A weekly round-up of innovation, social impact, and design news from around the web.     1. The Google Contact Google has now developed the technology for a contact lens that monitors glucose level in tears. It is their hope that it will be used to relieve diabetics from drawing blood multiple times per day. According to Google, the lens will take up to five years to reach consumers.  
2. Fascinating American Architecture
Every year, architects design new buildings throughout the world. Here are 11 of the most fascinating new designs found here in the United States.   3. Company Face Lifts in Silicon Valley What will the future of work look like? Companies in Silicon Valley like Google and Amazon have turned to Seattle-based NBBJ to design their new offices and the results are amazing.   4. 3D Printed Candy 3D printing continues to generate buzz around the world, though now for something sweeter than usual. ChefJet and ChefJet Pro are two new releases from 3D Systems that print food and candy by combining sugar and water to crystallize frosting.   5. New Belgium’s New Look Fort Collins-based microbrewery New Belgium brewery has finally released its complete new set of beer logos. Simple and refined, this new look was created by San Francisco’s Hatch Design.   6. Self-driving Cars in France French startup Induct Technologies might be beating Google to the punch with self-driving car technology. By the end of 2015, there may be over 150 driving around the country.   7. Fashionable Technology Design meets technology with new wearable tech pieces from Intel. Are these fashionable? Will they become a trend?     8. Affordable Genetic Sequencing Sequencing your genetic code just became a whole lot cheaper. For just $1,000, San Diego-based company Illumina is going to release a new sequencing machine that can deliver up to five individual genome sequences a day.   9. A 3D Tokyo on Google Tokyo is now a lot more visible thanks to Google’s 3D imagery in Earth View. Major landmarks such as the Tokyo Tower can now be seen clearly and provide a nice sense of escapism to the world’s largest city.