This week London firm Stanton Williams completed a home designed to evoke "the spirit of a treehouse" (pictured), and we featured interviews with world-famous architects Zaha Hadid, Moshe Safdie and Álvaro Siza. Read on for more architecture and design highlights.
OMA were named as the winners of an international competition to transform a former Shanghai shipyard into an exhibition centre and Africa's tallest skyscraper design was unveiled.
Architectural licensing bodies in the United States, Canada and Mexico forged an agreement to allow architects to work across each other's borders.
In design news, a lamp that bends like a fishing rod was chosen as the winner of an annual Nordic design award and Italian design school Domus Academy launched a salon-style teaching system.
Popular projects this week on Dezeen included a Slovenian cottage featuring a roughly textured exterior, a mountain cabin hidden inside a boulder-like facade and a light installation inside Frank Gehry's Fondation Louis Vuitton building.