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A visual of a circular power plant by AL_A

This week Amanda Levete revealed a design for a fusion power station

This week on Dezeen, the design for a prototype power plant that is set to be built in the UK was unveiled by architect Amanda Levete's firm AL_A.

Named the Fusion Demonstration Plant, the structure will be built on the UK Atomic Energy Authority's campus to prove the viability of Canadian energy company General Fusion's nuclear fusion technology.

Carbon revolution
Dezeen pledges to become a net-zero business by 2025

This week also saw Dezeen commit to becoming a net-zero business within the next four years as the conclusion to our carbon revolution series.

"We intend to become net-zero by 2025, which is 25 years ahead of the 2050 deadline set by the Paris Agreement," explained Dezeen founder and editor-in-chief Marcus Fairs.

A visual of the Cube by Henn
The Cube will be "world's first building made of carbon concrete"

In other carbon news, visuals of a building that is being constructed from carbon-fibre-reinforced concrete were revealed.

Designed by German architecture firm Henn, The Cube is billed as the "world's first building made of carbon concrete".

Vessel by Heatherwick Studio
Heatherwick's Vessel closes again after fourth suicide

In America, the Heatherwick Studio-designed Vessel viewpoint in New York was forced to temporarily close after a fourth person committed suicide at the structure.

The attraction had recently reopened following four months of closure after new measures intended to prevent suicides were introduced.

The Arc with bamboo roof by Ibuku
Ten impressive bamboo buildings that demonstrate the material's versatility

Following the huge interest in this Bamboo sports court in Bali, we rounded up 10 impressive bamboo buildings from Dezeen's archive.

We also took a look at more of the most interesting and colourful basketball courts from around the world after a number of the vibrant sports facilities were recently unveiled.

A black concrete house
Edition Office completes black concrete home in rural Australia

Popular projects this week include a black concrete home in rural Australiaa house in Tokyo wrapped in metal mesh and a metal-mesh curtain designed by Kengo Kuma for Gaudí's Casa Batlló.

Our lookbooks this week focused on homes designed to showcase art and eye-catching hotel bedrooms.

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