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Istanbul Turkey photograph by Yener-Torun

This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on Li Edelkoort's claim that fashion is dead, Ikea's new furniture range that wirelessly charges smartphones and a photography series documenting Turkey's vibrant architecture (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture, interiors and design news, plus our track of the week.

Bjarke Ingels
Bjarke Ingels

Dezeen interviewed BIG founder Bjarke Ingels about the new headquarters he is co-designing for Google and caught up with Will.i.am who spoke about the moral implications of 3D-printing human parts.

Jean Nouvel's Philharmonie de Paris
Jean Nouvel's Philharmonie de Paris

French architect Jean Nouvel initiated legal action to disassociate himself from his "unfinished" Paris concert hall, while the Egyptian government unveiled plans for a pyramid-inspired skyscraper in Cairo.

Dubai Museum of the Future
Dubai Museum of the Future

A museum that will be filled with technological inventions was approved for construction in Dubai and restored Adolf Loos-designed interiors opened to the public in Pilsen.

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge Mobile World Congress
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge

In technology news, electronics company Samsung launched two smartphone models, including one with a curved screen, and the UK's House of Lords called for stricter rules on drone management in Europe.

Fab website
Fab.com acquired by manufacturing company PCH

Design e-commerce platform Fab.com was acquired by manufacturing company PCH and the head of the Design Interactions course at the Royal College of Art announced his departure.

Pornhub Wankband
Pornhub Wankband

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included Pornhub's concept design for a wristband that generates energy from masturbation, a building featuring rammed-earth walls and a Dublin house extension with panels of opaque black glass.

81 Leinster Road by Allister Coyne
81 Leinster Road by Allister Coyne

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