Archived Articles: Steph

Stephanie is a veteran print and web author covering architecture, design, art and more. With six years of experience writing for WebUrbanist, hers is one of the core voices that defines the site. She has an uncanny knack for discovering and sharing hidden built environments, including abandoned places, world wonders, monumental mysteries and other urban secrets, some of which are hidden in plain sight.

Roller Coaster for Cars: Steep Bridge in Japan is Almost Vertical

You’d likely feel more than a little trepidation approaching this bridge head-on, wondering how in the world your car is going to drive straight up a ...

Modern Japanese Architecture: Sunny Minimalism by Tomohiro Hata

Expertly blending the minimalist aesthetics of traditional Japanese architecture with modern sensibilities to meet the needs of contemporary residents, ...

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Parasite Houses of Paris: Rooftop Prefabs Cling to Buildings

Prefab structures jut out from the roofs of Paris’ charming architecture, adding affordable real estate to the densely-packed, land-scarce city in the only ...

Mystery Oreo Vault in NYC Takes You on a Weird Tasty Trip

What’s behind the giant Oreo-shaped vault door mounted to a bright blue garage in midtown Manhattan? Curious passersby who decide to approach and find out ...

Popping Off the Page: 15 Sculptural 3D Paper Art Creations

Defying the typically two-dimensional and impermanent characteristics of paper, these artists cut, sculpt, glue, twist and fold the material into fantastical ...

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McSki: Lovin’ It at a Ski-Through McDonalds in Sweden

You barely have to stop on your way down the slope to grab a burger and fries at the McDonalds ski-through window, located on a popular resort in northwest ...

Time Capsule Apartments: 10 Perfectly Preserved Interiors

Never-updated interiors may be considered ‘dated’ within a decade or two of being in style, but give them some more time and they become vintage ...

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Bloomframe: Window Morphs Into a Balcony in Seconds

Transforming from a flat window into a balcony at the push of a button, the Bloomframe design is not only available for purchase after years of design ...

Cyclist-Centric Decor: Furniture with Built-in Bike Racks

Bikes are a convenient way to get around in the city, but if you’re like most of the cycling masses in crowded urban locales, you probably don’t have a ...

Magnetically Attractive Furniture & Decor: 14 Floating Designs

A billionaire who’s really into magnets could fill his entire home with levitating objects, from a bed platform that costs nearly two million dollars down to ...

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