As areas affected by Hurricane Sandy began the recovery process this week, Iwan Baan's photos of New York during the ensuing blackout featured in our most popular story. More
Get ready for the weekend with this great moombahton track by breakbeat DJ extraordinaire FreQ Nasty, featuring UK reggae singer Tippa Irie and Dezeen Music Project favourite Solar Lion. This is the original mix, but there are loads of great remixes of the track on FreQ Nasty's Soundcloud page, so check them out too.
You can also listen to previous tracks by Solar Lion that we've featured on Dezeen Music Project here.
French designer Jérôme Dumetz placed a wheel on each corner of this wooden sideboard to turn it into a miniature truck (+ movie). More
This thatched visitor centre by architects Wingårdhs sits beside the shallow waters of Sweden's Lake Tåkern, the annual nesting habitat for over a hundred species of bird (+ slideshow). More
News: designer and urbanist Dan Hill has been announced as the new managing director of Fabrica, the Benetton Group’s communication research centre in Treviso, Italy. More
Our second story this week about Japanese architects no.555 features a low-budget house inspired by animals' nests beside a rice field in Matsumoto (+ slideshow). More
This police station in eastern Spain by architects Daniel Martí and Natàlia Ferrer has perforated aluminium walls that let arriving visitors take a peek at what's going on inside (+ slideshow). More