This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments

This week, Sweden's tallest timber building was revealed

This week on Dezeen, CF Møller revealed photos of Sweden's tallest timber building and Forensic Architecture founder Eyal Weizman was prevented from entering the United States.

Measuring at 8.5 storeys high, the recently completed Kajstaden Tall Timber Building in the city of Västerås is now Sweden's tallest timber building.

The apartment block is constructed entirely from cross-laminated timber – a material chosen as it is renewable, recyclable and has a lower carbon footprint than other building materials like concrete.

This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments
Forensic Architecture founder denied US entry to attend his own exhibition opening

In other architecture news, Forensic Architecture founder Eyal Weizman was prevented from entering the United States ahead of the opening of his studio's exhibition in Miami that explores the "arbitrary logic of the border".

In a statement sent to Dezeen, Weizman disclosed that he was not able to attend the exhibition opening at the Museum of Art and Design on 20 February as his Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) visa waiver had been retracted due to an alert triggered by an algorithm.

This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments
Caroline Baumann reportedly resigned from Cooper Hewitt after wedding investigation

It was revealed this week that Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum director Caroline Baumann reportedly resigned following an investigation into her wedding.

Following the news, six Cooper Hewitt trustees also resigned to protest Baumann's departure, including designer David Rockwell, RadicalMedia chief executive Jon Kamen and Neuberger Berman Foundation founder Francine S Kittredge.

This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments
Drones and self-driving robots used to fight coronavirus in China

In the world of technology, China has started deploying robots and drones to help fight coronavirus, using the technologies to remotely disinfect hospitals, deliver food and enforce quarantine restrictions.

Viral videos have shown drones with loudspeakers directing individuals in rural areas to go back inside, while a robot called Little Peanut has been used to deliver food at a hotel occupying 300 quarantined passengers of an infected flight.

This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments
Airbus unveils working model of its fuel-saving "giant flying wing"

A remote-controlled model of Airbus' MAVERIC aircraft was also revealed this week, featuring a blended wing body design described by the company as a "giant flying wing".

If the plane was made to full scale, it would have the potential to reduce fuel consumption by up to 20 per cent in comparison to current traditional shaped aircrafts with the same engine.

This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments
Foster + Partners reveals visuals of co-living apartment block in China

Foster + Partners' revealed visuals of its Qianhai Talents' rentable co-living apartments, which are set to be built in Shenzhen, China, using modular and off-site prefabricated construction.

Proposed for the city's Qianhai financial district, the building will be aimed at professionals who prefer private, work-centred lifestyles, but would also like the option to relax and socialise in communal living and dining areas.

This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments
Grimshaw releases visuals of Eden Project Foyle with thatched centrepiece

Visuals were also revealed this week of the Eden Project Foyle by Grimshaw architects – an ecological resort on the bank of the River Foyle in Derry, Northern Ireland, set for completion by 2023.

The proposed park, which forms part of the Eden Project's large-scale expansion plans, will feature a thatched play area and treetop walkways.

This week, we saw Sweden's tallest timber building and Foster + Partners' co-living apartments
Architect designs own house with white tower in Puglia

Other projects popular with Dezeen readers this week were a house in Osaka with 16 different floor levels, a 12-metre-high white tower in Puglia designed by an architect for his own home, and a sunshine-yellow apartment in Barcelona.