Art of Absence: Brick Street Mural Made of Unpainted Void
White wall frames cracked red bricks shaped like rust-colored autumn leaves, all trailing down to a black silhouette of a painter and his bucket – but ...
Self-Sufficient City: Zero-Waste, Carbon-Neutral & Car-Free
It sounds like a conceptual design or science-fiction fantasy, but it is already under construction. Rising in the desert outside of Abu Dhabi, Masdar City ...
Insanely Ingenious: Longboard Stroller for Daredevil Parents
Insane, ingenious, or both, this design combines an alternative way to commute with your kids, assuming you can get past the skateboarding aspect and feel safe.
Cellograff: Wall-Free Graffiti Sprayed on Clear Cellophane
Tagging is typically considered an urban art. At the very least you need walls to write on, right? Not necessarily - there are translucent alternatives, too.
Ground, Up! Curved Green Sky Gardens Wrap Tower Hotel
The best of both worlds: guests at this hotel get to enjoy skyscraper-high views and still experience layers of intensive greenery on virtually all levels.
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.
Intelligent Interstates: 5 High-Tech ‘Smart Highway’ Systems
Color-changing and glow-in-the-dark paint, mini windmill-powered lights, a lane that charges your car for you magnetically while you drive and more.
Urban Green: 8 Ingenious Small-Space Window Garden Ideas
There are box and kit solutions, sure, but these creative alternatives preserve your views and limited sill space while providing green growth and unique ...
Go Big or Home: Living Small in 11 Tiny Houses with Style
Tiny houses are growing in popularity because of increasing environmental consciousness and a desire to reject unnecessary material goods.
Single-Step Slippers Made of One Shoelace & Strip of Felt
When you strip it down, what more does a foot enclosure really need aside from a single stretch of material and thread to tie it all together.