This week in architecture and design on Dezeen

This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on UNStudio's new university campus in Singapore, a housing development by Zaha Hadid and Daniel Libeskind, and a tiny museum in New York (pictured). 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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Miami Innovation District by SHoP Architects
Miami Innovation District by SHoP Architects

SHoP Architects hit the headlines this week as the studio released plans for a project in Miami that aims to transform the city into "Florida's Silicon Valley", and revealed designs for Uber's mini-campus in San Francisco.

Big and Heatherwick design for Google HQ
Big and Heatherwick design for Google HQ

It was a busy week for Google as the company selected a new site for its headquarters designed by BIG and Heatherwick Studio, launched a sensor that translates subtle hand movements into gesture controls, and began experimenting with smart-textile design.

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Willamette Falls Riverwalk design by Snøhetta

Snøhetta were appointed to design a river walk beside America's second largest waterfall and the UK's first new electricity pylon design in 90 years was installed.

Slow Food Pavilion by Herzog & de Meuron at Milan Expo 2015
Slow Food Pavilion by Herzog & de Meuron at Milan Expo 2015

We published Herzog & de Meuron's alternative to "pompous and unsustainable" Expo pavilions as well as a vaulted pavilion for a festival in New York made out of upcycled beverage cartons.

Yuri Padi Monument collection
Yuri Padi Monument collection

University of East London graduate Yuri Pardi showcased his Minimalism-influenced collection of garments and Parsons graduate Birce Ozkan presented an interactive dress designed to drop its panels like autumn leaves.

BSME Rising-Stars Best Use of Social Media 2015 award Ross Bryant
BSME Rising-Stars Best Use of Social Media 2015

In other news, Dezeen's social media editor Ross Bryant was given the British Society of Magazine Editors Rising Stars award for Best Use of Social Media.

Vlotwateringbridge bat bridge by Next Architects
Vlotwateringbridge bat bridge by Next Architects

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included a bat-friendly bridge featuring winter roosts built into its concrete structure, an underground swimming pool in Italy, and an installation comprising Lego structures built by world-famous architects.

Lego Installation by Olafur Eliasson
Lego Installation by Olafur Eliasson

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