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Parasitic City: Micro-Metropolis Attaches Itself to a Bridge

As the economic divide grows and affordable land becomes more scarce, local residents could re-take outlying spaces and even iconic local structures with ...

Spines of Steel: 12 Super Strong Exoskeleton-Inspired Designs

Durable and strong, protecting the soft flesh contained within them, exoskeletons in nature have inspired innovative designs for everything from wearable ...

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Meltdown: 12 Dripped, Dropped & Abandoned Ice Cream Trucks

If ice cream trucks are rolling symbols of childhood happiness, abandoned ice cream trucks are sadder than a dropped double-scoop cone on a hot summer day.

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Project Sprawl: Mesmerizing Algo-Generated Game Architecture

Facing down the difficult challenge of creating an ever-changing urban gaming environment, this digital designer went with a cheap alternative that is ...

Towers Transformed: Massive Geometric Mural Collaboration

Five distinct styles come together in a duo of massive geometric murals with ‘Recycles,’ a collaboration created for the street art curation ...

Long Now: Future-Proof 10,000 Year Clock Built into Mountain

Founded by futurists to engage in truly long-term thinking, the Long Now Foundation is best known to many for Long Bets or its recent placement of a Rosetta ...

3D-Printed Spider Dress Attacks When Anyone Comes Too Close

No worries about anyone invading your personal space when you’re wearing this intricate 3D-printed dress, which extends animatronic spider-inspired arms ...

Light Art Looms Large: 10 Artists Project Illuminated Images

Churches are scrawled with ephemeral graffiti, public squares transmit profound messages and trees come to life with the moving heads of Cambodian deities when ...

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From the Dead: Businessman Resurrecting Canadian Ghost Town

Built in the late 1970s, this mining village housed 1,200 people at its peak and was left effectively intact for over twenty years before being sold as a ...

1 Building Per Day: Crafting Paperholm, a Working Micro-City

The individual structures are impressive as is the fact that they have moving parts, but their rate of construction is particularly compelling: the man behind ...