Abandoned App Leads You to Local Urban Exploration Sites
The 'Abandoned' app for iPhone locates abandoned places in your area and pinpoints them on a map, also sharing tips, reviews and photos from urban explorers.
City Cycle: Curved Urban Tread Wraps 'Round Bike Tire
Rough around the edges, we rarely notice the unique landscape that evolves from regular wear and tear on our bicycle tire - even our ordinary ones.
Expand on Demand: Secret Deck Spaces for Small Dwellings
What if you could push a balcony outward on demand, rather than adding an entire deck or patio? Here are three designs to expand outdoor space in creative ways.
Faux Facades: Fake Buildings Hide Trains, Power & More
You might have passed right by train tunnels, communications towers or even entirely empty buildings and never realized you were being duped - until now.
Incredible Shrinking Building: Top-Down Demolition in Style
A remarkably subtle and deferential structure-destroying process with many levels of conscientious thought behind it (not to mention a brilliant visual effect).
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 outdoor connections.
No Wi-Fi Zones: Taking a Break from Constant Connection
A marketing campaign by Kit Kat encourages you to take a break from your devices with a 'No WiFi Zone', which blocks all wifi signals in a 5 mile radius.
Your Text Here: Messages of Light Displayed on Buildings
An urban light art project in Detroit gave citizens the chance to communicate their thoughts and feelings in giant letters on the side of a downtown building.
Then & Now: Hybrid Images of a Deserted School in Detroit
This series of collages that show historical use and present conditions in abandoned structures through the lens of students and teachers overlaid with the haunting shots of an urban explorer.
Sneaker Speakers: Blast Music From Your Feet to the Streets
Sneaker Speakers strap onto your feet, updating the '80s boom box trend for the 21st century with hands-free connectivity that works with phones and iPods.