This week on Dezeen

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This week on Dezeen

This week a staircase for dogs has been our most popular on Dezeen and most-shared on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

Voivodeship Police Headquarters by  Poznań Projekt and mode:lina architekci

A police station (above) that one reader labelled "an unsettling sci-fi pastiche" was controversial, as was a garden of decaying books (below).

Jardin de la Connaissance by Rodney LaTourelle and 100 Landschaftsarchitektur – update

The most-commented story of all though featured a carbon-fibre axe (below), met first with desire and then with doubts over its practicality.

Zai CORE Axe by Kacper Hamilton

Meanwhile the fate of the Olympic park was under scrutiny in the lull before the Paralympics, with plans for housing on the site unveiled, a question mark over whether it could remain open for tours during the redevelopment and the possibility of shipping temporary structures to Rio for the 2016 Games.

London 2012 Olympic Park legacy plans unveiled

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