New Practices London, on show at the AIA New York Chapter's Center for Architecture, is billed as "the future of the architecture profession in London".
All governments rely on fear to some extent. Most people don't pay their taxes out of gratitude for the services and security they receive in return - they pay because they fear the consequences of non-payment.
This tome says more about its authors than its subject, and they're behind the times. "Certainties about standards of taste... [have] in recent times disappeared altogether," write the authors of Design: Intelligence Made Visible, an A-Z of design.
One of the most famous stories about the clash between architecture and popular culture is the grudge held by James Bond author Ian Fleming against his neighbour, Ernö Goldfinger.
I almost reviewed this book a few months ago. I picked up a copy at the launch in Dubai but was so glutted with my experience of the place that I didn't feel like I could handle anymore weird images or staggering statistics. It has sat on my desk all that time, intriguing but also irking me.
Tabourets, the French word for stools, is an exhibition at Galerie Kreo in Paris for which 23 designers have produced one-off works. Contributors include Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, Hella Jongerius, Andrea Branzi, Fernando Brizio and Julia Lohmann.
Discretion was the prevailing attitude of this year’s Design Academy Eindhoven graduates, contrasting greatly with the "big" design landscape that was mapped out at the Milan furniture fair this year.
Craft and nature continue to be prevalent themes for many young Finnish designers, and Helsinki Design Week showed that the shadows of Alvar Aalto, Kaj Franck and other greats still loom large.
Overlapping scales in five shades of silver and gold make up the facade of The Lightbox, a museum and gallery designed by Marks Barfield Architects.
Choked by the perceived limitations of the medium, depictions of architecture on television today offer little more than domestic narrative and personality branding. But two programmes from the 1970s show us what you can do with a bit of originality and some community action.
It was announced in September that director Joseph Kosinski is to remake the much-loved 1982 Disney film Tron. On the surface, Tron is ideal fodder for a remake.
The Kolumba Museum was the perfect commission for Peter Zumthor - maybe too perfect. The cocktail of complex history, of the existential angst of creating an art museum above a church flattened by bombs, of interlocking architectural layers, seemed ideal.
Christopher Kane is just two years out of fashion college and already he has turned down a job at Versace, been round to American Vogue editor Anna Wintour's for tea, refused to dress Victoria Beckham, created a Topshop line that sold out in 24 hours and made fashion critic Hilary Alexander cry with joy.
This year, the London Design Festival felt like a festival. The event gets bigger every year, but this time there was a sense that people were starting to work together rather than just setting out their own stalls.
Julia Lohmann spends a lot of time at the butcher's. If Lohmann were an artist, critics and theorists would be piling up readings of her work, probing for fetishism and ritual, mining a visceral conceptualism.
London Fashion Week created some justifiable excitement this season. The events were swimming in money and big names, who had come to see fashion's young stars: Giles Deacon, Marios Schwab, Jonathan Saunders and Christopher Kane.

The authoritarian episodes of the 20th century have made people wary of utopian projects, and so urban experiments are confined to theory. But the real experiment will come when we try some of these ideas for real. In our utopia, things are layered and complex, but elegant and playful...