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Dissected Buildings: Sliced Facades are All Appearances

Ghostly building facades seem to have been sliced right off the buildings that should be attached to them, their skinny silhouettes rising from street level ...

Tsunami Ark: Handmade Flood-Proof Floating Wood Capsule

Former Facebook and PayPal employee Chris Robinson is two years into an epic backyard project rising behind his home in Palo Alto: a structure dubbed the ...

Facing Destruction: Entire City to Be Relocated 2 Miles Away

No hoax, it is happening  - 20,000 occupants of Kiruna, Sweden, are being forced to pull up stakes and relocate their entire urban center to avoid having it ...

Sand Cities: Geometric Architecture Sculpted from Beaches

A serious step beyond traditional sand castles, these sculptural micro-structures range from simple sets of cubes to miniature buildings and architectural ...

5 Preservation Puzzles: Famous Architecture Facing Threats

This year alone we have learned that a Frank Lloyd Wright house must be moved 1,000 miles to protect it from floodwater, a Le Corbusier chapel has been ...

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Algorithmic Architecture: 14 Complex Math-Based Structures

Mathematics are more integral to architecture than ever before, and as the methods of designing structures grow more complex, so do the calculations. As these ...

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3-Story Floating School in Nigeria Rides on Recycled Barrels

256 plastic barrels support this multistory marvel, which stands up and out even amid a sea of buoyant and stilted architecture in this fishing village ...

If You Build It: A True Story of Hands-On Design Education

What if high schools replaced shop classes with results-driven, full-scale architectural projects, where the goal was to collaborate and make something ...

Figure & Ground: Surreal Animated Walking City Shifts Shape

Mesmerizing as it morphs forms like some kind of architectural mutant, this latest take on the Walking City is a freshly-animated and anthropomorphic twist on ...

Blob: Oblong White Mobile Home Looks Like a Dino Egg

Designed as an extension to a home, this mobile live/work pod eschews conventional mobile home aesthetics in favor of something decidedly more eccentric. ...

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