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This week we featured a barn-like house with a modern interior (pictured), reported on NASA's first 3D-printed object in space and asked the creator of Comic Sans why designers don't like his typeface. Read on for more architecture and design highlights, plus our featured track of the week.

This bouncy, reggae-tinged reworking of London musician Sivu’s wistful pop song Better Man Than He is by South African band John Wizards.

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CTBUH report details of unfinished skyscrapers
CTBUH report details of unfinished skyscrapers

New research revealed that 50 of the world's tallest unfinished skyscrapers will "never complete" as a consequence of financial fiascos and political problems.

OMA CCTV building Beijing
OMA's CCTV building in Beijing

Rem Koolhaas hit back at the Chinese president's "weird architecture" comments by saying the country "will benefit" from structures like his CCTV building, and a pair of Shanghai towers were deemed safe, despite suffering severe subsidence.

George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago by MAD and Studio Gang
George Lucas Museum of Narrative Art in Chicago by MAD and Studio Gang

Frank Gehry returned to the headlines as he defended MAD's design for the George Lucas Museum and Foster + Partners was revealed to be working on the "world's first commercial concrete-printing robot".

Milan food course IULM University and Scuola Politecnica di Design_dezeen_sq
Milan universities team up to launch "unique" food design degree

In other news, one of Italy's leading design schools announced it would be launching a food design degree and rumours surfaced that online retailer is in $15 million acquisition talks.

Trestle table by John Pawson
Trestle table by John Pawson

Popular projects this week on Dezeen included John Pawson's pared-back range of furniture, a Sydney home clad with rough timber boards and a lakeside sauna in Toronto.

Lakeside sauna by Partisans

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