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Architectural Geodes: Subtractive Sculptor Carves Ornate Spaces

Combining the raw exterior remnants of source stones with the finely-tuned architectural details of sacred spaces, these marvelous fossil-like miniatures ...

Pay Phones to Free Wi-Fi Hubs: NYC to Replace Outdated Booths

If you’re old enough to remember making quarter calls on pay phones, you might also be old enough to recall an edgier, grittier, graffiti-covered New York ...

Cinematography of Snow: Watch a Film Projected Onto a Blizzard

An idle thought while waiting out a snowstorm led to an accidental artistic discovery: projecting a movie on falling snow can result in an visually rich result ...

World’s Only Light Art Museum is in an Underground Brewery

Deep within the cooling and storage cellars of the former Linden brewery in the German city of Unna, darkened tunnels house the eerily glowing exhibitions of ...

Architecture with Nothing to Hide: 13 Glass Box Buildings

Spotlighting the reflective, shimmering and transparent qualities of glass, architecture primarily made up of glazed volumes interacts with its environment in ...

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Under Cover: Secret Swiss Military Bunkers Hide in Plain Sight

Throughout the rolling hills of rural Switzerland, tucked inside idyllic works of regional vernacular architecture, lie disguised fortifications of a country ...

Crazy Combo Compositions: Photo Series Contrasts the Unexpected

Skiers land jumps on ice cream cones, construction equipment struggles to transport oversized hot dogs and jet-powered seagulls zoom through the sky in a ...

Driving on Auto-Pilot: 13 Future Visions of Cars & Commuting

Within fifteen years we could be zooming around in flying passenger drones and self-driving luxury pods, and claiming packages from driverless delivery trucks ...

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Brazil Nots: Abandoned Buildings Of Utopian Brasilia

Brasilia was designed by visionary architects as a utopian city of tomorrow. Now that tomorrow's arrived, it appears those plans haven't panned out.

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Layer Chair: Mod Slots Let You Swap Out Panelized Acrylic Decor

Treating the seat and back as blank slates for expression, the Layer Chair allows its owner to slip in and slide out works of art and design, transforming the ...