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This week Thomas Heatherwick was accused of copying the design for the Olympic Cauldron just days after being awarded a CBE for services to the design industry. Read on for more architecture and design news from the last seven days plus Dezeen Music Project track of the week.

Gettin' Funky is a laid-back deep house track by German DJs Wave Crushers.

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Richard Sapper on turning down a job at Apple
"Steve Jobs once wanted to hire me," Richard Sapper told Dezeen this week

Meanwhile German industrial designer Richard Sapper revealed how he once turned down the chance to work at Apple in an interview with Dezeen.

Paper Pulp Helmet by Tom Gottelier, Bobby Petersen and Ed Thomas
Paper Pulp Helmet at the Royal College of Art graduate show

The annual graduate show at London's Royal College of Art included paper-pulp bicycle helmets and wooden shoes, and coincided with news that Tord Boontje is stepping down as head of Design Products at the school.

C. F. Møller designs world's tallest wooden skyscraper
Design for world's tallest wooden skyscraper by C. F. Møller

Skyscrapers featured this week include a wooden tower for Sweden and the completed twisting Cayan Tower in Dubai by SOM.

SOM completes twisted skyscraper in Dubai
SOM's twisted Cayan Tower in Dubai

Other favourites this week included laster tattoos to replace fruit stickers and a bungalow-shaped sandcastle mould.

Kontum Indochine Cafe by Vo Trong Nghia Architects
Kontum Indochine Cafe in Vietnam by Vo Trong Nghia Architects

Two of the most popular projects we published were a waterside cafe in Vietnam with conical bamboo columns and ALA Architects' competition-winning design for Helsinki Library.

ALA Architects wins Helsinki library competition
Winning design for Helsinki Library by ALA Architects

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