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From classic ideas of city construction to suburban sprawl and urban renewal, these articles cover everything from landscape and new urbanism to forms not yet fully defined - click through to see the cities of our past, present and future.

Dubai to Build New 50 Million Sq Ft Climate-Controlled City

Always pushing the limits of posh possibility, this latest endeavor aims to put an entire urban center in a temperature-controlled bubble of indoor spaces, ...

Living in a Bubble: 15 Privacy-Free Transparent Houses

Sometimes, beautiful views of your surroundings simply trump the need for privacy. Living in a bubble isn’t so bad when you’re in a remote location ...

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Floating Beach: Recreational River Barge Campaign for NYC

Manhattan is packed full of world-class restaurants, a vast array of shops, a beautiful nature preserve and virtually everything else required to satisfy the ...

Retractable Stairs Open to Reveal Urban Wheelchair Lifts

Getting around the city in a wheelchair can be challenging, but a British company called Allgood Trio has devised an interesting way to help wheelchair users ...

Experimental Architecture: 14 Boundary-Pushing Pavilions

Before a new form of architecture can be executed on a large scale, it has to be demonstrated through smaller structures, making temporary pavilions an ideal ...

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No Clowning Around: 11 Sad Abandoned Circuses & Carnivals

The crowds have dispersed, the animal cages are empty and the striped Big Top is eerily silent... there's no clowning around when the circus leaves town.

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Nature’s Architects: 6 Incredible Animal-Built Structures

Of all the architectural greats we’ve come to admire – Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Henri Sullivan, Le Corbusier, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe , to ...

Pop-Up Apartments: Post-Disaster Housing Prototype for NYC

New York City residents could have a stylish and safe place to live in less than 15 hours after a catastrophic natural or manmade disaster with these modular ...

’5 Bridges’ Wins Competition to Stitch Portland Back Together

In many cities, freeways cut through the heart of urban centers like fresh wounds faded to old scars, but what if there were a way to reintegrate the disparate ...

Hover Houses: 12 Cliff-Clinging Homes with a View

Swim to the edge of an infinity pool that feels as if it’s going to pour right out into the sea, or stand on a glass-walled balcony hanging off a ...

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