This week on Dezeen, Shepard Fairey adapted Obama's Hope poster to portray an anti-fear message for Donald Trump's inauguration, while architects urged the new US president to take action on climate change.
Shepard Fairey, whose iconic posters supporting Barack Obama's 2008 election won him Design of the Year, applied the same style and colour palette to a new image series focusing on the USA's minority populations.
These were distributed as placards on the day of Trump's inauguration, and printed as full-page ads in the Washington Post.
Also this week, Grafton Architects founders Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara were named as curators for the 2018 edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale, so we showcased eight of the Dublin firm's most important projects.
In Barcelona, Jean Nouvel's Torre Agbar skyscraper was sold for the second time in just three years, with previous tenants describing it as too impractical.
In other architecture news, Snøhetta unveiled plans for a Norway office building that produces an energy surplus, and OMA and Barcode Architects completed a library with a dramatic X-shaped plan in France.
AIA announced winners of the 2017 Honor Awards for the year's best American architecture, and industry research revealed that a chart-busting 128 skyscrapers over 200 metres tall were completed last year.
This week also saw two companies reveal minimalist rebrands – software community Mozilla, which developed its logo through an open design process, and Italian football club Juventus, which unveiled a pared-down crest that angered fans.
Car crashes looked set to be a thing of the past, after Amazon was awarded a patent for a highway network that would enable driverless vehicles to navigate reversible lanes, and a US investigation found that Tesla's Autopilot reduced crashes by 40 per cent.
Meanwhile, Airbus announced plans to launch a self-piloted personal aircraft by the end of the year as a way of reducing traffic on inner-city roads.
And in local news, it emerged that Guardian architecture and design critic Oliver Wainwright was "flattered speechless" after being named London's most eligible bachelor by a dating app.