This week we reported on the shortlisted designs for London's latest bridge across the River Thames, Egypt's masterplan for a new privately funded capital city (pictured), and an ongoing legal dispute between Nike and its former designers. Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news, plus our track of the week.
Sirens is a highly polished indie pop song by Tel Aviv duo Lola Marsh.
Rem Koolhaas defended former Princeton University architecture dean Alejandro Zaera-Polo over a plagiarism row, but the institution hit back and accused Zaera-Polo of making an "inaccurate and incomplete" statement about the claims that led to his resignation.
A high-profile campaign to save Brutalist housing estate Robin Hood Gardens was revived while architect David Adjaye released plans to revamp post-war buildings opposite one of London's most exclusive hotels.
Adjaye Associates also hit the headlines later in the week when it unveiled a proposal to transform a high-rise building in Johannesburg into a plant-covered apartment block.
Also in the news this week, former Rhode Island School of Design president John Maeda stated that design has become a "game changer" in Silicon Valley.