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UAE pavilion at Milan Expo 2015 by Foster + Partners

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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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Brazil's Expo pavilion by Studio Arthur Casas
Brazil's Expo pavilion by Studio Arthur Casas

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.

Fondazione Prada by OMA
Fondazione Prada by OMA

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.

Google Campus by BIG and Heatherwick Studio
Google Campus by BIG and Heatherwick Studio

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.

Szczecin Philharmonic Hall by Barozzi Veiga
Szczecin Philharmonic Hall by Barozzi Veiga

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.

D3 design district in Dubai proposed by Foster + Partners
D3 design district in Dubai proposed by Foster + Partners

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.

Whitney Bag by Renzo Piano
Whitney Bag by Renzo Piano

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.

Hiroki Tominaga Atelier uses deconstructed pallets to dress a Tokyo office in planks of timber
Temporary office space in Tokyo by Hiroki Tominaga Atelier

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.

Small London home by Satish Jassal Architects is clad in brick both inside and out
Haringey Brick House by Satish Jassal Architects

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