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’5 Bridges’ Wins Competition to Stitch Portland Back Together

In many cities, freeways cut through the heart of urban centers like fresh wounds faded to old scars, but what if there were a way to reintegrate the disparate ...

Cel(l) Shorts: Crafty Urban Augmented Reality Animations

Employing a cellular phone coupled with traditional transparent cel animation techniques, this artist inserts strange characters and surreal stories into ...

Infrastructural Art: Colorful LEDs Lights Up Shipyard Cranes

The imagination readily fastens onto the anthropomorphic figures like those found in shipyards, turning looming metal giants into huge toy beasts, origami ...

Animating Architecture: Real Facades Remixed, Spun & Stacked

Taking building concepts to their illogical conclusions, this series of surreal animations provides a tour of impossible architectural structures and facades, ...

High Line West: Chicago & LA on Track for Elevated Greenways

Following in the footsteps of the United States’ largest urban center, the 2nd and 3rd most populous cities in the country are each (respectively) ...

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Vertical Forests: 2 Lush Urban Towers Support 16,000 Plants

Skeptics of improbably green skyscraper concepts might want to take a moment of silence to appreciate the successful construction of these two beautiful ...

Street Smart: Solar Roadway Lights Up & Feeds Power Grid

Currently in crowdfunding, these hexagonal pavers can provide energy, melt accumulated snow and ice, light up with LEDs, all while being tough enough to ...

Urban X-Stitch: Street Artist Cross-Stitches Yarn on Fences

Whether you want to call it a new art form or a simply a hipster hobby, an artist France is pushing street-side string art in amusing new directions. Not ...

Groundless City: A Guidebook to Underground Hong Kong

Between raised walkways, subways, ferries, cable cars, a multi-block outdoor escalator and extensive double-decker bus system, it is possible to traverse a ...

Dense City: Mixed-Use ‘Urban Alloy’ Transit Hub for New York

Taking advantage of air rights above existing an transportation nexus, this design integrates elevated train lines, apartments, offices and shops to create a ...

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