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Ever wanted to explore abandoned places? Real-life urban exploration and building infiltration can be challenging, dangerous and even illegal. Here is your chance to try out urbex from the comfort of your computer - from deserted buildings to entire abandoned towns and cities, here are some of the most amazing abandoned locations around the world.

Gone Green: Vacant 50 Years, Chinese Village Conquered by Ivy

Nestled in the hills on a remote island at the mouth of the Yangtze River in China and full of rich foliage, one could imagine this small fishing hamlet to ...

Retired Buses to Become Mobile Homeless Shelters & Showers

A fleet of still-functional city buses in Hawaii sits idle simply because the vehicles have too many miles for continued use in their current capacity, ...

Free Little Libraries: 25 Contextual Designs & Creative Reuses

Little Free Libraries have been popping up all over the U.S. – and in other countries as well – since 2009. The movement began in Wisconsin, where ...

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Vertical Cities: 12 Towers Take Urban Density to the Skies

Taking advantage of virtually endless vertical space within urban centers, entire cities-within-cities could spring up into the skies, packing in thousands of ...

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Cast-in-Place Steel: Robots to 3D-Print Metal Bridge in Holland

Designed to span a historic canal of Amsterdam, this cutting-edge structure will bridge traditional and automatic construction techniques using continuous ...

Hoverboard Creators Patent Hovering Homes for Disaster Zones

The creators of the world’s first working hoverboard have turned their sights toward larger-scale projects, patenting a three-part hovering foundation ...

Inner City Visions: 12 Eye-Opening Urban Eye Charts

Have no illusions, these awesome urban optical eye charts test not only your vision but the varied ways in which we visualize the world around us.

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Like a Ninja: Tokyo Apartment is Only for the Nimble

A tiny 750 square foot apartment is definitely not a lot of space for two people, but this couple was lucky enough to find an exceptionally creative architect. ...

Great Crates: 10 Beautiful Shipping Container Conversions

Incredibly strong, durable, lightweight and affordable, shipping containers are integrated into into all sorts of architectural projects, whether they’re ...

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Growing Up: NYC Rooftop Farm Supports 1,200,000 Pounds of Soil

Brooklyn Grange is behind the two largest rooftop soil farms in the world, together growing 50,000 pounds of organic produce per year from 108,000 combined ...

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