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This week news surfaced of a possible design fault with Apple's iPhone 6, the High Line's final phase opened in New York (pictured), and we launched a new series focussing on the impact technology is having on fashion. Read on for more architecture and design highlights.

Image of a bent iPhone 6 Plus

Apple came under fire as reports circulated on social media that the new iPhone's aluminium outer shell was bending as a consequence of being stored in trouser pockets.

Calgary Public Library proposal by Snohetta

Proposals unveiled included Snøhetta's competition-winning design to build a library around a railway line in Canada, 3XN's 200-metre skyscraper that will loom over the Sydney Opera House, and BIG's vision to transform a Danish harbour.

Bombay Sapphire distillery by Thomas Heatherwick

Big-hitters Herzog & de Meuron and John Pawson were revealed to be joining forces to design a luxury Manhattan hotel and apartment block, while Thomas Heatherwick's gin distillery for Bombay Sapphire opened.

Glazed extension added to a Grade II-listed house

In other architecture news, Irish architects Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey were named as the 2015 recipients of the Royal Gold Medal and Jonathan Tuckey completed a contemporary glazed extension to a Grade II-listed house.

Swill collection by Sebastian Cox and Lorna Singleton

Our London Design Festival 2014 coverage continued, with projects including a furniture collection crafted using an ancient weaving technique, lighting designed to look like clouds and chunky wooden garment rails.

Balfron Tower, London by Ernö Goldfinger

We also extended our series on Brutalist architecture, adding Ernö Goldfinger's Balfron Tower and Paul Rudolph's Yale Art and Architecture Building to our list of featured buildings.

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