This week on Dezeen

Our most popular story this week has been a cliffside home overlooking a loch that mixes silvery larch wood with traditional Scottish stone. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week.

Desired Effect is a wistful pop song by Glasgow band Atom Tree.

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Lost Luggage kit by Janne Kyttanen

3D printing hit the headlines again this week as Dutch designer Janne Kyttanen created a 3D-printed "lost luggage" kit, a man was arrested for possessing 3D-printed handguns, and Dezeen columnist Alexandra Lange explained what 3D printers can learn from the humble sewing machine.

Artist Wolfgang Buttress is reportedly set to design UK's World Expo 2015 pavilion

In architecture news, the UK's beehive-inspired pavilion for the World Expo 2015 was revealed and a court in Las Vegas approved the demolition of a hotel designed by Foster + Partners.

MVRDV-designed penthouse with a car elevator

MVRDV also made headlines after they became the latest architectural firm to design a penthouse apartment integrating a car elevator.

Luke Jerram transformed Bristol's Park Street into 90 metre water slide

Design stories included a huge water slide installed on a street in an English city, a faceted lighting installation that creates multicoloured shadows and a collection of mass-produced glass items transformed into sculptural vessels.

"Smart" bicycle by Vanhawks

We also featured a bicycle that gives riders directions as well as alerts to prevent them cycling into dangerous situations and a layered leather bag designed by Zaha Hadid.

London restaurant by Brinkworth

Interior designers Brinkworth completed a restaurant in central London that reminded readers of a nightmarish setting from George Orwell's novel 1984 and Japanese architect Nobuo Araki transformed an indoor swimming pool in Tokyo into a fashion store.

MIT Media Lab's shape-shifting table top

In our latest Dezeen and MINI Frontiers movie, computer scientist Hiroshi Ishii explained why MIT Media Lab's shape-shifting table top is "equivalent to the invention of painting".

Mausoleum by Spanish architects Amparo and Andres Martinez Vidal

Popular architecture stories on Dezeen this week included a mausoleum featuring an intricate structure and bamboo micro-homes proposed as a solution to Hong Kong's housing crisis.

Affect-T's bamboo micro-home

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