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Commuter Olympics: Indoor Running Tracks Link Japanese Airport

Combining a novel form of wayfinding with a nod to the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, this new airport terminal trades moving walkways for a ...

Wrap It Up! 10 Creative Building Scrims & Scaffolds

These artistic wraps, scrims and scaffolds creatively conceal the ugly truth of building construction, remediation and restoration.

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IKEA to Produce & Ship 10,000 Flat-Pack Emergency Shelters

With 40 test units created and deployed since 2013, IKEA is now ready to begin mass-producing its $1,000-per-unit temporary flat-pack house to destinations in ...

Jungle in the City: Wild Urban Biome Skyscraper Design

Suspended aquariums, snowy landscapes, jungles and caves can all be found in the heart of the city, steps away from dense urban housing, in the middle of this ...

Assembled in 3 Days: Biggest Cargo Container Restaurant in US

Comprised of 19 shipping containers, this record-breaking restaurant has reclaimed a riverside wasteland in the River Arts District of Asheville, North ...

Collaborative Construction: Aerial Drone-Built Architecture

Unmanned aerial vehicles can do more than just take pictures, pick up and drop off objects – they can also work together to create solid structures, ...

8-Bit Fashion: 12 Gamer Geek Wearables & Decor Designs

If you’ve always wished you could step inside an old 8-bit game or computer, outfitting yourself and your home in these pixelated designs is about as close ...

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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 ...

Beautiful Bacteria: Infectiously Intricate Paper Cut Art

Few people outside of research scientists are quite so well-acquainted with the bacteria that grows inside the human body as artist Rogan Brown, who spends up ...

Portrait of a City: 31 Photographic Urban Street Art Murals

Residents of cities like Tokyo, Havana and Los Angeles see their own faces blown up to monumental proportions and pasted onto all sorts of urban surfaces when ...

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