Urban Living Room: Feel at Home in Public Places
A cozy, blue-painted living room entices passersby to sit, get to know each other and enjoy entertainment in Rotterdam at the 'Urban Living Room' installation.
Ghost Architecture: Building Demolition Photo Composites
These pictures highlight a dark new perspective on the processes of urban deconstruction, showing before, during and after images of once-proud civic structures.
Skyscraper Squatters: Lessons from Ad Hoc Vertical Slums
Recipe: an abandoned office tower without occupants while people all around sleeping on the streets. Result: 45 floors now inhabited by over 3000 people.
Shelf Hotel: Revolutionary Approach to Modular Architecture
This remarkable proposal suggests a framework to accommodate present as well as yet-unplanned programs rather than a fixed-use, single-purpose structure.
Floating Islands Add 100,000 Square Feet to Downtown Seoul
Beyond merely extending solid ground like most downtown-on-the-water expansions, this project creates new mobile infrastructure right out on the waves.
Beyond Beautification: Brazil Art Project Paints All the Things
Brazil is no stranger to paint-based urban interventions, of whichRio de Janeiro is frequently the focus, but the scope and scale of this project ...
Stair Rover: Smooth-Ride Skateboard Glides Down Steps
If you thought biking down stairs was hard, try skating a stairwell - or better yet: don't. At least not without this nifty new hybrid board, that is.
What the Phonics? Device Pronounces Street Names
An interactive project called 'What the Phonics' installs speakers at Copenhagen intersections, demonstrating how to pronounce difficult street names.
Double Agent: Undercover Photographer & Guerilla Artist JR
Photographers are the subject of a medium-old question: does their work represent reality, or create new realities? This one undoubtedly does both in fantastic fashion.
Miniaturist Crafts Cardboard Streetscapes from Scraps
Street artist Evol recreates low-income housing complexes in Berlin in stunning detail on discarded cardboard and scrap metal, taken from the cities he depicts.