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This week we revealed Wild Wonder as 2023's Colour of the Year

This week on Dezeen, the Colour of the Year 2023 –  a pale yellow that is described as "a soft gold with hints of green" – was announced.

To mark the announcement by paint company Dulux, we created a lookbook that showcases interiors that have used the pale yellow hue.

Revamp of Venturi Scott Brown's National Gallery
Selldorf Architects has proposed a redesign of the Sainsbury Wing

This week, architects, critics and academics raised concerns about the plans to remodel Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown's postmodern Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery in London. They described the plans, which have been drawn up by Selldorf Architects, as an "act of vandalism".

In an opinion piece for Dezeen, Catherine Slessor wrote that "history now seems to be repeating itself at the Sainsbury Wing".

Atomik Architecture staff who are balloting to strike
Workers at Atomik Architecture are balloting to strike

Also in London, staff at architecture studio Atomik Architecture announced a "historic strike ballot".

Workers at the studio notified their employers that they were initiating a strike ballot to demand improvements to both their pay and working conditions.

Lightyear 0 solar-powered car silhouetted against a black backdrop
Lightyear developed "the world's first production-ready solar car"

Continuing our Solar Revolution series we interviewed Emanuele Cornagliotti, who is the lead solar engineer at car company Lightyear, which developed "the world's first production-ready solar car".

Solar cars will be "normal within 20 years," he told Dezeen.

King Charles III on architecture
No 1 Poultry was the result of a King Charles intervention

Following King Charles III becoming Britain's new monarch, we took a look back at his impact on architecture while he was the Prince of Wales.

In his previous role, Charles exerted significant influence on the built environment through campaigning, building traditional towns and torpedoing modernist projects.

Dezeen Awards 2022 public vote
Dezeen Awards 2022 public vote opened this week

This week we opened the Dezeen Awards 2022 public vote to allow readers to pick their favourite projects and studios. Readers can now vote for the best projects shortlisted in the architecture, interiors and design categories, as well as our media and sustainability categories.

Voting closes on 10 October with winning projects receiving a special Dezeen Awards 2022 public vote certificate.

PMA madhushala wraps Indian home in perforated wall of brick and stone
Indian studio PMA Madhushala designed a brick and stone house

Popular projects this week include an Indian home wrapped in a perforated wall of brick and stone, a hotel resembling an upside-down village in the Alps and a rammed-earth retreat in São Paulo.

This week's lookbooks showcased eateries that showcase the potential of terrazzo and kitchens with polished granite surfaces.

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