Earthscraper: 1000 Vertical Feet of Inverted Pyramid
Skyscrapers shoot up in most cities, but what are developers to do in growing places where new building construction is limited to less than ten stories tall?
Alternative Landmarks: 12 Monuments As They Almost Were
Major landmarks around the world, from the Sydney Opera House to the Lincoln Memorial, could have been dramatically different if these proposals were accepted.
Scooped: 12 Chilled Out Abandoned Ice Cream Stands
Cone in 60 seconds? Though these 12 cool abandoned ice cream stands thought they could take a licking and keep on ticking, they ended up just being licked.
Under 400 SF: New Modular Micro-Apartments for NYC
NYC faces a small-unit housing crunch. And the results are in: award-winning compact units ranging from 250 to 330 square feet each have arrived.
Hidden Depths: Architectural Illusion Unfolds Underground
Facade or fantasm, this series of images presents an alluring picture of the history that lies beneath aged and famous buildings.
Modular Bright Idea: Colorful São Paulo Sidewalk Tea Shop
A blend of fun, flexible, efficient and honest, The Gourmet Tea shop's modular design in Brazil's biggest city is both regional and universal.
Algae-Fueled Building: World's First Bio-Adaptive Facade
Bio-reactors and micro-algae sound like the stuff of science fiction, but this is the real deal: biomass built into panel glass on an actual working structure.
Fill in the Blanks: Illustrated Sky Spaces Between Buildings
Street art uses roads, sidewalks, walls and infrastructure as canvasses, but one of the brightest and blankest slates of all may be the spaces in between.
As Seen on TV: Floor Plans from Famous Television Series
A talented cast, backed by brilliant directors and writers, makes you feel like part of the action - not just through the actors telling a story. But spaces help, too.
Performance Architecture: 10 Dramatic Opera Sets & Stages
These massive floating opera stages in Austria are so incredible, it'd be hard not to stare at them the whole time instead of watching the performances.