This week OMA were in the news with the opening of a new exhibition of their work at the Barbican in London and the completion of their Maggie's cancer caring centre in Glasgow. We were given an private guided tour of the exhibition by Rem Koolhaas and interviews with other OMA partners will appear soon on Dezeen Screen. More »
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This week Renzo Piano completed a minimal monastery at the site of Le Corbusier’s chapel of Notre-Dame du Haut, Daniel Libeskind added an angular extension to Dresden's Museum of Military History and UNStudio designed a cantilevered concrete observation tower. More »
This week Luzinterruptus installed an army of radioactive scarecrows at a German festival and we finished the summer by rounding up our top ten stories about swimming pools. More »
This week Steve Jobs resigned as CEO of Apple amid a flurry of praise for his contributions to the design world, although Dezeen readers slammed designs for the new Apple headquarters by Foster + Partners only last week.
Zaha Hadid released new images of her enormous retail complex for Beijing, Henning Larsen Architects completed the Harpa Concert and Conference Centre in Reykjavík and we rounded up all our stories about interiors that don't quite look finished.
Herzog & de Meuron finally launched a website, although it didn't go down too well on Twitter. www.zaha-hadid.com and www.rosslovegrove.com have also had recent makeovers - tell us what you think here.
Over on Dezeen Screen there's an animation of the two memorial fountains on the World Trade Centre site in New York, due to open next month.
Our most popular and most controversial story this week featured a redesign of the London tube map that's more geographically accurate than the 1931 classic - read both sides of the argument and have your say here. More »
Our most popular story this week featured a steel-plated house with a drawbridge-like flap that one reader thought might come in useful in a zombie apocalypse. Other hotly debated stories included a Mumbai office block sandwiched between a corporate complex and a slum and a leaning house with a tree growing inside. More »
Zaha Hadid's aquatics centre for the London 2012 Olympics opened this week, exactly one year ahead of the opening ceremony, while new aerial photos of all the venues were released and the Olympic medal design failed to impress. See all our stories about the London 2012 Olympics here. More »
Introducing a new feature on Dezeen: here's a roundup of the top stories, news, comments and movies this week. More »