This week on Dezeen, UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson revealed his plans for a bridge linking England and France.
The Conservative MP – who staunchly campaigned for the UK to leave the European Union during the divisive 2016 referendum – proposed building a "Boris bridge" across the English Channel, and has reportedly gained the approval of French president Emmanuel Macron.
Johnson tweeted: "I'm especially pleased we are establishing a panel of experts to look at major projects together."
Meanwhile, Bjarke Ingels' studio BIG released a proposal aimed at preventing flooding in San Francisco, which includes the construction of floating villages connected by ferries, a red-hued cycle route, and a highway for autonomous vehicles.
In West London, Chelsea FC's new stadium got the green light for construction after the local council blocked an injunction put forward by local residents
Across the city, residents of the Cityscape complex in Croydon were told they would have to foot a £2 million bill to replace building's cladding, despite it failing combustibility testing put in place following the Grenfell Tower fire.
Japanese architect Shigeru Ban's first project in the UK also received planning permission this week.
The five-storey house, which will be a collaboration with cross-laminated-timber expert Waugh Thistleton, is set to be built near London's River Thames.
Elsewhere, Italian architect Stefano Boeri presented designs for the first use of his vertical forest model on a social housing project, proposed for Eindhoven.
IMM Cologne opened this week, and Dezeen's coverage from the international interiors show included a collection of modular rugs that can be folded into furniture, and confectionery inspired glass tables by Sebastian Herkner.
Popular projects on Dezeen this week included stackable micro homes in Hong Kong, a rainbow-hued installation made from over 100,000 paper number cut-outs and a 19-square metre flat in London.