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The biggest architecture and design stories on Dezeen this week

This week on Dezeen we reported on a Beyoncé-inspired skyscraper for Melbourne (pictured), Adidas' trainers made out of recycled ocean waste and the possibility that London could lose its creative class. Click through for more of the biggest architecture, interiors and design stories from the past seven days.

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New Tottenham Hotspur football stadium by Populous

Only a week after the unveiling of Chelsea FC's new football stadium design by Herzog & de Meuron, Populous revealed its plans for an elliptical ground for rival London club Tottenham Hotspur.

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Gourcy School Project in Burkina Faso by Article 25

Architecture charity Article 25 launched an urgent appeal for donations to avoid insolvency and a team headed up by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners was selected to design a conservation facility for the Musée du Louvre.

Studio Museum by David Adjaye
Studio Museum design by David Adjaye

David Adjaye was commissioned to design a new home for the Studio Museum in Harlem and Mecanoo scaled back its design for the renovation of Mies van der Rohe's library in Washington DC.

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Rio 2016 Olympic Torch design by Chelles & Hayashi

The 2016 Olympic torch design was revealed ahead of next year's games in Rio de Janeiro and the manufacturers of Bubble Wrap showcased its new pop-less packaging.

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Li Edelkoort

In other design news, trend forecaster Li Edelkoort described the creative education system as "obsolete" as she launched her Hybrid Design Course at New York's Parsons.

Fayland House by David Chipperfield
Fayland House by David Chipperfield

Popular stories this week on Dezeen included a country house designed by David Chipperfield, conceptual towers featuring human-statue supports and a pair of comically long shoes.

The Excessively Long Shoes by Paulina Lenoir
The Excessively Long Shoes by Paulina Lenoir

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