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This week's Dezeen Mail looks at the biggest stories and trends of 2017

As we head into 2018, this week's edition of Dezeen Mail looks at the best architecture and design stories, trends and projects of the past 12 months. See our review of 2017 and read on for a roundup of the year's highlights.

Dezeen's top 10 biggest architecture and design stories of 2017

We've revealed the 10 most-read stories of the year, including a bullied robot, a house of splayed shipping containers and a chair you wear.

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Dezeen's 10 biggest design trends of 2017

We've picked out the biggest design trends this year, which include a rise in political responses, eco-friendly solutions, and a focus on food consumption.

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Dezeen's 10 biggest architecture trends of 2017

This year saw a rise in outlandish shipping container designs and fantasy skyscraper concepts, and the demise of brutalist housing stock.

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Dezeen's top 10 controversial stories of 2017

From the backlash against gender inequality to the shifting political landscape following Donald Trump's election, 2017 has been a controversial year.

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Dezeen's top 10 furniture launches of 2017

From a shape-shifting table by Thomas Heatherwick to IKEA and Hay's collaborative collection, we've selected the 10 best furniture releases of 2017.

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Dezeen's top 10 transport designs of 2017

This year saw a range of innovations infiltrate the transport industry, including an air-purifying bicycle and an electric Jaguar E-type.

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Dezeen's top 10 museum and gallery buildings of 2017

The colossal Louvre Abu Dhabi and a Peru museum that replaces another lost in an earthquake were amongst the most important public buildings to open in 2017.

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Dezeen's top 10 designs of 2017 that aim to create a better future

In a year filled with turbulent politics and environmental issues, designers have responded with imaginative concepts and solutions.

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Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2017

We featured more than 500 weird and wonderful houses on Dezeen in 2017. Our top 10 includes a bunker-like home in Poland and a glass house in Spain.

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Dezeen Hot List 2017 reveals 500 biggest architecture and design players

IKEA has topped Dezeen Hot List 2017, a guide to the 500 people, brands and organisations our readers most wanted to read about this year.

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Find out which stories were the most popular, most tweeted, most commented and more in this week's edition of Dezeen Mail.

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