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Abandoned McBarge: Floating Fast Food Restaurant in Ruins

Built in 1986 in the hopes of enticing diners who were gravitating toward more high-end fare, this now-abandoned floating McDonalds might just be the ...

Architecturally Alive: 16 Transforming & Kinetic Buildings

Will the cities of tomorrow be filled with intelligent kinetic architecture that moves and transforms of its own accord, as if it has a life of its own? The ...

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Multimodal Micro-Homes: Tiny Dwellings Travel by Truck & Rail

Designed around an aging shipyard and its crosscrossing maze of leftover railroad tracks, these series of expandable little dwellings can be rearranged or even ...

Course Correction: Deserted Golf Greens into Solar Power Plants

Derelict putting greens will be put to greener uses in Japan, where an abandoned golf course near Kyoto is being converted to the area’s largest solar ...

Architecture of Your Dreams: 11 More Surreal Fantasy Structures

While a spaceship-like pod balancing upon four impossibly tiny poles may not be the most realistic architectural concept ever proposed, some of these ...

Curvaceous Skyscraper: Beyoncé Inspires High-Rise Down Under

Architects in Melbourne cite the cloth-clad dancers in the music video for Ghost by singer, songwriter and performer Beyoncé as the source of this ...

Cliff Diving: Dramatic Concrete Home & Pool Cut into Precipice

File this dramatic cliff-hanging, swimming-pool-topped home called Casa Brutale under ‘fit for a villain in every possible way.’ Practically begging to be ...

Unread: 12 Abandoned Inner City Newsstands

Once vital fixtures of the urban milieu, these inner city newsstands were abandoned by an information society evolving away from portable print media.

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Malls of America: The Death & Life of Indoor Shopping Centers

The inventor of the suburban American mall as we know it came to hate the effects of his creations, evolving from the creator of this building typology to its ...

Triangle Tower Approved: First New Paris Skyscraper in 42 Years

At nearly 600 feet (180 meters) tall, this structure was narrowly granted permission to be the first skyscraper to grace the Parisian skyline in nearly half a ...

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