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DIY Loft Kits Bridge the Gap Between Furniture & Architecture

Add 160 square feet to your tiny, high-ceilinged apartment without consulting an architect or getting a permit thanks to DIY loft kits that fall somewhere ...

Grave Footings: Modern Bridge Built on Thousands of Headstones

When the tide is low in the Delaware River, an unlikely sight emerges from the water: gravestones in various states of decay, serving to bolster the columns ...

Bike Autobahn: Germany’s 60-Mile Highway for Cyclists Only

Germany is already home to the world’s best-known superhighway, the Autobahn, and now cyclists have 60 miles of breathtaking scenery reclaimed from disused ...

Feline Good: 15 Modern Cat Perches, Houses & Scratchers

We don’t own our cats, they own us – and these fun feline furniture designs celebrate their rightful places in our homes. That is, sneering down at ...

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All Roads Really Lead to Rome: City-Centric Arterial Renderings

During the lead up to the invasion of Iraq, a German newspaper published step-by-step driving directions from Berlin to Baghdad, highlighting the ...

Seascraper: Lush 3D-Printed Self-Sustaining Floating Cities

In the not-so-distant future, once we land-dwelling humans have exhausted all of our resources and trashed the climate-change-ravaged continents we live on, a ...

Brutalist Wonders or Blunders? Architecture by Marcel Breuer

A master of Modernism whose architectural legacy includes a range of monumental concrete structures around the world, Marcel Breuer remains divisive among ...

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May The Art Be With You: Star Wars Stormtrooper Graffiti

White-armored stormtroopers of the Star Wars universe may be the true face of the franchise if their stenciled images on walls worldwide is any indication.

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Buildings in Bottles: Crafty Test-Tube Architectural Models

A tiny twist on miniature architecture turns simply-crafted models into hovering micro-habitats, suspended in test tubes like the science experiment of some ...

Ghostly Floating Farms: Abandoned Rural Buildings of Russia

The former USSR boasts some of the world’s weirdest and most hauntingly beautiful abandoned structures, from sci-fi monuments to prison camps and military ...

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