It's been a week of unfortunate likenesses for architecture on Dezeen with RMJM's "big pants" tower for China (above) followed by the "big sink" extension to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam (below). Check out more looky-likey buildings in our roundup here.
Meanwhile, in more serious news, the government of Honduras gave the go-ahead for three privately run cities with “their own police, laws, government and tax systems” and a new 190-metre skyscraper for the City of London was unveiled (below).
Also in London, architecture studio Gensler proposed a conceptual floating airport with terminals connected by underwater tunnels (below) and plans for the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station were announced after 25 years of uncertainty.
For the final week of the Paralympics, we've been showcasing design for the athletes ranging from high-tech solutions like carbon-fibre running blades (below) and 3D-printed wheelchairs to some more cobbled-together solutions for sailing and athletics.
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