This week saw the reveal of a Manhattan tower by Zaha Hadid Architects for the family of Donald Trump's son-in-law and a proposal to suspend the world's tallest skyscraper from an asteroid.
The plans for 666 Fifth Avenue released by Kushner Companies involve replacing a 1950s office building and adding 40 floors above its previous height – bringing it within the bracket of a supertall skyscraper, between 300 and 600 metres.
In a bid to get around terrestrial height restrictions, Clouds Architecture Office proposed hanging the world's tallest skyscraper from an asteroid, leaving residents to parachute to earth.
In other news, Malaysian design office No-To-Scale Studio issued a satirical proposal to Trump, suggesting a 1,954 mile-long dining table along the US-Mexico border instead of his planned wall.
A trio of Danish architects won a competition to design Denmark's first new-build architecture school, while MVRDV unveiled a pair of stone towers for The Hague.
A replica of an ancient Iraqi artefact destroyed by the Islamic militant group ISIS was announced as the next Fourth Plinth installation for London's Trafalgar Square.
Popular projects on Dezeen included a bamboo bench and trestle that don't require tools for assembly, Paul Cocksedge's furniture range made from his former studio floor, and a house extension in the Sydney suburbs.
Finally, entries closed for our Brexit passport design competition yesterday. Judging will take place next week – keep an eye out for the winners!