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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.

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 ...

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Tramboarding: Hacked Wooden Pallet Slides Down Rail 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 ...

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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 ...

The Ferrari of Rail: Ultra-Luxurious Train Design for Japan

Japan is set to get a new luxury sleeper train with spacious modern cabins designed by Ken Okuyama, who’s best known for his work with Ferrari. The $50 ...

Surreal World: 14 Reality-Bending Mirror Art Installations

Cabins vanish into the landscape like a mirage, tiny rooms filled with stars somehow go on forever and treetops float in mid-air in these reality-distorting ...

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Stairs to Nowhere: Half-Finished Fire Escape Inside a Church

A mass of reclaimed, weathered wood of all shapes and sizes rises up to the cathedral ceiling of the Church of St. Peter the Puellier in Mairie d’Orleans ...

Living in a Bubble: 15 Privacy-Free Transparent Houses

Sometimes, beautiful views of your surroundings simply trump the need for privacy. Living in a bubble isn’t so bad when you’re in a remote location ...

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Floating Beach: Recreational River Barge Campaign for NYC

Manhattan is packed full of world-class restaurants, a vast array of shops, a beautiful nature preserve and virtually everything else required to satisfy the ...

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