3D printing and scanning was hot on the agenda again in March, when a fully articulated dress was printed and worn by Dita Von Teese (pictured) and space architects planned to print a lunar base.
A fuel-efficient 3D-printed car was predicted to hit the road in two years, while the house-printing race saw Amsterdam architects' proposal to print a canal house emerge as a late runner.
Makerbot revealed a prototype of a desktop 3D scanner for copying objects at home and released customisable files for the OUYA games console.
However, the subject took a sinister turn when the Wiki Weapons firm that developed open-source 3D-printed gun parts launched a file-sharing website for blueprints to illicit items including weapons and drugs.
Pritzker Prize controversy
After Toyo Ito was awarded this year's Pritzker Prize, Denise Scott Brown asked to be retrospectively acknowledged for her involvement in the projects that led her partner and husband Robert Venturi to receive the accolade in 1991.
A string of high-profile architects including Zaha Hadid, Farshid Moussavi and Hani Rashid then signed a petition calling for Scott Brown to be recognised, but the request was rejected by the organisers later in the year.
Our top story was about a cabinet that appeared to be intricately carved to look like a distorted digital photo.
David Mikhail's extension to a nineteenth-century house east London took second place.
A tubular steel slide plummets through four storeys inside the penthouse apartment in New York by David Hotson that came third.
Fourth was a Japanese courtyard house with elevated wooden walkways and glass walls behind its thick concrete exterior by Apollo Architects & Associates.
Another courtyard house with a concrete facade, this time in Mexico, was the fifth most popular post.
Daisy Ginsburg introduced us to synthetic biology, Daan Roosegaarde chatted about his designs for glow-in-the-dark roads and Masashi Kawamura told us about the television commercial he made featuring dancing sperm.
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