Archived Articles: Architecture

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Shunned Shine State: 10 More Abandoned Wonders Of Florida

Florida may be America's Sunshine State but these odd abandoned wonders reveal a darker side to the land of oranges, alligators and retirement communities.

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Stronger than Concrete: New Glass Bricks Support Dutch Facade

A new type of see-through glass brick used in this Dutch building facade aims to bridge traditional brick with transparency; the assembled bricks have been ...

Blue Light Special: Colored Streetlamps Precede Decline in Crime

In the early 2000s, the city of Glasgow, Scotland, changed over to blue street lighting in an effort to improve the appearance of the city, but areas with the ...

Scaffolding Staircase: Huge Steps to Rise from Rotterdam Plaza

A temporary installation to commemorate the rebuilding of the city after the second world war, this massive staircase made from scaffolding will lead visitors ...

Fruitless: 10 Abandoned Roadside Fruit & Produce Stands

Once vital threads in the fabric of Americana, these abandoned fruit & produce stands no longer entice hungry travelers into making roadside pit stops.

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World’s Tallest Wood-Framed Skyscraper Proposed for London

An angular affair of wood and glass, this proposed skyscraper is designed to reach nearly 1,000 feet in the air and, if it goes forward, will be the first ...

World’s Tallest Tower: Dubai Superstructure by Santiago Calatrava

Edging out the record-holding Burj Khalifa by just a hair, the world’s tallest tower is set to rise into the Dubai skies by 2020 as the crown jewel of a new ...

Pinned Down: 10 More Abandoned Bowling Alleys

Abandoned bowling alleys lie scattered across the landscape as if the gods of recreational sports had laid 'em low with a single thunderous strike.

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Signal-Free Intersections: Future Streets for Self-Driving Cars

All of our automotive infrastructure is designed around the needs of human drivers, but in a world of driverless cars, a crossroads need not slow anyone down, ...

Dr. Seuss Tower: Get a Look Inside Precariously Stacked Cabins

The mysterious eight-story stacked cabin house spotted among the trees in a remote area of Alaska is even cooler than previously thought, now that filmmakers ...

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