This week we reported on Rem Koolhaas's statements about "sinister" technologies, a concept for Ikea's kitchen of the future and clip-on supports that can turn any flat surface into furniture (pictured). Click through for a roundup of the last seven days in architecture and design.
Zaha Hadid completed a shimmering new facility for the University of Oxford and Bjarke Ingels spoke of his desire to replace Modernism's "boring box" legacy with new kinds of localised architecture.
SANAA triumphed in a hotly contested competition to design a new gallery in Sydney and controversial taxi app Uber unveiled its plans for a new headquarters in San Francisco.
Two paleontological centres featured on Dezeen this week; one is a research centre with a facade of computer-controlled shutters that regulate the internal temperature, whilst the other was built specifically to house the remains of a prehistoric reptile.
Popular projects included a concrete-framed extension to a French home, an interactive "mirror" made from faux-fur that mimics its user's every move and a modern building for a Spanish museum that was slotted behind a historic facade.