This week we reported on Thomas Heatherwick's proposal for a floating island park in New York (pictured), Herzog & de Meuron's controversial skyscraper in Paris and an inflatable baby incubator that "could save thousands of lives". Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our music track of the week.
Time Is Slipping Away is a dreamy electronica track awash with shimmering synths and hazy vocal samples by Madrid producer Skygaze.
Construction started on an ice-inspired skyscraper in China designed by the architects responsible for the current and future tallest buildings in the world, and new visualisations depicting New York's future skyline were revealed.
David Chipperfield returned to the headlines as his City of Culture museum and gallery complex neared completion in Milan. We also revealed images of his recent copper-covered office building in China.
New research suggested that open-plan offices are unpopular with workers. We also published our movie interview with Clive Wilkinson about his huge looping desk, designed to provide a variety of working areas for a New York office.
In design news, Apple released its San Francisco typeface for watch-app developers and 3D printing company MakerBot announced its collaboration with interior designer Martha Stewart.
Popular projects included Paul Smith's flagship store in South Korea, a portable fabric pod designed for workers looking to escape from from stressful workplaces and Norway's minimally designed travel documents.