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Archived Since:October 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Insane Yacht’s Floating Garage Doubles as an Indoor Pool

File this one under ‘billionaire toys that will simultaneously make you envious and give you a rage headache:’ the J’ade by CRN is the...

Space-Saving Sleepers: Sofas Convert to Bunk Beds in Seconds

Convertible couch beds are great if you are having a couple over to stay and have the space to fold out into, but these double-decker solutions is a great...

Transforming Transit: 13 Compact Scooters, Skates & More

Zoom past backed-up traffic and crowded sidewalks on an electric unicycle, motorized skates or a fold-up scooter/backpack combo. Urban personal transit is...

IKEA Flips Condo Sideways to Create Furniture Climbing Wall

Furnishings become footholds, supports and resting spots as you scale the flipped-over floor of this fanciful apartment, opened to the public as a method to...

Guerrilla Moss Graffiti: 8-Step DIY Guide to Green Wall Art

Seed bombs and shotgun shell sprouts are not the only weapons in a guerrilla war for urban gardens and green street art – moss is a great material that...

Street Sign Sports: Urban Alterations for Physical Fitness

Street signs and lamp posts turn into soccer goals, basketball hoops and mini golf courses with the addition of just a few pieces of plug-in sports equipment....

Future Typing: 15 Creative Keyboard Designs & Concepts

If your hand has ever molded into a claw from typing on a conventional keyboard for too long, or you’re in the habit of hovering over your workspace with...

Sewer Pipe Sofa: Rusted NYC Tubes Recycled as Urban Seating

The latest in a long line of city-centric upcycling projects, this modular couch turns the ultimate in untouchable urban infrastructure into a chic industrial...

Posts With The Most: 12 Cool & Creative Traffic Bollards

Never mind the bollards? Uh-uh: these traffic stoppers halt wayward vehicles like no traffic cone can. The best bollards, though, are designed to look great!

Paint Me White Again: Tunnel Type Graffiti Taunts Authorities

Well known for stenciling big block-lettered phrases on walls around his native Newscastle, this piece is unusually blunt (as well as hilarious), amounting to...

NO AD Augmented Reality App Replaces Billboards with Art

Subway commuters are inundated with advertisements on virtually every surface they come across along their daily journey, from the stairs leading to each...

Dress Down: Wild Women’s Dresses Made of Trash, Trees & More

State of Dress is part fashion, part art and part personal mission, an attempt to capture the essence of all fifty States in the US through a series of...

Waltz on the Walls: Dancers Perform Daring Vertical Stunts

The first-person perspective seen on this video of two dancers vaulting effortlessly off the side of Oakland’s City Hall building might make you a little...

Aerial Urbanism: Hyper-Dense ‘Cloud City’ Redefines Skylines

A complex spanning in seemingly all directions, this sky-oriented, cloud-shaped, forward-thinking design has just won the Shenzhen Super City Competition in...

Park(ing) Day 2014: Citizens Reclaim the Streets for Fun

On September 19th, 2014, residents of cities around the world rushed into the streets to reclaim what is rightfully theirs, taking urban spaces back for their...

Color-Changing Hammocks: Swing on 20 LED-Lit Circular Chairs

Transforming an outdoor recreational space into an interactive evening wonderland, this series of variously-sized swings (and accompanying activities)...

Rebel Architecture: 6-Part Series on Global Guerilla Urbanism

In a series of six superb videos, Al Jazeera explores the gritty reality of architects and urban designers as activists in destinations from Vietnam and...

Phantom Monuments: Haunting Works of Light Graffiti by Sola

Swirls and pillars of light hover in fields or against dark urban backdrops like phantom monuments, captured on camera in a way that just can’t be...

When Every Inch Counts: 14 More Clever Small Space Hacks

Making a tiny living space comfortable and practical means integrating multi-purpose furniture, custom built-ins and lots of other clever space-saving tricks....

Vandalized Villa Savoye: Imagining a Modernist Icon in Ruins

Le Corbusier’s “machine for living in” is one of the most-studied works of Modern architecture, but what would it look like if it ceased to...

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