Moleskine's smartpen-compatible notebooks, the rejection of BIG's second Kimball Art Center proposal by city planners (pictured), and new rules forcing Google to add steering wheels to its driverless car designs made the headlines this week. Read on for more architecture and design highlights from the past seven days, plus our Dezeen Music Project track of the week.
Run is an effortlessly catchy pop song by a Cornwall-based production duo called Kinds.
The Folkestone Triennial opens this weekend and we featured two projects created for the event, including a three-dimensional bamboo lattice installation and a lighthouse and beach hut designed to reference the work of 18th century architect Nicholas Hawksmoor.
Design highlights included Moritz Resl's "ghostly" typeface created by overlaying letters of the alphabet from various type families, Philippe Starck's furry bicycle and a collection of unique hand-carved wooden spoons.
It was a mixed week for tech giant Google, who was forced to add steering wheels to its driverless cars and unveiled a prototype system for a drone delivery service that has been in development for two years.
The architecture community discussed the UK's worst new building as the Carbuncle Cup 2014 shortlist was revealed, and an OMA-designed theatre complex topped out.
Following last week's revelation that Zaha Hadid was taking legal action against a publication for making defamatory comments, the architecture critic responsible apologised for an "error" in his article this week.