This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on rumours that Apple is designing an electric car, the 76 nominees for Designs of the Year 2015 and a garden folly "dedicated to smoking" (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture, interiors and design news, plus our track of the week.

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Apple Store in China designed by Foster + Partners

Foster + Partners completed its latest store for Apple, while construction started on a marine science museum designed by the architects.

Telus Sky by BIG
Telus Sky by BIG

BIG returned to the headlines as work began on its curvaceous skyscraper in Calgary, Canada. Bjarke Ingels' firm also released images of a looping "snail" house designed for a car collector.

M+ museum by Herzog & de Meuron
M+ museum by Herzog & de Meuron

Herzog & de Meuron updated its design for the M+ museum in Hong Kong, and Thomas Heatherwick's controversial Garden Bridge was threatened with legal action.

22 Bishopsgate by PLP
22 Bishopsgate by PLP Architecture

In other architecture news, images were leaked of the design that will replace London's part-built Pinnacle skyscraper.

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Vantage GT3 by Aston Martin

It was a busy week for car manufacturers, as luxury car-maker Aston Martin showcased its Vantage GT3 and McLaren revealed its track-dedicated P1 GTR.

Ferrari F1 concept car
Ferrari F1 concept car

Italian manufacturer Ferrari also hit the press as it released an "aggressive-looking" Formula One concept car.

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LG's updated G Watch R smartwatch

In technology news, electronics company LG released a smartwatch designed to target the luxury market, Apple was granted a patent for a virtual reality headset and Sony announced plans to release its SmartEyeglass devices to developers next month.

Wooden bicycle by Paul Timmer
Wooden bicycle by Paul Timmer

Popular stories this week on Dezeen included a wooden bicycle fitted with 3D-printed aluminium parts, a Portuguese house featuring a triangular lightwell and a wooden residence in Austria's picturesque Bregenz Forest.

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Wooden house by Innauer‐Matt Architekten

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