Internships were in the spotlight when Sou Fujimoto told Dezeen that unpaid architecture work placements are a "nice opportunity", at the opening of his cloud-like Serpentine Gallery Pavilion (pictured) in June.
He rejected claims that his cauldron design for the London 2012 Olympics was a copy after a 2007 design that looked remarkably similar by Atopia surfaced, but they were quick to defuse the row.
A 3D-printed cast for fractured bones that could replace the usual bulky, itchy and smelly plaster or fibreglass ones was our most-clicked story.
The unveiling of Apple's iOS 7 interface closely followed.
The design for the world's tallest wooden skyscraper, to be erected in Sweden, took fourth place.
A Vietnamese house with climbing plants and vines over its gridded facade of metal beams and panels also made it into the top five.
Our Dezeen and MINI World Tour took us to Berlin, where DMY Berlin founder Joerg Suermann gave us a guided tour of this year's design festival and showed us around the creative neighbourhood of Kreuzberg.
Dezeen popped up in the third consecutive Apple presentation when the company unveiled its latest software interface, the first to be created by Jonathan Ive since he took over both hardware and software design at the company.