This week, designers flocked to Miami and Herzog & de Meuron unveiled Chelsea FC's new stadium

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This week on Dezeen: we've been reporting from Design Miami 2015 this week, where Zaha Hadid's clamshell-like dining pavilion and Porky Hefer's killer-whale-shaped chair are on show, while back in London Herzog & de Meuron unveiled its stadium design for Chelsea FC (pictured).

At the annual design event in Florida, Fernando and Humberto Campana showcased a collection of furniture designed to reference Brazilian bandits' clothing, and 3D-printing pioneer Janne Kyttanen presented a sculptural table that fuses metal and volcanic rock.

In other Miami news, architect Isay Weinfeld revealed updated plans to renovate the Shore Club hotel.

Autonomous technologies hit the headlines again this week as online retail giant Amazon launched a video showing its latest self-piloted delivery drones at work. Google also patented a system that could see its driverless cars use robotic hands to communicate with pedestrians.

Not to be outdone, billionaire industrialist Elon Musk announced his intention to throw Tesla's might behind the development of fully driverless cars.

In architecture news, the American Institute of Architects named Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown as the 2016 AIA Gold Medal laureates, while the Royal Institute of British Architects announced the winners of this year's RIBA President's Medals and Research Awards.

RIBA also made the headlines after claiming over 50 per cent of new family houses in the UK are too small.

Conran and Partners completed its redevelopment of Tokyo's Futako-Tamagawa area and Will Alsop's studio All Design signalled its intension to build a bulging skyscraper in London.

The poor design of refugee camps resurfaced as a hot topic. Refugee tents, according to next year's Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 director Alejandro Aravena said that refugee tents are a waste of money and more permanent solutions should be pursued.

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included a Japanese house featuring wafer-thin concrete walls, a renovated 19th-century Barcelona apartment and an energy-efficient home modelled on a traditional barn.

This week, designers flocked to Miami and Herzog & de Meuron unveiled Chelsea FC's new stadium
The Cangaco collection by The Campana Brothers

Isay Weinfeld unveils latest designs for update of historic Shore Club in Miami Beach

Amazon unveils video of its Prime Air delivery drones in action

Tesla to design fully driverless cars

2016 AIA Gold Medal laureates Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown