This week on Dezeen: the architecture community paid tribute to Zaha Hadid this week after the Pritzker Prize-winning architect died unexpectedly. Read all our stories about the passing of Zaha Hadid.
Zaha Hadid suffered a fatal heart attack on Thursday while being treated for bronchitis at a Miami hospital. She was 65.
In an exclusive interview with Dezeen, Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas hit out at the architecture media's "offensive" treatment of Hadid, who he said "was basically family" to him.
Other architects to pay their respects included Frank Gehry, who described her as a "great architect and a great friend", and Amanda Levete, who told Dezeen that Hadid "was an extraordinary role model for women."
Architectural photographers Nick Hufton and Allan Crow also paid tribute to Hadid by compiling a selection of their favourite images of her buildings. Read the latest tributes and reaction to Zaha Hadid's death »
In other news this week, US designers Yitan Sun and Jianshi Wu controversially proposed transforming Manhattan's Central Park into a sunken landscape surrounded by a "sidescraper".
The proposal epitomised architects' disregard for designed landscapes, according to the president of The Cultural Landscape Foundation, Charles A Birnbaum.
A group of aviation experts unveiled plans for a supersonic aircraft, which is being developed as a replacement for Concorde, while scientists showcased a new method to remotely control insects.
Just two weeks after Nike unveiled its Back to the Future-style trainers, Reebok announced the release of the boot-like sneakers worn by Sigourney Weaver in 1986 sci-fi film Aliens.
Herzog & de Meuron completed a new gallery to house the permanent collection of the Vitra Design Museum in Germany and new images emerged of Studio Gang's supertall Chicago tower that will include a $17.1 million penthouse.
Soo Kyung Bae created a collection of jewellery designed to highlight the area between a woman's thighs in an attempt to challenge unrealistic body-image expectations, sparking a lively debate.
We gathered together 10 designs that challenge ideas about body image and idealised beauty in response.
Popular projects this week on Dezeen included a woodland vacation cottage in Quebec, a floating sauna in Seattle and a Portuguese house featuring walls formed from rammed earth.