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Archived Since:October 20, 2008

Blog Post Archive

All Terrains: 3 Futuristic Land, Sea & Air E-Vehicle Designs

This amazing all-terrain land variant is just the first of three compelling electric vehicles conceptualized with lightweight materials and green technologies...

SCADpads: Parking Garage Turned Tiny House Village

Just how livable can a 135-square-foot micro-house really be? That’s what an interdisciplinary group of students, faculty and alumni at Savannah College...

WTF Is Street Art? Poster Boy Hacks NYC Sign by High Line

If you have spent any time along the High Line Park in Chelsea, you will recognize this extremely prominent billboard that one artist had the audacity to climb...

Subway Cars to Churches: 15 Creatively Converted Offices

Anything from a graffiti-covered subway car to a Route 66 gas station can become the setting for creative modern offices. Architects and intrepid homeowners...

Spinning Canvas: Color & Gravity Create Brush-Free Paintings

Calculation meets chaos in the work of Amy Shackleton, a painter who works without brushes to create masterful yet whimsical urban and natural landscapes. Her...

No Sweat: 10 Abandoned Gyms & Deserted Fitness Centers

Gotta be at the gym in 26 minutes? Don't get bent outta shape but no amount of blood, sweat or tears can rejuvenate these abandoned gyms & fitness centers.

Fossilized Retreat: Log Cabin Remnants Recast in Concrete

Using the existing logs from a previous cabin structure as formwork, this retreat manages to retain the scale and textures of its predecessor in a...

Reflections from Above: Mirrored Skyscraper Illusion Photos

Illuminated cityscapes multiply and divide in unexpected ways when their nighttime reflections hit the mirrored facades of the skyscrapers found within them....

Head Light: Popup Wall Lamp Has Horns that Glow in Shadows

A classy alternative to hanging animal parts, this deer head wall lamp started as a design concept, went viral as a prototype and has just been funded for full...

Casa Futebol: Design to Deploy Housing in World Cup Stadiums

Imagine converting the circumferential spaces of sports stadiums into a plug-and-play system of modular residential units, leaving their open centers for use...

Retro-Modern Radio Ball Rolls its Way to the Next Station

Remember when searching for a good radio station was a process of discovery, slowly turning a knob to hear snippets of music or talk making its way through the...

Stay on the Go: 13 Stackable, Movable Modular Hotel Designs

These hotel rooms can be stacked on top of each other, swapped out for easy renovation and easily transported from one place to the next thanks to their...

Lightning Fixture: Domesticated Cloud to Hang in Your Home

A simple but provocative piece of dynamic home decor, this thundering cloud can be set to react to its environment, picking up cues from the weather or...

Permanent Parklets: São Paulo Turns Street Parking to Parks

In a bold bid to change its urban landscape for good, Brazil’s biggest city has given a green light to citizen proposals to transform car parking spots...

Tramboarding: Hacked Wooden Pallet Slides Down Tracks

Four wheels fixed onto an ordinary wood pallet have transformed it into a skateboard of sorts that can slide down tram tracks in Bratislava, Slovakia. The...

Taken by the TSA: 13 Strange Items Confiscated at Airports

If you think you can smuggle a sword cleverly concealed inside a cane, a lipstick that’s actually a taser, pigeons wrapped in newspaper or nylon bags...

Crowdsourced Data Reveals Most Beautiful Urban Walking Routes

Using a mapping algorithm coupled with citizen reviews of sights and scenery, a team of researchers has developed a way to choose paths through cities based on...

Abandoned Alien Homestead: Forsaken UFO House in Florida

Painted pink and encrusted with graffiti, the abandoned UFO House in Homestead, Florida, has a backstory as mysterious as its otherworldly architecture.

Dubai to Build New 50 Million Sq Ft Climate-Controlled City

Always pushing the limits of posh possibility, this latest endeavor aims to put an entire urban center in a temperature-controlled bubble of indoor spaces,...

The City’s a Playground for Cartoon Characters by OakOak

Anything from a crooked cinder block to an ephemeral beam of light falling across the street can inspire a playful interactive scene by French street artist...

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