This week on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen

This week Dezeen has been focussed on shoe design. Scroll on for more highlights in architecture and design from the last seven days plus Dezeen Music Project track of the week.

919 is a new electronica track by a young French producer called Aimedeuxhaine.

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Zaha Hadid's NOVA shoes for United Nude
Zaha Hadid's NOVA shoes for United Nude

We've featured cantilevered platform shoes by Zaha Hadid and showed heat-shrink trainers from Reebok.

RealFlex U-FORM+ shoes by Reebok
Heat-shrink running shoes from reebok

Iris van Herpen and Rem D Koolhaas unveiled 3D-printed shoes that look like tree roots (main image) and we rounded up the best shoes designed by architects.

The Sugar Lab by Kyle and Liz von Hasseln
3D-printed sugar

Other 3D-printed objects we've showcased in the last week include sugar sculptures for wedding cakes, table centrepieces and pie toppings and a cast for a broken arm.

Cocoon by Tanya Shukstelinsky
Micro home between two sheets

We've also been majoring on micro homes, including one where occupants clamber around between two sheets of fabric and a Brazilian micro apartment furnished with a jumble of wooden boxes.

Ikea develops flat-pack refugee shelters
Flat-pack refugee shelters by Ikea

Meanwhile Ikea unveiled plans for flat-pack refugee shelters and the Eindhoven University of Technology unveiled what it claims to be the world's first solar-powered family car.

Venturini House by Adamo-Faiden
Venturini House renovation in Buenos Aires by Adamo-Faiden

Two of our most popular stories included the renovation of an ageing townhouse in Buenos Aires with a rooftop courtyard and an underground yoga room and a telecommunications agency headquarters in Algeria.

ARPT Headquarters by Mario Cucinella Architects
A telecommunications agency headquarters in Algeria.

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