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Make America Vote Again? illustration by Matt Blease

This week, we launched Dezeen Hot List and the design community reacted to Trump's victory

This week on Dezeen we published the first-ever Dezeen Hot List, revealing the top 400 names in architecture and design, while Donald Trump won the US presidential election, prompting reactions across the industry.

Following Donald Trump's victory, illustrators took to social media to voice their reactions – with many portraying the former real estate mogul and reality TV star unfavourably.

Trump's development plans for the White House envisioned in satirical illustrations

A US architecture collective produced a series of satirical illustrations in response to the result, imagining what the prolific developer might do to capitalise on the White House.

News: AIA to work with Trump
American architects pledge to work with Donald Trump

Meanwhile, Dezeen columnist Aaron Betsky panned Trump's lack of infrastructure plans, and The American Institute of Architects pledged to work with the new president-elect.

Dezeen Hot List is live, revealing the 400 hottest forces in architecture and design

Published this week, Dezeen Hot List is the most comprehensive data survey of architecture and design media ever conducted. Based entirely on audience data, the 400-strong list reveals the key players and emerging talents in the design world.

Architecture dominates first Dezeen Hot List, as Zaha Hadid and Bjarke Ingels claim top spots

Dezeen Hot List revealed that the late Zaha Hadid is the most talked-about design figure on earth, and that architecture is the hottest topic among Dezeen readers.

Redesigned "austerity Toblerone" prompts outrage from consumers

In UK news, consumers angrily took to Twitter to express their disappointment over the savings-driven redesign of the iconic, triangular Toblerone chocolate bar, which had some of its signature peaks razored.

James Dyson opening own university to bridge UK engineering skills gap

After being the only prominent designer to argue in favour of Brexit, James Dyson has announced he will open a new engineering university to bridge the UK skills gap.

The Illuminated River Shortlist
David Adjaye and Amanda Levete compete in London bridge lighting contest

David Adjaye, Amanda Levete and Diller Scofidio + Renfro were revealed among the six design teams shortlisted to create light installations for the bridges on London's River Thames.

BIG reveals full designs for Dubai Hyperloop in new video

It was a busy week for Bjarke Ingels Group, with the firm winning a Paris Metro competition and releasing two videos showcasing its designs for the world's first Hyperloop high-speed transportation system in Dubai.

Germany welcomes world's first zero-emissions hydrogen trains

Construction started on a Singapore design school that will produce all of its own energy and more, and Germany prepared to welcome the world's first zero-emissions hydrogen trains.

Child dies after exhibit catches fire at Tokyo Design Week

A five-year-old boy died and two men were injured when an installation caught fire at Tokyo Design Week on Sunday. The Japan Times reported that the cause was likely an incandescent bulb placed inside the installation.

18 London architecture studios photographed by Marc Goodwin
18 London architecture studios photographed by Marc Goodwin

We published shots by photographer Marc Goodwin that offer a glimpse inside the offices of British architects, including Norman Foster, Nicholas Grimshaw and the late Zaha Hadid.

Precarious Alpine shelter by OFIS offers shelter to Slovenian climbers

Popular projects this week included a graphic designer's home and studio in Tokyo with a dedicated walkway for cats, an Alpine shelter that cantilevers over the edge of a mountain and our roundup of remote Canadian cabins for those seeking to escape the US.