

BIG's designs for Lego visitor centre unveiled
BIG's design for the new Lego visitor centre

In more playful architecture news, Danish studio BIG unveiled design for a Lego visitor centre based on the brand's famous plastic bricks and the fictional bridges depicted on Euro banknotes were transformed into reality at a new housing development near Rotterdam.

The Nest by a21studio
House with a gridded facade by Vietnamese architects a21studio

Two of our most popular stories featured a Vietnamese house with a gridded metal facade and the renovation of two apartments in Barcelona's Gothic quarter.

Twin House by Nook Architects
Renovation of apartments in Barcelona's gothic quarter

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