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One year ago...

This time last year our most popular story featured electricity pylons shaped like giants striding across the Icelandic landscape

The Mayor of London published a guide containing 90 standards for new housing in London as Rotterdam trends agency Arch-Vision predicted an increase in prefabricated buildings.

Other popular stories included a periscope-shaped camera, hard drives that look like cassette tapes and a house on stilts in Ibiza with a jumble of cascading terraces.

Bartlett School of Architecture graduate Richard Hardy shared his imaginative short film about an autonomous, artificially intelligent city while six artists unveiled even stranger proposals for the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, including a giant slice of cake made of bricks.

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