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Waking, sleeping, recreating, loving and living, we spend so much time at home it seems a shame not to make your place of residence both functional and radical - the dwelling designs featured here will shock, amaze, intrigue and inspire you to rethink your housing situation and improve the spaces you inhabit.
Treehouse Taster: 3 Wildly Different Types of Tree Houses
Some strange treehouses have slipped through the cracks, their stories and histories unknown, yet the images of them are too amazing to go un-shown.
A+ Architecture: The World's Most Dazzling Designs
The winners of Architizer's first annual A+ Awards architectural design contest prove that modern architecture is for everyone, not exclusively for elites.
Waste Not: 1890s Urinal Turned into a Sandwich Shop
A Victorian-era underground restroom that had been abandoned since the 1960s has been renovated into a restaurant, with cafe seating in the former urinals.
High Seas Venture: SF Tech Incubator in International Waters
Imagine heading out from San Francisco to a bustling technology hub closer than Silicon Valley ... yet an entire country away in a place that requires no work visa to visit or stay.
Going Downhill Fast: 12 Abandoned Ski Resorts
These dozen doomed ski resorts, like most seasonal winter businesses, can fall off the financial cliff by something as ironically simple as a lack of snow.
Mobile 3D-Printed House Factory in a Shipping Container
Dutch architects DUS plan to build the first 3D-printed house alongside a canal in Amsterdam using a mobile 3D printer in a shipping container.
Tentacle-Like Tubular Slide Swirls Through NYC Penthouse
An incredible tentacle-like mirrored steel slide swirls and twists through four stories of a bright white, modern penthouse in Manhattan.
Pirate Island Radio Station Invaded, Dismantled & Rebuilt
Few works of architecture can boast half so strange a history as this remarkable rebuilt structure now serving as a restaurant in the waters of Amsterdam.
Abandoned Power Station Transformed into a Roller Coaster
London's iconic Battersea Power Station, which has been abandoned since the 1980s, could turn into a theme park and museum in this wild rollercoaster concept.
Case Closed: 12 Locked Down Abandoned Police Stations
These unlocked, unloaded and unmanned abandoned police stations suggest that when the long arm of the law has withered, the end of society must be nigh.