This week on Dezeen

This week we published the winner of the architectural photograph of the year award, futuristic trains for London and a building designed by Zaha Hadid for Cambodian genocide researchers (pictured). Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our track of the week.

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New Tube by Priestmangoode
New Tube train designed by Priestmangoode

London studio Priestmangode hit the headlines this week as it revealed designs for London's new air conditioned, wi-fi enabled, driverless tube trains.

Snøhetta designs bank notes for Norway
Snøhetta designs bank notes for Norway

Snøhetta-designed banknotes were selected for use by the central bank of Norway and London-based designer Ross Lovegrove designed his first wooden chair.

Moshe Safdie
Portrait of Moshe Safdie

In architecture news, Moshe Safdie called for a "reorientation" to the way cities are designed, saying that a vogue for skyscrapers and the privatisation of public space is creating cities "not worthy of our civilisation".

Clichy-Montfermeil metro station by EMBT
Clichy-Montfermeil metro station by EMBT

Architects were selected to design two of three new "iconic" train stations for Paris as part of a major infrastructure development, and the city of Almere in the Netherlands selected a zinc-clad chapel to be built over its lake.

National Theatre by Denys Lasdun
National Theatre by Denys Lasdun

We continued our series on Brutalism by looking at one of London's most divisive Brutalist buildings – Denys Lasdun's National Theatre – and published new photographs of Thomas Heatherwick's new gin distillery.

Scape House by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects
Scape House by FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects

Popular projects this week included a Japanese house comprising a variety of box-like structures that jut out in various directions, a kindergarten designed as a "village for children", and UNStudio's newly completed theatre that glows in the dark.

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UNStudio's Theatre de Stoep

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