This week the first 3D-printed gun was fired, closely followed by a US government ban on the blueprints allowing people to download and print one for themselves. Read on for our roundup of the past seven days plus the Dezeen Music Project track of the week.
This house track by Tel Aviv-based artist Kobi Glas features a prominent vocal from the jazz standard You Go To My Head.
Steven Holl completed a new athletics facility for Columbia University in New York (above) and a museum for an architecture complex in a forest near Nanjing, China (below).
In skyscraper news, SOM unveiled plans to build Singapore's tallest tower, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture won a competition to design Mumbai's tallest tower and a skyscraper under construction in Beijing was compared to a giant penis.
We also reported on the shortlist for the Aga Khan Award 2013, including the repair and reconstruction of thatched residences on Flores Island, Indonesia, and an apartment block in Iran constructed using the otherwise useless offcuts from local stonecutting businesses (above).
Our most popular stories featured terracotta wine vaults concealed beneath a vineyard outside Florence (above) and a stone and bamboo garden installation by Kengo Kuma (below).