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Street Re-View: Hacking Google with Theatrical Performances

Mons, Belgium might just be the most interesting and artistic-looking city on the entirety of Google Street View, full of seemingly spontaneous dramatic scenes ...

Tiny Apartment Tricks: 13 Ideas for Ultra-Compact Spaces

If you want to live in a tiny apartment without murdering your significant other or feeling like your home is a jail cell, you might want to employ a few of ...

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Fashionably Architectural: 5 Designers Debut 3D-Printed Shoes

Somewhere between architecture, art and fashion, this series of 3D-printed shoes by five famous designers for United Nude pushes the limits of new technologies ...

Devil’s Slide: Deserted Bay Area WWII Bunker Hovers in Midair

Built on Devil’s Peak (along a promontory known as Devil’s Slide), this obsolete base end station was designed to spot, triangulate and radio in ...

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Mesmerizing Motion Capture: Dance as Point Cloud Data

The graceful movements of a professional dancer are rendered as a cloud of flickering metallic dots using inexpensive Xbox Kinect sensors and 3D tools. ...

Wired Wood: 13 Handmade Versions of Electronic Gadgets

Anyone who longs for the days of simpler, longer-lasting gadgets will love these lo-fi wooden versions of modern tech, including a pixel display made of ...

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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 ...