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This week, images of Europe's tallest skyscraper were revealed

This week, images of Europe's tallest building, the Lakhta Centre in St Petersburg were revealed, and video footage showed a Chinese skyscraper that incorporates a 108-metre high water feature.

Europe's tallest skyscraper, the RMJM-designed Lakhta Centre in St Petersburg is nearing completion. Standing at 462 metres high, it is the 13th tallest building in the world.

In other skyscraper news, video footage of the Liebian International Building in Guiyang, China, gave a glimpse of a dramatic 108-metre-high water feature that has been built into the building's facade.

Chinese skyscraper incorporates 108-metre high waterfall
BIG, MAD, MVRDV and OMA on shortlist to design Australia's tallest building

Six designs have been shortlisted for a competition run by developers Beulah International to design a £1.1 billion skyscraper in Melbourne Australia. If built, it will be the country's tallest building.

On the shortlisted is a design by MAD Architects. This week the Beijing-based studio also unveiled designs for the Yabuli Conference Centre in the mountainous region of Yabuli, northeast China.

Flooded Modernity by Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen
Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye sunk in Danish fjord

Asmund Havsteen-Mikkelsen sunk a scale model of Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye at the Floating Art Festival on the Vejle Fjord, as a statement about Donald Trump's election and the Brexit vote.

Another artist, Alex Chinneck, transformed a soon-to-be-demolished office building in Kent, so its walls appear as an unzipped shirt. The installation is named Open to the Public.

The Blanket at Burning Man by Alex Schtanuk
Massive NASA space blanket proposed as billowing Burning Man installation

A crowdfunding campaign has been started to raise money to create a massive NASA space blanket art installation for this year's Burning Man festival.

Designer Heron Preston collaborated with NASA to launch a streetwear clothing collection, to coincide with the space agency's 60th anniversary.

IKEA celebrates 75th anniversary with vintage furniture collections
IKEA celebrates 75th anniversary with vintage furniture collections

In design news, IKEA is celebrating its 75th anniversary by rolling out a series of furniture collections which include relaunches of its most popular pieces from the 1950s to the 2000s.

Burberry on the other hand is modernising, thanks to a logo redesign led by British graphic designer Peter Saville and the fashion house's chief creative officer Riccardo Tisci.

Designers demand Design Museum remove works in outrage over arms industry event

Following the Design Museum in London hosting a trade event for one of the world's biggest defence companies, Leonardo, over 30 artists and designers called for their work to be removed from the gallery's Hope to Nope exhibition.

In San Diego, more than 70 architects have signed a petition to save parts of Venturi Scott Brown's Museum of Contemporary Art, which faces demolition to make way for an expansion by Selldorf Architects.

Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre by Niall McLaughlin Architects
Niall McLaughlin Architects adds stone-clad auditorium to Oxford college campus

Popular projects on Dezeen this week included a stone-clad auditorium for Oxford University, the latest Soho House in Amsterdam, and architectural illustrations by designer Amaory B Portorreal, intended to portray Kanye West's discography.