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Waking, sleeping, recreating, loving and living, we spend so much time at home it seems a shame not to make your place of residence both functional and radical - the dwelling designs featured here will shock, amaze, intrigue and inspire you to rethink your housing situation and improve the spaces you inhabit.
Expand on Demand: Secret Deck Spaces for Small Dwellings
What if you could push a balcony outward on demand, rather than adding an entire deck or patio? Here are three designs to expand outdoor space in creative ways.
Nest-Like 3D Printed House Will be Assembled in a Day
Another contender for the first 3D printed house, 'ProtoHouse 2.0' looks like a spider's nest and can be assembled without screws or welding in a single day.
Möbius Strip: Plans to Build World's First 3D-Printed House
An unusual collaboration between an architect, an inventor and a mathematician-plus-artist is producing the world's first 3D-printed home in real life.
Faux Facades: Fake Buildings Hide Trains, Power & More
You might have passed right by train tunnels, communications towers or even entirely empty buildings and never realized you were being duped - until now.
Car-Free City: China Builds Dense Metropolis from Scratch
Planned for a rural area outside Chengdu, 'Great City' will be entirely car-free, organized around central vertical housing with green spaces easily accessible.
Trap Streets & Rooms: Cartographic Errors Catch Copycats
It started with trap streets and phantom settlements, introduced to through off the maps of copycats - but what about trap rooms and other indoor spaces.
Gone Fission: 11 Unfinished Nuclear Power Plants
These 11 unfinished, abandoned, canceled, mothballed and/or suspended nuclear power plants will, for better or worse, never know the warmth of split atoms.
Church Bells To Doorbells: 8 Churches Turned Into Homes
When churches grow old, they can be purchased, and renovated into amazing houses that uniquely introduce religious elements into a pedestrian environment.
Abandoned Cement Factory & Silos Transformed into Offices
An abandoned factory complex in Spain has been transformed into a massive office for an architecture firm, leaving much of the old machinery intact.
7 Abandoned Wonders of Residential Architecture
From palatial chateaus to the world's largest vertical slum, these 7 abandoned wonders of residential architecture are stunning examples of waste and decay.