Urban LEGOs: Conceptual Cure for Civic Blight Blindness
Fantasy structures made of colorful LEGO blocks call attention to disused, blighted urban spaces in a conceptual architecture project by Espai MGR in Valencia.
Miniature City Scenes: 21 of Slinkachu’s Tiny Art Installations
Slinkachu is a UK-based artist who creates tiny scenes on city streets. He photographs each scene and then leaves it to be discovered.
WebUrbanist Update: 5 Years & 50 Million Visitors Later
Five years ago, who would have thought that what started as an offbeat visual culture weblog would turn into a full-fledged cosmopolitan online magazine?
Urban Suburbs: 4 McMansions Atop Chinese Shopping Mall
It sounds like a hoax at best, an architectural student thesis gone wrong at worst: a series of conventional-looking, a-frame abodes atop a gigantic mega-block ...
Honey I Shrunk The City! Alan Wolfson’s Tiny Streets
The urban sculptures of Alan Wolfson are tiny, incredibly detailed views of the mundane city landmarks that urban citizens interact with on a daily basis.
Giant-Sized Stabbing Scenes: Street Art at Knife Point
A pair of German artists lay on the streets of Berlin, slain by an absurdly large weapon made of cardboard, in their urban art installation 'The Knife.'
Collector Decks: 15 Wall-Worthy Artistic Skateboards
From graffiti-inspired decks to photo prints and fine art by notorious artists like Damien Hirst, these 15 artistic skateboard designs are gallery-worthy.
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 ...
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.