This week on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen we reported on David Chipperfield's plans for London's Royal Academy of Arts, the Mies van der Rohe Award winner for 2015 and the "world's first" multi-storey skatepark. Click through for a roundup of architecture and design news from the past seven days.

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Dezeen opened an office in New York this week, where we've been reporting from for the city's annual design week.

Architectural Camouflage by PAOM and Snarkitecture
Architectural Camouflage by PAOM and Snarkitecture

Projects on show include garments designed to help wearers blend in with New York's streets, an ever-changing magnetic mural and furniture for juvenile detention centres.

Esfera City Center by Zaha Hadid
Esfera City Center by Zaha Hadid

Also this week, Zaha Hadid Architects unveiled designs for its first built project in Mexico and MDRV announced its plan to transform a Seoul overpass into a High Line-inspired elevated park.

A Bullet From A Shooting Star by Alex Chinneck
A Bullet From A Shooting Star by Alex Chinneck

The installations for London Design Festival 2015 were revealed, including an electricity pylon turned on its head, while Assemble became the first design studio to ever be shortlisted for the Turner Prize.

BMW i8

BMW's Benoit Jacob told us in an exclusive interview that hybrid and electric technologies are changing the way cars are designed and a US-based student designed a range of furniture for youth prison cells.

Justin McGuirk
Justin McGuirk

Dezeen columnist Justin McGuirk was named as the new head of Design Academy Eindhoven's writing programme and architects including Bjarke Ingel and Norman Foster offered up unique experiences as auction prizes.

The Lantern by Fraher Architects
The Lantern by Fraher Architects

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included a London residential extension featuring a window that stretches up to its roof, a holiday home comprising a family of interlinked buildings and a tiny Berlin apartment featuring a pale wooden unit that frames three rooms.

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Berlin apartment by Fraher Architects

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