This week was all about hyper-realistic renderings, as we interviewed Ström Architects about architectural visualisations and published Peter Guthrie's images depicting one of their projects. Our Dezeen Music Project track of the week and more architecture and design news follow.
In the news, a student housing block in London with a retained brick warehouse facade was named Britain's worst building of the year.
Zaha Hadid, UNStudio, Snøhetta and Safdie Architects were all shortlisted to design the World Expo 2017 exhibition in Astana, Kazakhstan, while OMA won a competition to masterplan a new civic centre in Bogotá, Colombia.
We rounded up the series of new cultural venues along the waterfront in Marseille, including Kengo Kuma's contemporary arts centre with a chequered glass facade.
Our most popular stories were both in Israel. The first was a 1950s style apartment interior in Tel Aviv, closely followed by a house with an entire facade that opens up to the garden.
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