Car Ferry Converted to Hulking San Francisco Houseboat
It truly is a hulk of a thing to make into a live/work space, but there is an industrial loft-like quality that renders this conversion wonderful.
Urban Suburbs: 4 McMansions Atop Chinese Shopping Mall
It sounds like a hoax at best, an architectural student thesis gone wrong at worst: a series of conventional-looking, a-frame abodes atop a gigantic mega-block shopping center.
Material Worlds: All Their Possessions in Just One Picture
After a recent look at urban Europeans posing with all they own, this potent look at rural Asian families and their worldly possessions is nothing if not a stark contrast.
Neighborly Art: Surreal Sky Bridge Spans 2 Typical Homes
Houses can be isolating ... but what happens when you break down - or bridge - the gap created by yards and fences between two otherwise-ordinary homes?
World's Smallest House? 1 Sq M of Mobile Living Space
Once a Laotian refugee and, now, a German architect, Van Bo Le-Mentzel understands firsthand what it means to be homeless and displaced.
Set Top Glow: Cool, Kitschy, Ceramic TV Lamps
In America's golden age of black & white television, the dark shadows cast by cathode ray tubes were tempered by the warm glow of kitschy set-top TV Lamps.
Digital Retro: 10 Sundial & Hourglass Clocks & Watches
The centuries-old designs of the sundial and hourglass have served us well, but these new digital redesigns are more fit for our modern lives.
Damn Dirty Dishes: 13 Cutting-Edge Dishwasher Designs
These dishwasher concepts all start from the same point - a machine that washes dishes for you - and go in some unexpected and interesting directions.
Spectral Stop-Motion Animations of Ghostly Paper Mansions
These haunting paper buildings are produced simply by folding the paper - millimeter-scale differences catch and reflect light and cast illusions.
Wild Wallpaper: Interactive Decor You Can Rip & Color
Hanging wallpaper is made much more fun when you get to paint and peel it, revealing intricate geometric patterns that won't be found on any other wall.