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Car Ferry Converted into 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 ...

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 ...

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.

Ghostly Paper Mansions & Spectral Stop-Motion Animations

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.

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