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Art on the wall is one thing, but installations engage us with texture, light, color and sound, surrounding us and begging for interaction. They challenge conventions of the art world as well as the context of art itself, as these uncanny and unique projects illustrate in vivid three-dimensional form.

Reactive Light Sculpture Illuminates a Tunnel + Your Mind

Tunnels are typically scary places. The darkness is enough to give anyone the willies – and then there are the spooky, disorienting echoes. An example of ...

Gas Station to Sheep Pasture: NYC Urban Intervention

Twenty-five silent, unmoving sheep gather on a carpet of lush green grass in the unlikeliest of places: an industrial gas station in the Chelsea neighborhood ...

In Orbit: Transparent Suspended Net Playground in the Sky

A suspension of transparent nets hovering 80 feet over the floor of an indoor courtyard makes for a surreal playground for the brave, and a terrifying sight ...

Human Harp: Suspension Cables on Bridge Make Music

A digital and mechanical module that fastens onto bridges and connects via retractable strings to a wearable suit creates a ‘human harp,’ a musical ...

Porta-Park: Mobile Urban Square the Size of a Parking Spot

Compact and portable, this crafty collaborative design-build project is part art installation and part impromptu gathering space. This student-built platform ...

House Turned Inside Out: All Walls Cut, Flipped & Reattached

An ambitious art project, the House Turned Inside Out peals away facades, those outer layers of mystery physically surrounding abandoned buildings, and reveals ...

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Abandoned Bridge Amphitheater Reclaims Urban Space

An abandoned, deteriorating bridge in the city of Kosice in Slovakia has been rehabbed and modified to serve as an amphitheater and public gathering space that ...

Gravity-Defying House Gives Visitors Climbing Power

Some London residents have recently acquired an incredible ability to scale walls with ease. They climb the facade of a building, sit quietly on windowsills, ...

Reflections: China’s Lost Lakes Resurface in Urban Beijing

As China has transformed from a largely agricultural society to an industrial superpower, vastly changing its landscape with both construction equipment and ...

Wheel House: Circular Hobo Home is a Rolling Circus Marvel

In this strange circus performance piece, two travelers turn architectural conventions on end, moving an offbeat nomadic home through a comedic narrative via ...

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