We've been reporting on the Stockholm Furniture Fair this week, where we spotted spherical glass lamps that appear to be steamed up, furniture made from sewn plywood and a collection of pentagonal wooden furniture. Read on for more architecture and design stories from the past seven days, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week.
Design duo GamFratesi was Guest of Honour at the Stockholm fair and installed a series of petal-shaped mobiles above the lounge area, while Japanese designer Jin Kuramoto launched wooden furniture made using shipbuilding techniques.
In Germany, architect Frank Gehry won a competition to design Berlin's tallest skyscraper, while in New York MoMA revealed plans for a temporary tower built from organically grown bricks at its PS1 gallery.
American furniture giant Haworth acquired Italian brand Poltrona Frau, giving it a majority stake in iconic brands including Cappellini, Cassina and Alias. Meanwhile, Finnish furniture brand Artek acquired the production facilities that were used by its co-founder Modernist architect Alvar Aalto to develop his signature bent wood furniture.
Rem Koolhaas' OMA completed its renovation of the architect's career-defining Kunsthal gallery in Rotterdam, but elsewhere the David Adjaye-designed Wakefield Market Hall in England was revealed to be at risk of demolition.
The most popular architecture stories of the week featured a raw concrete house in Alicante photographed as a crime scene and a prefabricated aluminium kiosk that opens and closes like a paper fan.
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