This week on Dezeen
This week we published Marc Newson's beer machine for Heineken, a scissor-like bridge in London (pictured), and reported the winning projects from both the World Architecture Festival and Inside Festival 2014. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our track of the week.
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A community space in Vietnam built using recycled materials and colourful fabrics was announced as the World Architecture Festival's World Building of the Year, and a restaurant in Hong Kong featuring colonial-style furnishings was named as World Interior of the Year at the Inside Festival, as the two events were held concurrently in Singapore.
MVRDV's huge food market and housing development in Rotterdam opened this week and we exclusively interviewed architect Winy Maas about the project.
In other architecture news, a floating cycle path was proposed for London's River Thames and a new transport hub was designed for Finland's second-largest city.
We featured three popular installations this week including one by architect David Chipperfield, who filled the Mies van der Rohe-designed Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin with 144 tree trunks. In Beijing, architecture firm reMIX Studio outlined a planned house renovation with illuminated white strings to form a UV installation.
Also, London's historic Convent Garden market building now appears to be levitating above its base.
In other design news, Studio Banana Things launched a mini version of the Ostrich Pillow designed for napping anywhere and French designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec created a set of diamond-shaped vases.
Popular architecture projects included a concrete residence situated on the Greek island of Kea, a coastal home in Chile and bamboo huts designed to accommodate refugees in Thailand.
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