The research carried out by America's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that those who work in architecture and engineering are the fifth most likely to commit suicide, compared to those in other jobs.
Also this week, a Noah's Ark-inspired theme park – billed as the world's largest timber-framed building – opened in Kentucky, while we published news that British designer Tom Dixon had opened retail locations in Los Angeles and New York.
The hotel in Washington DC made famous by the Watergate scandal was revamped by London studio Ron Arad Architects, and Kean University in New Jersey acquired three properties previously owned by Postmodern architect Michael Graves.
The repercussions of the UK's decision to leave the European Union continued hit the headlines as British architects and designers took to the streets of London to protest the result.
In response, the UK's culture secretary sought to reassure those working in creative industries, saying they will "continue to thrive" despite Brexit. We subsequently reported on the job losses already affecting the sector as a direct result of the referendum.
Agencies behind the Remain advertising campaign released controversial poster designs that weren't used prior to the vote, and design company Innermost revealed that it is considering moving operations away from the UK.
In other news this week, Scandinavian firm CF Møller designed a new headquarters for Lego in Denmark and plans for Berlin's tallest skyscraper were presented.
The 343 projects shortlisted for awards at the World Architecture Festival were named. A Brazilian rainforest house, a spiralling university building in Tenerife and a bulbous blue drawing studio are among the projects up for the prestigious prize.
During Paris' haute-couture fashion week, Iris van Herpen presented a dress made from thousands of hand-blown glass balls and Viktor & Rolf showcased garments made from recycled fabric.
Sticking with fashion, we published images of British set designer Es Devlin's twisting pathway around the Oscar Niemeyer-designed Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Niterói for a Louis Vuitton catwalk show, while sports brand Puma unveiled its latest trainers based on a shapeshifting sports car.
A Beirut architect created a bullet-resistant Kevlar keffiyeh headscarf, and digital platform Wovns announced its print-on-demand fabric service.
Popular stories this week included a home-grown sanitary pad designed to prevent yeast infections like thrush, a top-heavy house in Madrid featuring a huge roof terrace and a glass-roof extension added to an early 19th-century house in London.