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Course Correction: Deserted Golf Greens into Solar Power Plants

Derelict putting greens will be put to greener uses in Japan, where an abandoned golf course near Kyoto is being converted to the area’s largest solar ...

Architecture of Your Dreams: 11 More Surreal Fantasy Structures

While a spaceship-like pod balancing upon four impossibly tiny poles may not be the most realistic architectural concept ever proposed, some of these ...

Fault Creep: Tectonic Motion is Slowly Tearing this Town in Two

Located along a tectonic fault, the town of Hollister, California, acts like an earthquake in slow motion, its surfaces slipping past one another along a ...

Scary Skylodge: Geometric Glass Hotel Pod Clings to a Cliff

Clinging to a craggy cliff like an oversized artificial barnacle, this pod is only accessible to those willing to scale the 400-foot rock face from the base of ...

Snarkitecture: 9 Fun Installations & Pop Up Shop Designs

If you’re a fully-grown adult wishing you could still dive into ball pits or play with marble runs, design duo Snarkitecture makes it possible and cool to do ...

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Hide-a-Room: Flip-Out Wall Furniture Puts 3 Rooms in 1 Space

Wooden slats and white surfaces shape both the aesthetic and function of this all-in-one interior design, becoming part of the visual language of the walls ...

Curvaceous Skyscraper: Beyoncé Inspires High-Rise Down Under

Architects in Melbourne cite the cloth-clad dancers in the music video for Ghost by singer, songwriter and performer Beyoncé as the source of this ...

Cliff Diving: Dramatic Concrete Home & Pool Cut into Precipice

File this dramatic cliff-hanging, swimming-pool-topped home called Casa Brutale under ‘fit for a villain in every possible way.’ Practically begging to be ...

Surprises in Storage: 14 Clever Compartments & Organizers

Rejecting the idea that storage furniture needs to be hyper-functional above all, these innovative bookcases, credenzas, wardrobes, tables and shelves put the ...

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Baked In: Laser-Etched Rolling Pins Imprint Edible Patterns

Laser engraving wraps all the way around these clever and customizable pins, creating anything from robots and dinosaurs to mazes and words to liven up your ...