This week on Dezeen: David Chipperfield's proposal for a new east London home and studio for British artist Tracey Emin was refused planning permission this week, while fellow artist Damien Hirst hit the headlines after creating the interiors for his own restaurant in the city.
Chipperfield's scheme, which proposed the demolition of a locally listed building, was turned down after the authorities concluded that it would impact negatively on an area of historic significance.
Damien Hirst's Pharmacy 2 features images of tablets and brightly coloured pills throughout, following a clinical theme inspired by the artist's previous work.
Herzog & de Meuron completed its school of government and public policy at the University of Oxford, while London firm Haworth Tompkins was chosen to replace Frank Gehry on a seafront redevelopment project in Brighton.
US firm Kohn Pedersen Fox unveiled its futuristic vision for a new city quarter in Tokyo Bay, which includes a mile-high skyscraper and infrastructure designed to protect it from tsunamis.
Rotterdam studio MVRDV revealed its design for a shopping centre in Beijing featuring a pearlescent facade and Dutch landscape firm West 8 masterplanned a new botanical garden in Houston, Texas.
3XN showcased plans to build a residential tower in Aarhus that will be almost as tall as the Danish city's cathedral and a Frank Lloyd Wright interview from the 1950s was revived in an animated movie.
In design news, a team of scientists published a study detailing the health hazards of 3D printing in enclosed spaces and we published Polaroid's first range of 3D printers, which aim to make the technology a part of "everyone's everyday life".
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is set to examine how technologies such as 3D printing are impacting high-end fashion in an upcoming exhibition. Also, Dezeen's design editor selected five of the best creations from this year's London College of Fashion's MA Womenswear collection.
Barber & Osgerby hit out at brands that don't want to pay designers fairly, saying that they always push for a better deal, while numerous alternatives to taxi service Uber's controversial rebrand emerged.
Popular projects this week on Dezeen included an app-free mobile phone designed to prevent users acting like "mindless zombies", images of a planned 304-metre-tall tower in Brooklyn and a floating home in Copenhagen.
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