This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on a cycle-friendly high-rise by Foster + Partners (pictured), NASA's plans to use flying drones on Mars and Zaha Hadid's legal settlement and subsequent donation to a labour rights charity. Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news, plus our track of the week.

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London's new cycle superhighway proposal
London's new cycle superhighway proposal

In addition to Foster's development offering one bike parking space per bedroom, it was also announced that London is set to construct Europe's largest segregated cycle lane.

Qingdao cultural complex by Jean Nouvel
Qingdao cultural complex by Jean Nouvel

Construction started on Jean Nouvel's woodland arts complex in China and work also commenced on the public plaza beneath Richard Seifert's iconic Centre Point tower.

Kengo Kuma's V&A Dundee, now set to cost £80 million

Kengo Kuma was "surprised" by spiralling V&A Dundee costs, and we revealed images of a convention centre completed by Daniel Libeskind in Mons, the European Capital of Culture for 2015.

Moooi collection 2014
Image of Moooi's 2014 collection

In design news, Marcel Wanders and Casper Vissers regained complete control of Dutch design brand Moooi, and we published a response from Chris Diemer of replica furniture company Voga to comments by Vitra's Tony Ash on copying.

 

Lego X by Gravity
Lego X by Gravity

The latest technology included a system that turns Lego bricks into a digital modelling kit for designers and a streamlined smartphone by Japanese designer Naoto Fukasawa.

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The Last Stand photo essay by Marc Wilson

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included a photography series documenting remnants of war on Europe's coastlines, a book that refuses to open for judgemental readers, and a concrete house situated on a sand-dune in Buenos Aires.

Casa MR by Luciano Kruk
Casa MR by Luciano Kruk

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