Wild Creatures in Urban Mexico: New Street Art by ROA
10-foot-tall wild animals spring to life in the streets of Mexico from the spray paint can of Belgian artist ROA, champion of the underdogs of nature.
A Room for London: Fanciful Rooftop Boat & Windmill Hotel
Visiting London in 2012? You've got a once-in-a-lifetime chance to stay in a temporary boat-shaped hotel perched on the roof of the Southbank Centre.
Fresh Blends: 12 Cool Multi-Functional Coffee Shops
Multi-purpose 'combo' coffee shops combine a beverage bar with other services like washing clothes, printing documents or getting a pedicure from a tank of ...
Unique Boutique: 13 of Japan’s Most Strangely Stylish Hotels
Whether you're looking to rent a bizarrely themed room by the hour or enjoy a relaxing stay at a traditional ryokan, Japan's got an eye-popping hotel for you.
Germany’s Coolest Hotels, From Kitschy to Ultramodern
Sleep in a coffin like a vampire at Berlin's Propeller Island Hotel, a classic car at the V8 motor-themed hotel in Stuttgart or a treehouse in Görlitz.
The Empty City of Ordos, China: A Modern Ghost Town
The brand-new, wealthy urban center of Ordos in northern China has sat empty for five years as citizens of the old town hesitate to relocate.
Rolling Out a Master Plan: Movable City Runs on Rails
A concept for a Norway city that acts as a gateway to the country's fjords puts public buildings on rails, creating a portable town that expands in the summer.
A Room for London: Cloud-Shaped Temporary Rooftop Hotel
Floating like a cloud between the ground and the sky, this ephemeral rooftop hotel was designed to perch atop the Queen Elizabeth Hall in London in 2012.
13 Scary Sky-High Platforms & Observation Decks
A glass balcony on the Willis Tower, a vertigo-inducing overlook in Norway and 11 other towering platforms and observation decks offer views unlike any other.
Daring Design: 14 (More!) Sexy Store & Shop Interiors
Garden-variety retail displays will never do for brands like Derek Lam, Issey Miyake and even - that's right - Barbie, all of which have stunning store designs.