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Urban Dog Tags: Wear City Grids Around Your Neck & The World

Like giant-sized fingerprints, urban grid patterns are unique to each city – this project turns that individuating property into an wearable asset, ...

Concrete Retreat: 100 Sq Ft Home in WWII Dutch Defense Bunker

Sleek and multi-functional custom wood, glass and steel elements are set against a little-modified industrial concrete and metal backdrop in this stunning ...

Workout Computer: Get Fit with a Punching Bag Keyboard

Combine two seemingly disparate activities – working at a computer, and working out – with a keyboard that consists of a series of punching bags ...

Fold-Out Life: 13 Space-Saving & Expanding Room Elements

Murphy beds and small table surfaces aren’t the only interior elements that can pop out of walls or freestanding cabinets to offer extra function when ...

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Flowering Potholes: Lovely Tile Plants Fill Ugly Street Voids

An uniquely elegant solution to a dirty everyday problem, these gorgeous handcrafted tile mosaics are turning unfilled potholes back into functional pieces ...

Guerrilla Signage: Designer Fixes Street Parking Sign Stacks

Anyone who has parked in a major metropolitan area has seen something like this: a vertical array of signs that provide a confusing (sometimes even ...

Magic Carpets: Kaleidoscopic Medieval Castle Transformation

Step through the door of an ancient castle in Southern Italy and find yourself transported to an otherworldly, psychedelic scene as the floor flutters and ...

Most Massive Murals: 14 Large-Scale Works of Urban Art

Human faces loom over the city on the sides of skyscrapers, colorful characters cover industrial silos and Boeing airplanes and entire neighborhoods serve as ...

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Mobile 3D Clay Printer: Whole Houses from Local Mud & Fiber

Easy to disassemble and transport on demand, this 3D-printing solution uses natural materials to build completely stable homes from readily available ...

Yellow Brick Ode: The Mainly Abandoned Land Of Oz Theme Park

Closed since 1980, the Land of Oz theme park only opens for one October weekend annually. The rest of the time it looks like it's been abandoned 35 years.

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