Comments update: Thomas Heatherwick's design for a huge sculpture made up of 154 interconnected staircases divided opinion this week, with one commenter labelling him the "Coldplay of design".
Stairmaster: some readers were left questioning the purpose of Thomas Heatherwick's honeycomb-like design for New York's Hudson Yards, while others felt the designer hadn't pushed the concept far enough.
Hotel blues: pop star Moby has hit out at architects who prioritise aesthetics over comfort, saying that "sleeping in a dumpster would be more comfortable" than a hotel room designed by Zaha Hadid.
Some readers agreed, but others jumped to Hadid's defence.
Bricking it: Dutch architects Nina Aalbers and Ferry in 't Veld built themselves a skinny house in Rotterdam, which won plaudits with readers for using 15 tonnes of recycled bricks in its construction.