This week in architecture and design on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on bolts breaking at Richard Rogers' Leadenhall Building, the opening of One World Trade Center in New York (pictured), and the latest vaginal activity tracker. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our regular music track of the week.

Here She Comes is a smooth, jazz-inflected chill-out track by San Francisco band The Warheads.

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Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago by MAD
Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago by MAD

Beijing firm MAD unveiled the initial design of a museum for George Lucas on Chicago's lakefront, and Swiss firms MLZD and Sollberger Bögli won a competition to design a 12,000-seat football stadium in France.

Marine Educational Centre Press by Nord Architects
Marine Educational Centre Press by Nord Architects

Designs for an extension to the Red Cross headquarters in Copenhagen and a new education centre in Sweden by NORD Architects were also revealed.

Museum of the History of Polish Jews by Lahdelma Mahlamaki Architects
Museum of the History of Polish Jews by Lahdelma Mahlamaki Architects

Launched this year, the first Finlandia Prize for Architecture – an award honouring Finish architects and architecture – was bestowed to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

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MoMA acquires DIY electronics products to reflect technology's "significance" for design

MoMA in New York recognised technology's significance in design by acquiring a number of DIY electronics products and David Chipperfield returned to the headlines as Italian furniture brand Driade appointed him as its artistic director.

Mercedes G-Core
Mercedes G-Core concept car

In other design news, Mercedes revealed a concept car with a skin that generates electricity and Japanese studio Nendo designed an umbrella that can stand on its own when not in use.

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Warriors of Downpour City by Anne van Galen

Popular projects included fashion accessories for a fictional world where it rains constantly, a dual-nozzled faucet designed to aid drinking from taps and a concrete university building in Chile featuring deep recessed windows.

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UC Innovation Center by Elemental

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