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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.

Road A-Peel: Upside-Down Car Clings to Curling Street

An upside-down, cherry-red car clings improbably to a slice of a concrete parking lot as it curls up over itself in this gravity-defying installation by ...

Rooftop Recreation: 12 Vertigo-Inducing Sky-High Hangouts

Test your tolerance for stomach-churning heights by dangling over the edge of the western hemisphere’s tallest freestanding tower, zip lining high above ...

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Playful in Paris: Life-Sized Interactive Street Art

Everyday objects and imperfections in the urban surfaces of Paris become part of strange and unexpected scenes as French artist Levalet incorporates them into ...

Sunken Sky: Courtyard Light Well Suspended in Warehouse Loft

A formerly dark, poorly ventilated caviar warehouse is illuminated naturally thanks to a sunken courtyard with a retractible glass roof, connecting the ...

Banknote Bombing: Hacked Currency Spotlights Instability

The grim reaper lurks, one man steps on another’s head, crowds cling precariously to window ledges and the people begin to revolt in a series of hacked ...

Compressed Motion: 14 Hypnotizing Time-Lapse Videos & Images

Movements that may happen to quickly for us to perceive in real time, like the imperceptible swaying of a portrait subject trying to stay still or the ...

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Pop-Up Office: 14 Modern Mobile Studios for Creatives

Whether you’re an artist looking to work in the most inspiring environment possible or just want to break beyond the cubicle, these mobile and pop-up ...

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Brutal London: Paper Miniatures of Concrete Architecture

Rendered in minute detail right down to curtain colors, satellite dishes and graffiti, these paper miniatures mimic London’s iconic Brutalist buildings, ...

Jenga-Like Twisting Tower Won’t Leave Neighbors in the Shade

In order to get around strict city zoning regulations that forbid new structures from putting neighbors in the shade for more than two hours a day, ...

Rocky Ruins Reclaimed: 12 Mining Facilities Transformed

Abandoned subterranean pits once used to mine everything from gold to salt have been reclaimed as theme parks, restorative spas for asthmatics, data centers, ...

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