David Chipperfield plans for Tracey Emin residence rejected

This week, Chipperfield's home for Tracey Emin was rejected and Damien Hirst designed interiors

This week on Dezeen: David Chipperfield's proposal for a new east London home and studio for British artist Tracey Emin was refused planning permission this week, while fellow artist Damien Hirst hit the headlines after creating the interiors for his own restaurant in the city.

Chipperfield's scheme, which proposed the demolition of a locally listed building, was turned down after the authorities concluded that it would impact negatively on an area of historic significance.

Damien Hirst Pharmacy
Damien Hirst designs his second Pharmacy restaurant for Newport Street Gallery

Damien Hirst's Pharmacy 2 features images of tablets and brightly coloured pills throughout, following a clinical theme inspired by the artist's previous work.

Blavatnik School of Government by Herzog & de Meuron
Instagram users offer a preview of Herzog & de Meuron's Oxford University building

Herzog & de Meuron completed its school of government and public policy at the University of Oxford, while London firm Haworth Tompkins was chosen to replace Frank Gehry on a seafront redevelopment project in Brighton.

Next Tokyo by KPF
KPF conceives futuristic new city quarter for archipelago in Tokyo Bay

US firm Kohn Pedersen Fox unveiled its futuristic vision for a new city quarter in Tokyo Bay, which includes a mile-high skyscraper and infrastructure designed to protect it from tsunamis.

Chongwenmen M-Cube by MVRDV
MVRDV unveils pearlescent shopping centre nearing completion in Beijing

Rotterdam studio MVRDV revealed its design for a shopping centre in Beijing featuring a pearlescent facade and Dutch landscape firm West 8 masterplanned a new botanical garden in Houston, Texas.

La Tour Residential Tower by 3XN
3XN wins approval for Aarhus tower rivalling the height of the city's cathedral

3XN showcased plans to build a residential tower in Aarhus that will be almost as tall as the Danish city's cathedral and a Frank Lloyd Wright interview from the 1950s was revived in an animated movie.

Polaroid becomes "first household name" to launch home 3D printer range
Polaroid becomes "first household name" to launch home 3D printer range

In design news, a team of scientists published a study detailing the health hazards of 3D printing in enclosed spaces and we published Polaroid's first range of 3D printers, which aim to make the technology a part of "everyone's everyday life".

Manus x Machina
The Met museum's Manus x Machina exhibition to explore technology's impact on fashion

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is set to examine how technologies such as 3D printing are impacting high-end fashion in an upcoming exhibition. Also, Dezeen's design editor selected five of the best creations from this year's London College of Fashion's MA Womenswear collection.

Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby
"People want designers to be starving artists" say Barber & Osgerby

Barber & Osgerby hit out at brands that don't want to pay designers fairly, saying that they always push for a better deal, while numerous alternatives to taxi service Uber's controversial rebrand emerged.

Los Angeles 2024 Olympic bid logo
Los Angeles unveils logo to accompany 2024 Olympic bid

Los Angeles unveiled a logo to accompany its 2024 Olympic bid and the winning installations for this year's Quebec garden festival were announced.

O Phone by Alter Ego Architects
"Badass" e-ink O phone by Alter Ego Architects aims to eliminate the need for apps

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included an app-free mobile phone designed to prevent users acting like "mindless zombies", images of a planned 304-metre-tall tower in Brooklyn and a floating home in Copenhagen.

Copenhagen House Boat by Laust Nørgaard
Houseboat by Laust Nørgaard floats in Copenhagen harbour

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