UK housing secretary Michael Gove is expected to approve the construction of the 300-metre-high Tulip tower, overruling London mayor Sadiq Khan's previous decision to refuse planning permission for the building.
The controversial decision has sparked debate amongst commenters, who have dubbed it "The Covid-19 Swab".
Other stories in this week's newsletter include our selection of the ten must-see pavilions at Dubai Expo 2021, the set designs for Netflix's hit show Squid Game, and Stefano Boeri's Trudo Vertical Forest social housing tower in Eindhoven.
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