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Played Out: 10 Cheerless Abandoned Toy Factories

There are few things sadder than an abandoned toy, and abandoned toy factories take that sense of lost innocence to dramatically deeper depths of despair.

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Unboxing: Angled Metal-Clad Canopy Hints at Surprises in Store

There is nothing like a good mystery to draw people in, but adapting that maxim in an architectural context flies in the face of convention, making this ...

Dr. Seuss Tower House: Storybook Structure Grew with the Trees

One odd slightly off-kilter story after another was added to this once-modest house in Alaska as the trees decimated by a wildfire grew taller and taller, the ...

PlantLab: Urban Farms 40 Times More Productive than Open Fields

A Dutch firm on the cutting edge of indoor agriculture estimates that producing food for the entire world could take place in a space far smaller than the ...

Oil Rigs Reclaimed: 7 Ways to Reuse Obsolete Platforms

Thousands of decommissioned oil rigs rotting in waters all over the globe could get a new sense of purpose as diving resorts, cruise ship port-of-calls, ...

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Hole in the Ground: 5 Ideas to Fill Downtown Chicago Spire Void

Designed by a world-famous architect, the Chicago Spire was set to be the second-tallest building in the world, but now that plans for its construction have ...

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Mini Sky City: 57-Story Chinese Skyscraper Built in 19 Days

The world’s tallest prefab building has just been constructed at a rate of 3 stories per day, showcasing the power of modular design and industrial ...

The Dryline: BIG Plan Fights NYC Floods with Waterfront Park

A huge infrastructure project designed to prevent future Hurricane Sandy-style devastation, the Dryline is a perfectly-named solution for a city already ...

Mufflers: 10 Artistic Acoustic Highway Noise Barriers

These artistic acoustic highway noise barriers combine form with function, neatly blocking the sound of road traffic while looking darned good in the process.

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The Capital: Egypt Plans Largest From-Scratch City in History

Slated to be constructed in just 7 years and cost $300 billion (more than the GDP of Egypt), this ambitious design for a brand new capital city of 5 million ...

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