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Value of Zaha Hadid’s estate, which has been subject to a four-year feud now settled by a court case, with the bulk of Hadid’s assets going to the Zaha Hadid Foundation.


Percentage of people approving of the controversial Madison Square Garden Sphere events venue proposed for East London, according to an independent survey commissioned by the developers. (Credit: MSG)


Height of the world’s tallest skyscraper to meet Passivhaus energy performance standard, designed by WKK Architects and approved for construction in Vancouver, Canada. (Credit: WWK Architects)

In pictures

Forensic Architecture has released the results of its investigation of the explosion at the port of Beirut on 4 August, which killed more than 200 people and destroyed large parts of the city. Examining open source information, including photos and videos posted on social media, the investigative art collective has produced a 3D model to reconstruct the incident and its causes. Read the full account here. (Image and video credit: Forensic Architecture)