This week on Dezeen

This week we reported on the production of Ikea's flat-pack refugee shelters, the design of this year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion (pictured) and plans for Europe's tallest skyscraper in the Alps. Read on to catch up with the latest architecture and design news, plus our track of the week.

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Melltorp dining chair by Ola Wihlborg for Ikea
Melltorp dining chair by Ola Wihlborg for Ikea

Emeco revealed its intention to sue Ikea for damages for allegedly copying a chair designed by Norman Foster, while the co-founder of Milan's Ventura Lambrate design district, Margo Konings, announced her resignation.

Antonio Banderas
Antonio Banderas

Antonio Banderas revealed his plans to study fashion design at London's Central Saint Martins and Tesla's Elon Musk described driving a vehicle as a task "too dangerous for humans".

Saint-Denis Pleyel railway station by Kengo Kuma
Saint-Denis Pleyel railway station by Kengo Kuma

Kengo Kuma & Associates won a competition to design a station that will serve a new stretch of the Paris Metro, while Henning Larsen revealed designs for a new mosque in Copenhagen.

Hechingen Studio across the Landscape by Whitaker Studio
Hechingen Studio across the Landscape by Whitaker Studio

James Whitaker proposed a cluster of shipping containers as an affordable workplace and we reported on the progress of an outdoor swimming pool under construction at King's Cross in London.

Miu Miu Aoyama Tokyo by Herzog and de Meuron
Miu Miu Aoyama Tokyo by Herzog & de Meuron

In other news, Herzog & de Meuron completed an "understated" box-like shop for Miu Miu in Tokyo and a store designed by Nendo to display colourful chocolate bars also opened in the city.

Jack Self opinion column on the NSA headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland
NSA headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland

In our latest Opinion column, Jack Self revealed previously unpublished details about the NSA's secretive headquarters in America.

Wooden Cloth table by Nathalie Dackelid
Wooden Cloth table by Nathalie Dackelid

Popular projects on Dezeen this week included a "wooden tablecloth", a timber barn designed for pygmy goats and an animation depicting Zaha Hadid's sand-dune-inspired building.

Bee'ah fly-through animation by Zaha Hadid
Bee'ah fly-through animation by Zaha Hadid

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