This week we continued our coverage of the Milan Expo, with pavilions by Foster + Partners, Daniel Libeskind and more. Click through for a roundup of architecture and design news from the past seven days, plus our regular featured music track.
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Other pavilion designs we featured from the Expo, which opened to the public last week, included Brazil's bouncy rope canopy suspended over a garden and France's curved wooden structure cut by robots.
Elsewhere in Milan, OMA's Fondazione Prada art centre opened in a converted distillery and a gallery was lined with excrement to promote Italy's new Museum of Shit.
It was revealed that robots would be used to build Google's new BIG- and Heatherwick-designed campus in California, but the project was put in jeopardy when LinkedIn was granted much of the land earmarked for its construction.
The Szczecin Philharmonic Hall in Poland won this year's Mies van der Rohe Award architecture prize, while Michael Graves and Stephen Burks were among honourees in the Cooper Hewitt museum's design awards.
Foster + Partners unveiled plans to build a hipster village in Dubai, and Gottlieb Paludan Architects won the competition to design a biomass-fired heating and energy plant in Copenhagen.
Renzo Piano designed a bag to match his newly opened Whitney Museum in New York, and Mecanoo completed its first project in the United States.
Popular stories from this week included a Tokyo office interior created using 100 wooden transport pallets and a low-cost brick home in north London.
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