Archived Articles: Conceptual & Futuristic

The future is now, but beyond that are some incredible concept technologies and designs that are much closer than most people realize. Here you will find some of the most exciting soon-to-be-innovations ready to make the leap from virtual to actual reality.

Rotating Condo Tower: Units Take Turns as the Penthouse Suite

Spinning structures is not new territory, but shifting units around vertically as well as in horizontal circles is a fresh dimension of novelty with a likewise ...

Fractal Formations: The Fascinating Future of Urban Growth

What might the patterns of urban sprawl look like if humanity were to survive another thousand years or so? Artist Tom Beddard envisions fractal formations ...

VRchitecture: Interactive Virtual Reality House Feels 90% Real

No matter how many drawings and models a client is shown, there is still a leap of imagination needed for someone to understand how a building design will ...

Designer Sci-Fi: Ferrari Spaceship Takes Luxury Sky-High

Given how far away we still are from personal spacecraft, perhaps it’s not surprising that most design concepts for extra-terrestrial ships haven’t evolved ...

Settlers of Chernobyl: Self-Contained, Fallout-Absorbing City

Despite warnings about dangerous radiation many families have already taken up residence around Ukraine’s famous failed nuclear reactor. This skyscraper ...

Rapid Resin: Liquid 3D Printing Looks Like Morphing T2 Metal

Generating objects 25 to 100 times faster than traditional layer-based 3D printers, this new continuous-liquid approach to high-speed fabrication can create ...

Unconstructed: 25 Visionary Works by World-Famous Architects

Some were conceived of as storytelling devices or futuristic concepts, while others were intended for actual construction before the plans were scrapped, but ...

World’s First Public Streetlight Network Powered by Sun & Wind

Unveiled in Spain and planned for the streets of several towns and cities in 2015 and beyond, these grid-free street lighting units are completely ...

Exocomet Express: How to Hitch Intersellar Rides on Comets

Gravitationally unbound to any star, resource-rich extrasolar comets could be the key to manned space flight beyond our solar system, providing a way for ...

Recycled Skylines: 8 Green Urban Tower Typologies for 2050

Exploring eco-friendly strategies for cities, this series of conceptual ‘Smart Tower’ skyscrapers and mid-rise structures incorporates design ...

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