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This week, Dezeen Awards winners were revealed

This week on Dezeen, the winners of the inaugural Dezeen Awards were announced at a ceremony in London, with Christ & Gantenbein, Studio Roosegaarde and Atelier NL among the winners.

Four hundred people attended the Dezeen Awards ceremony, which was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry.

Matthew Mazzotta was the recipient of the overall Architecture Project of the Year prize for The Storefront Theater in Nebraska, while Swiss studio Christ & Gantenbein was awarded Architect of the Year for its "substantial body of work".

Dezeen Awards winners revealed in London ceremony last night
Dezeen Awards 2018 winners revealed in London ceremony

In the interiors category, the "approachable, accessible and relatable studio" i29 was named Interior Designer of the Year, with the Lascaux International Centre for Cave Art by Casson Mann receiving the top prize of Interior Project of the Year.

Design Project of the Year was given to Windvogel by Studio Roosegaarde, while Atelier NL won the title of Designer of the Year for "making the conversation about sustainable practices a richer one".

House of the Year 2018: Lochside House by HaysomWardMiller Architects
"Breathtaking" off-grid Lochside House wins RIBA House of the Year 2018

Haysom Ward Millar's off-grid Lochside House in Scotland was another award winner this week, being named the RIBA House of the Year.

The shortlist was also announced for the Don't Move, Improve! with 37 of the most creative and innovative home extension and renovation projects in London named.

Eden Project North in Morecambe, Lancashire by Grimshaw Architects and The Eden Project
Grimshaw reveals mussel-shaped greenhouses for Eden Project North

Grimshaw unveiled its vision for Eden Project North, which comprises five wedge-shaped pavilions crowning Morecambe Bay. The northern outpost of the ecological tourist attraction forms part of the Eden Project's large-scale expansion plans.

In the US, BIG released its plans for a baseball stadium in Oakland, and a separate masterplan to redevelop the city's Coliseum sports ground.

The Tulip by Foster + Partners
The Tulip by Foster + Partners is "not spooky enough" says Peter Cook

Foster + Partners' The Tulip continued making headlines this week, as London City Airport raised concerns about the potential impact of the 305-metre-tall viewing platform on its radar system. Going against the flow Peter Cook told Dezeen that there wasn't enough drama in the proposal.

In other UK news the government started its search for a head of architecture, to "champion the importance of good design" and "raise the design standards of new housing schemes".

The Gouse house in Dalston, Hackney by Marta Nowicka
Marta Nowicka swaps a garage for a three-bedroom house in east London

Popular projects on Dezeen this week include a three-storey house on the site of a former garage, a Berlin flat featuring colour-block cabinetry, and Ole Scheeren’s pixelated tower in Bangkok.