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.
Mod 007 to Dreamy Decoupage: 12 (More!) Artsy Hotel Rooms
Become James Bond for a night at the Hotel Seven in Paris or sleep in supermodel Linda Evangelista's bed at the Philip Treacy-designed G Hotel in Ireland.
Bright and Blocky Modular Portable School in Amsterdam
The new Het 4e Gymnasium school in Amsterdam, though temporary and modular, is light years away from what we know as 'portable school buildings' in its design.
Haute Hospitality: 20 (More) Awesomely Artsy Hotel Rooms
These 20 hotel rooms at 6 art hotels around the world are anything but ordinary, from a bloody hospital suite in South Africa to a giant typewriter in ...
Subterranean Secrets: 10 Tunnels for Smuggling & War
Secret tunnels exist all over the world, used for all kinds of purposes - but these 10 in particular played pivotal roles in smuggling operations and war.