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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.

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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Zero Mileage: 12 Abandoned Automobile Dealerships

The showroom floors are bare and the alluring aroma of new car smell has long since dissipated from these dozen down-in-the-dumps abandoned auto dealerships.

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Bucket List: 12 Battered & Abandoned KFC Stores

There are nearly 20,000 KFCs worldwide but success isn't guaranteed. Here are 12 that kicked the bucket when the financial chickens came home to roost.

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LA River Rehab: Dramatic Urban Revitalization Planned

Currently a concrete wasteland along most of its urban length, the Los Angeles River is set to get a dramatic billion-dollar makeover with the backing of the ...

Machine Cemetery: Diggers Bury Selves in Unmarked Graves

A surreal testimony to the excesses of underground construction in London, developers have been intentionally burying still-functioning digging machines ...

The Future Takes Flight: 13 Forward-Thinking Airport Ideas

With their inefficient terminals and bloated footprints, today’s airports are typically ill-equipped to adapt to sharp increases in demand, scarce land ...

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Decaying Detroit: Google Street View Shows Transformations

The architectural equivalent of ‘Faces of Meth,’ these compiled Google Street View images of Detroit from 2009 through 2013 paint a ...

Holy Beer: 12 Pubs Converted from Churches, Urinals & More

If knocking pack a pint in a subterranean Victorian urinal doesn’t sound like a good time to you, read on. Extensive renovations have transformed the ...

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