MIMA House in Alentejo

This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on a manifesto calling for an end to "pointless products" in designSnøhetta's new kitchen for one of the best restaurants in the world and a prefabricated summerhouse (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news.

Imogen Heap demonstrates Mi.Mu gloves
Imogen Heap

Our interview with Imogen Heap about her music-making gloves was nominated for best technology movie at this year's Webby Awards. Please vote to help us win!

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Aerial shot of Frank Gehry's Facebook HQ

In architecture news, Facebook announced its plans to build two new Frank Gehry-designed buildings and Henning Larsen was selected to design an outpost of one of Sweden's most important art galleries.

City of Culture by David Chipperfield
Città delle Culture museum and gallery complex

David Chipperfield renounced his museum and gallery complex in Milan following an argument over its floor, then attacked the way the British press reports on architecture.

Misoka toothbrush by Kosho Ueshima
Misoka toothbrush by Kosho Ueshima

We've been previewing products that will be presented during next week's design festival in Milan, including a toothbrush that cleans your teeth without toothpaste.

Inlay sofa by Benjamin Hubert for Indera
Inlay sofa by Benjamin Hubert for Indera

Other products set to launch in Milan next week include Benjamin Hubert's modular sofa system, colourful glass tables by Nendo and a monkey-shaped table by Jaime Hayón. Follow our Milan 2015 coverage »

Sancaklar Mosque by Emre Arolat Architects
Sancaklar Mosque by Emre Arolat Architects

Popular projects on Dezeen this week were a mosque featuring a "cave-like" prayer room, photographs of "ugly" Belgian houses and a house covered in sheets of rusty Corten steel.

High Desert Dwelling Capitol Reef by Imbue Design
High Desert Dwelling Capitol Reef by Imbue Design

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