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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.

Deserted Parisian Metro Stops as Underground Pools & More

The myriad abandoned subway stations of Paris are full of hidden potential – and one current candidate for mayor is working with architects to show the ...

Civic Secrets: Urban Patterns Revealed in Street-Side Snow

Ingenious and contagious, the idea is spreading: after it snows, document where cars do not go, then use that to understand where sidewalks and other public ...

Stacked on Silos: Shipping Containers Reclaimed as Dorms

Disused grain silos long considered an eyesore in Johannesburg, South Africa are now topped with four layers of reclaimed shipping containers and almost ready ...

Juxtapositions: Luxury Skyscrapers in Seas of Blue Shanties

In some cities the slums run vertical while the rich build mansions on the precious ground, but in Mumbai, India, high-rise housing is considered premium real ...

Blob: Oblong White Mobile Home Looks Like a Dino Egg

Designed as an extension to a home, this mobile live/work pod eschews conventional mobile home aesthetics in favor of something decidedly more eccentric. ...

Pawn Scars: 10 Closed & Abandoned Pawn Shops

Pawn shops and pawnbrokers typically thrive in economic downturns so how tough must the times be when even pawn shops throw in the towel?

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Monument & Void: Massive Stone Museum of Mayan History

Commissioned for Guatemala City, this weighty megalithic structure is set to be the largest museum commemorating Mayan culture and history in Central America. ...

Spiral Architecture: 12 Swirling Building & Bridge Designs

Ubiquitous in nature and mathematics, spirals are beautiful to look at and provide a structure that’s strong and stable, so it’s no surprise that ...

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Windowless House of Glass: Solid Walls Hide Invisible Floors

In a surreal reversal of modern architectural convention, this Vertical Glass House trades a tradition of solid horizontals and clear verticals for an opaque ...

Out Of Services: 8 More Amazing Abandoned Churches

Abandon faith all ye who enter here... in the case of these 8 amazing abandoned churches, don't bother entering as faith, hope & charity left long ago.

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