This week we reported on high-rise oddities, as a Benidorm skyscraper was rumoured to be built without a working lift and a fake mountain villa was ordered to be removed from the top of a Beijing tower. More architecture and design news follows, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week.
Also grabbing the headlines, Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk unveiled plans for a supersonic transport system that would take passengers from San Francisco to LA in just 30 minutes.
Kengo Kuma's redesigned V&A museum was given the go-ahead and London's Royal Academy of Arts announced that the Japanese architect is to design an installation for its upcoming architecture exhibition, along with Alvaro Siza and Eduardo Souto de Moura.
In our series of movie interviews about additive manufacturing, industry leaders Janne Kyttanen and Materialise help explain the development of 3D-printing technologies and how they might shape the future.
We also published two projects by Spanish architect Alberto Campo Baeza and our most popular architecture story was a house in Osaka with a garden that snakes between its cedar-clad walls.
Top photograph is by Xinhua/ChinaDaily.
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