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Get Booked: ‘A Burglar’s Guide to the City’ by Geoff Manaugh

Take a break and enter the world of urban villains, who see and seek out hidden opportunities in built environments, forever on the lookout for architectural ...

Honoring Zaha Hadid: 5 of the Starchitect’s Greatest Projects

The world lost a star architect this week, trailblazing Iraqi-born Zaha Hadid, who was the first woman to receive the Royal Institute of British Architects ...

Vertical Micro-Farms: Fresh Produce Grown in Berlin Groceries

Taking farm-to-table approaches to new heights, a company in Berlin is putting small vertical farms directly inside of grocery stores to provide fresh produce ...

Cairo’s Trash Capital Gets Colorful with Massive Anamorphic Mural

One of Cairo’s seven settlements of the Zabbaleen, garbage collectors who make their living picking through and efficiently recycling the city’s trash, has ...

Sleep with Sharks: 10 of the World’s Most Extreme AirBNBs

After a long day of traveling and sightseeing, how does a relaxing evening sleeping in a shark tank, a subterranean vault filled with human skeletons or the ...

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Famous Figures: How 21 Different Architects Draw Scale Humans

Many contemporary architects cut and paste scale figures into their renderings to show depth and dimension, but in cases where they draw their own, aspects of ...

Marine Miracle: Walk on Water at This Sunken Seaside Pavilion

Walk right out onto the surface of the sea or follow a path that takes you into a tranquil space beneath the waves at the ‘Thematic Pavilion,’ a ...

Future NYC: 12 Design Proposals to Reshape the Big Apple

A half century or into the future, will New York City even still exist as it stands today, or will these fanciful and sometimes bizarre proposals get a chance ...

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Sunken Central Park: ‘Sidescraper’ Wraps Excavated Landscape

Conceived of as a hybrid, multi-functional work of landscape architecture, this award-winning design proposes digging down to the bedrock beneath Central Park ...

Impactful: 12 Creative Works of Crash Test Dummy Art

That's gotta Hertz! These dozen examples of crash test dummy art & graffiti display a curious reverence for our impactful anthropomorphic analogs.

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