New Google logo 2015

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 2015Walkie 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-Los-Angeles_dezeen_sqaThe 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 One Infinite Loop latest drone footage Foster PartnersApple 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.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics logoWithdrawn 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 four potential flag designs shortlistNew 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 BalmondSerpentine 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.

House in Hatogaya by Schemata ArchitectsHome 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 furniture by Studio Bouroullec for HayPalissade outdoor furnishings by Studio Bouroullec for Hay

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