Portrait of Zaha Hadid by Virgile Simon Bertrand

This week, Zaha Hadid Architects vowed to carry on but its Miami Beach car park was rejected

This week on Dezeen: Zaha Hadid Architects announced it will continue to practice without its founder following her sudden death in the same week as the company's proposal for a car park in Miami Beach was rejected.

Architect Zaha Hadid died aged 65 last month, leading to speculation about what would happen to her London-based company Zaha Hadid Architects. This week, the firm announced that it will complete the 36 projects that were under development at the time of her death.

Zaha Hadid Miami parking lot rejected public architecture news USA
Zaha Hadid's car park project in Miami Beach will not get built

One project that will not go ahead is Zaha Hadid's proposal for a car park in Miami Beach, which was unanimously rejected by city officials.

Philip Johnson portrait
Philip Johnson

In other architecture news, Pritzker Prize-winning architect Philip Johnson was revealed to be an impassioned supporter of Nazism and a new location was proposed for MAD's controversial Lucas Museum in Chicago.

340 Flatbush Avenue in downtown Brooklyn by SHoP Architects
SHoP's supertall Brooklyn tower gets green light

Brooklyn's first supertall skyscraper by New York studio by SHoP Architects was given the green light, while construction continued on the firm's bent apartment towers joined by a skybridge in Manhattan.

Portrait of Bjarke Ingels by Jonas Bie.
Bjarke Ingels

Rem Koolhaas compared Bjarke Ingels to a Silicon valley entrepreneur after Time magazine named the Danish architects as one of the most influential people of 2016.

Extension to Quebec's Musée National des Beaux-Arts by OMA
Extension to Quebec's Musée National des Beaux-Arts by OMA

Koolhaas' firm OMA neared completion on a major extension to a Quebec art museum, while Kengo Kuma unveiled plans for a new fairy tail-based museum for the Danish city of Odense.

Syrian archway in Trafalgar Square
Syrian archway in Trafalgar Square

A replica of a Syrian archway destroyed by Islamic militant group ISIS was erected in London's Trafalgar square and Grafton Architects was selected to design a new faculty building for the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Andrea Trimarchi of Formafantasma
Andrea Trimarchi of Formafantasma

In design news, Andrea Trimarchi of Formafantasma told Dezeen why students at the Design Academy Eindhoven no longer aspire to be famous, and food and drinks giant PepsiCo announced its intention to expand its design team aggressively.

Prince's "love symbol" by Mitch Monson
Prince's "love symbol" by Mitch Monson

Following the sudden death of Prince aged 57, Dezeen spoke exclusively to the designer of the musician's famed graphic symbol.

MoMA galleries
Future uncertain for MoMA's architecture and design galleries

The future of MoMA's architecture and design galleries remained uncertain and Beverly Hills City Council approved plans for a driverless-car programme that could replace the neighbourhood's public transport system.

Crystal House by MVRDV
Crystal House by MVRDV

Popular stories this week on Dezeen included MVRDV's Chanel store featuring glass bricks that "are stronger than concrete", a clifftop house in Japan by British designer John Pawson and a sink that appears and disappears at the wave of a hand.

Tipic's smart Tulèr kitchen features a sink that appears with the wave of a hand

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