British pavilion at Milan World Expo 2015

This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on Foster's Crossrail Place roof garden, Marc Newson's record-breaking Lockheed Lounge and the opening of the Milan World Expo (pictured). Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news.

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Foster Partners World Trade Center render

BIG is reportedly in talks to redesign the final tower at the World Trade Center site, potentially ousting Foster + Partners from the project.

Towada Kindergarten by Kengo Kuma
Towada Kindergarten by Kengo Kuma

We published three projects by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, including a community centre featuring undulating floorboards and a bar filled with brightly coloured electrical cabling.

Amsterdam RAI hotel by OMA COD and NH Hotel Group
Amsterdam RAI hotel by OMA COD and NH Hotel Group

In other architecture news, OMA was appointed to design a new hotel for a huge events complex in Amsterdam.

Royal College of Art
Royal College of Art

The Royal College of Art was named as world's top design school, while the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was named the world's best university for architecture.

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Garden of Wonders pavilion by Lissoni Associati. Photograph by Gionata Xerra

We also reported on why increasing numbers of designers are branching out into scent and continued our coverage of Milan design week.

Dune House by Marc Koehler Architects

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included a timber-clad beach cabin, a dildo featuring a compartment for storing the ashes of a deceased partner and Nendo's ideas to reinterpret the simple wooden door.

Seven doors by Nendo for Abe Kogyo
Seven doors by Nendo for Abe Kogyo

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