This time last year Zaha Hadid won the Stirling Prize for the MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts and David Chipperfield was announced as the recipient of the Royal Gold Medal for architecture.
Meanwhile, Yves Béhar designed an office chair inspired by suspension bridges, Patrick Hyland produced a concept phone powered by body heat and IKEA released a cookbook featuring photographs of ingredients laid out in patterns.
Sou Fujimoto Architects completed a stacked apartment building in Tokyo, a minimal renovation of a 100-year-old parish impressed our readers and Chyutin Architects won a competition to design a controversial museum in Jerusalem.
We featured videos of all the shortlisted Stirling Prize buildings and another movie that featured a range of expanding clothing by Issey Miyake.
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