This week we reported on architectural projects comprising irregularly stacked boxes – a typology increasingly employed by architects – including Bjarke Ingels' skyscraper for New York, Ole Scheeren's high-rise building in Vancouver and a Parisian nursery by Samuel Delmas. Click through for a roundup of architecture and design news from the past seven days, plus our regular featured music track.
Ingel's firm BIG also hit the headlines earlier in the week when its design for a transport hub in one of Sweden's biggest cities was unveiled.
Tadao Ando revealed new details and a movie about his first building in New York City, and Karim Rashid asked his Facebook audience to select their favourite facade for a building in the city's SoHo district.
Thomas Heatherwick revealed his plans to build a Maggie's cancer-care centre in Yorkshire, England, while construction started on Steven Holl's building for the same charity at London's oldest hospital.
Central Saint Martins backed the fashion graduates who protested against not being selected to exhibit at the school's official press show and ÉCAL students refitted an apartment in Le Corbusier's Cité Radieuse housing block in Marseille.
Popular projects on Dezeen this week included an installation comprising thin blue strings stretched between arch-shaped frames, a residential extension with four-tonne glass doors and a weathered-steel and concrete extension to a London house.