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Aperture Art: 360 Doors & Windows of the World Sorted by Country

This gorgeous collection of photographic montages highlights regional similarities and differences between types and styles of door and window designs all ...

In Praise of Art: Abandoned Church Colorfully Transformed by Okuda

Abandoned and dilapidated not so long ago, a neglected church in Morocco has become a vivid landmark decorated from the ground to the roof with colorful ...

Radical Aquatic Recreation: 10 Extreme Designs for Water Sports

Whether powered by jet packs or taking the capabilities of the human body to whole new depths (literally,) these water gadgets and activities multiply the fun ...

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Geographical Profiling Points to Artist Banksy’s Secret Identity

A set of mathematical processes developed for use in crime-fighting and disease-tracking indicates that one already-suspected individual may indeed be the ...

H2O Yeah! The Water Tank Project Makes NYC Cooler

Like rainwater flowing from rooftops to roads, The Water Tank Project seeks to artistically enhance New York City's gritty skyline from the top down.

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Nesting Architecture: Folding Models of Eastern Bloc Buildings

This series of recycled cardboard models references both the functional styles of postwar Soviet architecture as well as the Russian tradition of handcrafted ...

Secrets Beneath Cities: Sculptures Inspired by Nintendo Games

“The underworld is more fun,” says Luke O’Sullivan, the artist who painstakingly crafts stunning cityscape sculptures with intricate subterranean ...

Appeals to Authorities: 16 Shots of a Year-Long Graffiti Sequence

What started with a single stenciled word (“RED”) became a year-long interactive art experiment, as graffiti artist Mobstr tested the patience, ...

400 Years of London’s Skyline: Watch it Evolve in Seconds

A city with a history dating back over 2,000 years, London has transformed dramatically over the last four centuries in particular, rising from the ashes of a ...

Designing for Disaster: 15 Ideas for Preparedness & Response

Aesthetics may not be the first consideration when it comes to emergency items like survival kits, post-disaster housing and relief supplies, but good design ...

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