This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on the latest setback to hit Thomas Heatherwick's Garden Bridge project, the downsizing of 3D-printing pioneer MakerBot and Renzo Piano's new home for the Whitney Museum (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news.

Tate Harmer to add venue to Brunel tunnel
Tate Harmer to add venue to Brunel tunnel

Plans were unveiled to transform the entrance to London's Thames Tunnel by 19th-century engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel into a performance venue and OMA were announced as the designers of China's pavilion at the Venice Art Biennale 2015.

Paris-Saclay Polytechnique by Sou Fujimoto
Paris-Saclay Polytechnique by Sou Fujimoto

Sou Fujimoto released images of plans for a tree-filled university building and designers expressed their concerns over the timely completion of the Milan Expo site.

Studhorse by Olson Kundig Architects
Studhorse by Olson Kundig Architects

The American Institute of Architects selected its top ten American housing projects of the last 12 months and Japanese designer Tokujin Yoshioka installed a transparent glass tea house beside an ancient Japanese temple.

Dutch Windwheel wind turbine
Dutch Windwheel wind turbine

A team of Dutch companies unveiled a proposal for a huge circular wind turbine that doubles as an apartment block and includes a rollercoaster.

MINI Augmented Vision augmented-reality headset
MINI Augmented Vision augmented-reality headset

Car brand MINI spoke to us exclusively about its augmented-reality glasses that can make the solid parts of a car appear transparent and the Thames Baths founder told us why he thinks London is experiencing an outdoor swimming revolution.

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Apple pavilion in Milan

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included the pavilion Apple built in Milan to showcase its smartwatch, a house designed to camouflage with its surroundings and a blackened timber home constructed on the site of a razed farmstead.

Huize Looveld by Studio Puisto and Bas van Bolderen Architectuur
Huize Looveld by Studio Puisto and Bas van Bolderen Architectuur

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