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Lightweight ‘Airbeams’ Frame Inflatable Geodesic Dome Tent

Derived from crystal structure of diamonds and geodesic domes of Buckminster Fuller, these all-weather structures are astonishingly strong but incredibly light ...

No Spoking: 11 Closed & Abandoned Bicycle Shops

Bicycle shops should be doing great in this era of energy conservation but the cold equations of business economics are, for many bike shops, all two wheel.

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Water Buses: New Nautical Transit Solution for Urban Islands

Fathoms beyond traditional boat taxis, this modular water bus proposal for Stockholm bridges critical gaps within the current public transit system while ...

Antarctopia: A Vision of Past & Future Polar Architecture

The most remote and climactically unforgiving place in the world, Antarctica has served as a setting for only the hardiest and most practical of architecture ...

Virtual Light: Facade Installation Casts Fake Illumination

A temporary project set in Madrid, this bright yellow artistic reconfiguration was rendered all the more engaging due to its location in a semi-dark alleyway ...

Turning Tides: 10-Mile Park to Protect NYC from Flooding

Designed to shield the exposed edges of Lower Manhattan from increasingly-disastrous storms, this impressive system of parks and other public spaces is also ...

What Lies Beneath: Skeletons Carved into Everyday Objects

Creatures large and small seem to have eaten their way out of the confinement of everyday items like rolling pins, axes, pianos and chairs in the hands of ...

Imperial Remnants: 7 Abandoned Wonders of Historic India

The remains of once-flourishing empires of India, from the ancient Mughal to the British colonies, now stand in varying states of decay, from the ...

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Interactive Wonderland: Light Projection Art Animates Sydney

A series of dynamic light art installations have begun to take over the largest city in Australia, turning tunnels into painted bouquets and the converting ...

High Line West: Chicago & LA on Track for Elevated Greenways

Following in the footsteps of the United States’ largest urban center, the 2nd and 3rd most populous cities in the country are each (respectively) ...

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