This week on Dezeen: our roundup of this week’s prime stories kicks off with Google’s new sans-serif brand (pictured), and also involves the winner of this year’s Carbuncle Cup – an award designed to title and shame undesirable architecture in the Uk.
Unveiled this week, Google’s simplified emblem characteristics a more rounded typeface than its predecessor but retains the company’s bold colour scheme.
Walkie Talkie wins Carbuncle Cup 2015
Rafael Viñoly’s Walkie Talkie skyscraper was named as the worst creating in the United kingdom this 12 months, continuing its stint of poor press soon after melting cars and being blamed for potent downdraughts.
The Broad museum developed by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro
The very first official pictures of The Broad museum created by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro were released, and strategies for a rammed-earth visitors’ centre at Europe’s greatest modern day and modern sculpture park have been announced.
Apple Campus 2 by Foster + Partners
An unofficial drone movie captured the progress on the Foster-designed Apple Campus 2, although the appointment of Frank Gehry to redevelop a barren river in Los Angeles was criticised.
Withdrawn Tokyo 2020 Olympics logos
Japan ditched its logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics amidst copyright controversy and artist Olafur Eliasson launched a crowdfunding campaign for solar-powered mobile telephone chargers.
New Zealand shortlists 4 designs for crowdsourced national flag
In other news, New Zealand unveiled the ultimate 4 patterns as component of its quest to uncover a new national flag.
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2002 by Toyo Ito and Cecil Balmond
We continued our exclusive series of video interviews celebrating the 15th Serpentine Gallery Pavilion by looking back at Toyo Ito’s 2002 installation, and assessed how crowdfunding platforms are “changing the game” for public architecture projects.
Home in Hatogaya by Schemata Architects
Common projects this week on Dezeen integrated a pared-back Japanese house, condom packaging based on diverse vegetable girths and a assortment of outdoor furniture by the Bouroullec brothers.
Palissade outdoor furnishings by Studio Bouroullec for Hay
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