This week Peter Zumthor was named as winner of the Royal Gold Medal for architecture, an undulating golden extension to the Louvre (above) opened in Paris and open-source blueprints for 3D-printed guns were released.
Our London Design Festival coverage continued with a pop-up hair salon by Zaha Hadid (above) and a bar furnished with materials scavenged from the surrounding east London streets (below).
Our most popular stories included a hood for taking naps in public (below), which readers thought was "the most ridiculous thing ever posted on this site" and "makes you look like a garlic clove".
Other highly-clicked stories were a dreamy holiday cabin in Sweden and a stone funeral chapel in Germany that readers think is to die for (below).
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