Week's top news: Design Museum unveils first exhibition, Norman Foster wins 'golden brain' award and shipping containers recreate Shakespeare's Globe

Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from West Elm's first hotel brand to a Serpentine Galleries' Zaha Hadid retrospective.

Monday

• Jiangnan Global Harbor, one of the world’s largest leisure-led retail schemes, has officially opened near Shanghai. Read here.

• Stadiums and arenas built for events such as the FIFA World Cup and Olympic Games should all be temporary, according to South African architect Ruben Reddy. Read here.

• Plans are underway to recreate William Shakespeare’s iconic Globe Theatre around the world using shipping containers. Read here.

Tuesday

• The king of the Netherlands has officially opened the Voorlinden Museum – which boasts an incredible glass roof. Read here.

• Acclaimed artist Marina Abramovic has presented architect Lord Norman Foster with a golden replica of his brain. Read here.

Wednesday

• A senior executive at Spanish football club Atletico Madrid has lifted the lid on progress being made on its new 66,000-capacity stadium. Read here.

• Guests will be able to purchase the furnishings and artwork found in the hotels being launched by international furniture retailer West Elm. Read here.

• London's Design Museum has announced a host of star names from the worlds of architecture and design will help open its new home. Read here.

Thursday

• Danish architects COBE have won a competition to transform Cologne’s old industrial harbour by adding a landmark public pool. Read here.

• Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Science Center has detailed plans for its US$21m (€18.7m, £16.1m) Science Pavilion. Read here.

• The Serpentine Galleries have announced a Zaha Hadid retrospective focusing on the late architect’s design notebooks. Read here.

Friday

• SantaPark, the “official home” of Father Christmas, is nearing completion on 37 luxury accommodations and bistro-style restaurant and bar. Read here.

• Dubai Parks and Resorts – the largest multi-themed, year-round leisure and entertainment destination in the Middle East – has unveiled a new opening strategy. Read here.

• The architecture of the ancient Greeks has inspired the reinvention of Canada’s largest public square. Read here.

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Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from West Elm's first hotel brand to a Serpentine Galleries' Zaha Hadid retrospective. Monday • Jiangnan Global Harbor, one of the world’s largest leisure-led retail schemes, has officially opened near Shanghai. Read here. • Stadiums and arenas built for events such as the FIFA World Cup and Olympic Games should all be temporary, according to South African architect
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Week's top news: Design Museum unveils first exhibition, Norman Foster wins 'golden brain' award and shipping containers recreate Shakespeare's Globe
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from West Elm's first hotel brand to a Serpentine Zaha Hadid retrospective.