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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.

Modern Wooden Architecture: 16 Fresh Takes on Timber

Wood may be most closely associated with cabins, stick-frame housing and other conventional forms of architecture, but a new wave of architects is adapting its ...

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Silicon Greenery: World’s Largest Green Roof to Span City Blocks

Aiming to turn Cupertino into the green center of Silicon Valley, this expansive green roof design rolls over 30 acres of central urban real estate, capping a ...

Blurring Boundaries: 14 Modern Houses That Open to the Air

Ceilings retract and glazed walls swing open to connect intimate indoor spaces with courtyards, terraces and gardens in these modern residences blurring the ...

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Taking Their Lumps: 12 Bitter Sweet Abandoned Sugar Mills

Obesity epidemic notwithstanding, the world boasts more abandoned sugar mills than you can shake a peppermint stick at.

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Ghost Church: Creepy Statues Invade Abandoned Czech Chapel

If you just happen to stumble upon the dilapidated St. George’s Church in the Czech Republic, passing through the crumbling entrance to glance around at the ...

Telescoping Trailer: Expanding Teardrop Camper Triples in Size

The 3X trailer deploys with the push of a button, tripling its interior space in a matter of seconds, turning a cramped road can by day into an expansive set ...

Animal Overpass: LA Wildlife Crossing to Be Largest in US

Set in urban Los Angeles over a calculated spot along the 101 Freeway, an audacious freeway overpass has been designed to reduce deaths among mountain lions, ...

Fender Bender Menders: 15 Abandoned Auto Body Shops

Auto body repair requires extensive training and expensive tooling these days, setting classic independent auto body shops squarely on the road to ruins.

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Room to Read in a Digital World: 14 Modern Library Designs

Shifting from paper to digital media hasn’t diminished the role of libraries in our communities, with many modern designs expanding to serve as cultural hubs ...

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Open Competition: Redesign the World’s Largest Temporary City

Creating a one-of-a-kind opportunity for urban designers and aspiring planners, Black Rock City is soliciting fresh layouts from anyone who wishes to ...

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