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Park(ing) Day 2014: Citizens Reclaim the Streets for Fun

On September 19th, 2014, residents of cities around the world rushed into the streets to reclaim what is rightfully theirs, taking urban spaces back for their ...

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Color-Changing Hammocks: Swing on 20 LED-Lit Circular Chairs

Transforming an outdoor recreational space into an interactive evening wonderland, this series of variously-sized swings (and accompanying activities) ...

Rebel Architecture: 6-Part Series on Global Guerilla Urbanism

In a series of six superb videos, Al Jazeera explores the gritty reality of architects and urban designers as activists in destinations from Vietnam and ...

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Phantom Monuments: Haunting Works of Light Graffiti by Sola

Swirls and pillars of light hover in fields or against dark urban backdrops like phantom monuments, captured on camera in a way that just can’t be ...

When Every Inch Counts: 14 More Clever Small Space Hacks

Making a tiny living space comfortable and practical means integrating multi-purpose furniture, custom built-ins and lots of other clever space-saving tricks. ...

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Vandalized Villa Savoye: Imagining a Modernist Icon in Ruins

Le Corbusier’s “machine for living in” is one of the most-studied works of Modern architecture, but what would it look like if it ceased to ...

Big Game Hunting: The World’s 9 Biggest Board Games

Board games may be old fashioned to some but they're anything but boring no matter how big a board they're played on. Here are 9 of the biggest.

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Subtracting Art: Subjects Photo-Edited from Famous Paintings

Anyone who has used Photoshop or similar programs knows these shifting dotted lines suggest a selection has been made and, in this case, something has been ...

Low Cost House-in-a-House Made of 2 Shipping Containers

Two colorful shipping containers set inside a garage-like outer structure form a spacious yet incredibly affordable family home free of the issues that can ...

Magnetic Furniture: Modular Blocks Connect via Unseen Forces

Magnetized to stick together when you arrange them, these boxes take LEGO-style furniture construction to a new level by leaving exposed surfaces ...