Battery-farmed chickens could be tricked into thinking they are roaming free if dressed in virtual reality headsets designed as a tongue-in-cheek proposal by US company Second Livestock (+ interview). More
This week world famous architects including Sou Fujimoto and Wang Shu designed bus stops for a tiny Austrian village and Snøhetta's September 11 Memorial Museum structure was inaugurated by US president Barack Obama. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week. More
News: home-rental website Airbnb is causing a sea-change in attitudes towards design by allowing people to experience stylish interiors first hand rather than via magazines and websites, according to designer Ilse Crawford. More
Milan 2014: Oki Sato of Nendo explains the concept behind the SU stool, which is based on American furniture company Emeco's iconic Navy Chair and features interchangeable seats made from recycled and reclaimed materials (+ movie). More
Opinion: the Turkish government's attempt to move protestors from Taksim Square to a new public space – nicknamed the "third testicle" – on a piece of reclaimed land at the edge of Istanbul was a failure from day one, says Justin McGuirk. More
News: US architects including Richard Meier and Daniel Libeskind have attacked British proposals to suspend Israeli architects from architecture's international governing body over the construction of settlements in the West Bank. More
This week's job of the week on Dezeen Jobs is a position for a Part III architect at Adjaye Associates, whose Dirty House – a black-painted art studio and apartment building in Shoreditch – is pictured. Visit the ad for full details or browse other architecture and design opportunities on Dezeen Jobs.
Dezeen and MINI Frontiers: scanning people's brains to learn about their preferences "opens up new possibilities" for designers, according to Merel Bekking, who has designed a range of "perfect" products based on data from MRI scans.
Angular roof canopies frame terraces at the front and rear of this family house in Australia by Adam Dettrick Architects, allowing residents to enjoy both morning and evening sunshine (+ slideshow). More