Architecture stars in video tribute to "very special" Zaha Hadid
Filmed in collaboration with Architizer, the movie features a dazzling array of architects and leading international figures from the arts and media – many of whom were close friends with Zaha Hadid.
A retrospective of work by the Iraq-born architect featuring early paintings, models and photos of past and future projects was also announced for this year's Venice Biennale, while new images showing her One Thousand Museum skyscraper in Miami were released.
Pressure mounted on city officials this week after property developer Craig Robins urged people to push for the construction of a recently rejected car park design by Hadid.
Elsewhere, Rafael Viñoly hit the headlines after he spoke out about problems with his 432 Park Avenue skyscraper in New York. The architect later sent Dezeen a public letter apologising for his candid comments.
Brooklyn was revealed as a hot destination for architects and designers as new figures showed that creative employment in the borough had almost doubled in four years, and we previewed the top exhibitions at this year's New York design week.
Lisson Gallery opened its first US outpost underneath the city's popular High Line – an elevated park on Manhattan's west side – and O'Neill Rose Architects completed a house in New York State large enough to host three generations of one family.
Foster + Partners got the green light for a pair of skyscrapers in San Francisco and one of the world's biggest elevator manufacturer's revealed its plans to build a huge tower dedicated to testing lifts.
Steven Holl Architects unveiled its design for a new arts centre at the historic Pennsylvania college and the 19 projects competing to win $1 million in the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture, including Iran's largest pedestrian bridge, were announced.
The Royal Institute of British Architects released a report damning substandard UK schools while David Chipperfield, Bjarke Ingels, Vo Trong Nghia and the late Zaha Hadid were among the architects whose buildings are included on the 30-strong longlist for the first RIBA International Prize.
We reported on how carbon fibre and robots could radically transform architecture and published an exclusive movie on a cyclist who will compete in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games with a fully 3D-printed prosthetic leg.
Bjarke Ingels' firm was announced as one of the architectural partners that will help build infrastructure for the Hyperloop high-speed transportation system, and a co-working company proposed transforming the UK's iconic red public phone booths into micro offices for workers on the move.
Popular projects this week included auto brand Nissan's answer to Tesla's Powerwall battery system for the home, the reopening of Louis Kahn's 1970s Yale Center for British Art following a "meticulous" restoration, and a Tehran house made up of three irregularly stacked boxes.