Scotland's first architecture and design museum, V&A Dundee opens to the public for the first time today.
Speaking to Dezeen at a preview event, Japanese architect Kengo Kuma said technology used to create the building is also being employed on the Tokyo 2020 stadium.
Apple released three new smartphones – all updates of its iPhone X – at an event at the Steve Jobs Theater on its Cupertino campus.
Also in technology news, Mercedes-Benz revealed its latest concept vehicle which is made up of modular components, meaning it can morph from a car into a van. The concept is named Vision Urbanetic.
This week also saw the launch of the first large-scale operation to scoop waste plastic from the Pacific Ocean. A Dutch non-profit initiative, The Ocean Cleanup dispatched its "giant Pac-Man" off the coast of San Francisco.
Another project to come out of the Netherlands, Daan Roosegaarde has launched a campaign called Space Waste to solve the problem of debris floating around in outer space.
It was announced this week that Ruth Aram, who directed London's Aram Store with her brother Daniel and father Zeev, has died after suffering a brain tumour. She had been undergoing treatment, but died on Friday 7 September.
Renzo Piano revealed that the the Italian government has accepted his offer to replace the collapsed Ponte Morandi bridge in his home town of Genoa.
Also in architecture news, the Phoenix residence that Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his son is back on the market, because funding to support its donation to the School of Architecture at Taliesin fell through.
WeWork's first school opened in New York City in time for the start of the new academic year. It was designed by architecture firm BIG, and includes curvaceous wooden reading dens amongst its many playful features.
Meanwhile in London, British architect David Chipperfield completed a new eastern entrance to Selfridges department store. It connects the historic building on Oxford Street to other buildings on Duke Street.
Fashion designer Stella McCartney praised London Fashion Week after it was revealed that this year's event will be fur-free.
The four architecture projects in the running for the RIBA International Prize were announced, including three education buildings.
The Design Museum in London also announced its nominees for Designs of the Year 2018, including the Nigerian World Cup football kit and Rihanna's Fenty beauty range.