This week on Dezeen: we reported that Norwegian customs seized and obliterated 100 replicas of Danish designer Hans J Wegner's Round Chair this week, and BIG revealed a terraced block of apartments in Stockholm (pictured).
The replica chairs, produced in China, were ordered by a Norwegian restaurant owner for his business. Authorities seized the consignment and later destroyed them at the individual's expense, despite PP Møbler – the copyright owners of the 1949 design – being offered money for their safe delivery.
BIG's latest stacked-box architectural design is currently under construction in Stockholm's Gärdet district and is made up of four rectangular sections covered in greenery.
In other news this week, Airbus patented a design that would see airplane passengers stacked on top of one another while traveling and London Design Festival founder John Sorrell told us that the UK's design industry is under threat thanks to government cuts in creative eduction.
Architect David Adjaye told us the story behind his first seating range for Moroso and Sebastiaan Deviaene explained how he uses video game development software to design medical implants.
We published the first official images of SANAA's sinuous cultural centre at the Grace Farms nature reserve and reported on rumours that Apple is planning another Silicon Valley headquarters.
A proposal for an arts and culture centre in Rwanda featuring two huge cantilevered wings emerged and the former home of an SS commander at a Nazi concentration camp in the Netherlands was enclosed within a giant glass vitrine.
Popular projects this week on Dezeen included Dior's garment-inspired store in Seoul, a fashion collection based on architecture by Sou Fujimoto and a wooden bicycle comprising a three-piece frame.