Archived Articles: February, 2013

The Silent Valley: Landscapes Overtaken by Urbanization

Traditional paintings of serene Chinese scenery are, upon closer inspection, completely infested with factories, machinery and other man-made structures.

Cloud Station: Floating Helium Roof for Ukraine Transit Hub

A futuristic concept for a train station in Ukraine features a cloud-like hovering canopy filled with helium, which seems as if it could float away at any time.

Future Skyscraper: Arup Presents Awesome Vision for 2050

This future-looking skyscraper fuses passive power generation, urban agricultural endeavors, modular climate-sensitive skins and mobile plug-and-play platforms.

Making It: 10 (More!) Futuristic Materials That Exist Today

These futuristic materials may sound like science fiction, but they are all real - from Terminator-like metal alloys to concrete that can heal its own cracks.

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Give Your Eyeteeth: Surreal Hyper-Realistic Lip Makeup

An eyeball parts to reveal a set of teeth in this surreal, hyper-realistic lip makeup job complete with false eyelashes by artist Sandra Holmbom.

Custom Redress: 7 DIY Clothing Designs, Ideas & Reuses

Wild do-it-yourself clothing designs, from color-your-own and converted-umbrella dresses to hoodies-turned-tote-bags and color-scanning sewing machines and ...

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Abandoned App Leads You to Local Urban Exploration Sites

The 'Abandoned' app for iPhone locates abandoned places in your area and pinpoints them on a map, also sharing tips, reviews and photos from urban explorers.

Factory to Self-Fabrication: 14 3D-Printed Design Objects

Designers are creating everything from working guitars and records to puzzles and puppets with desktop 3D printers, bringing their digital concepts to life.

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Spiral Out of Control: Guggenheim Museum Extension Idea

The Guggenheim may be the most iconic work of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Any addition to it would be controversial ... but especially this one.

Off The Deep End: 12 Abandoned Swimming Pools

Left high, dry and drained of liquid assets, these 12 abandoned swimming pools expose their bottoms and it's not always a pretty sight. Ready to dive in?

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