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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.

Unknown NYC: 12 Hidden Sights in America’s Cultural Hub

The hordes of tourists glomming onto New York City’s most famous sights likely won’t notice the wild acid-green parakeets of Brooklyn, the strange ...

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The Warning: Murals Painted On Fragments of a Melting Glacier

The face of a giant bathing woman seems to rise up from the icy waters of an undisclosed Arctic location beside the fragmented remains of a rapidly melting ...

Cruelty of Concrete: Harsh Architecture in Berlin & Beyond

There is an innate coldness and harshness to concrete that lends it a sinister air, as if unsavory practices are carried out within, even if the structure is ...

A Chapel in Space: Images Projected onto King’s College Ceiling

Galaxies stretch across Gothic columns and spatterings of stars span the archways of the chapel at King’s College, immersing hushed crowds who have come to ...

Stark Suburbs of Paris: Scenes from a Former Utopia

Dull gray concrete volumes stacked in irregular shapes stretch across the landscape just beyond Paris like a set from a dystopian film, dwarfing the mostly ...

Wearable Architecture: 29 Structural Silhouettes in Fashion

  Textiles take the place of building materials in the dramatic swooping shapes, angular folds and oversized proportions of architecturally influenced ...

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Zig-Zagging Wooden Stairway Leads to Book-Shaped Building

Shaped like a book, a cultural facility on the boundary between a residential neighborhood and industrial area in a suburb of Incheon, South Korea acts as a ...

Timber Transformations: 13 Space-Expanding Interior Wood Inserts

Customized to each particular interior, these wooden built-ins add lofted bedrooms, closet space, bookshelves, reading nooks, hidden laundry rooms and elevated ...

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Drawing with Wire: Scribbled Sculptures Make Sketches 3D

Scribbled sketches seem to leap off the page and hover in mid-air, filling out in three dimensions, in this impressive series of sculptures made from bent ...

Your Own Slice of Sky: Pop-Out Windows for Urban Apartments

Few city dwellers are lucky enough to have an outdoor space to call their own, but this pop-out window design offers a view of the sky, even if your window ...

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