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Living in a Bubble: 15 Privacy-Free Transparent Houses

Sometimes, beautiful views of your surroundings simply trump the need for privacy. Living in a bubble isn’t so bad when you’re in a remote location ...

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No Mirage: Unlock a Secret Pool Hidden in the Mojave Desert

An art installation with a side of rugged adventure, the Social Pool is a project open to the public but locked and with a location only revealed via ...

Scattered Marbles: 10 Smashed, Bashed & Trashed Statues

As our age's great and powerful leaders rise and fall, so do the narcissistic, now Ozymandias-like statues they raised to celebrate their fleeting triumph.

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Sprawling Vision of the Past: American Suburbs From Above

Suburbs are far older than most of us tend to realize, but when we talk about urban sprawl we most often think of the planned communities that popped up ...

Floating Beach: Recreational River Barge Campaign for NYC

Manhattan is packed full of world-class restaurants, a vast array of shops, a beautiful nature preserve and virtually everything else required to satisfy the ...

Retractable Stairs Open to Reveal Urban Wheelchair Lifts

Getting around the city in a wheelchair can be challenging, but a British company called Allgood Trio has devised an interesting way to help wheelchair users ...

Time-Traveling Trams: 30,000 LED Lights Vanish Street Trains

Extended exposure photography combined with a unique art installation project creates an incredible time lapse illusion on the streets of Budapest, making ...

Compact Cube Home: Storage Unit Turned Micro Apartment

A compact space with thirty years’ history as a storage unit is now a sleek, modern apartment outfitted with everything a single occupant needs with the ...

Experimental Architecture: 14 Boundary-Pushing Pavilions

Before a new form of architecture can be executed on a large scale, it has to be demonstrated through smaller structures, making temporary pavilions an ideal ...

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Perspectival Street Artist Pierces People in New Photo Shoot

Known for his geometric art installations, Aakash Nihalani is back with a mind-bending sequence of shots that show humans interacting with his reality-warping ...