BIG unveiled plans for a pair of office blocks in Sunnyvale, California, which will be used by around 4,500 Google employees. They are set to feature ramping roofs with zigzagging pathways on top.
Meanwhile, Melbourne locals protested a new plans for a new Apple Store in the city's publicly owned Federation Square.
Campaign group Citizens of Melbourne against Apple Federation Square said the government's deal with Apple was "shady".
Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk came under scrutiny this week, following his complaints about current public transport being a "pain in the ass".
Transit agency consultant Jarrett Walker questioned Musk's suitability to work in the travel industry, ranking his words as "elitist".
British studio Design Engine beat Foster + Partners in a competition to design the headquarters for Gordon Murray's Formula One car design studio. The six-building scheme will be constructed close to Murray's existing offices in Surrey.
Also in the UK this week, a set of new renderings offered a glimpse into the future of London's skyline. Commissioned by the City of London Corporation, the images show 13 new skyscrapers that are set to be constructed in the capital by 2026.
Elsewhere, Burning Man festival revealed the temple it will build in the Nevada Desert in 2018 – a spiralling wooden pavilion that will eventually be set on fire.
Architect John C Portman Jr, known for designing buildings with vast atriums, died this week aged 93. Zaha Hadid Architects director Patrik Schumacher described him as "one of the very few true innovators of our field."
Tributes were also paid to architecture historian Gavin Stamp, who passed away aged 69. Architecture Foundation director Ellis Woodman posted comments about Stamp on social media, calling him "heroic".
Popular projects on BestDealStore2Buy this week included a bright red oil-spill recovery unit in Finland, a plant-filled pastel restaurant and bar in Vancouver and a multi-storey climbing toy for cats.